- 03 March 2021
- by Paul Sheehan
The motion picture academy has made it a little easier to predict the winners this year by combining Best Sound Mixing and Best Sound Editing into one new category: Best Sound. Both sound mixers and sound editors will be recognized in the new category. Up to six statuettes will be awarded to one production sound mixer, two supervising sound editors and three re-recording mixers.
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It can be difficult to differentiate the sound mixing of a film from the sound editing. While the members of the sound branch are experts in the two fields, the rest of the Oscar voters may not be as versed. Sound editing is the art of putting together the various pieces of the sound track Sound mixing adjusts the overall sound and score levels throughout the film. (Scroll down for the most up-to-date 2021 Oscar predictions for Best Sound.)
The two sound awards often go to the same film,
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