Los Angeles, CA (March 5, 2009)–The Cinema Audio Society recognized outstanding achievements in film and television production and post production sound at the 45th Annual CAS Awards ceremony on February 14, 2009 in Los Angeles
In the Motion Pictures category, production mixer Resul Pookutty and re-recording mixers Ian Tapp and Richard Pryke won for their work on Slumdog Millionaire.
Production mixer Jay Meagher, CAS and re-recording mixers Mike Minkler, CAS and Bob Beemer, CAS took top honors in the Television Movies and Mini-Series category for John Adams, Episode 1: “Join or Die.” In the Television Series category, production mixer William F. Gocke, CAS and re-recording mixers Michael Olman, CAS and Kenneth Kobett, CAS won for 24: Redemption. Also in television, in the Non-Fiction, Variety or Music – Series or Specials category, re-recording mixer Bob Bronow, CAS was recognized for Deadliest Catch episode “No Mercy.”
The winners for DVD Original Programming were live audio mixer Jon Lemon and re-recording mixers Kerry Brown, Kevin Dippold and Brian Slack for Smashing Pumpkins- If All Goes Wrong.
The 5th Annual Award for Technical Achievement went to the Sound Devices 788T digital recorder in the Production category and the CEDAR DNS3000 dialogue noise suppressor in the post production category.
Production sound mixer Dennis Maitland, CAS received the Cinema Audio Society’s highest accolade, the CAS Career Achievement Award.
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