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'La La Land' sound mixer Ai-ling Lee makes Oscar history with an 'invisible' art . . . and car horns

'La La Land' sound mixer Ai-ling Lee makes Oscar history with an 'invisible' art . . . and car horns

In a landmark year for diversity at the Oscars, “La La Land’s” Ai-ling Lee has already made history — twice.

The Singapore-born Lee and Mildred Iatrou Morgan are the first all-woman sound editing duo ever to receive an Academy Award nomination. Additionally, Lee is part of the “La La Land” team nominated for the sound mixing trophy at Sunday’s ceremony.

With more than 70 feature films in her résumé, including “Watchmen,” “Rock of Ages” and “Man of Steel,” Lee, 38, is also the first Asian woman to be nominated for sound editing. And if she wins the Oscar for sound mixing with “La La Land” colleagues Andy Nelson and...

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