Game of Thrones season 8 nominated for Golden Reel Awards

The eighth and final season of Game of Thrones has already taken home a lot of hardware, including 12 Emmy Awards earlier this year. And awards seasons is just getting started. The show also nabbed six Hollywood Professional Associations Award nominations, four Critic’s Choice Awards noms, and one Golden Globe nom. The world is full of little golden statues.

And there’s more to come. Season 8 also been nominated for three Golden Reed Awards, which are handed out by the MPSE (Motion Picture Sound Editors) to recognize excellent in sound editing.

“The Bells,” the episode where Daenerys lit up King’s Landing, picked up a nomination in the category of “Episodic Long Form – Dialogue / ADR.” Supervising sound editor Tim Kimmel, supervising ADR dditor Tim Hands, and dialogue editors Paul Bercovitch and John Matter are all being recognized. Other nominees in this category include:

  • Chernobyl, “Please Remain Calm”
  • Peaky Blinders, “Mr. Jones”
  • Succession, “This is Not for Tears”
  • The Crown, “Aberfan”
  • The Handmaid’s Tale,“Mayday”
  • The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, “A Jewish Girl Walks into the Apollo”
  • True Detective, “The Great War and Modern Memory”

You’d think “The Bells” would have this in the bag.

“The Bells” was also nominated in the category of “Episodic Long Form – Sound Effects / Foley.”  Up for the honor are supervising sound editor Tim Kimmel; sound designer Paula Fairfield; sound effects editors Bradley Katona and Luke Gibleon; foley artists Jeffrey Wilhoit and Dylan Tuomy-Wilhoit; and foley editor Brett Voss.

Here’s the competition in this category:

  • Black Mirror “Striking Vipers”
  • Chernobyl “1.23.45”
  • Jim Henson’s The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance “What Was Sundered and Undone”
  • Peaky Blinders “Strategy”
  • Stranger Things “Chapter Eight: The Battle of Starcourt”
  • Watchmen “This Extraordinary Being”
  • True Detective “The Great War and Modern Memory”

Finally, music editor David Klotz was nominated for his work on Ramin Djwadi’s composition “The Long Night” in the category “Episodic Long Form – Music / Musical.” And if you’ve forgotten how beautifully that song was worked into the episode…

The competition:

  • American Gods, “Donar the Great”
  • Billions, “Fight Night”
  • Carnival Row, “The Gloaming”
  • Dark, “An Endless Cycle”
  • NOS4A2, “The Shorter Way”
  • Succession, “This is Not for Tears”
  • The Handmaid’s Tale, “Mayday”

The Golden Reel Awards take place on January 19, 2020.

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