Avid Customers Go For Gold at the BAFTA® Film Awards

Burlington, MA, 17.02.2016

Winners and nominees embraced Avid Everywhere to create award-winning films honored at the U.K.’s most prestigious film ceremony

Avid® (Nasdaq: AVID) today congratulated its many customers recognized for their craft as winners and nominees at the British Academy Film Awards 2016, hosted by the British Academy of Film & Television Arts (BAFTA®) in London on Sunday, February 14. An overwhelming number of the world’s most respected creative professionals embraced Avid EverywhereTM, using Avid Artist Suite creative solutions powered by the Avid MediaCentral Platform to craft award-winning films, including Best Film winner The Revenant, and nominees SpotlightBridge of SpiesThe Big Short and Carol.

BAFTA Film Award nominees relied on the industry’s preeminent editing solution Avid Media Composer® to create:

  • Editing in 2016:
    • The Big Short (Hank Corwin)
    • Mad Max: Fury Road (Margaret Sixel)- WINNER
    • Bridge of Spies (Michael Kahn)
    • The Revenant (Stephen Mirrione)
    • The Martian (Pietro Scalia)

BAFTA Film Award nominees who relied on the industry standard Pro Tools® digital audio software included:

  • Sound in 2016:
    • The Revenant (Lon Bender, Chris Duesterdiek, Martin Hernandez, Frank A. Montaño, Jon Taylor, Randy Thom) - WINNER
    • Mad Max: Fury Road (Scott Hecker, Chris Jenkins, Mark Mangini, Ben Osmo, Gregg Rudloff, David White)
    • Star Wars: The Force Awakens (David Acord, Andy Nelson, Christopher Scarabosio, Matthew Wood, Stuart Wilson)
    • Bridge of Spies (Drew Kunin, Richard Hymns, Andy Nelson, Gary Rydstrom)
    • The Martian (Paul Massey, Mac Ruth, Oliver Tarney, Mark Taylor)

“As a company that’s passionate about world-class content creation, we’re honored that the world’s most talented creative professionals have embraced Avid Everywhere and our Avid Artist Suite solutions,” said Avid Chairman, President and CEO, Louis Hernandez, Jr. “We congratulate them on their outstanding achievements in bringing the most captivating stories to life on the big screen.”