Academy Award for Best Sound Editing

With the Oscar for best sound editing, the sound engineer of a film to be honored. Normally, it receives the main engineer of the film.

In the so-called " Bake-Off " is made on the last Tuesday in January by the sound department of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, a preselection. Film clips of pre- nominated films will be presented in a special cinema. In this screening, everyone can see, but only the sound department of the Academy may choose.

It also happened that in this " Bake-Off " not enough films have achieved a high enough score to be nominated. Then a " Special Achievement Award" is (ie not Oscar) awarded to the highest rated movie.

From 1964 to 1968 this award was "Best Sound Effects" awarded in the category.

In the table below, the winners are listed according to the year of award.






Since 2011

Best Film | Best Director | Best Actor | Best Actress | Best Supporting Actor | Best Supporting Actress | Best Original Screenplay | Best Adapted Screenplay | Best Camera | Best Art Direction | Best Costume Design | Best Sound | Best Editing | Best Sound Editing | Best Visual Effects | Best Make - up and Best hairstyles | Best Song | Best Film Music | Best Animated short film | Best Short film | Best Documentary | Best short Documentary | Best Animated film | Best Foreign Language Film

Former categories: Best Assistant Director | Best Original Story | Best Dance Director

Alphabetical list of all winning films

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