Reprinted from Variety by Kristopher Tapley on February 19, 2017.
Mel Gibson’s World War II drama Hacksaw Ridge claimed top honors at the Motion Picture Sound Editors’ (MPSE) 64th annual Golden Reel Awards Sunday night. The film won in both the FX/Foley and Dialogue/ADR categories. La La Land won in the musical field.
Awards also went to Warcraft: The Beginning and Moana, among others.
On the television side, Westworld won prizes in both the short form and long form categories. Penny Dreadful, The Night Of and The Rocky Horror Picture Show: Let’s Do the Time Warp Again were also recognized.
Guillermo del Toro received the organization’s Filmmaker Award, while sound editor Harry Cohen (Kill Bill, Blood Diamond, Lone Survivor) accepted a career achievement honor.
Hacksaw Ridge and La La Land are Oscar-nominated for best sound editing this year along with Arrival, Hacksaw Ridge and Sully.
Black Sails, Fargo and Cartel Land won sound editing Emmys last year.
Full list of 2017 MPSE Golden Reel Awards winners at the link. …