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2023 75th Emmy Awards Winners for Outstanding Sound Editing Announced

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With the Emmy Awards happening this week, we took the time to look at the winners of the Outstanding Sound Editing award from the ceremony.

The standout productions for sound this year included The Last of Us, The Bear, and Prey, whose sound teams all took home an Emmy for their contributions to the soundscape of these phenomenal productions. A massive congratulations to all the nominees and winners!

Outstanding Sound Editing For A Limited Or Anthology Series, Movie Or Special – Prey

Prey, the phenomenal prequel to Predator, allowed the sound team to explore some of the most famous sound effects from this world, in an earlier, primitive time to the famous film series. Check out this article from asoundeffect’s Jennifer Walden, who spoke with the sound team. Massive congratulations to the winners!

  • Chris Terhune – Co-Supervising Sound Editor
  • William Files, MPSE Co-Supervising Sound Editor
  • Jessie Anne Spence, MPSE Dialogue/ADR Editor
  • James Miller Sound Designer
  • Diego Perez, MPSE Sound Effects Editor
  • Lee Gilmore, MPSE Sound Effects Editor
  • Christopher Bonis Sound Effects Editor

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wZ7LytagKlc

Outstanding Sound Editing For A Nonfiction Or Reality Program (Single Or Multi-Camera) – Moonage Daydream

Moonage Daydream, a documentary about the work of David Bowie, drew enormous amounts of attention due to its reimagining of the documentary format. The film deconstructs Bowie’s finest work into sound collages which weave music and sound design together seamlessly. The results are awe-inspiring and will leave you with no doubt that this Emmy was incredibly well-deserved. Read more about this project in this article from Variety.

  • John Warhurst – Co-Supervising Sound Editor / Music Editor
  • Nina Hartstone – Co-Supervising Sound Editor
  • Jens Rosenlund Petersen, MPSE – Dialogue Editor
  • Samir Foco – Sound Designer
  • James Shirley – Sound Effects Editor
  • Elliott Koretz, MPSE – Sound Effects Editor
  • Amy Felton – Sound Effects Editor
  • Louise Burton, MPSE – Sound Effects Editor

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c70ko07julc

Outstanding Sound Editing For A Comedy Or Drama Series (One Hour) – The Last of Us

The Last of Us turned many heads this year with the phenomenal TV adaptation of the widely acclaimed video game. The show and its sound effects were phenomenal, keeping the DNA of the games whilst bringing all those creepy Clicker sound effects to the small screen. Another well-deserved accolade.

  • Michael J. Benavente – Supervising Sound Editor
  • Christopher Battaglia, MPSE – Sound Designer
  • Chris Terhune – Sound Designer
  • Mitchell Lestner, MPSE – Sound Effects Editor
  • Jacob Flack, MPSE – Sound Effects Editor
  • Matt Yocum, MPSE – Sound Effects Editor

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uLtkt8BonwM

Outstanding Sound Editing For A Comedy Or Drama Series (Half-Hour) And Animation – The Bear

Though grounded more within reality than the other nominees, The Bear has a gritty authenticity to its entire production that is reflected in the sound design of its Chicago setting. The only thing more appetising than the food b-roll in this show is the crisp sound of vegetable preparation and sizzling meats. Delicious!

  • Steve “Major” Giammaria – Supervising Sound Editor
  • Jonathan Fuhrer – Sound Effects Editor

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y-cqqAJIXhs

Looking for more coverage of Sound Awards this season?

Look no further than our blog as we cover the winners of the numerous sound awards between now and the Academy Awards. Massive Congratulations once again to everyone who won this year. Check back in to see our coverage of the rest of the sound awards throughout this awards season!