Studio City, California – The Motion Picture Sound Editors (MPSE) and the Cinema Audio Society (CAS) will host the MPSE & CAS Annual Golf and Poker Tournament on Sunday, October 14, 2018 at beautiful Angeles National Golf Club in Sunland, California. Proceeds will benefit the MPSE’s Ethel Crutcher Scholarship Fund, which provides mentoring and support for student sound artists, as well as the two organizations’ work in promoting the craft of entertainment sound.
Cinema Audio Society President Mark Ulano will serve as honorary chairman of the event. Ulano is an Academy Award-winning production sound mixer with more than 130 film and television credits, including Inglourious Basterds, Hateful Eight, Iron Man and Super 8. He won an Oscar for Sound Mixing for Titanic, which also brought him a Cinema Audio Society Award. He is the recipient of three additional CAS Award nominations and three BAFTA Award nominations.
Event activities will include scramble-style golf and poker tournaments with trophies and prizes for 1, 2 and 3 place finishers. The golf tournament will feature a hole-in-one contest with a $10,000 prize and a putting contest with a $5,000 prize. Other games and surprises will occur throughout the day. The event will climax with a raffle and awards dinner. The MPSE will also inaugurate its annual membership drive at the event.
“Every year, our golf tournament is more popular, and we are expecting this to be our best event yet,” says MPSE President Tom McCarthy. “This tournament provides a wonderful opportunity for the sound community to have fun and compete with old friends and colleagues, while benefitting an important cause, the MPSE’s Ethel Crutcher Scholarship Fund.”
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.