The SoundWorks Collection is honored to be the official media sponsors for the Cinema Audio Society Annual CAS Awards and the Motion Picture Sound Editors Golden Reel Awards.
The Cinema Audio Society was formed in 1964 for the purpose of sharing information with Sound Professionals in the Motion Picture and Television Industry. We have seven (7) categories of membership: Active (Full), Associate, Career Achievement, Honorary, Student, Retired and Corporate Members.
Active Members are Mixers (Production and Post Production, Film and Video) who work on Feature Films, Television, and Commercials, as well as Mixers who specialize in Music Scoring, Video Post Sweetening, A.D.R. and Foley.
Associate Members are Sound Specialists, such as Sound Editors, Technicians, Recordists, and Microphone Boom Operators. Corporate Membership is open to companies in the Audio and Video Fields.
In addition, each year the CAS hosts its Awards Banquet to bestow the CAS Awards for Outstanding Achievement in Sound Mixing for both Feature Films and Television, as well as to honor Academy Award Nominees and Emmy Award Winners for Best Sound. This is also the occasion on which the CAS presents its Career Achievement Award. Past honorees include Ray Dolby, Robert Altman, Jack Solomon, John Bonner, Bill Varney, Don Rogers, Walter Murch, Jim Webb, Richard Portman and Tomlinson Holman.
The MPSE is a non-profit organization whose 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 and mentorship 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.
Each year the MPSE presents the MPSE Golden Reel Awards, in which they acknowledge the year’s best work in the various areas of sound editing: Dialogue & ADR, Effects & Foley, and Music. Honoring the finest Sound and Music Editing in Motion Pictures and Television in various catagories.