Acclaimed voice actors Kelly Stables and David Cowgill will host the 68th Annual MPSE Golden Reel Awards. Stables and Cowgill will be joined by presenters from around the world in honoring outstanding achievement in sound editing across 22 categories, spanning motion pictures, television, animation, computer entertainment, and student work.
This year’s all-virtual awards ceremony will be held on Friday, April 16 at 6:00 pm PDT.
“We are thrilled to have Kelly and David as hosts for this year’s Golden Reel Awards,” said MPSE president Mark Lanza. “As voice actors, they have unique insight into the world of entertainment sound. They will lend humor and excitement to a special night as we celebrate our craft.”
Stables’ voice work includes the children’s series Doc McStuffins, Sofia the First, and Adventures in Odyssey. She has appeared on-camera in Superstore, Two and a Half Men, Romantically Challenged, and The Exes. Cowgill has leant his voice to hundreds of films and television shows including Frozen II, The Angry Birds Movie 2, A Very Sordid Wedding, Hotel Transylvania 2, and Minions.
“This year’s Golden Reels Awards will be especially memorable,” said Stables. “Throughout the challenges of the past year, sound artists have continued to put their hearts and souls into projects across all forms of entertainment media. It’s wonderful to take part in honoring their commitment.”
Cowgill promises that the virtual ceremony will be full of laughs and surprises. “The virtual format allows us to bring people together from across the globe,” he said. “It’s going to be a great time. I can’t wait.”
Individual awards will be presented by accomplished sound professionals appearing from Australia, China, Mexico, India, Russia, and Southern California.
Motion Picture Sound Editors mpse.org