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Ang Lee to receive honor from Motion Picture Sound Editors

November 27, 2012|By Susan King
  • "Life of Pi" director Ang Lee to receive honor from the MPSE
"Life of Pi" director Ang Lee to receive honor from the MPSE (Twentieth Century Fox )

Ang Lee, who earned the best director Oscar for the 2005 drama "Brokeback Mountain," was named recipient Tuesday of the Motion Picture Sound Editors' 2013 Filmmaker Award.

The 58-year-old filmmaker, whose latest film, "The Life of Pi," is considered one of the Academy Award front-runners, will receive the honor at the 60th MPSE Golden Reel Awards on Feb. 17 at the Westin Bonaventure Hotel & Suites. 

"Ang Lee is a fascinating innovator," said MPSE President Bobbi Banks in a statement Tuesday. "He continually breaks ground through the use of the latest technology both visually and sonically."

Past recipients of the award include George Lucas, Steven Spielberg and Clint Eastwood.

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