Los Angeles, CA (February 23, 2016)—The Cinema Audio Society presented its awards for outstanding achievement in sound mixing for motion picture at the Los Angeles Millennium Biltmore Hotel on Saturday, February 20, in a ceremony hosted by comedian Elayne Boosler.
The 52nd CAS Awards also celebrated the professional contributions of ADR mixer Doc Kane by honoring him with the CAS Career Achievement Award. Kane was feted by Garry Marshall and David Fluhr, CAS. Video tributes for Kane, who has over 350 film credits, included special video tributes from both Disney Animation and Pixar, as well as actor Brad Garrett.
Among other highlights, Emmy Award winning director/producer/screenwriter Jay Roach received the CAS Filmmaker Award in a presentation that included remarks by Oscar-nominee Bryan Cranston and John Ross, CAS.
Matt Yocum, a student at Savannah College of Art and Design, was awarded the CAS Student Recognition Award and presented with a check for $2,500.
The CAS Technical Achievement Awards were presented to Sound Devices SL-6 and iZotope RX5-Advanced for Post-Production.
Celebrity presenters for the evening were: celebrated actor and former Screen Actors Guild president, Ed Asner, Emmy-nominated actor Walton Goggins, actress/writer Mo Collins, actor Charley Koontz, actress Dana Gourrier and actor/comedian/voice over artist Carlos Alazraqui.
The complete list of winners for outstanding achievement in sound mixing includes:
Motion Picture – Live Action
Production Mixer -- Chris Duesterdiek
Re-recording Mixer -- Jon Taylor, CAS
Re-recording Mixer -- Frank Montaño
Re-recording Mixer -- Randy Thom, CAS
Scoring Mixer -- Conrad Hensel
ADR Mixer – Michael Miller, CAS
Foley Mixer -- Geordy Sincavage
Original Dialogue Mixer -- Doc Kane
Re-recording Mixer -- Tom Johnson
Re-recording Mixer -- Michael Semanick
Scoring Mixer -- Joel Iwataki
Foley Mixer -- Mary Jo Lang, CAS
Television Movie or Mini-Series
Fargo: Season 2 Episode 5
Production Mixer -- Michael Playfair, CAS
Re-recording Mixer -- Kirk Lynds
Re-recording Mixer -- Martin Lee
Television Series - 1 Hour
Game of Thrones: Hardhome
Production Mixer -- Ronan Hill, CAS
Production Mixer -- Richard Dyer, CAS
Re-recording Mixer -- Onnalee Blank, CAS
Re-recording Mixer -- Mathew Waters, CAS
Foley Mixer -- Brett Voss, CAS
Television Series – 1/2 Hour
Modern Family: Connection Lost
Production Mixer -- Stephen A. Tibbo, CAS
Re-recording Mixer -- Dean Okrand, CAS
Re-recording Mixer -- Brian R. Harman, CAS
Re-recording Mixer -- David Michael Torres
Television Non-Fiction, Variety or Music Series or Specials
Live from Lincoln Center: Danny Elfman's Music from the Films of Tim Burton
Re-Recording Mixer – Ken Hahn, CAS
Production Mixer/House Sound -- Paul Bevan
Cinema Audio Society Technical Achievement Award Nominations
Sound Devices SL-6
CAS STUDENT RECOGNITION AWARD
Matt Yocum, Savannah College of Art & Design
Cinema Audio Society