11th Annual AMPS Awards presented in UK
April 8, 2024

11th Annual AMPS Awards presented in UK

LONDON — The Association of Motion Picture Sound (www.amps.net), a UK-based craft guild made up of over 540 creative talents working in the field of sound for film, television and games, has has announced the winners of its 11th Annual AMPS Awards for Television Drama, Factual Film and Audio Products. 
Photos (top): Factual Film winners; (below) AMPS Award: Credits: Charlie Burgioph

Disney+’s The Bear won for Excellence in Sound for a Television Drama, for Series 2, Episode 6 "Fishes.”  Scott D. Smith, Evan Benjamin, Steve “Major” Giammaria and Andrea Bella were awarded. Nominees were Succession (HBO/ Sky), The Last of US (HBO/ Sky), The Bear (Disney+), The Crown (Netflix).

Netflix’s The Deepest Breath picked up the award for Excellence in Sound for a Factual Film. Greg Gettens, Will Chapman, Chad Orororo and Adam Prescod were honored. Nominees were The Deepest Breath (Netflix), If These Walls Could Sing (Disney+), Inside Our Autistic Minds (BBC Two), Life on Our Planet (Netflix), Secrets of the Elephants (National Geographic/ Disney+).
Radius Windshields for Radius RAD-1 was awarded excellence in a Production Hardware or Software Audio Product.
Introspecter for Kraken Dialogue Editors’ Toolkit - Version was awarded excellence in a Post-Production Hardware or Software Audio Product.
And sound production mixer Chris Munro, AMPS, was awarded the AMPS Fellowship Award for his Outstanding Contribution to Film, the Sound Community and to AMPS, of which he is a founding member. Munro is is a multiple award winner, with credits including Mission Impossible: Dead Reckoning, Captain Phillips, and Black Hawk Down and Gravity - for which he won two Academy Awards. 
“Congratulations to our 2024 Awards winners,” says AMPS chair, Andrew Wilson. “Each year it is incredibly competitive, and this year is no exception, with our nominees and winners demonstrating a vast breath of intricate sound design work. We are delighted to be able to celebrate their work with our AMPS members at our annual Awards event at the University of Greenwich, while supporting AMPS chosen charity, Hearing Dogs for Deaf People through our annual raffle. We are proud that the AMPS Awards have become one of the most prestigious sound awards in the calendar, providing an important opportunity for talent in sound design and craft to be recognised for their invaluable contribution to the industry. And a huge thanks for the generosity of our sponsors and companies who donated towards our raffle, it is not possible without them.” 
AMPS trophies are awarded annually, with the winner’s reception taking place at The University of Greenwich on Sunday 7th April, where winners received their trophies.