Los Angeles—The Cinema Audio Society opened the submissions process on October 17 for the CAS Awards with a big change this year — Scoring Mixers will be added to the mix in three categories: Motion Pictures, Television Movie or Mini-Series and DVD Original Programming. The 48th Annual CAS Awards nominees will be announced on Thursday, January 19, 2012 and the CAS Awards will be held Saturday, February 18, 2012 in the Crystal Ballroom of the Millennium Biltmore Hotel, Los Angeles, California.