| 02 Mar 2024
IRAA nominations extended to 10 May in response to incoming submissions

MUMBAI: The Indian Recording Arts Academy (IRAA) awards today announced that the 2017 entry deadline for submitting nominations has been extended to 10 May 2017. Spearheaded by IRAA director Pramod Chandorkar, the nominations will be screened by an 11 member Jury comprising the best in the Music production and post-production industry. There is no voting and final authority is with Jury and their decision is binding on the nominees.

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Soundtracks and albums released between 1 January 2016 and 31 December 2016 are eligible for nomination. Audio files accompanying the entries can be uploaded to a Dropbox link provided on the website.

For 2017, the IRAA has introduced several new awards and award categories that are crucial to the recording and music production industry.

The new categories include:

• Dubbing Engineer for Film - Hindi

• Sound Editor (Effects and Ambience) - Hindi

• Foley Artist – Hindi

• Broadcast Mixing (Dialogue Oriented) – Hindi

• Broadcast Mixing (Music Oriented) – Hindi

With the objective of recognizing the regional music industry, this year the IRAA award has constituted ‘Regional Awards’ to honour talent outside Mumbai. The same awards have also been earmarked for the regional music industry. These include:

· Film Song Recording & Mixing – Regional

· Sync Sound Recording - Regional Film

· Sound Designer for Feature Film – Regional

· Dubbing Engineer for Film – Regional

· Sound Editor (Effects & Ambience) – Regional

· Broadcast Mixing (Dialogue Oriented) – Regional

· Broadcast Mixing (Music Oriented) – Regional

The winners will be announced at the IRAA award ceremony which will take place at the Bombay Exhibition Centre, Goregaon, Mumbai on 3 June 2017, 4 pm onwards.