Industrybody UK Post has announced the shortlist for its inaugural Conch awards, whichwill honour the audio industry.

The audioindustry nominated the shortlist, who will now be asked to submit material forjudging. Winners will be announced on Sept 21.

The PinewoodStudios Group has come on board as a headline sponsor of the awards, with TotalAudio, Film London and Prism Sound among the other sponsors.

Thenominations are:

Sound Editor/Designer of The Year, sponsored by Skillset.
Alex Joseph
Andy Kennedy
Martin Cantwell

UK Film Soundtrack - over $18.5m (£10m),sponsored by UK Film Council.
Charlie & The Chocolate Factory
Harry Potter - The Goblet Of Fire
Wallace & Gromit - The Curse Of The Were-Rabbit

UK Film Soundtrack - under $18.5m (£10m), sponsored by Munro Acoustics.
The Descent
Kinky Boots
United 93

Best Audio on TV Drama - one off.
All In The Game - Boom
Krakatoa - The Last Days- Hackenbacker
Sharp's Challenge - St Anne's Post

Best Audio on TV Drama - series.
Doctor Who - Sainpost
Life On Mars- Hackenbacker
Spooks - Hackenbacker

Best Audio on TV/Film Documentary, sponsored by Film London.
Holocaust: A Music Memorial Film From Auschwitz - Aquarium
Planet Earth - Films At 59
Tsunami: 7 Hours on Boxing Day -Aquarium

Best Audio on TV Entertainment, sponsored by Prism Sound.
Dragon's Den - Sumners
Later With Jools Holland - Mike Felton Sound
Top Gear - Evolutions

Best UK supervising sound editor, sponsored by The Pinewood Studios Group.
Eddie Joseph
James Mather
Nigel Stone

Best UK Re-recording mixer, sponsored by Euphonix.
Mike Prestwood Smith
Nigel Heath
Robert Farr

Nomineesfor the following categories haven't been announced yet: Most PromisingNewcomer (sponsored by AMS Neve), Best UK Sound Facility(sponsored by Scrub and Digidesign), Best UKADR/Foley stage, Best Audio on a Commercial and The Unsung Hero Award(sponsored by Medialease).