BROADCAST MEDIA

Outstanding Achievement in Sound Editing - Episodic Long Form – Dialogue/ADR

A properly completed entry form is required for all submissions. Incomplete submissions will result in the disqualification of that entry from the nominating process.

SCREENING COPIES

The preferred format of screening copies for Broadcast Media categories is streaming and/or digital upload such as FYC link provided by the distributor, Vimeo, YouTube, Twitch, etc.

Should the submission not be available via streaming or digital upload, the submitter must supply a minimum of ten (10) separate NTSC DVDs for each category a particular episode is entered for consideration. These screening copies must be received by the MPSE office by the submission deadline or the submission will not be considered for nomination.

If Blu-Ray is preferred by the submitter, the minimum number of copies accepted is ten (10).

AWARD CATEGORY DEFINITION AND QUALIFICATIONS -

The MPSE will confer a Golden Reel Award on the crew demonstrating exemplary dialogue and ADR editing for an episodic long form project in a single category designated as Outstanding Achievement in Sound Editing - Episodic Long Form - Dialogue/ADR. Judging for the award shall consider the quality of these disciplines for each eligible submission.

Programming released via television broadcast, cable broadcast, streaming, VOD, or other online or non-theatrical means will be considered Broadcast Media.

Episodic Long Form is considered any program that has five (5) or more episodes which broadcast recurrently. This includes Made-For-Television Movies, Mini-Series, and Specials.

Only one (1) episode per series may be submitted per Supervising Sound Editor in a single awards year.

RUNNING TIME REQUIREMENT - 50:00+

SCREENING REQUIREMENTS -

For nomination consideration, the Blue Ribbon Panel will consider the sound editorial work presented from one (1) to two (2) sections indicated by the submitter in their submission paperwork. These sections should not exceed twenty-five (25) minutes when combined.

For awards consideration, the Blue Ribbon Panel will consider the sound editorial work from the program in its entirety.

PERIOD OF ELIGIBILITY -

Broadcast Media submissions will be judged in the year of their initial airing or release in the United States.

TROPHIES AWARDED -

MPSE Golden Reel Statue Trophies shall be presented to the following positions on the winning production: Supervising Sound Editors, Supervising Dialogue Editors, Supervising ADR Editors, Dialogue and ADR Editors.

CREW SIZE -

For this category, the number of awards to be given will be one editor per act (or reel) plus two, e.g. for a six (6) act show there may be as many as eight (8) awards.

NOMINATION PROCESS -

Any entry in the Dialogue/ADR categories that does not submit a complete application for submission, including an explanation of the Dialogue and ADR editors' work, will not be considered for nomination.

The nomination process shall follow the Broadcast Media Balloting Method.