Who we are
The MPSE is proud to represent the most elite sound editing professionals in the industry. With a roster of members that spans the globe, the MPSE is the premiere organization for sound editors who have the skill and passion to propel their craft to the next level.
Founded in 1953, the MPSE has remained a leader in furthering the interests of the sound editing community, and encouraging the next generation to reach for greatness, through a combination of mentorships, scholarships, and educational opportunities, known as Sound Advice. The MPSE is also a proud participant in EIPMA, the Entertainment Industry Professional Mentoring Alliance, which partners established professionals with new talent.
The MPSE welcomes artists in all sound disciplines; Sound Effects, Dialogue, ADR, Foley, and Music. The exceptional work done by our members can be heard around the world, every hour of every day.
The MPSE is honored to host a yearly celebration of greatness in sound through the Golden Reel Awards. This is an opportunity for all sound professionals to acknowledge the innovative and skillful work being accomplished in our industry. Because the awards are judged by working sound professionals, a Golden Reel Award is one of the most prized accolades in the sound editing world.
The goals of the MPSE are to further the interests and heighten the profile of our editors, while providing opportunities for growth and education to everyone within our sound community.