MPSE Accepting Submissions for Verna Fields Student Award


The Motion Picture Sound Editors (MPSE) is now accepting submissions for its annual Verna Fields Student Awards, honor outstanding work by student sound editors.


The award, which will be presented at the 69th Annual MPSE  Golden Reel Awards ceremony on March 13, 2022, is open to students worldwide with the winner receiving a grant from MPSE’s Ethel Crutcher Scholarship Fund. Submissions must be received by October 31st. Further information and entry forms are available at the MPSE Golden Reel Site.

The Verna Fields Student Award is the highest honor available to student sound editors. Entry is open to all original student projects (commercials, trailers, and other promotional media excepted) with the winner selected by a panel of sound professionals. Winners not only receive a cash scholarship; they also gain international recognition for their work and the opportunity to network with top professionals from across the entertainment industry. “MPSE prides itself on connecting with students of our craft,” said MPSE Vice President Steve Urban. “Panel chairs for our Verna Fields Student Award reach out to each student supervising sound editor who submits for consideration to discuss their projects. Student nominees are given the opportunity to connect with one another, forming invaluable bonds that can last a career.”