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Aussie David Raines scores Emmy nomination for Fargo

Monday, July 14, 2014 12:03 PM | Anonymous

David Raines, Photo By Ryan Wordell

(Photo credit: Ryan Wordell)

Australian born Sound Re-recording mixer David Raines has received an Emmy Award nomination for his work on the crime drama Fargo

Fargo is inspired by the 1996 film of the same name and is written and directed by the Coen brothers. 

He is nominated alongside fellow Fargo mixers Mike Playfair (Production Mixer), Mark Server (Re-Recording Mixer) Chris Philip (Re-Recording Mixer).

This is Raines 3rd Emmy Award nomination for Outstanding Sound Mixing for a Miniseries or Movie, he has previously received two Emmy nominations for Matt Nix's action series Burn Notice.


Raines transitioned to the team lead position of dialogue and music re-recording mixer after Burn Notice and this is his first Emmy Award nomination as senior mixer.

Raines has also received a Cinema Audio Society Sound Mixing Award nomination for the independent feature film Calvin Marshall

The 66th Primetime Emmy Awards will air on August 25 in the US, with the Creative Arts awards announced on August 16.

Others competing in Raines' Outstanding Sound Mixing category include:

American Horror Story: Coven 

FX Networks 

Bruce Litecky, C.A.S. 

Joe Earle, C.A.S. 

Doug Andham, C.A.S.

Killing Kennedy 

National Geographic Channel 

William Britt, Production Mixer 

Mark Linden, Re-Recording Mixer 

Tara Paul, 

Re-Recording Mixer 

Sherlock: His Last Vow (Masterpiece) 


John Mooney, Sound Mixer 

Howard Bargroff, Re-Recording Mixer 

Doug Sinclair, ADR Mixer 

Peter Gleaves, ADR Mixer 



Bruce Litecky, C.A.S. 

Andy Kris, Re-Recording Mixer 

Blake Leyh, Music Mixer

Congrats, David!

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