Feb. 19 (UPI) -- World War II thriller Dunkirk and HBO's Game of Thrones were among the winners Sunday at the 65th annual Motion Picture Sound Editors Golden Reel Awards which recognizes achievement in sound editing.
Dunkirk, which is also nominated for Best Sound Editing Sound Mixing at the Academy Awards, received the Golden Reel for Music Score while Game of Thrones led the television categories with awards for Effects/Foley and Dialogue/ADR under Episodic Short Form for the episode "The Spoils of War."
Blade Runner 2049, which is also nominated for Best Sound Editing Sound Mixing at the Academy Awards, won the Golden Reel for Effects/Foley in the film category. Other honored films included War for the Planet of the Apes, The Greatest Showman, Coco, Loveless and documentary Jane.
Netflix was a big winner in the television categories earning awards for Stranger Things, Ozark, The Get Down, Black Mirror and Godless.
The event, held at the Westin Bonaventure Hotel in Los Angeles, honored director Kathryn Bigelow with the Filmmaker Award and sound designer John P. Fasal with the Career Achievement Award. Video games and other media were also awarded for their achievements in sound editing.
"All of us who work creatively in sound are storytellers," said MPSE President Tom McCarthy in his opening address. "We assist filmmakers, directors and producers in weaving soundtracks into visual presentations. We support the dialogue and emotion of stories."