Tom Cruise to present Jerry Bruckheimer with MPSE’s Filmmaker Award
January 5, 2023

Tom Cruise to present Jerry Bruckheimer with MPSE’s Filmmaker Award

HOLLYWOOD — The Motion Picture Sound Editors ( have announced that Tom Cruise will be among the presenters at the 70th Annual MPSE Golden Reel Awards. The three-time Academy Award nominee and star & producer of this year’s $1.4 billion box office hit Top Gun: Maverick, will present fellow producer Jerry Bruckheimer with the MPSE’s annual Filmmaker Award. The 70th Annual MPSE Golden Reel Awards will be held on Sunday, February 26th, at the Wilshire Ebell Theatre in Los Angeles.

The cinematic chemistry between Cruise and Bruckheimer began more than three decades ago with the original Top Gun, the highest grossing film of 1986. 2022’s Top Gun: Maverick broke box office records worldwide.

“Tom Cruise is the perfect presenter as we honor Jerry Bruckheimer and his incredible contributions to the world of film and television,” says MPSE president Mark A. Lanza. “We are thrilled to host these two screen legends as we celebrate the Golden Reel Awards’ Platinum Anniversary.”

Tom Cruise’s appearance is one of many special features planned for this year’s Golden Reel Awards. For the first time in three years the awards ceremony will be held live and at a new venue - the historic Wilshire Ebell Theatre. Award‐winning actor, comedian and author Patton Oswalt will host, while other celebrities will appear as presenters alongside legends of the world of sound.

The MPSE 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.