Industry group UK Screen has announced the shortlisted nominees for its sound prizes, The Conch Awards.

The awards are now in their third year, honouring audio post-production in film, TV and commercials.

The industry nominated the shortlisted candidates, and now those contenders will submkit material for judging. Winners will be announced at a Sept 25 ceremony. Further shortlisted nominees in four other categories will be announced in early September.

Commercial of the Year, sponsored by Film London
Cadbury 'Gorilla' - Wave Studios
Guinness 'Tipping Point' - Videosonics & Wave Studios
Bob Monkhouse 'Prostate Cancer' - Grand Central Studios
VW Golf 'Enjoy the Everyday' - Marmalade

Audio Media Unsung Hero Award, sponsored by Skillset
Nick Laing, Goldcrest
Adam Powell, Molinare
Smudger, formerly Videosonics

Film Soundtrack (film budget under £10m), sponsored by AMPS
The Cottage
In Bruges

Film Soundtrack (budget £10m+), sponsored by UK Film Council
Sweeney Todd

Audio on TV Drama, sponsored by Whitemark
Ashes to Ashes - Hackenbacker
The Curse of Comedy - Most Sincerely: Hughie Green - Breathe
Secret Diary of a Call Girl - 142 Ascent Media
No 1 Ladies' Detective Agency - Soundelux

The Man Who Lost His Head- 142 Ascent Media

Audio on TV/Film Documentary
The Passions of Vaughn Williams - Directors Cut/Noise London
Michael Palin's New Europe - Molinaire


Audio on TV Entertainment, sponsored by Prism Sound

Britain 's Got Talent Series 2 - London Studios
Masterchef 2008 - Molinare
The Restaurant - Envy
Top Gear: Polar Special - Evolutions

Music Production on Film/TV Project
Sweeney Todd
The Passions of Vaughn Williams
The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford

Best TV Dubbing Mixer, sponsored by Media Lease
Rowan Jennings - United Audio Project
Pip Norton - Breathe
Alan Sallabank - 142 Ascent Media
Matt Skilton - Envy

Best Film Re-recording Mixer, sponsored by Euphonix
Chris Burdon
Mark Taylor
Mathew Knights
Mike Prestwood-Smith

TV Sound Editor of the Year (editor, designer, dialogue, supervising)
Chris Roberts - 142 Ascent Media
Paul McFadden
Simon Chase - Soundelux

Film Sound Editor of the Year, (editor, designer, dialogue, supervising)
James Boyle
Nigel Stone
Robert Ireland
Jeremy Price

Production Sound Mixer of the Year
Sean Taylor
Paul Paragon
Simon Hayes

To be announced in early September 2008
Film Facility of the Year, sponsored by Fineline Media Finance
TV Facility of the Year, sponsored by Scrub
Commercials Facility
Fellowship, sponsored by Pinewood Studios Group