Westchester, New York— Alchemy Post Sound Foley Artists Leslie Bloome and Joanna Fang, and Foley Editors Ryan Collison and Nick Seaman are nominated for a 2017 MPSE Golden Reel Award in the Feature Documentary category for their work on the Netflix documentary Amanda Knox. They share the nomination with Supervising Sound Editors Chris Stangroom and Tom Paul, Dialogue Editor Stephen C. Davies and Sound Effects Editors Diego Jimenez, Max Holland, Jesse Peterson and Oscar Convers. Directed by Rod Blackhurst and Brian McGinn for Plus Pictures and Netflix, the film tells the story of the sensational Italian murder trial of American exchange student Amanda Knox.
Additionally, Alchemy provided Foley sound for three films that won Festival Awards at last month’s Sundance Film Festival. They include Dina, directed by Dan Sickles and Antonio Santini, which captured the U.S. Grand Jury Prize for Documentary, Novitiate, whose director, Maggie Betts, won a U.S. Dramatic Special Jury Award for Breakthrough Director; and The Yellow Birds, which won a U.S. Dramatic Special Jury Award for Best Cinematography (Daniel Landen). Both Novitiate and The Yellow Birds were nominated for the Grand Jury Prize for Drama.
About Alchemy Post Sound
Alchemy Post Sound is a 3,500 square foot, dedicated Foley studio designed specifically for Foley by resident Foley Artist Leslie Bloome. The company’s Emmy Award-winning staff has created sound for numerous major feature films, long-running television series, independent films and popular games. Alchemy’s services also include music recording, live performance, video production, ADR, and sound design.