Tattersall Sound & Picture Wins CAS Award; Garners Six Canadian Screen Award Sound Nominations and Three MPSE Nominations

tattersallSound nods come for features Hyena Road and Into the Forest as well as television shows The Book of Negroes, Songs of Freedom,  Vikings and Fargo.

Toronto—Sound artists from Tattersall Sound & Picture, a SIM Group company, won a 2016 Cinema Audio Society (CAS) Award last night for their work on Fargo. Re-Recording Mixers Kirk Lynds and Martin Lee were honored for Outstanding Achievement in Sound Mixing for a Television Movie or Mini-Series for Fargo, Season 2, Episode 5. They shared the award with Production Mixer Michael Playfair CAS.

Tattersall Sound & Picture talent have received three nominations in feature film categories in the Canadian Screen Awards. Two of the nominations are for the war drama Hyena Road; the third is for the sci-fi drama Into the Forest. Artists also received three nominations in television categories for The Book of Negroes, Vikings and Songs of Freedom.

Re-Recording Mixers Kirk Lynds and Martin Lee
Re-Recording Mixers Kirk Lynds and Martin Lee

Tattersall Sound & Picture talent has received three Motion Picture Sound Editor (MPSE) Golden Reel Award nominations for sound editing, and one nomination in the Cinema Audio Society (CAS) Awards for sound mixing. Those nominations are for The Book of Negroes and Vikings.

Tattersall Re-Recording Mixers Lou Solakofski and Ian Rankin received a CSA nomination for Achievement in Overall Sound for Hyena Road. They share the nomination with Re-Recording Mixer Joe Morrow, Sound Recordist Russ Dyck, Re-Recording Mixer Graham Rogers, ADR Recording Mixer James Bastable, ADR Recordist André Azoubel, Foley Recording Mixers Don White and Jack Heeren.

Nominated for Achievement in Overall Sound for Into the Forest is Re-Recording Mixer Lou Solakofski. He shares the nomination with Re-Recording Mixer Kirk Lynds, Sound Mixer Kristian Bailey, Foley Recording Mixers Don White, Jack Heeren and ADR Mixer Peter Carlstedt.

Nominated for Achievement in Sound Editing for Hyena Road are Supervising Sound Editor Jane Tattersall, Dialogue Editor David McCallum, Dialogue Editor Martin Gwynn Jones, ADR Supervisor Barry Gilmore and  Sound Effects Editor Dave Rose. They share the nomination with Sound Editor David Evans, Sound Effects Editor Brennan Mercer, Sound Editor Ed Douglas, Music Editor Kevin Banks, Foley Artist Goro Koyama and Foley Artist Andy Malcolm.

Hyena Road
Hyena Road

Hyena Road received six additional nominations for Canadian Screen Awards: Achievement in Art Direction, Achievement in Cinematography, Achievement in Costume Design, Achievement in Editing, Achievement in Make-Up and Achievement in Visual Effects.

Tattersall Sound & Picture also provided sound services for Beeba Boys, nominated for Achievement in Costume Design, Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role and Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role.

In the MPSE Golden Reel Awards, Supervising Sound Editor David Rose MPSE and Supervising Dialogue/ADR Editor David McCallum are nominated for Best Sound Editing in Television—Long Form: Dialogue and ADR for The Book of Negroes. They share the nomination with Supervising ADR Editor Martin Gwynn Jones, and Dialogue/ADR Editors Susan Conley and Brent Pickett.

The Book Of Negroes
The Book Of Negroes

Nominated for Best Sound Editing in Television—Short Form: Dialogue & ADR are Supervising Sound Editor Jane Tattersall MPSE, Supervising Dialogue Editor David McCallum and Supervising ADR Editor Dale Sheldrake for Vikings, Season 3.

Nominated for Best Sound Editing in Television—Short Form: Sound Effects & Foley are Supervising Sound Editor Jane Tattersall MPSE, Sound Designer Steve Medeiros and Supervising Foley Editor Brennan Mercer for Vikings, Season 3. They share the nomination with Foley Artists Goro Koyama and Sandra Fox.


About SIM Group:

Backed by Toronto-based investment firm Granite Partners, the SIM Group is a leading supplier of production equipment, workflow and post-production solutions, with offices across the US, Canada and China. Our diverse services can be utilized on any production at any stage. In Canada, our offices in Toronto and Vancouver service grip and lighting from PS Production Services and can be complemented with SIM Digital cinematography and playback equipment for any production’s needs.  Bling, Chainsaw, Pixel Underground, Tattersall Sound and Picture and Post Factory NY provide an array of services from dailies, to online and offline editing, to final color/DI and visual effects, to sound editorial and mixing. Bling’s services, which include a comprehensive workflow solution, are offered at all offices across the US and Canada, as well as off-site service through POD (Post on Demand).  Chainsaw’s full-service facility in Hollywood provides creative editorial and extensive finishing services with some of the top colorists in the industry. Rounding out the family of companies are Pixel Underground, a Toronto-based post-production company, and its associated service, StationEX, which provides physical and file-based media fulfillment and encoding/distribution services, Tattersall Sound and Picture, a provider of sound editorial and mixing for motion pictures and television and Post Factory NY, one of the East Coast’s top independent post-production facilities. For more information, visit



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