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Sound Man O'Connell: A Fixture in the Oscar Mix

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Sound Man O'Connell: A Fixture in the Oscar Mix

Sound Man O'Connell: A Fixture in the Oscar Mix

Sound Man O'Connell: A Fixture in the Oscar Mix

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Movie sound mixer Kevin O'Connell's Academy Award nomination for his work on Transformers is his 20th Oscar nod. He has never won. O'Connell tells Alex Chadwick what's it like for a sound man to never hear his name called on Oscar night.