James Mather
OccupationSupervising sound editor
Years active1984–present

James H. Mather is a British supervising sound editor.[1][2][3][4] He was nominated for two Academy Awards for his works on Belfast (2021) and Top Gun: Maverick (2022), winning for the latter. He was also nominated for three British Academy Film Awards for his works on Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2 (2011), Mission: Impossible – Fallout (2018), and Top Gun: Maverick (2022).

Selected filmography

Awards and nominations

Major associations
Year Award Category Nominated work Result
2001 48th Golden Reel Awards Best Sound Editing – Animated Feature Chicken Run Nominated
2003 50th Golden Reel Awards Best Sound Editing – Television Animation – Sound Legend of the Lost Tribe Nominated
2005 52nd Golden Reel Awards Best Sound Editing – Foreign Feature King Arthur Nominated
Best Sound Editing in Television Long Form – Sound Effects & Foley The Life and Death of Peter Sellers Nominated
57th Primetime Creative Arts Emmy Awards Outstanding Sound Editing for a Miniseries, Movie or a Special Won
2006 53rd Golden Reel Awards Best Sound Editing in Animated Features Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit Won
2008 55th Golden Reel Awards Best Sound Editing – Sound Effects, Foley, Dialogue & ADR in a Foreign Feature Film Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix Nominated
2009 56th Golden Reel Awards The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian Nominated
2010 57th Golden Reel Awards Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince Nominated
2011 58th Golden Reel Awards Best Sound Editing in Feature Film – Dialogue & ADR Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 1 Nominated
2012 65th British Academy Film Awards Best Sound Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2 Nominated
2019 72nd British Academy Film Awards Mission: Impossible – Fallout Nominated
66th Golden Reel Awards Outstanding Achievement in Sound Editing – Dialogue and ADR for Feature Film Nominated
Outstanding Achievement in Sound Editing – Sound Effects and Foley for Feature Film Nominated
2022 69th Golden Reel Awards Belfast Nominated
94th Academy Awards Best Sound Nominated
2023 76th British Academy Film Awards Best Sound Top Gun: Maverick Nominated
70th Golden Reel Awards Outstanding Achievement in Sound Editing – Feature Dialogue / ADR for Feature Film Nominated
Outstanding Achievement in Sound Editing – Feature Effects / Foley for Feature Film Won
95th Academy Awards Best Sound Won

References

  1. ^ Hart, Hugh (2 March 2022). "How the soundscape of 'Belfast' puts the audience in the middle of a riot". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved 22 March 2022.
  2. ^ Walden, Jennifer (2 January 2022). "Sound Supervior James Mather On The Refined Sound Of Ridley Scott's 'House Of Gucci'". A Sound Effect. Retrieved 22 March 2022.
  3. ^ Tangcay, Jazz (24 January 2022). "How the 'Belfast' Sound Team Anchored Environment in Childhood, Memory and Nostalgia". Variety. Retrieved 22 March 2022.
  4. ^ McGovern, Joe (6 January 2022). "'Belfast': Why Sound Designers Used the Roar and Whistle of a Train to Depict a Violent Mob". TheWrap. Retrieved 22 March 2022.
  5. ^ Nordyke, Kimberly; Lewis, Hilary (8 February 2022). "Oscars: Full List of Nominations". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 22 March 2022.
  6. ^ Ordoña, Michael (8 February 2022). "Here is the full list of 2022 Oscar nominations". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved 22 March 2022.
  7. ^ "The 95th Academy Awards (2023) Nominees and Winners". Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. Retrieved 27 January 2024.
  8. ^ "The 96th Academy Awards (2024) Nominees and Winners". Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. Retrieved 3 February 2024.
  9. ^ "Oscar Nominations 2024 List: Nominees by Category". ABC. 23 January 2024. Retrieved 3 February 2024.