Seven films to be considered for Sound Editing nod from Academy

Jan 09, 2003 by Ian Evans

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences today announced the seven films being considered for Achievement in Sound Editing for the 75th Academy Awards®.

The films in consideration are listed below in alphabetical order:

  • Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets
  • The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers
  • Minority Report
  • Road to Perdition
  • Spider-Man
  • We Were Soldiers
  • XXX
Ten-minute clip reels from each of the seven films will be screened for the Sound Editing Award Committee on February 4. The members will then vote on these films for Oscar consideration. The outcome of this vote will result in the following options: 1) if two or three productions receive the required votes they will become the nominated films in the Sound Editing category; 2) if only one film receives the required votes it will be recommended to the Academy Board of Governors for a Special Achievement Award; or 3) if no film achieves the required votes, no award for 2002 will be given in the category.

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