Mike Hopkins (sound editor)
|Born||Michael Alexander Hopkins
12 August 1959
Greytown, Wellington, New Zealand
|Died||30 December 2012
near Greytown, Wellington, New Zealand
|Awards||Academy Award for Best Sound Editing (2002 & 2005)|
Michael Alexander "Mike" Hopkins (12 August 1959 – 30 December 2012) was a New Zealand sound editor. Hopkins and American Ethan Van der Ryn shared two Academy Awards for best sound editing on the films The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers and King Kong. The pair were also nominated for their work on the 2007 film Transformers.
- "Wairarapa Police name Waiohine River victim". New Zealand Police. 2012-12-31. Retrieved 2012-12-31.
- "Oscar winner drowns in rafting accident". Television New Zealand. 31 December 2012. Retrieved 31 December 2012.
- "Oscar-winning sound editor drowns". Fairfax Media (via Stuff.co.nz). 31 December 2012. Retrieved 31 December 2012.
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