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Academy Award for Best Sound Mixing

Academy Award for Sound Mixing
Country United States
Presented by Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
Currently held by Andy Nelson
Mark Paterson
Simon Hayes
Les Misérables (2012)
Official website

The Academy Award for Best Sound Mixing is an Academy Award that recognizes the finest or most euphonic sound mixing or recording, and is generally awarded to the production sound mixers and re-recording mixers of the winning film. Compare this award to the Academy Award for Best Sound Editing. In the lists below, the winner of the award for each year is shown first, followed by the other nominees.

For the first year of this category (the 3rd Academy Awards) only the names of the films and companies were listed. When the awards were announced, only the names linked to the winning film were announced too.[1]






  • 1975: Jaws - Robert Hoyt, Roger Heman, Earl Madery, John Carter
    • Bite the Bullet - Arthur Piantadosi, Les Fresholtz, Richard Tyler and Al Overton, Jr.
    • Funny Lady - Richard Portman, Don MacDougall, Curly Thirlwell, Jack Solomon
    • The Hindenburg - Leonard Peterson, John A. Bolger, Jr., John L. Mack and Don Sharpless
    • The Wind and the Lion - Harry W. Tetrick, Aaron Rochin, William McCaughey and Roy Charman
  • 1976: All the President's Men - Arthur Piantadosi, Les Fresholtz, Dick Alexander, Jim Webb
    • King Kong - Harry W. Tetrick, William McCaughey, Aaron Rochin and Jack Solomon
    • Rocky - Harry W. Tetrick, William McCaughey, Lyle J. Burbridge and Bud Alper
    • Silver Streak - Donald O. Mitchell, Douglas O. Williams, Richard Tyler and Harold M. Etherington
    • A Star Is Born - Robert Knudson, Dan Wallin, Robert Glass and Tom Overton
  • 1977: Star Wars - Don MacDougall, Ray West, Bob Minkler, Derek Ball
    • Close Encounters of the Third Kind - Robert Knudson, Robert Glass, Don MacDougall and Gene Cantamessa
    • The Deep - Walter Goss, Dick Alexander, Tom Beckert and Robin Gregory
    • Sorcerer - Robert Knudson, Robert Glass, Richard Tyler and Jean-Louis Ducarme
    • The Turning Point - Theodore Soderberg, Paul Wells, Douglas O. Williams and Jerry Jost


  • 1981: Raiders of the Lost Ark - Bill Varney, Steve Maslow, Gregg Landaker, Roy Charman
    • On Golden Pond - Richard Portman and David M. Ronne
    • Outland - John Wilkinson, Robert W. Glass, Jr., Robert Thirlwell and Robin Gregory
    • Pennies from Heaven - Michael J. Kohut, Jay M. Harding, Richard Tyler and Al Overton, Jr.
    • Reds - Dick Vorisek, Tom Fleischman and Simon Kaye
  • 1982: E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial - Robert Knudson, Robert Glass, Don Digirolamo, Gene Cantamessa
    • Das Boot - Milan Bor, Trevor Pyke and Mike Le Mare
    • Gandhi - Gerry Humphreys, Robin O'Donoghue, Jonathan Bates and Simon Kaye
    • Tootsie - Arthur Piantadosi, Les Fresholtz, Dick Alexander and Les Lazarowitz
    • Tron - Michael Minkler, Bob Minkler, Lee Minkler and James LaRue
  • 1984: Amadeus - Mark Berger, Tom Scott, Todd Boekelheide, Chris Newman
    • 2010 - Michael J. Kohut, Aaron Rochin, Carlos Delarios and Gene Cantamessa
    • Dune - Bill Varney, Steve Maslow, Kevin O'Connell and Nelson Stoll
    • A Passage to India - : Graham V. Hartstone, Nicolas Le Messurier, Michael A. Carter and John W. Mitchell
    • The River - : Nick Alphin, Robert Thirlwell, Richard Portman and David M. Ronne
  • 1986: Platoon - John Wilkinson, Richard Rogers, Charles Grenzbach, Simon Kaye




  • 2012: Les MisérablesAndy Nelson, Mark Paterson and Simon Hayes
    • ArgoJohn Reitz, Gregg Rudloff and Jose Antonio Garcia
    • Life of PiRon Bartlett, D. M. Hemphill and Drew Kunin
    • LincolnAndy Nelson, Gary Rydstrom and Ronald Judkins
    • SkyfallScott Millan, Greg P. Russell and Stuart Wilson

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