The board of the Movement Image Sound Editors – the org that produces the annual Golden Reel Awards – has voted unanimously to waive dues funds for its members for the present yr amid the continuing writers and actors strikes which have left lots of its members of out of labor.
“We wish our members to stay actively concerned in our group, and in a position to attend our academic seminars, Sound Recommendation webinars, and different occasions,” says MPSE president Mark A. Lanza. “We wish our members to proceed to hone their abilities in order that, as soon as the strikes are settled, they will return to work on the high of their recreation as premier sound artists. Our mission is to advertise our members and the craft of leisure sound. Waiving dues at this difficult time is absolutely consistent with that mission.”
MPSE just isn’t union affiliated and has no place on the strike however they look ahead to a fast and amicable decision so that every one events can return to work, the org mentioned in Thursday’s announcement.
Members who’ve already paid can have their dues credited to the next yr, in line with MPSE.