Sound Mixing V.S. Sound Editing: What’s The Difference?

In 2017, during the Academy Awards, Arrival won the Oscar for best sound editing. During the same ceremony, the award for best sound mixing went to Mel Gibson’s Hacksaw Ridge, and many people actually wondered: what’s the real difference between those two terms and why are they often used interchangeably?

In 2018, several movies including Blade Runner 2049, Dunkirk, Baby Driver, Star Wars: The Last Jedi and Guillermo del Toro’s The Shape of Water were up for both awards, which made things more confusing. What’s the real difference…