Studio City, California – The National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM), the Editors Guild, Formosa Group and NBCUniversal are among the official sponsors of the annual MPSE & CAS Charity Golf and Poker Tournament scheduled for October 14, 2018 at Angeles National Golf Club in Sunland, California. Co-hosted by the Motion Picture Sound Editors (MPSE) and the Cinema Audio Society (CAS) the popular event brings together professionals from across the world of entertainment sound. It is also a significant charitable event with proceeds benefitting MPSE’s Ethel Crutcher Scholarship Fund, which provides mentoring and support for student sound artists. Cinema Audio Society President Mark Ulano is honorary chairman of the event.
This year’s event promises to be the biggest and best yet. The winning team in the scramble-style golf tournament will receive a prize of $1200 in the form of gift cards from Roger Dunn Golf Shops, with additional prizes awarded to second and third place finishers. Other activities include longest drive, putting and hole-in-one competitions with individual prizes as high as $10,000. The winner of the poker tournament will take home a $1000 gift certificate toward a vacation getaway in Las Vegas.
This year’s event also includes a Ball Drop Raffle. Numbered balls will be dropped from a bucket held aloft by a firetruck with the balls closest and farthest from a target hole taking home prizes. Raffle tickets may be purchased at https://bit.ly/2JZIcjs.
“Members of MPSE and CAS look forward to this event as a chance to relax and have fun with their peers while raising money for a great cause,” said MPSE President Tom McCarthy. “We draw more participants every year.”
Limited sponsorship opportunities remain at various levels. Cash donations may also be made directly to the Ethel Crutcher Scholarship Fund. For more information about sponsorship, contact Karen Dunn at (925) 708-0307 or [email protected].
What: The MPSE and CAS Annual Golf & Poker Tournament
Sponsors: The Motion Picture Sound Editors (MPSE) and the Cinema Audio Society (CAS)
Where: Angeles National Golf Club, 9401 Foothill Blvd., Sunland, California
When: Sunday, October 14, 2018
10 am Registration
12 pm Shotgun Golf Tournament
1 pm Poker Registration
2 pm Poker Tournament
6 pm Dinner, Awards and Prizes
Founded in 1953, the Motion Picture Sound Editors is a non-profit organization of professional sound and music editors who work in the motion picture television and gaming industries. The organization’s mission is to provide a wealth of knowledge from award-winning professionals to a diverse group of individuals, youth and career professionals alike; mentoring and educating the community about the artistic merit and technical advancements in sound and music editing; providing scholarships for the continuing advancement of motion picture sound in education; and helping to enhance the personal and professional lives of the men and women who practice this unique craft.
About the Cinema Audio Society
The Cinema Audio Society was formed in 1964 for the purpose of sharing information with Sound Professionals in the Motion Picture and Television Industry.
The objectives of the CAS are: to educate and inform the general public and the motion picture & television industry that effective sound is achieved by a creative, artistic and technical blending of diverse sound elements; to provide the motion picture & television industry with a progressive society of master craftsmen specialized in the art of creative cinematic sound recording; to advance the specialized field of cinematic sound recording by exchange of ideas, methods, and information; to advance the art of auditory appreciation, and to philanthropically support those causes dedicated to the sense of hearing; to institute and maintain high standards of conduct and craftsmanship among our members; to aid the motion picture & television industry in the selection and training of qualified personnel in the unique field of cinematic sound recording and to achieve for our members deserved recognition as major contributors to the field of motion picture & television entertainment.