The Motion Picture Sound Editors announced today that award‐winning actor, comedian, and author Patton Oswalt will host the 71st Annual Golden Reel Awards. The event will take place March 3, 2024, at the Wilshire Ebell Theatre in Los Angeles.
Storyline Studios is a Scandinavian film production company that offers camera rentals, editing, effects, sound design and more in Norway, Sweden and Denmark. As the leading film production facility in Norway, the company has around 50 employees that cover the entire creative process from production and post-production to mastering and finalization. With studios in Mølleparken and Akerselva connected via fiber, Storyline wanted to upgrade the sound system in its premier screening room and mixing studio to provide an elegant and intuitive environment for finishing projects. To this end, Storyline turned to leading distributor Lydrommet to outfit the facility with AV networking and control solutions from AMX and BSS.
Gran Turismo: Based on a True Story, the new film from Sony Pictures and director Neill Blomkamp, is based on the unbelievable true story of a team of unlikely underdogs – a struggling working-class gamer (Archie Madekwe), a failed former racecar driver (David Harbour), and an idealistic motorsport executive (Orlando Bloom). Together, they risk it all to take on the most elite sport in the world. Gran Turismo is an inspiring, thrilling, and action-packed story that proves that nothing is impossible when you’re fueled from within. The film gave filmmakers the chance to capture the visceral sounds of cars.
Born in Venezuela and raised in Minnesota, Erika Koski’s dream of being a competitive gymnast unfortunately ended due to multiple injuries throughout her childhood. However, besides being a gifted athlete, Koski was also a musician. Her love of music allowed her to pivot to a career in professional audio production.
The Motion Picture Sound Editors today announced that submissions for the 71st Annual MPSE Golden Reel Awards will open Thursday, September 1. The Golden Reel Awards honor outstanding achievement in sound editing in categories spanning feature films, long-form and short-form television, animation, documentaries, games, and student work.
In consideration of the ongoing strikes by SAG/AFTRA and the WGA, the board of the Motion Picture Sound Editors has voted unanimously to waive dues payments for its members for the current year.
In the new sci-fi thriller 65, after a catastrophic crash on an unknown planet, pilot Mills (Adam Driver) quickly discovers he’s stranded on Earth 65 million years ago. Now, with only one chance at rescue, Mills and the only other survivor, Koa (Ariana Greenblatt), must make their way across an unknown terrain riddled with dangerous prehistoric creatures in an epic fight to survive. The film’s unique future-meets-past plot presented a myriad of daunting challenges as well as endless opportunities to produce inventive, engaging sound.
Goldcrest Post provided post-production picture and sound services for eight films screening at this month’s Tribeca Film Festival. The work included a 4K restoration of Robert De Niro’s classic coming-of-age crime drama A Bronx Tale for its 30th anniversary Gala screening on June 10. Other projects include Choir; Waitress, The Broadway Musical – Live on Broadway! Gloria Gaynor: I Will Survive; Black Girls Play: The Story of Hand Games; Against All Enemies; Every Body, and It’s Basic.
Big Bamboo Post, Hawaii’s first Dolby-certified audio post-production studio, has opened on Maui. Founded by veteran sound engineers Johnny Wilson and Bennett Yashon, the studio offers sound design, sound editorial, automatic dialogue replacement, mixing, original music composition, and Foley.
Post-production finishing for the first season of the Paramount+ drama Wolf Pack was recently completed at Pace Pictures, Hollywood. The full-service post house provided sound and picture services for the series, written and executive produced by Jeff Davis, including sound editorial, automatic dialogue replacement, sound mixing, color grading, and editorial finishing.