Walter Murch – Career Achievement Award Winner
SoundWorks Collection was on location at the MPSE Golden Reel Awards where they were able to capture this years ceremony for the Career Achievement Award, with this years recipient being Walter Murch. The award is presented with an introduction from Randy Thom and George Lucas. Congrats!
2011 MPSE Career Achievement Award Recipient: WALTER MURCH
Walter Murch has been honored by both British and American Motion Picture Academies for his picture editing and sound mixing. In 1997, Murch received an unprecedented double Oscar for both film editing and sound mixing on The English Patient (A. Minghella), as well as that year’s British Academy Award for best editing. Seventeen years earlier, he had received an Oscar for best sound for Apocalypse Now (F. Coppola), as well as British and American Academy nominations for his picture editing. He also won a double British Academy Award in 1975 for his film editing and sound mixing on The Conversation (F.Coppola), was nominated by both academies in 1978 for best film editing for Julia ( F. Zinnemann), and in 1991 received two nominations for best film editing from the American Academy for the films Ghost (J.Zucker) and The Godfather Part III (F. Coppola). In 2004, for the film Cold Mountain (A. Minghella), he received a ninth Academy Nomination. for Film Editing, as well as British Academy nominations for Film Editing and Sound Mixing.