David Acord

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David Acord
David Acord Animate Florida 2016.jpg
Acord at Animate Florida in 2016
OccupationSound editor, voice actor
Years active1996–present
Notable work
Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker

David Acord is an American sound editor and voice actor best known for his contribution as a supervising sound editor of the 2015 film Star Wars: The Force Awakens. Acord received a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Sound Editing and British Academy Film Award for Best Sound for his work on The Force Awakens, with fellow sound editor Matthew Wood.[1][2] He also provided the voice of several characters in the film, including the stormtrooper FN-2199 (often known as TR-8R). Though the voice role is minimal, the character gained considerable attention on the Internet following the film's release. Acord also had minor voice roles as an Imperial Male PA and two stormtroopers on episodes of Star Wars Rebels. In 2020, he received his second Academy Award nomination for Best Sound Editing for 2019 film Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, shared with Matthew Wood.

Life and career[edit]

David Acord grew up in Delaware. He is a fan of the Philadelphia Eagles, going as far as to put references to the Eagles inside of Rogue One.[3]

Filmography[edit]

Sound editing[edit]

Awards and recognitions[edit]

Year Award Category Type Title
2020 Primetime Emmy Award Outstanding Sound Editing for a Comedy or Drama Series (Half-Hour) and Animation Won The Mandalorian: Chapter 1: The Mandalorian
Academy Award Best Sound Editing Nominated Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker
2018 Primetime Emmy Award Outstanding Sound Editing for a Comedy or Drama Series (Half-Hour) and Animation Nominated Star Wars Rebels: A World Between Worlds
Daytime Emmy Award Outstanding Sound Editing - Animation Nominated Lego Star Wars: The Freemaker Adventures
2017 Daytime Emmy Award Outstanding Sound Editing - Animation Nominated
2016 Academy Award Best Sound Editing Nominated Star Wars: The Force Awakens
British Academy Film Awards Best Sound Nominated
Seattle Film Critics Awards Best Sound Design Nominated
2015 Golden Reel Award Best Sound Editing Won Star Wars Rebels
Best Sound Editing Nominated Star Wars: The Clone Wars
Daytime Emmy Award Outstanding Sound Editing - Animation Nominated
Daytime Emmy Award Outstanding Sound Mixing - Animation Nominated
2014 Daytime Emmy Award Outstanding Sound Editing - Animation Nominated
Daytime Emmy Award Outstanding Sound Mixing - Animation Nominated
Golden Reel Award Best Sound Editing Nominated
2013 Daytime Emmy Award Outstanding Sound Mixing - Animation Nominated
Golden Reel Award Best Sound Editing Nominated Lego Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Out
2012 Golden Reel Award Best Sound Editing Nominated Super 8
2010 Golden Reel Award Best Sound Editing Nominated Star Wars: The Clone Wars
2009 Golden Reel Award Best Sound Editing Won Star Wars: The Clone Wars

References[edit]

  1. ^ Giardina, Carolyn (January 14, 2016). "Oscars: 'Force Awakens' Is 'Star Wars' New Hope With Five Nominations". The Hollywood Reporter.
  2. ^ "Star Wars: The Force Awakens Receives 5 Oscar Nominations". StarWars.com. January 14, 2016.
  3. ^ McQuade, Dan (5/4/2017). "Here Are The Well-Hidden Philadelphia Eagles References In The Two Most Recent Star Wars Movies". Deadspin. Retrieved 27 February 2018. Check date values in: |date= (help)

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