Academy Award for Best Sound

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Academy Award for Sound Mixing
Country United States
Presented by Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
Currently held by Skip Lievsay
Niv Adiri
Christopher Benstead
Chris Munro
Gravity (2013)
Official website http://www.oscars.org

The Academy Award for Best Sound Mixing is an Academy Award that recognizes the finest or most euphonic sound mixing or recording, and is generally awarded to the production sound mixers and re-recording mixers of the winning film. Compare this award to the Academy Award for Best Sound Editing. In the lists below, the winner of the award for each year is shown first, followed by the other nominees.

For the first year of this category (the 3rd Academy Awards) only the names of the films and companies were listed. When the awards were announced, only the names linked to the winning film were announced too.[1]

1930s[edit]

1940s[edit]

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1960s[edit]

1970s[edit]

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2000s[edit]

Year Film Sound Mixers
2000
(73rd)
Gladiator Bob Beemer, Scott Millan, and Ken Weston
Cast Away Randy Thom, Tom Johnson, Dennis S. Sands, and William B. Kaplan
The Patriot Kevin O'Connell, Greg P. Russell, and Lee Orloff
The Perfect Storm John T. Reitz, Gregg Rudloff, David E. Campbell, and Keith A. Wester
U-571 Steve Maslow, Gregg Landaker, Rick Kline, and Ivan Sharrock
2001
(74th)
Black Hawk Down Michael Minkler, Chris Munro, and Myron Nettinga
Amélie Vincent Arnardi, Guillaume Leriche, and Jean Umansky
The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring Christopher Boyes, Michael Semanick, Gethin Creagh, and Hammond Peek
Moulin Rouge! Andy Nelson, Anna Behlmer, Roger Savage, and Guntis Sics
Pearl Harbor Greg P. Russell, Peter J. Devlin, and Kevin O'Connell
2002
(75th)
Chicago Michael Minkler, Dominick Tavella, and David Lee
Gangs of New York Tom Fleischman, Eugene Gearty and Ivan Sharrock
The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers Christopher Boyes, Michael Semanick, Michael Hedges, and Hammond Peek
Road to Perdition Scott Millan, Bob Beemer, and John Pritchett
Spider-Man Kevin O'Connell, Greg P. Russell, and Ed Novick
2003
(76th)
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King Christopher Boyes, Michael Semanick, Michael Hedges, and Hammond Peek
The Last Samurai Andy Nelson, Anna Behlmer, and Jeff Wexler
Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World Paul Massey, Doug Hemphill, and Art Rochester
Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl Christopher Boyes, David Parker, David E. Campbell, and Lee Orloff
Seabiscuit Andy Nelson, Anna Behlmer, and Tod A. Maitland
2004
(77th)
Ray Scott Millan, Greg Orloff, Bob Beemer, and Steve Cantamessa
The Aviator Tom Fleischman and Petur Hliddal
The Incredibles Randy Thom, Gary Rizzo, and Doc Kane
The Polar Express Randy Thom, Tom Johnson, Dennis S. Sands, and William B. Kaplan
Spider-Man 2 Kevin O'Connell, Greg P. Russell, Jeffrey J. Haboush, and Joseph Geisinger
2005
(78th)
King Kong Christopher Boyes, Michael Semanick, Michael Hedges, and Hammond Peek
The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe Terry Porter, Dean A. Zupancic, and Tony Johnson
Memoirs of a Geisha Kevin O'Connell, Greg P. Russell, Rick Kline, and John Pritchett
Walk the Line Paul Massey, Doug Hemphill, and Peter Kurland
War of the Worlds Andy Nelson, Anna Behlmer, and Ron Judkins
2006
(79th)
Dreamgirls Michael Minkler, Bob Beemer, and Willie D. Burton
Apocalypto Kevin O'Connell, Greg P. Russell, and Fernando Cámara
Blood Diamond Andy Nelson, Anna Behlmer, and Ivan Sharrock
Flags of Our Fathers John T. Reitz, David E. Campbell, Gregg Rudloff, and Walt Martin
Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest Paul Massey, Christopher Boyes, and Lee Orloff
2007
(80th)
The Bourne Ultimatum Scott Millan, David Parker, and Kirk Francis
3:10 to Yuma Paul Massey, David Giammarco and Jim Stuebe
No Country for Old Men Skip Lievsay, Craig Berkey, Greg Orloff, and Peter Kurland
Ratatouille Randy Thom, Michael Semanick, and Doc Kane
Transformers Kevin O'Connell, Greg P. Russell, and Peter J. Devlin
2008
(81st)
Slumdog Millionaire Ian Tapp, Richard Pryke and Resul Pookutty
The Curious Case of Benjamin Button David Parker, Michael Semanick, Ren Klyce, and Mark Weingarten
The Dark Knight Lora Hirschberg, Gary Rizzo, and Ed Novick
WALL-E Tom Myers, Michael Semanick, and Ben Burtt
Wanted Chris Jenkins, Frank A. Montaño, and Petr Forejt
2009
(82nd)
The Hurt Locker Paul N. J. Ottosson and Ray Beckett
Avatar Christopher Boyes, Gary Summers, Andy Nelson, and Tony Johnson
Inglourious Basterds Michael Minkler, Tony Lamberti, and Mark Ulano
Star Trek Anna Behlmer, Andy Nelson, and Peter J. Devlin
Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen Greg P. Russell, Gary Summers, and Geoffrey Patterson

2010s[edit]

Year Film Sound Mixers
2010
(83rd)
Inception Lora Hirschberg, Gary Rizzo, and Ed Novick
The King's Speech Paul Hamblin, Martin Jensen, and John Midgley
Salt Jeffrey J. Haboush, Greg P. Russell, Scott Millan, and William Sarokin
The Social Network Ren Klyce, David Parker, Michael Semanick, and Mark Weingarten
True Grit Skip Lievsay, Craig Berkey, Greg Orloff, and Peter Kurland
2011
(84th)
Hugo Tom Fleischman and John Midgley
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo David Parker, Michael Semanick, Ren Klyce, and Bo Persson
Moneyball Deb Adair, Ron Bochar, Dave Giammarco, and Ed Novick
Transformers: Dark of the Moon Greg P. Russell, Gary Summers, Jeffrey J. Haboush, and Peter J. Devlin
War Horse Gary Rydstrom, Andy Nelson, Tom Johnson, and Stuart Wilson
2012
(85th)
Les Misérables Andy Nelson, Mark Paterson, and Simon Hayes
Argo John Reitz, Gregg Rudloff, and Jose Antonio Garcia
Life of Pi Ron Bartlett, D. M. Hemphill, and Drew Kunin
Lincoln Andy Nelson, Gary Rydstrom, and Ronald Judkins
Skyfall Scott Millan, Greg P. Russell, and Stuart Wilson
2013
(86th)
Gravity Skip Lievsay, Niv Adiri, Christopher Benstead, and Chris Munro
Captain Phillips Chris Burdon, Mark Taylor, Mike Prestwood Smith, and Chris Munro
The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug Christopher Boyes, Michael Hedges, Michael Semanick, and Tony Johnson
Inside Llewyn Davis Skip Lievsay, Greg Orloff, and Peter F. Kurland
Lone Survivor Andy Koyama, Beau Borders, and David Brownlow

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "The 3rd Academy Awards (1929/30) Nominees and Winners". oscars.org. Archived from the original on 6 July 2011. Retrieved 2011-08-09.