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Motion Picture Sound Editors announce results
of prestigious 2010 Golden Reel Awards

Filmmaker Recipient - Steven Spielberg | Career Achievement - Larry Singer


MPSE Golden Reel Award

Hollywood, CA - Feb 21, 2010: This year’s 57th annual Motion Picture Sound Editors Golden Reel Awards, held last night at the Westin Bonaventure Hotel, downtown Los Angeles, celebrated the success of leading proponents of the art of sound editing, music editing and sound design from around the world. “Our members are editing professionals who want to raise awareness of what a motion-picture soundtrack is capable of doing to support the art of motion pictures,” considers MPSE president Bobbi Banks. Winners in various categories of Feature Films, Television and Other received their 2010 Golden Reels during our gala awards ceremony.” The 2010 MPSE Filmmaker Recipient was film director Steven Spielberg, while the 2010 MPSE Career Achievement Recipient was Larry Singer MPSE.

“Each year the MPSE presents the Golden Reel Awards as acknowledgements of the year's best work in the various areas of sound editing for Dialogue & ADR, Effects & Foley and Music,” Ms. Banks continues. “We were also extremely proud to award Steven Spielberg with our Filmmaker Recipient, and to honor long-time MPSE member Larry Singer as our Career Achievement Recipient.” Active MPSE members voted in the general nomination ballot and may serve on the Blue Ribbon Panels that voted for the final awards.

During the course of his 30-year career, Larry Singer has worked with such directors as Steven Spielberg, Robert Zemekis, Rob Reiner and John Landis, and his credits include AI: Artificial Intelligence, Saving Private Ryan, A Few Good Men and Back to the Future. Singer is the first ADR supervisor to be presented with the award.

The MPSE board currently comprises president Bobbi Banks, vice-president Frank Morrone, secretary Mark Lanza, treasurer Paul Rodriguez, Sgt. at Arms Glenn Morgan, Film Seats Mike Draghi, Scott Haller, Hal Levinsohn and Bernard Weiser, plus TV Seats Maciek Malish, Chris Reeves, Jason Arnold and Ruth Adelman. “We have an awesome board that is dedicated to serving the sound community in new and creative ways,” Ms. Banks says.

Steven Spielberg

Steven Spielberg

Larry Singer

2010 MPSE Filmmaker
Recipient Steven Spielberg

2010 MPSE Filmmaker
Recipient Steven Spielberg

2010 MPSE Career Achievement Recipient Larry Singer

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