Sylvain Bellemare
Born (1968-02-20) February 20, 1968 (age 53)
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Occupationsound editor
Years active1993-present

Sylvain Bellemare (born February 20, 1968) is a Canadian sound editor and sound designer, best known internationally as the supervising sound editor of Arrival (2016),[1][2] for which he won the BAFTA Award for Best Sound (shared with Claude La Haye and Bernard Gariépy Strobl)[3] and the Academy Award for Best Sound Editing.[4][5] He is also known for Soft Shell Man (2001), It's Not Me, I Swear! (2008), Incendies (2010), Monsieur Lazhar (2011), Gabrielle (2013) and Endorphine (2015). He frequently works with Quebec filmmakers Philippe Falardeau or Denis Villeneuve.

Awards and nominations

Film Year Award Result Ref(s)
Incendies 2011 Genie Award for Best Sound Editing Won [6]
Jutra Award for Best Sound Won [7]
Inch'Allah 2013 Jutra Award for Best Sound Nominated [8]
Monsieur Lazhar Won [9]
Gabrielle 2014 Canadian Screen Award for Best Sound Editing Nominated [10]
Amsterdam Nominated
Endorphine 2016 Canadian Screen Award for Best Sound Editing Nominated [11]
Arrival 2017 Academy Award for Best Sound Editing Won [4]
BAFTA Award for Best Sound Won [3]
Golden Reel Award for Outstanding Achievement in Sound Editing – Dialogue and ADR for Feature Film Nominated [12]
Golden Reel Award for Outstanding Achievement in Sound Editing – Sound Effects and Foley for Feature Film Nominated
Before the Streets Prix Iris for Best Sound Nominated [13]
All You Can Eat Buddha 2018 Canadian Screen Award for Best Sound Editing Nominated [14]
Prix Iris for Best Sound Nominated [15]
And the Birds Rained Down 2020 Canadian Screen Award for Best Sound Editing Nominated [16]
Sympathy for the Devil Prix Iris for Best Sound Won [17]
Goddess of the Fireflies 2021 Nominated [18]
The Decline Nominated

References

  1. ^ Matt Grobar (2016-11-18). "'Arrival' Sound Editor Sylvain Bellemare On First Sci-Fi Experience & Working With Denis Villeneuve To Craft An Alien Sound". Deadline. Retrieved 2017-02-17.
  2. ^ "Arrival — Consider". Paramount Pictures. Archived from the original on 2017-02-17. Retrieved 2017-02-16.
  3. ^ a b "Arrival - Winners' acceptance speech, Sound, EE British Academy Film Awards in 2017". BAFTA. 2017-02-12. Retrieved 2017-02-17.
  4. ^ a b "Sylvain Bellemare Q&A: 'Arrival' sound editor". Goldderby. Retrieved 2017-02-17.
  5. ^ "Oscar Nominations 2017: Best Sound Editing". Oscar.com. Retrieved January 28, 2017.
  6. ^ "Incendies, Barney's Version dominate Genies". CBC News. 10 March 2011. Archived from the original on 15 August 2016. Retrieved 6 August 2016.
  7. ^ "Incendies sweeps Jutra Awards". CBC News. 14 March 2011. Archived from the original on 19 March 2017. Retrieved 6 August 2016.
  8. ^ "Spotlight shines on Quebec cinema at the Jutra awards". CBC News. 17 March 2013. Retrieved 12 May 2017.
  9. ^ "Monsieur Lazhar takes 7 Jutra Awards". CBC News. 12 March 2012. Retrieved 17 March 2012.
  10. ^ Kay, Jeremy (13 January 2014). "Canadian Academy unveils nominees". Screen Daily. Retrieved 12 July 2020.
  11. ^ Jancelewicz, Chris (19 January 2016). "2016 Canadian Screen Awards nominees: 'Rookie Blue,' 'Vikings,' 'Big Brother Canada' nominated". Global News. Retrieved 12 July 2020.
  12. ^ Giardina, Carolyn (19 February 2017). "Golden Reel Awards: 'Hacksaw Ridge' Tops Feature Competition at Sound Editors' Ceremony". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 11 July 2020.
  13. ^ Boutros, Magdaline (5 April 2017). "Gala Québec cinéma: Juste la fin du monde et Two Lovers and a Bear en tête". La Presse. Retrieved 1 May 2017.
  14. ^ "Film Nominees". Academy of Canadian Cinema and Television. Retrieved 20 January 2018.
  15. ^ "Finalistes Gala 2018". Prix Iris. 10 April 2018. Retrieved 10 April 2018.
  16. ^ "Écrans canadiens : Song of Names, The Twentieth Century et Antigone en tête des nominations" (in French). Ici Radio-Canada. 18 February 2020. Retrieved 24 February 2020.
  17. ^ "Le film Antigone, grand gagnant du Gala Québec Cinéma avec six prix" (in French). Radio-Canada. 10 June 2020. Retrieved 11 June 2020.
  18. ^ "Voici les nominations du Gala Québec Cinéma 2021". MSN.com (in French). April 2021. Retrieved 1 May 2021.