imgLos Angeles, CA (February 19, 2013)—The Cinema Audio Society presented its 49th annual CAS Awards on Saturday, February 16, honoring outstanding achievement in sound mixing for film and television.

The awards ceremony, held in the Crystal Ballroom at the Millennium Biltmore Hotel in downtown Los Angeles, also honored production sound mixer Chris Newman, CAS, with the CAS Career Achievement Award. In addition, Oscar nominated actress Anne Hathaway presented the CAS Filmmaker Award to Academy Award-winning director Jonathan Demme.

The event also included a tribute to Stefan Kudelski, inventor of the Nagra tape recorder, presented by Oscar winner Tomlinson Holman, CAS.

The winners for Outstanding Achievement in Sound Mixing for 2012 were:

Motion Pictures - Live: Les Miserables

Production mixer: Simon Hayes
Re-recording mixer: Andy Nelson
Re-recording mixer: Mark Paterson
Scoring mixer: Jonathan Allen
ADR mixer: Robert Edwards
Foley mixer: Pete Smith

Motion Pictures - Animated: Brave

Original dialogue mixer: Bobby Johanson
Re-recording mixer: Tom Johnson
Re-recording mixer: Gary Rydstrom, CAS
Scoring mixer: Andrew Dudman
Foley mixer: Frank Rinella

Television Movie or Mini-Series: Hatfields & McCoys: "Part 1"

Production mixer: Dragos Stanomir
Re-recording mixer: Christian Cooke
Re-recording mixer: Brad Zoern
Scoring mixer: Jeffrey A. Vaughn, CAS
ADR mixer: Eric Apps
Foley mixer: Peter Persaud

Television Series - One Hour: Homeland: "Beirut is Back"

Production mixer: Larry Long
Re-recording mixer: Nello Torri, CAS
Re-recording mixer: Alan M. Decker, CAS
ADR mixer: Paul Drenning
Foley mixer: Shawn Kennelly

Television Series - Half Hour: Modern Family: "Disneyland"

Production mixer: Stephen A. Tibbo, CAS
Re-recording mixer: Dean Okrand
Re-recording mixer: Brian R. Harman, CAS

Television Non-Fiction, Variety or Music Series or Specials: The 2012 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony

Re-recording mixer: Brian Riordan, CAS
Re-recording mixer: Jamie Ledner

The 9th annual CAS Technical Achievement Award in the Production category was presented to Sound Devices for the company's 664 field production mixer with recorder. Dolby's Atmos won in the Post Production category.

Cinema Audio Society
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