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New home for The Conch

UK: The UK Screen Sound Awards is relocating to Kings Place in central London for its 2009 instalment, writes David Davies. Following a successful 2008 edition at the Mayfair Hotel, also in central London, the UK Screen Association (whose chief executive, Gaynor Davenport, is pictured here) has announced that the 2009 awards will take place on September 22 at the newly-opened Kings Place.
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UK: The UK Screen Sound Awards is relocating to Kings Place in central London for its 2009 instalment, writes David Davies. Following a successful 2008 edition at the Mayfair Hotel, also in central London, the UK Screen Association (whose chief executive, Gaynor Davenport, is pictured here) has announced that the 2009 awards will take place on September 22 at the newly-opened Kings Place.

According to the UK Screen Association, the aim of The Conch is "to capitalise on the UK's strong reputation for audio craft by recognising, rewarding and honouring individuals and companies for outstanding achievement in audio post-production."

Details of the nominations process will be released shortly, along with further details of companies sponsoring the event.

The winners' list at last year's The Conch included London film/TV sound post-production facility De Lane Lea, which picked up awards for Best UK Film Sound Facility and Best Film Soundtrack of the Year - Over _10 Million for its work on Tim Burton's Sweeney Todd; MJM Sound, whose Mark Taylor received Best UK Film Re-Recording Mixer and James Boyle the UK Screen Fellowship Award; and Breathe Post Productions' Pip Norton, who was named Best TV Dubbing Mixer.

To read PSN-e's coverage of The Conch 2008, click here.

Web » www.ukscreenassociation.co.uk/conch

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