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CAS Names Film Sound Award Winners

The sound mixing team for "Hugo" won top honors at the 48th Annual Cinema Audio Society Awards.

(l-r): Walter Murch, CAS; Scott Millan, CAS, with the CAS Career Achievement Award; and composer Thomas Newman.

Los Angeles, CA (February 21, 2012)—The sound mixing team for Hugo won top honors at the 48th Annual Cinema Audio Society Awards.

Production mixer John Midgley, re-recording mixer Tom Fleischman, CAS and scoring mixer Simon Rhodes won Outstanding Achievement in Sound Mixing for a Motion Picture, the evening’s top honor, for their work on Hugo.

The program also celebrated the professional contributions of Scott Millan, CAS, with the CAS Career Achievement Award. A four-time Academy Award winner, Millan has won three CAS Awards and been nominated eight times. On hand to present his award was previous CAS Career Achievement Award recipient (and two-time Academy Award winner) Walter Murch, CAS and by ten-time Academy Award nominated, Grammy and Emmy Award-winning composer Thomas Newman.

Among other highlights, Academy Award-nominated director Rob Marshall, was presented with the CAS Filmmaker Award, the highest honor bestowed upon a non-CAS member. Presenting his award were some of Marshall’s most notable colleagues: Academy Award winner Penelope Cruz, CAS Award and three-time Academy Award winner Michael Minkler, CAS; Academy Award winner Lee Orloff, CAS; and CAS Award and six-time Academy Award nominee Paul Massey, CAS.

The winners at the 48th Cinema Audio Society Awards were:

Television – Non-Fiction, Variety or Music – Series or Specials:
Deadliest Catch: “New Blood”
Re-recording Mixer: Bob Bronow, CAS

Technical Achievement Award – Production:
Zaxcom Nomad Production Sound System

Technical Achievement Award – Post Production:
Avid Pro Tools 10

Television Series:
Boardwalk Empire: “To The Lost”
Production Mixer: Franklin D. Stettner, CAS
Re-recording Mixer: Tom Fleischman, CAS

Television Movies and Mini-Series:
Too Big to Fail
Production Mixer: James J. Sabat, CAS
Re-recording Mixers: Chris Jenkins; Bob Beemer, CAS
Scoring Mixer: Chris Fogel

Motion Pictures:
Production Mixer: John Midgley
Re-recording Mixer: Tom Fleischman, CAS
Scoring Mixer: Simon Rhodes

Cinema Audio Society