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63 SUMMER 2015 / CINEMONTAGE AJA Video Systems C2 Acoustics First 33 Audio Intervisual Design 18 Blackmagic Design 7 EditorsPetition com 9 Footage Bank 2 John Roesch 25 Lynda com 11 Motion Picture Editors Guild C3 Motion Picture & Television Fund 60, 61 Technicolor C4 Union Plus 13 Universal Studios Operations 27 Warner Bros Sound 3 ADVERTISERS INDEX PASSAGES CARL K MAHAKIAN SOUND EDITOR MARCH 7, 1926 – MARCH 9, 2015 Colonel Carl K. Mahakian served in World War II, the Korean War and the Vietnam War. Between wars, he received a BA degree from USC and worked in radio, television and motion pictures as a post-production coordinator, film editor and sound editor. His career in the entertainment industry ranged from TV series such as The Odd Couple, The Brady Bunch and others to major films such as Rebel Without a Cause, The Manchurian Candidate, West Side Story and more. He was a member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. Mahakian was awarded a Golden Reel Award from the Motion Picture Sound Editors and won two Emmy Awards: Outstanding Film Sound Editing for a Series for the pilot episode of Miami Vice (1984) and Outstanding (TV) Film Sound Editing for a Limited Series or a Special for The Day After (1983). He was also nominated for an Emmy for his work on The Winds of War (1983). Mahakian entered a Marine Corps boot camp the day after high school graduation. As a 17-year-old, he had to get his parents' permission — and signature — to join before he turned 18. He was stationed at Marine Corps bases in Camp Lejeune and Cherry Point, North Carolina, and received training as a radar technician — at a time when radar technology was in its infancy — and was assigned to Air Warning Squadron 8. In World War II, Mahakian fought in the Battle of Okinawa in the Pacific. After the war, he remained in the Marine Corps Reserve and, after graduating from the University of Southern California, became a Marine Corps lieutenant. After training at the Marine Corps Base in Quantico, Virginia, he was sent to Korea as an infantry officer, serving in the 3rd Battalion, 5th Marines during the Korean War. When the Vietnam War commenced, Mahakian was assigned as special films project officer for the commander of the Marine Corps to make documentary films on the Marine activities in Vietnam. In retirement, he loved collecting books and stamps. He was also devoted to his loving wife Patricia and his daughter Susan. Mahakian was buried at Arlington National Cemetery. - Jim Cavarretta RICHARD BROCKWAY Picture Editor (December 21, 1924 – April 17, 2015) 64 years a member THOMAS GANNON, JR Librarian (January 4, 1930 – December 5, 2014) 46 years a member RUSSEL JENKINS Lab Film Technician (February 5, 1956 – April 3, 2015) 39 years a member VICTOR B LACKEY Picture Editor (July 7, 1942 – March 14, 2013) 48 years a member JOHN MURRAY Assistant Editor (October 30, 1929 – February 23, 2015) 56 years a member GUILLERMO (LITTLE WILLIE) NAVARRO Assistant Editor (October 7, 1925 – June 12, 2015) 62 years a member ANDRE PERREAULT Re-recording Mixer (March 9, 1953 – May 2, 2015) 10 years a member JOHN T (JACK) WALLACE Assistant Editor (April 27, 1926 – May 30, 2015) 59 years a member GAIL WILKINS Laboratory Technician (October 26, 1942 – May 2, 2015) 36 years a member J TERRY WILLIAMS Picture Editor (August 25, 1930 – March 22, 2015) 59 years a member IN MEMORIAM OBITUARY NOTICE If family members or friends would like to write an obituary for their loved ones in the "Passages" section of CineMontage, please contact Tomm Carroll at tcarroll@ for guidelines and due dates All deceased members will be listed in "In Memoriam" after the Guild is notified of their passing

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