Los Angeles (January 22, 2008)--Academy Award nominations were announced this morning, including this year's selections for the categories of Sound Mixing and Sound Editing.
In the category of Sound Mixing, the nominated films are:
The Bourne Ultimatum (Scott Millan, David Parker and Kirk Francis)
No Country for Old Men (Skip Lievsay, Craig Berkey, Greg Orloff and Peter Kurland)
Ratatouille (Randy Thom, Michael Semanick and Doc Kane)
3:10 To Yuma (Paul Massey, David Giammarco and Jim Stuebe)
Transformers (Kevin O'Connell, Greg P. Russell and Peter J. Devlin)
As for Sound Editing, the nominated films are:
The Bourne Ultimatum (Karen Baker Landers, Per Hallberg)
No Country for Old Men (Skip Lievsay)
Ratatouille (Randy Thom, Michael Silvers)
There Will Be Blood (Matthew Wood)
Transformers (Ethan Van der Ryn, Mike Hopkins)
While at this time, the Oscars are scheduled take place February 24 at Hollywood's Kodak Theatre, it remains to be seen how they will be affected by the current Writers Guild of America strike. Earlier this month, the Golden Globe Awards were scuttled as a result of it, leading to a brief press conference announcing winners.