CAS Announces Sound Award Nominations

Los Angeles, CA (January 11, 2008)--The Cinema Audio Society (CAS) has announced the nominees for outstanding achievement in sound mixing. The annual awards are often a good indicator for the Academy Award sound categories.
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Los Angeles, CA (January 11, 2008)--The Cinema Audio Society (CAS) has announced the nominees for outstanding achievement in sound mixing. The annual awards are often a good indicator for the Academy Award sound categories.

Those nominated for sound mixing for motion pictures are production mixer Kirk Francis and re-recording mixers Scott Millan and David Parker for The Bourne Ultimatum; production mixer Edward Tise and re-recording mixers Michael Minkler and Lora Hirschberg for Into the Wild; production mixer Peter Kurland and re-recording mixers Skip Lievsay, Craig Berkey and Gregg Orloff for No Country for Old Men; production mixer Patrick Rousseau and re-recording mixers Chris Jenkins and Frank Montano for 300; and production mixer Peter Devlin and re-recording mixers Kevin O'Connell and Greg P. Russell for Transformers.

For television sound, the teams who worked on Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee, The Company: Part 2, High School Musical 2, The Kill Point: Part 5 - "The Great Ape Escape" and Tin Man: Part 1 are nominated in the movie and mini-series category.

In the television series category, the sound teams from CSI: Crime Scene Investigation: "Living Doll," Jericho: "Why We Fight," Scrubs: "My Musical," The Sopranos: "The Blue Comet" and 24: "Day 6: 10:00 p.m.-11:00 p.m." are nominated.

Nominees for television non-fiction, variety or music - series or specials are A&E Rocks: Bon Jovi, Deadliest Catch: The Unforgiving Sea, Faces of Earth: The Human World, Great Performances at the Met: The Magic Flute and The War: Episode 2 - "When Things Get Tough."

The final category, DVD original programming, includes nominations Bring It On: In It to Win It, Doctor Strange: The Sorcerer Supreme, Ghost in the Shell: Solid State Society, The Invincible Iron Man and Species: The Awakening.

Scoring and re-recording mixer Dennis Sands, CAS will also be honored with the 2008 C.A.S. Career Achievement Award at the presentation ceremony, which takes place February 16 at the Millennium Biltmore in Los Angeles.

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