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Countdown to the Oscars – our picks for Sound Mixing and Sound Editing

The 84th showing of the Academy Awards will air on ABC on Sunday the 26th of February and we at Geek for E have decided to join in on the fun and give you our predictions of who will win.
Today we are going to look at the two sound categories of  SOUND MIXING & SOUND EDITING. 
SOUND EDITING is how the sounds fit into the story.  Do the voices match up with the mouths moving on screen? Does the music cut into the scene correctly when there is a transition?
SOUND MIXING is the art of having the correct levels for all the audio on the track. Can the voices be heard over the gun fire? Can the music be heard as it underlines and enhances the scene?
So let’s get the party started…