Sylvain Bellemare

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Sylvain Bellemare
Born (1968-02-20) February 20, 1968 (age 50)
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Occupationsound editor
Years active1993-present

Sylvain Bellemare (born February 20, 1968) is a Canadian sound editor and sound designer, best known internationally as the supervising sound editor of Arrival (2016),[1][2] for which he won the BAFTA Award for Best Sound (shared with Claude La Haye and Bernard Gariépy Strobl)[3] and the Academy Award for Best Sound Editing.[4][5] He is also known for Soft Shell Man (2001), It's Not Me, I Swear! (2008), Incendies (2010), Monsieur Lazhar (2011), Gabrielle (2013) and Endorphine (2015). He frequently works with Quebec filmmakers Philippe Falardeau or Denis Villeneuve.



  1. ^ Matt Grobar (2016-11-18). "'Arrival' Sound Editor Sylvain Bellemare On First Sci-Fi Experience & Working With Denis Villeneuve To Craft An Alien Sound". Deadline. Retrieved 2017-02-17.
  2. ^ "Arrival — Consider". Paramount Pictures. Archived from the original on 2017-02-17. Retrieved 2017-02-16.
  3. ^ "Arrival - Winners' acceptance speech, Sound, EE British Academy Film Awards in 2017". BAFTA. 2017-02-12. Retrieved 2017-02-17.
  4. ^ "Sylvain Bellemare Q&A: 'Arrival' sound editor". Goldderby. Retrieved 2017-02-17.
  5. ^ "Oscar Nominations 2017: Best Sound Editing". Retrieved January 28, 2017.

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