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Sound designer Resul Pookutty elected Sound Editors Guild Of America board member

Press Trust of India  |  Los Angeles 

Oscar-winning on Tuesday announced that he has been named of (MPSE).

The 47-year-old sound artiste took to to share the

"Absolutely delighted to share with you all that I'm elected as of #MPSE (Motion Pictures Sound Editors Guild Of America).

"Sharing my name and seat with some of most prolific names in the industry... Huge honour for Indian Film Industry. First of it's kind!" Pookutty, who is currently in Los Angeles, his "second home", wrote.

He also called the city "a land that has given me everything!"

Pookutty earlier shared a screenshot which also mentioned other names of members, who along with him have been elected for a two-year term.

They include James Barth, Perry LaMaca, Paulette Victor Lifton, David Barber, Garrett Montgomery, Daniel Blanck, and

According to its website, MPES, founded in 1953, is an organisation "dedicated to improving the recognition of its members by educating the public and the rest of the filmmaking community as to the artistic merit of sound editing".

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First Published: Tue, January 08 2019. 14:21 IST