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Steven Spielberg’s WAR HORSE, THE ADVENTURES OF TINTIN Win Sound Editing Awards 2012

Steven Spielberg has finally had his two 2011 releases come out on top — at the Motion Picture Sound Editors Golden Reel Awards earlier this evening. War Horse won the Golden Reel for sound editing: sound effects and foley in a feature film, while The Adventures of Tintin won for sound editing: sound effects, foley, dialogue and ADR in an animation film.
Martin Scorsese also had two of his films winning sound editing awards. George Harrison: Living in the Material World took the Golden Reel for sound editing: sound effects, foley, dialogue, ADR and music in a feature documentary, while Hugo won for sound editing: music in a feature film.
The other motion picture winners were Zhang Yimou's The Flowers of War for sound editing: sound effects, foley, dialogue, and ADR in a feature foreign language film; James Bobin's The Muppets for sound editing: music in a musical feature; and J.J. Abrams' Super 8 for sound editing: dialogue and ADR in a feature film.


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