MPSE Golden Reel Awards 2012: Complete List of Winners

Winners were announced during a Feb. 17 ceremony at the Westin Bonaventure Hotel in Los Angeles. Ang Lee received the filmmaker award and Foley artist John Roesch was feted for career achievement.

Four of the five Oscar nominees for Sound Editing — "Argo," "Django Unchained," "Life of Pi" and "Skyfall" — contended for the top Golden Reel Award bestowed by the Motion Picture Sound Editors, with "Skyfall" winning. The fifth Oscar contender — "Zero Dark Thirty" — was snubbed by the MPSE. 

The other nominees for this MPSE prize — Best Sound Editing: Sound Effect and Foley in a Feature Film — were: "The Avengers," "The Dark Knight Rises," "The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey" and "Prometheus."

Overall, "Argo," The Hobbit," "Life of Pi" and "Skyfall" reaped three bid apiece at the 60th edition of these kudos. They also contend in categories for dialogue & ADR and music. 

Best Sound Editing: Sound Effects, Foley, Dialogue and ADR in an Animation Feature Film
"Brave"
"A Cat in Paris"
"Frankenweenie"
"The Lorax"
"ParaNorman"
"The Pirates!: Band of Misfits"
"Rise of the Guardians"
X – "Wreck-it Ralph"

Best Sound Editing: Sound Effects, Foley, Dialogue, ADR and Music in a Feature Documentary
"Bully"
"Climate Refugees"
"Jiro Dreams of Sushi"
X – "Last Call at the Oasis"
"Marley"
"Searching for Sugar Man"

Best Sound Editing: Sound Effects, Foley, Dialogue and ADR in a Feature Foreign Language Film
"800 Million"
"Amour"
"Children of Sarajevo"
"The Hypnotist"
"The Intouchables"
X – "Rust & Bone"

Best Sound Editing: Music in a Feature Film
"Argo"
"The Cabin in the Woods"
"The Dark Knight Rises"
"Django Unchained"
"The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey"
X – "Life of Pi"
"Lincoln"
"Skyfall"

Best Sound Editing: Music in a Musical Feature Film
"Joyful Noise"
X – "Les Misérables"
"Pitch Perfect"
"Rock of Ages"

Best Sound Editing: Dialogue and ADR in a Feature Film
"Argo"
"Beasts of the Southern Wild"
"The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey"
X – "Life of Pi"
"Lincoln"
"Moonrise Kingdom"
"Silver Linings Playbook"
"Skyfall"

Best Sound Editing: Sound Effects and Foley in a Feature Film
"Argo"
"The Avengers"
"The Dark Knight Rises"
"Django Unchained"
"The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey"
"Life of Pi"
"Prometheus"
X – "Skyfall"