Location: USA

  • Although only sound editors, music editors and sound designers are given Golden Reel Awards statues, the foley artists, sound mixers, recordists and assistants on winning shows will receive a certificate to acknowledge their work as part of the team. Beginning in 2006, foley artists will receive statues too.

Time Specification: regular

Geographic Specification: national


Golden Reel Award
Given: 1954-
2010: There is no Special Venue category this year.
The awards are voted for by M.P.S.E. members.

Verna Fields Award
Given: 1983-
The award is given for achievement in student sound editing.

President's Award
Given: 1976-

Filmmaker's Award
Given: 2005-

Career Achievement Award
Given: 2001-

Lifetime Achievement Award
Given: 1985-1998
The Board of Directors may, but shall not be required to, award the Lifetime Achievement to qualified members of the sound community.