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March 27, 2004 at 7:39 pm #3064AnonymousInactive
The GANG awards were handed out last night so if any of you are interested in how the industry judged itself here ya go…
The highpoint to me is Rob Hubbard finally getting deserved recognition with a Lifetime Achievement award.
Best Commentary in a Sports Game: Madden NFL 2004, the Madden commentary team
Best Dialog: The Getaway, Dave Raymond audio manager
Rookies of the Year: Chris Velasco and Jerod Emerson Johnson
Most Innovative Use of Audio: Amplitude, Chuck Doud, producer
Best Sound Design in a Sports or Driving Game: Need for Speed: Underground
Best Arrangement of a Non-Original Score: Indiana Jones and the Emperor’s Tomb, Clint Bajakian
Best Use of Licensed Music: Lord of the Rings: Return of the King
Best Original Sountrack Album: The Hobbit
Best Original Instrument Song: “Max Payne Theme,” Max Payne 2: The Fall of Max Payne
Best Original Vocal Song-Pop: “Late Goodbye,” by Poets of the Fall, Max Payne 2: The Fall of Max Payne
Best Original Vocal Song-Choral: “Gallery Theme,” by Tim Larkin, URU: Ages Beyond Myst
Best Live Performance Recording: Indiana Jones and the Emperor’s Tomb, Clint Bajakian
Best Handheld Audio: 007: Everything or Nothing
Best Edutainment/Children Audio: Tonka Rescue Patrol
Best Producer/Director: Simon Pressey, Ubisoft
Best Website Audio: Shiny Entertainment’s site by Blitz Digital Studios
Best Audio-Other (toys): LeapFrog Leapster: SquareBob SpongePants
2nd Annual Student Competition: Ian Dorsche-composition; Jonathan Wall-sound design
Best New Audio Technology: Yamaha Vocaloid
Best Audio Software: Native Instruments Absynth and Spectrasonics Atmosphere
The Silas Warner Best Audio Programmer Award: Thomas Engel, Factor 5
Best Audio Hardware: Digidesign ProTools HD Accel
Best Sound Library: SFX Kit, Tommy Tallarico Studios
Best Game Audio Article: Direct X 9.0 Audio Exposed: Interactive Audio Development by Todd Fay
Best Interactive Score: Indiana Jones and the Emperor’s Tomb, Clint Bajakian
Sound Design of the Year: Call of Duty, Chuck Russom
Music of the Year: Indiana Jones and the Emperor’s Tomb, Clint Bajakian
Lifetime Achievement Award: Rob Hubbard
Audio of the Year: Call of Duty, Chuck Russom
Golden Melodica Award: Tommy Tallarico
March 28, 2004 at 11:47 am #11104AnonymousInactive
Thanks for that Ahriakin.
A friend of mine had his song kick off the show, while it was ‘playing loud as hell.’ Then the song also came on as legendary Tommy Tallarico walked up to the stage, then faded out for him to give his speech. No surprise that he’s so excited about it.
Check out his music here. http://www.schreckmusic.com
March 28, 2004 at 4:33 pm #11105AnonymousInactive
Yup I know Mr. Schreck a little through the forums there, seems to hate being though of as a large green pixel/cartoon character for some bizarre reason ;). Tommy’s kind of a force of nature. He did his own video for Eye Toy for the nomination process and it’s one of the funniest things I’ve ever seen, think the cop out of YMCA doing a dance along to a kiddies game.
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