The Motion Picture Sound Editors (MPSE) in Studio City, California, announces that Steve Williams of NBCUniversal will be the honorary chair at the 7th annual MPSE Charity Golf Tournament being held on Monday, September 28, 2015, at Angeles National Golf Club in Sunland, Calif.
The tournament benefits the MPSE Ethel Crutcher Scholarship Fund, which provides scholarships for continuing education and advancement in the film, television and gaming profession. Williams, the honorary chair, is a monumental figure in the world of sound and has been a long time member and a past Treasurer of the Motion Picture Sound Editors (MPSE).
Williams is Vice President of Post-Production Services for NBCUniversal StudioPost, a division of Operations & Technical Services (O&TS). StudioPost provides best-in-class post support that enables the company to produce, master, deliver and preserve the highest quality media content in the world. As Vice President, Williams oversees TV Sound, Feature Sound, Feature Marketing, Projection, and Editorial Facilities.
He previously served as Vice President, Administration, Sound Services for Universal Studios Post Production & Media Services. Williams joined NBCUniversal in 2002 as Supervising Sound Editor. He served as Sound Supervisor for four seasons on Dick Wolf’s Law & Order: Criminal Intent.
Williams provided feature sound supervision on such high profile projects as The Book of Eli, You Me & Dupree, Broken City and Menace II Society.
In 2006, Williams transitioned to a management role as Director of Sound Services.
Prior to NBCUniversal, Williams established a diverse multimedia background that includes radio production, music recording, production and post-production.
Williams is an Emmy Award winner and a member of both The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences and The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. He has also served on the board of the Motion Picture Sound Editors.
Williams graduated from the prestigious Lowell High School in San Francisco and attended the University of California, Berkeley. He lives in Pasadena, Calif., with his wife, Clara. They have two children and two grandchildren.
For more information, visit mpse.org.