Sound isn't just a background element — it's a crucial component that enhances the cinematic experience. From the explosive chaos of war-torn battlefields to the deafening roars of fans.

We're celebrating the sonic geniuses behind All Quiet on the Western Front (Viktor Prášil, Frank Kruse, Markus Stemler, Lars Ginzel and Stefan Korte), Avatar: The Way of Water (Julian Howarth, Gwendolyn Yates Whittle, Dick Bernstein, Christopher Boyes, Gary Summers and Michael Hedges), The Batman (Stuart Wilson, William Files, Douglas Murray and Andy Nelson), Top Gun: Maverick (Mark Weingarten, James Mather, Al Nelson, Chris Burdon and Mark Taylor), and Elvis (David Lee, Wayne Pashley, Andy Nelson and Michael Keller). Hear directly from the the 95th Oscars Sound nominees on how they created the immersive and captivating soundscapes in their respective films.

A.frame, the digital magazine of the Academy, is excited to celebrate and honor the nominees of the 95th Oscars across several branches by spotlighting their nominated films, craftsmanship, and personal stories. For more on this year's nominees, take a look at our Oscars hub. 


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