Wall’E Scores First With Sound Editors

The Motion Picture Sound Editors gave its top honor Saturday night to WALL’E, which took home the prize for best sound effects, Foley, dialogue and ADR animation in a feature film.

That made the night a double honor for Ben Burtt, who in addition to designing the sound for WALL’E won a career achievement honor for his work dating back to the original Star Wars. George Lucas presented the career achievement honor during a ceremony at the Westin Bonaventure Hotel in downtown Los Angeles.

The Dark Knight won two awards, music in a feature film and sound effects and Foley in a feature film.

On TV, Cartoon Network’s Star Wars: The Clone Wars won the TV animation category, while Warner Bros.’s animated Batman: Gotham Knight won the direct to video honor.

The full list of winners follows:

SOUND EFFECTS, FOLEY, DIALOGUE AND ADR ANIMATION IN A FEATURE FILM: WALL’E

SOUND EFFECTS, FOLEY, DIALOGUE AND ADR IN A FOREIGN FEATURE FILM: Slumdog Millionaire

MUSIC IN A FEATURE FILM: The Dark Knight

MUSIC IN A MUSICAL FEATURE FILM: Mamma Mia!

DIALOGUE AND ADR IN A FEATURE FILM: The Curious Case of Benjamin Button

SOUND EFFECTS AND FOLEY IN A FEATURE FILM: The Dark Knight

TELEVISION ANIMATION: Star Wars: The Clone Wars, “Lair of Grievous”

LONG FORM DIALOGUE AND ADR IN TELEVISION: Generation Kill, “Get Some”

SHORT FORM DIALOGUE AND ADR IN TELEVISION: Lost, ‘Confirmed Dead #402″

LONG FORM SOUND EFFECTS AND FOLEY IN TELEVISION: Crusoe, ‘Rum & Gunpowder”

SHORT FORM SOUND EFFECTS AND FOLEY IN TELEVISION: Battlestar Galactica, “He That Believeth In Me”

LONG FORM MUSIC IN TELEVISION: Celine

SHORT FORM MUSIC IN TELEVISION: CSI: Miami, “Tipping Point”

DIRECT TO VIDEO: Batman: Gotham Knight

COMPUTER ENTERTAINMENT: Gears of War 2

STUDENT FILM: Mummy’s Boy

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