Congratulations to our User Denton Davidson for a great score of 71.43% when predicting the 2017 Motion Picture Sound Editors Guild Awards winners on Sunday. He is actually tied with AviChristiaans with that percentage but has the better point total of 5,960 by using the 500 super bets wisely.
Over 400 people worldwide predicted these winners for seven MPSE film categories. Our top scorer got five of those categories correct: “Hacksaw Ridge” (film sound editing dialogue ADR and sound editing effects foley), “La La Land” (musical sound editing), “The Music of Strangers” (documentary sound editing), and “The King’s Choice” (foreign film sound editing). His only misses were for “Moana” (animation sound editing) and “Warcraft” (sound editing music).
You can see how your score compares to all others in our leaderboard rankings of all contestants, which also includes links to see each participant’s predictions. to see your own scores, go to the user menu in the top right corner of every page of Gold Derby when you’re signed in to the site. Use drop down menu to go to “View Profile,” then look for the links to your “Award Show Scores.” Gold Derby must evaluate each potential winner’s eligibility as per our contest rules. If eligible, the first-place finisher gets a $100 Amazon gift card.
For our three Experts making predictions, Joyce Eng (TV Guide), Tariq Khan (Fox News), and Paul Sheehan (Gold Derby) have just 14.29% right. See Experts’ leaderboard.
For Gold Derby’s Editors, Marcus Dixon, Paul Sheehan and I have only 14.29% right. See Editors’ leaderboard.
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