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Cinema Audio Society Sound Mixing Noms

By | Thursday January 19, 2012 @ 5:30am PST

Los Angeles, Thursday January 19th, 2011 — The Cinema Audio Society announces the nominees for the 48th Annual CAS Awards for Outstanding Achievement in Sound Mixing for 2011 in four categories. Also included are the nominations for the CAS Technical Awards in both the Production and the Post-Production categories.

The Awards will be presented at a sealed envelope dinner on February 18th in the Crystal Ballroom of the Millennium Biltmore Hotel. During this Awards Dinner the highest honor of the CAS — the CAS Career Achievement Award will be presented to Re-recording Mixer Scott Millan, CAS and the CAS Filmmaker Award will be presented to director Rob Marshall. KTLA Entertainment Reporter Sam Rubin will be returning as the Master of Ceremonies

The Cinema Audio Society, a philanthropic, non-profit organization, was formed in 1964 for the purpose of sharing information with Sound Professionals in the Motion Picture and Television Industry.

On the evening of the Awards the Cinema Audio Society website will be updated in real time as the winners are announced. http://www.cinemaaudiosociety.org/

The Nominees for the Cinema Audio Society Awards
for Outstanding Achievement in Sound Mixing for 2011 are:

Motion Pictures
Hanna
Production Mixer: Roland Winke
Re-recording Mixers: Christopher Scarabosio
Craig Berkey, CAS
Scoring Mixer: Andrew Dudman

Hugo
Production Mixer: John Midgley
Re-recording Mixer: Tom Fleischman, CAS
Scoring Mixer: Simon Rhodes

Moneyball
Production Mixer: Ed Novick
Re-recording Mixers: Deb Adair, CAS
Ron Bochar, CAS
David Giammarco
Scoring Mixer: Brad Haenel

Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides
Production Mixer: Lee Orloff, CAS
Re-recording Mixers: Paul Massey, CAS
Chris Boyes
Scoring Mixer: Alan Meyerson

Super 8
Production Mixer: Mark Ulano, CAS
Re-recording Mixers: Andy Nelson
Anna Behlmer
Scoring Mixer: Dan Wallin

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HAMMOND: ‘Social Network’ & ‘True Grit’ Win At Guild Awards: What Does It Mean?

Pete Hammond

With The Social Network winning big with Film Editors, and True Grit doing the same across town with the Sound Mixers, Saturday represented the first night in several weekends when the big news was not The King’s Speech. Last night added a little surprise and diversity to an awards season that was becoming a bit predictable. Attention must be paid in particular to the American Cinema Editor’s ACE Eddie Awards, an uncanny predictor not only of who will win the all-important Best Editing Oscar but also Best Picture. So Saturday night was very important for The Social Network which has been trying to regain ground lost in several other Guild contests this season.

The Social Network’s Eddie win as Best Edited Dramatic Feature Film over other formidable Best Pic and Editing Oscar contenders like Black Swan, The King’s Speech, and The Fighter, not to mention the not Oscar-nominated Inception, was a big psychological boost to its Academy chances. Especially because it comes on the heels of a BAFTA win in the Editing category last weekend against hometown fave King’s Speech.  Now already favored in the Director and Adapted Screenplay categories, an Editing win would give The Social Network three categories that almost always add up to a Best Picture winner. The last film to take all three without winning Best Pic was Traffic in 2000.

The difference is now there are ten Best Picture nominees judged separately with a preferential voting system, something that almost certainly favors a consensus film like The King’s Speech. It’s entirely possible … Read More »

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‘True Grit’ Wins Best Sound Mixing Award

The Cinema Audio Society consisting of Sound Mixers and Associates from the film and television industries handed out its 47th Annual CAS Award Winners Saturday. The Society was founded to create a proper channel of communication between the related sound crafts and between those instrumental to the production and distribution of film and television soundtracks:

Outstanding Achievement in Sound Mixing for
Motion Pictures:

True Grit
Production Mixer
Peter F. Kurland, CAS
Re-recording Mixers
Skip Lievsay, CAS
Craig Berkey, CAS
Greg Orloff, CAS

Outstanding Achievement in Sound Mixing for a Television Movies and Mini-Series:

Temple Grandin
Production Mixer
Ethan Andrus
Re-recording Mixer
Rick Ash

Outstanding Achievement in Sound Mixing for a Television Series:

Boardwalk Empire (A Return to Normalcy-Episode 12)
Production Mixer
Franklin D. Stettner, CAS
Re-recording Mixers
Tom Fleischman, CAS

Oustanding Achievement in Sound Mixing for
Television – Non-Fiction, Variety or Music -
Series or Specials:

Deadliest Catch: Redemption Day
Re-recording Mixer
Bob Bronow, CAS

7th Annual CAS Technical Achievement Awards:

Production:
Schoeps Super CMIT 2U

Post Production
Izotope Izotope RX-2

2011 CAS Filmmaker Award Honoree:
Taylor Hackford

2011 CAS Career Achievement Honoree:
Jeffrey S. Wexler, CAS

Outstanding Achievement in Sound Mixing for
DVD Original Programming:

30 Days of Night: Dark Days
Production Mixer
Michael Williamson, CAS
Re-recording Mixers
Eric Lalicata, CAS

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