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CAS Award Winners Named

The Cinema Audio Society announced its 56th Annual CAS Awards for outstanding achievement in sound mixing for 2019 on Saturday, January 25.

Los Angeles, CA (January 28, 2020) —The Cinema Audio Society announced its 56th Annual CAS Awards for outstanding achievement in sound mixing for 2019 on Saturday, January 25.

Held in the Wilshire Grand Ballroom of the InterContinental Los Angeles Downtown, the event was hosted by Kirsten Vangsness. CAS award winners were announced in seven categories for Outstanding Sound Mixing Motion Picture and Television. The CAS Outstanding Product Awards for 2019 were presented to Sound Devices for their Scorpio portable mixer/recorder and to iZotope for their Dialog Match plug-in.

Cinema Audio Society Award Nominations Announced

The professional contributions of re-recording mixer Tom Fleischman CAS were recognized as he received the CAS Career Achievement Award. Presenter Gary Bourgeois spoke of the commitment to excellence Fleischman has demonstrated in a career that spans over 40 years and nearly 200 films, and collaborations with dozens of notable directors. Congratulatory messages from production sound mixer Chris Newman CAS and director Martin Scorsese reportedly left many in the room teary-eyed.

James Mangold received the CAS Filmmaker Award in a presentation that included remarks by re-recording mixer Paul Massey CAS, who was joined in the presentation by Harrison Ford. Mangold had even more to celebrate as he watched his sound team take top honors for Outstanding Achievement in Sound Mixing Motion Picture – Live Action for Ford v Ferrari.

The evening also saw CAS President Karol Urban acknowledge recently retired CAS Executive Board member Peter R. Damski for his years of service to the organization.

Bo Pang, a student at Chapman University, Orange, CA, was awarded the CAS Student Recognition Award and presented with a check for $5000. The other four finalists received $1000. These gifts were made possible by the support of IMAX and iZotope, co-sponsors of the Student Recognition Award. Additionally, the students received gift bags with a variety of production and post production products to help launch their careers in sound thanks to the support of Audionamix, Denecke, Deity, Halter Technical, iZotope, K-Tek, Lectrosonics, McDSP, Sound Devices, Sound Particles, Todd AO and Zaxcom.

The full list of CAS award winners is as follows:


Motion Picture – Live Action

Ford v Ferrari

Production Mixer – Steven A. Morrow CAS

Re-recording Mixer – Paul Massey CAS

Re-recording Mixer – David Giammarco CAS

Scoring Mixer – Tyson Lozensky

ADR Mixer – David Betancourt

Foley Mixer – Richard Duarte


Motion Picture – Animated

Toy Story 4

Original Dialogue Mixer – Doc Kane CAS

Re-recording Mixer – Michael Semanick CAS

Re-recording Mixer – Nathan Nance

Scoring Mixer – David Boucher

ADR Mixer – Vince Caro CAS

Foley Mixer – Scott Curtis


Motion Picture – Documentary

Making Waves: The Art of Cinematic Sound

Production Mixer – David J. Turner

Re-recording Mixer – Tom Myers

Scoring Mixer – Dan Blanck

Foley Mixer – Frank Rinella


Television Series – 1 Hour

Game of Thrones: The Bells

Production Mixer – Ronan Hill CAS

Production Mixer –Simon Kerr

Production Mixer – Daniel Crowley

Re-recording Mixer – Onnalee Blank CAS

Re-recording Mixer – Mathew Waters CAS

Foley Mixer – Brett Voss CAS


Television Series – 1/2 Hour — Tie

Barry: ronny/lily

Production Mixer – Benjamin A. Patrick CAS

Re-recording Mixer – Elmo Ponsdomenech CAS

Re-recording Mixer – Jason “Frenchie” Gaya

ADR Mixer – Aaron Hasson

Foley Mixer – John Sanacore CAS


Fleabag: Episode #2.6

Production Mixer – Christian Bourne

Re-recording Mixer – David Drake

ADR Mixer – James Gregory


Television Movie or Limited Series

Chernobyl:  1:23:45

Production Mixer – Vincent Piponnier

Re-recording Mixer – Stuart Hilliker

ADR Mixer – Gibran Farrah

Foley Mixer – Philip Clements


Television Non-Fiction, Variety or Music Series or Specials

David Bowie: Finding Fame

Production Mixer – Sean O’Neil

Re-recording Mixer – Greg Gettens


Outstanding Product Production

Sound Devices, LLC: Scorpio


Outstanding Product Post Production

iZotope, Inc.: Dialogue Match


Student Recognition Award

Bo Pang, Chapman University, Orange, CA

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