Monkeyland is proud to announce that our sound editorial team has just been nominated for 3 Motion Picture Sound Editor's Golden Reel awards. The official announcement for the 61st Annual Golden Reel Awards came yesterday.
Best Sound Editing: Long Form Documentary in Television:
Monkeyland has been nominated for best sound editing for their work on director Greg Barker's documentary "Manhunt: The Inside Story of the Hunt for Bin Laden". After it's world premiere at the 2013 Sundance Film Festival last year, "Manhunt" premiered on HBO, and in September of last year took home the Primetime Emmy award for Outstanding Documentary for Nonfiction Special. Monkeyland has collaborated on Greg's last four feature documentaries, the most recent, "We Are the Giant", premieres next week at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival.
Best Sound Editing: Direct To Video: Live Action:
The Monkeyland crew was also nominated for their sound editorial and design work on the Scottish horror film, "Lord of Darkness". Originally entitled "Sawney: Flesh of Man" the film is based on the legendary Scottish true story of Sawney Bean and his family of cannibalistic serial killers. After watching this gruesome tale, your thoughts on gravy will be forever changed!
Best Sound Editing: Short Form Documentary in Television:
The Monkeyland sound editors were also nominated for their work on "30 Days In May". Supervised and mixed by Kelly Vandever, the revealing documentary film chronicles the days surrounding Floyd Mayweather’s 2012 incarceration, and premiered on Showtime in April, 2013
Last year, the Monkeyland team was also honored with an MPSE award for their Sound Effects, Design and Foley work on The Weinstein Company's feature film "Seal Team Six: The Raid on Osama Bin Laden", which premiered on the National Geographic Channel last year.
Special thanks to our amazing Re-Recording Mixers Mark Rozett and Kelly Vandever who are always right there in the trenches with us. A big congratulations as well to all of our colleagues and friends who were also nominated, and we look forward to the awards ceremony which will be held on Febraury 16, 2014 in downtown Los Angeles.
Posted on 01/18/2014 at 12:00 AM