Artists from Ascent Media Group facilities won an award for Best Sound for their work on The Bourne Ultimatum at the British Academy of Film and Television Arts’ BAFTA Awards, which were held February 10 in London. Winners included re-recording mixers Scott Millan and David Parker from Todd-AO, and supervising sound editors Per Hallberg and Karen Baker Landers from Soundelux. They shared the award with production mixer Kirk Francis.
“On behalf of Ascent Media Group, I extend heartfelt congratulations to Scott, David, Per and Karen on this exceptional honor,” says Robert C. Rosenthal, COO of Ascent Media’s Creative Sound Services Group. “It is a privilege to be associated with artists of such great talent and we wish them continued success.”
To learn about the Foley recording and sound editing techniques used in The Bourne Ultimatum, click here for Blair Jackson's Sound for Picture story "Fights, Footsteps and Thrills" from Mix's August 2007 issue.
Millan, Parker and Francis are currently nominated for an Academy Award for Best Achievement in Sound Mixing for The Bourne Ultimatum. Hallberg and Baker Landers are nominated for the same film in the category Best Achievement in Sound Editing.
Hallberg, Landers and Millan previously won a BAFTA Award in 2005 for Ray. Hallberg and Millan also won in 1996 for Braveheart.
Now in its 61st year, the British Academy Film Awards recognize individuals for outstanding achievement in feature and short films produced worldwide and released in UK cinemas.