American Cinema Editors President Stephen Rivkin to serve as honorary
chairman of 9th annual charitable event.

Studio City, California –  The Motion
Picture Sound Editors (MPSE) and the Cinema Audio Society (CAS) will host The
MPSE and CAS Annual Golf and Poker Tournament, Sunday, May 21, 2017 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.
American Cinema
Editors President Stephen Rivkin will serve as honorary chairman of the event.
Rivkin, who also serves on the Board of Directors for the Motion Picture
Editors Guild, is an Oscar-nominated, ACE Eddie Award-winning picture
editor whose credits include Avatar and the original Pirates of the
Caribbean trilogy
.


Event activities will include scramble-style golf and poker
tournaments with trophies and prizes for 1st, 2nd and 3rd
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. Sponsors include Dolby Laboratories,
Amblin Partners, MPEG and NAMM.
“The golf tournament is bigger and more popular every year,
providing a wonderful opportunity to network with colleagues in a relaxed and
friendly environment,” says MPSE President Tom McCarthy. “This year, we are
proud to have Stephen Rivkin as honorary chair. Stephen is one of the
industry’s most accomplished editors and a respected colleague of MPSE and CAS.”
What:                   The MPSE and CAS Annual Golf and
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, May 21, 2017
                              10 am    Registration
                              12 pm   Shotgun Golf Tournament
                              1 pm      Poker Registration
                              2 pm      Poker Tournament
                              6
pm      Dinner, Awards and Prizes
Tickets & Info:
  www.mpse.org
About MPSE
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.
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