Los Angeles, CA (February 18, 2019)—The Cinema Audio Society announced the winners of its 55th Annual CAS Awards, which recognize outstanding achievement in sound mixing in seven categories, on Saturday, February 16.
Held in the Wilshire Grand Ballroom of the InterContinental Los Angeles Downtown, the event, attended by a record crowd of over 650, was hosted by comedian Michael Kosta. Awards were presented in seven categories for Outstanding Sound Mixing Motion Picture and Television and two Outstanding Product Awards.
The evening saw outgoing president Mark Ulano, who has termed out, transfer the gavel to the previously announced newly-elected president Karol Urban, CAS. Steve Venezia, CAS was elected treasurer, and added to the board were Amanda Beggs, CAS, Mary H. Ellis, CAS, Onnalee Blank, CAS and Michael Minkler, CAS.
The professional contributions of production sound mixer Lee Orloff, CAS were recognized as he received the CAS Career Achievement Award. Orloff’s award presenters sound mixer Chris Noyes and director Dean Parisot spoke of the passion and integrity Orloff has demonstrated in a career that spans 35 years and nearly 80 film and so many collaborations with notable directors.
In his presentation of the President’s Award to Foley mixer MaryJo Lang, CAS President Mark Ulano praised her extensive career and her contribution to the success of many Foley mixers in attendance, as well as her commitment to the sound community.
Steven Spielberg received the CAS Filmmaker Award in a presentation that included remarks by production sound mixer Ron Judkins, and re-recording mixers Gary Rydstrom, CAS and Andy Nelson, CAS. They were joined in the presentation by actor and director Bradley Cooper.
During the event the CAS Career Achievement Award, considered the CAS’ highest honor, was presented to production sound mixer Lee Orloff, CAS. The CAS Filmmaker Award was presented to Steven Spielberg.
Anna Wozniewicz of Chapman University, Orange, CA was named the Student Recognition Award winner and presented with a check for $5000.
CAS also named the outstanding production and post production product winners.
The Cinema Audio Society winners are:
Motion Picture – Live Action
Production Mixer – John Casali
Re-recording Mixer – Paul Massey
Re-recording Mixer – Tim Cavagin
Re-recording Mixer – Niv Adiri, CAS
Motion Picture – Animated
Isle of Dogs
Original Dialogue Mixer – Darrin Moore
Re-recording Mixer – Christopher Scarabosio
Re-recording Mixer – Wayne Lemmer
Scoring Mixer – Xavier Forcioli
Scoring Mixer – Simon Rhodes
Foley Mixer – Peter Persaud, CAS
Motion Picture – Documentary
Production Mixer – Jim Hurst
Re-recording Mixer – Tom Fleischman, CAS
Re-recording Mixer – Ric Schnupp
Scoring Mixer – Tyson Lozensky
ADR Mixer – David Boulton
Foley Mixer – Joana Niza Braga
Television Series – 1 Hour
The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel: Vote for Kennedy, Vote for Kennedy
Production Mixer – Mathew Price, CAS
Re-recording Mixer – Ron Bochar, CAS
Re-recording Mixer – Michael Miller, CAS
ADR Mixer – David Boulton
Foley Mixer – Steven Visscher
Television Series – 1/2 Hour
Mozart in the Jungle: Domo Arigato
Production Mixer – Ryotaro Harada
Re-recording Mixer – Andy D’Addario
Re-recording Mixer – Chris Jacobson, CAS
ADR Mixer – Patrick Christensen
Foley Mixer – Gary DeLeone
Television Movie or Limited Series
American Crime Story: The Assassination of Gianni Versace (Part 1) The Man Who Would Be Vogue
Production Mixer – John Bauman, CAS
Re-recording Mixer – Joe Earle, CAS
Re-recording Mixer – Doug Andham, CAS
ADR Mixer – Judah Getz, CAS
Foley Mixer – Arno Stephanian
Television Non-Fiction, Variety or Music Series or Specials
Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown (Bhutan)
Re-Recording Mixer – Benny Mouthon, CAS
Outstanding Product – Production
Dan Dugan Sound Design Dugan Automixing in Sound Devices 633 Compact Mixer
Outstanding Product – Post Production
iZotope, Inc. RX 7
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