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Oscar Sound Noms Announced

Actor Chris Pine, Academy president Cheryl Boone Isaacs and directors Alfonso Cuarón and J.J. Abrams announced the nominations in all 24 Oscar categories at a live news conference at the Academy’s Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills on Thursday, January 15, 2015.
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Beverly Hills, CA (January 15, 2015)—Actor Chris Pine, Academy president Cheryl Boone Isaacs and directors Alfonso Cuarón and J.J. Abrams announced the nominations in all 24 Oscar categories at a live news conference at the Academy’s Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills on Thursday, January 15, 2015.

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This year’s nominations in the categories of sound editing and sound mixing feature a significant number of first-time nominees. And the nominees are…

Achievement in Sound Editing
American Sniper
Alan Robert Murray and Bub Asman
This is the seventh Academy Award nomination for Murray and the fifth Academy Award nomination for Asman, both of whom previously won for Letters from Iwo Jima (2006).

Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)
Martín Hernández and Aaron Glascock
These are the first Academy Award nominations for Hernández and Glascock.

The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies
Brent Burge and Jason Canovas
This is the second Academy Award nomination for Burge and the first Academy Award nomination for Canovas.

Interstellar
Richard King
This is the fifth Academy Award nomination for King, who previously won for Inception (2010), The Dark Knight (2008), War of the Worlds (2005) and Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World (2003).

Unbroken
Becky Sullivan and Andrew DeCristofaro
These are the first Academy Award nominations for Sullivan and DeCristofaro.

Achievement in Sound Mixing
American Sniper
John Reitz, Gregg Rudloff and Walt Martin
This is the sixth Academy Award nomination for Reitz and the sixth Academy Award nomination for Rudloff. Both previously won for The Matrix (1999). Rudloff also won for Glory (1989). This is the second Academy Award nomination for Martin.

Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)
Jon Taylor, Frank A. Montaño and Thomas Varga
Including his nomination this year for Sound Mixing for Unbroken, this is the second Academy Award nomination for Taylor. Including his nomination this year for Sound Mixing for Unbroken, this is the seventh Academy Award nomination Montaño. This is the first Academy Award nomination for Varga.

Interstellar
Gary A. Rizzo, Gregg Landaker and Mark Weingarten
This is the fourth Academy Award nomination for Rizzo. He previously won for Inception (2010). This is the eighth Academy Award nomination for Landaker, who won for Speed (1994) and Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981). This is the third Academy Award nomination for Weingarten.

Unbroken
Jon Taylor, Frank A. Montaño and David Lee
This is the second Academy Award nomination this year for Taylor, including his nomination for Sound Mixing for Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance). Including his nomination this year for Sound Mixing for Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance), this is the seventh Academy Award nomination for Montaño. This is the second Academy Award nomination for Lee, who previously won for The Matrix (1999).

Whiplash
Craig Mann, Ben Wilkins and Thomas Curley
These are the first Academy Award nominations for Mann, Wilkins and Curley.

Oscars for outstanding film achievements of 2014 will be presented on Oscar Sunday, February 22, 2015, at the Dolby Theatre at Hollywood & Highland Center and televised live on the ABC Television Network at 7 p.m. ET/4 p.m. PT. The Oscars will be televised live in more than 225 countries and territories worldwide.

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