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67th Emmy Awards Sound Mixing, Sound Editing Winners

'Game of Thrones' and 'Foo Fighters: Sonic Highways' Each Win in Sound Mixing and Sound Editing Categories

On September 20, the Television Academy awarded the 67th Emmy Awards, recognizing excellence in primetime programming and individual achievement for the 2014-2015 television season. The 67th Emmy Awards telecast took place at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles.

Hosted by Andy Samberg (Brooklyn Nine-Nine) and produced by Don Mischer Productions, the live telecast on FOX featured awards in 26 categories, presented by an array of top talent and entertainers from various networks and television platforms including Lady Gaga, Rob Lowe, Tina Fey, James Cordon, Jimmy Kimmel, Viola Davis, Gina Rodriguez and LL Cool J.

In addition, Emmys in 82 other categories and juried areas were presented at the Creative Arts Awards on September 12, 2015 from the Microsoft Theater.

The awards were tabulated by the independent accounting firm of Ernst & Young LLP.

Mix magazine congratulates the nominees and the following winners in the Sound and Sound Editing categories:

Outstanding Sound Mixing For A Comedy Or Drama Series (Half-Hour) And Animation

Modern Family

“Connection Lost “


Stephen A. Tibbo, C.A.S., Production Mixer

Dean Okrand, C.A.S., Re-Recording Mixer

Brian R. Harman, C.A.S., Re-Recording Mixer

David Michael Torres, Foley Mixer

Outstanding Sound Mixing For A Comedy Or Drama Series (One Hour) – 2015

Game Of Thrones



Ronan Hill, C.A.S., Production Mixer

Richard Dyer, Production Mixer

Onnalee Blank, C.A.S., Re-Recording Mixer

Mathew Walters, C.A.S., Re-Recording Mixer

Outstanding Sound Mixing For A Limited Series Or A Movie – 2015



Jim Emswiller, Production Mixer

Roberto Fernandez, Re-Recording Mixer

Damian Volpe. Re-Recording Mixer

Ed Cherney, Music Mixer

Evyen J. Klean, Music Mixer

Outstanding Sound Mixing For Nonfiction Programming (Single or Multi-Camera) – 2015

Foo Fighters: Sonic Highways



Fred Stuben, Production Mixer

Jeff Fuller, Re-Recording Mixer

Eddie Kim, Re-Recording Mixer

Outstanding Sound Mixing For A Variety Series Or Special – 2015

The Saturday Night Live 40th Anniversary Special


Robert Palladino, Production Mixer

Bill Taylor, Production Mixer

Marty Brumbach, Production Mixer

Ezra Matychak, Production Mixer

Bob Selitto, FOH Mixer

Chris Costello, Monitor Mixer

Devin Emke, Film Audio Mixer

Josiah Gluck, Music Mixer

Bob Clearmountain, Music Mixer

Outstanding Sound Editing For A Limited Series, Movie Or A Special – 2015


“Night 1”


Michael J. Benavente, Supervising Sound Editor

David Beadle, Sound Editor

Timothy A. Cleveland, Sound Editor

Rachel Corrales, Sound Editor

Paul Diller, Sound Editor

Gary Megregian, MPSE

Ryan Maguire, Sound Editor

Michael Sana, Sound Editor

John Snider, Sound Editor

Robert Ulrich, Sound Editor

Lance Wiseman, Sound Editor

Jim Harrison, Music Editor

Joan Rowe, Foley Artist

Outstanding Sound Editing For A Series – 2015

Game Of Thrones



Tim Kimmel, Supervising Sound Editor

Paula Fairfield, Sound Designer

Bradley C. Katona, Sound Effects Editor

Paul Bercovitch, Supervising Dialog Editor

Tim Hands, Supervising ADR Editor

David Klotz, Music Editor

Brett Voss, Foley Editor

Jeffrey Wilhoit, Foley Artist

Dylan T. Wilhoit, Foley Artist

Outstanding Sound Editing For Nonfiction Programming (Single Or Multi-Camera) – 2015

Foo Fighters: Sonic Highways



Justin Lebens, Sound Editor

For more information and to see the complete list of 67th Emmy Awards winners, go to

Additionally, Avid in Burlington, Mass., announced that the picture editing, sound editing and sound mixing teams behind Game of Thrones relied on Avid Artist Suite audio and video solutions to create the hit series. Sound post-production company, Formosa Group, which scored two awards for its work on the series, relied on Avid Pro Tools or both sound editing and mixing.

Game of Thrones relies solely on Pro Tools for the sound editorial and mix,” says Supervising Sound Editor Tim Kimmel. “Sound editorial on the show is done in multiple countries, so having a platform that’s so easy to use—and widely recognized as the industry standard—makes this international collaboration much easier. Pro Tools’ vast array of plug-ins, ability to handle massive amounts of tracks, and easily configured session layouts are essential to getting this show sounding great, and done on time.”

Sound mixers Phillip W. Palmer, Larry Benjamin and Kevin Valentine used Avid Pro Tools | HDX for sound editing and mixing on Better Call Saul. “We love working on Better Call Saul because the producers are very collaborative and give us creative freedom to experiment,” says Re-Recording Mixer Benjamin. “We rely on Pro Tools | HDX not only as our editorial engine but as our mix engine, giving us the flexibility and power to accomplish whatever creative challenges we face. The workflow is very fast and efficient and I’d never want to go back to mixing on a traditional console, especially when it comes to implementing fixes.”

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