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‘12 Years,’ ‘Gravity’ lead Golden Reel nods

“12 Years a Slave” and “Gravity” led Golden Reel Awards nominations Wednesday with three apiece.

Feature film categories announced by the Motion Picture Sound Editors:

  • Sound effects and foley in an English language feature: “12 Years a Slave,” “All is Lost,” “Captain Phillips,” “Fast & Furious 6,” “Gravity,” “The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug,” “Iron Man 3” and “Lone Survivor” (Foley is the reproduction of sounds.)
  • Dialogue and ADR in an English language feature: “12 Years a Slave,” “American Hustle,” “August: Osage County,” “Captain Phillips,” “Gravity,” “Her,” “Inside Llewyn Davis” and “Lone Survivor” (ADR is the process of re-recording or dubbing dialogue in a studio.)
  • Sound editing in an animated feature: “Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2,” “The Croods,” “Despicable Me 2,” “Epic,” “Ernest & Celestine,” “Frozen,” “Monsters University” and “Planes”
  • Sound editing in a foreign language feature: “Blue Is the Warmest Color,” “The Grandmaster,” “The Past” and “Wadjda”
  • Music in a musical feature: “Frozen,” “Inside Llewyn Davis,” “Justin Bieber’s Believe” and “Metallica Through the Never”
  • Music in a feature: “12 Years a Slave,” “47 Ronin,” “American Hustle,” “Gravity,” “The Great Gatsby,” “The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug,” “Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom” and “World War Z”
  • Sound editing in a feature documentary: “1,” “20 Feet from Stardom,” “CinemAbility,” “Dirty Wars,” “Good Ol’ Freda,” “Muscle Shoals,” “Rising from Ashes” and “Sound City”
Other categories, including those for television, will be announced Friday. The awards will be handed out Feb. 16.