A properly completed entry form is required for all submissions. Incomplete submissions will result in the disqualification of that entry from the nominating process and will not be considered for Chair Recommendations.
The MPSE will confer a Golden Reel Award on the crew demonstrating exemplary music editing in a Live-Action or Animated feature film, English Language or Foreign Language, in a single category designated as Outstanding Achievement in Sound Editing - Feature Motion Picture - Underscore. Music editing for this category refers specifically to working with newly composed original instrumental music as score and/or previously recorded music as source and/or score.
A minimum of thirty (30) minutes of newly composed score music must have been written specifically for the submission.
Cue sheets must be supplied with each submission
Feature films must have been released commercially during the calendar year of consideration and must have run for at least one week in a public theater in the United States. Festivals and private screenings neither qualify nor prevent qualification.
MPSE Golden Reel Statue Trophies shall be presented to the following positions on the winning production: Supervising Music Editors, Music Editors and Scoring Editors.
All nominated editors must be part of the primary sound editing crew, not just the temp mix or mix changes.