Associated Production Music awarded Australian Film, Television& Radio School student Manny Holihan with the Verna Fields Awardfor Sound Editing in a Student Film at the 51st Annual MSPE Golden ReelAwards, held February 28, 2004, at the Century Plaza Hotel in LosAngeles.
Pictured: APM executive Erin Collins (left) and MPSE Student FilmAward winner Manny Holihan
APM is underwriting the 2004 Ethel Crutcher Scholarship Fund, whichis part of the Verna Fields Award, with a generous donation.
The Student Award has traditionally been funded by the MPSE withdonations from its individual members, and this will be the firstcontribution by a company outside of the editors’organization.
Late last year, APM, with the Young Musicians Foundation, alsoestablished a film and TV music business fellowship. The paidfellowship offers hands-on experience researching music, attendingscoring sessions and assisting with a number of other jobs done by APMand YMF staff.
The Verna Fields Award for Sound Editing in a Student Film is namedafter the noted film editor whose credits include Jaws,American Graffiti and Paper Moon, and the Ethel CrutcherScholarship Fund bears the name of the late business manager for theMPSE. It is one of 19 awards presented for career achievement in thefield of sound editing.
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