for three Sundance Festival Award winners
New York—Alchemy Post Sound Foley Artists Leslie Bloome and Joanna Fang, and
Foley Editors Ryan Collison and Nick Seaman are nominated for a 2017 MPSE
Golden Reel Award in the Feature Documentary category for their work on the
Netflix documentary Amanda Knox. They share the nomination with Supervising Sound
Stangroom and Tom Paul, Dialogue Editor Stephen C. Davies and Sound Effects
Editors Diego Jimenez, Max Holland, Jesse Peterson and Oscar Convers. Directed
by Rod Blackhurst and Brian McGinn for Plus Pictures and Netflix, the film tells
the story of the sensational Italian murder trial of American exchange student
Additionally, Alchemy provided Foley sound for three films that won Festival Awards at last
month’s Sundance Film Festival. They include Dina, directed by Dan Sickles and Antonio Santini, which captured
the U.S. Grand Jury Prize for Documentary, Novitiate, whose director,
Maggie Betts, won a U.S. Dramatic Special Jury Award for
Breakthrough Director; and The Yellow Birds, which won a U.S. Dramatic Special Jury Award for Best Cinematography (Daniel
Landen). Both Novitiate and The Yellow Birds were nominated for the Grand Jury
Prize for Drama.
studio designed specifically for Foley by resident Foley Artist Leslie Bloome.
The company’s Emmy Award-winning staff has created sound for numerous major
feature films, long-running television series, independent films and popular
games. Alchemy’s services also include music recording, live performance, video
production, ADR, and sound design.