Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, God of War, Google Spotlight VR and more won at the Motion Picture Sound Editors award at the Westin Bonaventure on February 17 in downtown LA.
Sound Editing heavily uses digital tools to mix, edit, foley, and more.
Sound Editing in a Feature Film – Music and Underscore: Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, by Sony Imageworks
Sound and Music Editing for Computer Interactive Game Play: God of War by Sony Santa Monica
Sound and Music Editing Special Venue: Google Spotlight Series Age of Sail won for their VR short. Google Spotlight won for their VR short Pearl two years ago.
Sound Editing in a Feature Film- Music in a Musical: Bohemian Rhapsody
Sound Editing in a Feature Film – Dialogue and ADR: Bohemian Rhapsody
Sound Editing in a Feature Film – FX and Foley: A Quiet Place
Sound Editing – Episodic Long Form – FX and Foley: Altered Carbon by Netflix
Sound Editing in a Foreign Language Feature Film: Roma
Stephen Flick won the MPSE Career Achievement Award. He has 4 decades of sound on films including Robocop, Spider-Man, Terminator, Twister, Starship Troopers, Speed, Apollo 13, Diehard, and dozens more.
“We need to treat our work as childhood play,” he said in his speech, saying it’s important in sound to experiment and try new things, like childhood play.
He also emphasized the importance of sound teams working together.
“In sound, no man is an island,” he said.