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What's Behind Oscar-Worthy Sound Editing?

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What's Behind Oscar-Worthy Sound Editing?

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What's Behind Oscar-Worthy Sound Editing?

What's Behind Oscar-Worthy Sound Editing?

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The best sound editing award at the Oscars may not be the sexiest category, but every filmmaker would say good sound is an essential part of a movie. Sound editor Lon Bender, who nabbed an Academy Award a decade ago for Braveheart is nominated this year for his work on Blood Diamond. He talks with Alex Chadwick.