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Cinema Audio Society Announces 2019 Winners

The annual CAS Awards were held Saturday night.

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.

Cinema Audio Society Announces Nominees

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

Bohemian Rhapsody

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

Free Solo

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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