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Wednesday, March 2, 2016

"MAD MAX: FURY ROAD" -- Mark Mangini Wins Oscar #8 for Formosa Group


HOLLYWOOD, CA – Formosa Group, one of the most respected post-production sound companies in the entertainment industry and home to sound artists with 7 Academy Awards, proudly adds statuette number 8 with Sound Artist Mark Mangini’s Oscar® win for Best Sound Editing for Mad Max: Fury Road. Formosa’s Mangini, along with David White, took home the honors at the annual star-studded ceremony held at the world famous Dolby Theater in Hollywood. Competition in the category included nominees The Revenant (also featuring Formosa Sound Artist Lon Bender), The Martian, Sicario, and Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens.

“On behalf of the entire Formosa Group family, we congratulate Mark on winning the Best Sound Editing Academy Award. He and the team did amazing work on Mad Max: Fury Road,” extolled Robert C. Rosenthal, CEO. “We are thrilled to have such talented individuals on the Formosa team.”

“In an industry accused of rampant ageism, George Miller assembled a team of seasoned masters who collected most of last night’s awards in the crafts, proving experience has no equal,” commented Mangini. “I am honored to be a part of this epic masterpiece, Mad Max: Fury Road.”

Mad Max: Fury Road was also honored on Saturday evening at the MPSE Golden Reel Awards in a tie with The Revenant for Best Sound Editing: Sound Effects & Foley in a Feature Film.  Formosa Group’s Mark Mangini and Scott Hecker (Mad Max) as well as Lon Bender (The Revenant) and their teams were winners along with The Revenant’s Randy Thom and Martin Hernandez.  Overall, Formosa Group took home five wins at the MPSE.

About Formosa Group
Formosa Group ( is a full service post-production sound company comprised of award-winning industry talent.  With its Features, Broadcast, Music, Interactive and Villa (Commercials) divisions, Formosa Group offers sound supervision, design, editing, re-recording mixing and music editorial for filmmakers and content providers in film, broadcast and other platforms.  It is home to some of the most creative and well-respected sound artists in the entertainment industry today.


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