The Motion Picture Sound Editors (MPSE) today announce that submissions for the 72nd Annual MPSE Golden Reel Awards will open Sunday, September 1, 2024. The Golden Reel Awards honor outstanding achievement in sound editing in categories spanning feature films, long-form and short-form television, animation, documentaries, games, and student work.

The 72nd Annual Golden Reel Awards will take place on Sunday, February 23, 2025, at the Wilshire Ebell Theatre in Los Angeles.

72nd Annual MPSE Golden Reel Awards Key Dates:

  • Friday, September 1, 2024 - Submissions Open (All Categories)
  • Tuesday, October 31, 2024 – Verna Fields Student Award Submission Deadline
  • Tuesday, November 26, 2024 - Submission Deadline (All Other Categories)
  • Tuesday, December 9, 2024 - Nomination Voting Begins
  • Monday, December 27, 2024 - Nomination Voting Ends
  • Monday, January 13, 2025 - Nominees Announced
  • Sunday, January 20, 2025 - Blue Ribbon Voting Opens
  • Thursday, February 16, 2025 - Blue Ribbon Voting Ends
  • Sunday, February 23, 2025 – 72nd Annual Golden Reel Awards @ Ebell Theater of Los Angeles 

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 artists who practice this unique craft.