Ruth Adelman is a Sound Supervisor at Todd-AO currently serving as ADR supervisor on CSI: Crime Scene Investigation. She also contributes editorially to TV shows such as Nikita, CSI:New York, Newsroom, Red Widow and Rectify. When her schedule allows, Adelman also enjoys working on feature films, her most recent being The Necessary Death of Charlie Countryman, directed by Fredrik Bond, and Killer Joe, directed by William Friedkin. Adelman has been nominated for 12 Primetime Emmys and won in 2000 for the CSI: Crime Scene Investigation episode “Fight Night” A longtime board member of the Motion Picture Sound Editors, she has been nominated 12 times for the organization’s Golden Reel Award and has won six times. Additional recognition includes three nominations and two wins for the Hollywood Post Alliance Award. This is Adelman’s second year as a governor of the Television Academy’s Sound Editing peer group. She also serves on the Membership Committee. "It is wonderful to have the opportunity to give back to an organization that symbolizes excellence in television," she says.
Edward Fassl is currently director of sound services at Larson Studios, a leading independent postproduction audio facility located in Hollywood. Fassl has supervised the postproduction audio for series such as Hannah Montana, Sonny with a Chance, Wizards of Waverly Place, Zeke & Luther and The Suite Life on Deck. Fassl has almost three decades of experience in audio and video postproduction for film and television. He has been a sound editor and supervising sound editor on both television and feature films, and served over eight years as manager of Laser Pacific Digital Sound Services, one of the first fully digital audio postproduction facilities in Hollywood. Fassl has also worked at several major studios such as Sony Pictures, Warner Brothers, and the Walt Disney Company. Fassl’s experience as a sound editor, supervising sound editor and facilities manager has given him the knowledge to well represent the sound editing community. He is continuously looking ahead to the ever-changing requirements of theatrical, internet and home audio environments. A 20-year member of the Motion Picture Editors Guild, Fassl has earned multiple Primetime Emmy and MPSE Golden Reel Award nominations and is the recipient of two MPSE Golden Reel awards for sound editing.