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Netflix’s Documentary on the Backbone of The Music Industry – Hired Gun

May 7, 2018 | By
Netflix’s Documentary on the Backbone of The Music Industry – Hired Gun

    Kenny Aronoff. Nita Strauss. Rudy Sarzo. Liberty DeVitto. Derek St. Holmes. You’ve heard their music and have seen them perform, but more than likely you’ve heard their names. In Fran Strine’s feature-length documentary, Hired Gun, now on Netflix, studio and touring musicians in pop and rock music are given the rare chance... »

Motion Picture Editors Guild To Honor Lee Dichter, CAS with Fellowship & Service Award in New York

April 25, 2018 | By
Motion Picture Editors Guild To Honor Lee Dichter, CAS with Fellowship & Service Award in New York

Lee Dichter. Photo credit: Sophie Dichter. This year, for the first time, the Motion Picture Editors Guild (MPEG) will be holding their award ceremony in New York. Legendary sound re-recording mixer, Lee Dichter, CAS, who is known for his work on Men In Black, Miller’s Crossing, Postcards from the Edge, Grey Gardens and more... »

Cinema Audio Society Now Accepting Applications For CAS Student Recognition Award

April 18, 2018 | By
Cinema Audio Society Now Accepting Applications For CAS Student Recognition Award

  The Cinema Audio Society has opened applications for the Student Recognition Award. Originally presented at the 51st CAS Awards, this honor comes with a $2,500 cash award and is intended to encourage student interest in production or post-production sound mixing, and to recognize individual students with exceptional demonstrated passion in the field. CAS... »

Masterfully Crafted Sound Within A Quiet Place

April 16, 2018 | By
Masterfully Crafted Sound Within A Quiet Place

  We live in a society where sound is omnipresent. A Quiet Place takes us back to the root of solitude but simultaneously experiments with the versatility of sound sonically and atmospherically within the dynamic spectrum. Director John Krasinski (“The Office,” 13 Hours) sought two of the top supervising sound editors in Erik Aadahl... »

2018 CILECT North America Sound Conference

April 2, 2018 | By
2018 CILECT North America Sound Conference

    The 2018 CILECT North America “Sound and Storytelling” Conference was held at the Dodge College of Media Arts at Chapman University on March 22-24, 2018 in Orange, CA. The event was hosted by Michael Kowalski, Associate Dean & Chief Academic Officer. Kowalski has long desired to launch a sound conference of this... »

Cinema Audio Society Announces New Board

March 12, 2018 | By
Cinema Audio Society Announces New Board

  At the recent 54th CAS Awards, President Mark Ulano announced the new members of the Board of Directors for the Cinema Audio Society. With a breadth and depth of experience in the field of sound, the board represents a cross section of experienced production and post-production sound professionals. The re-elected incumbents included Vice-President... »

Oscars 2018: Some Swarthy Badasses And Only A Few Surprises

March 6, 2018 | By
Oscars 2018: Some Swarthy Badasses And Only A Few Surprises

  If you bet on every favorite in your office’s Oscar pool this year, you did quite well. It was a year of very few surprises, and stood in stark contrast to last year’s “wow finish” –to borrow a line from the movies. And yet those who won were very thoughtful about their craft–both... »

54th CAS Awards: Top Awards Garnered by Dunkirk, Coco and Jane

March 2, 2018 | By
54th CAS Awards: Top Awards Garnered by Dunkirk, Coco and Jane

  The Cinema Audio Society Award for Outstanding Sound Mixing Motion Picture – Live Action was presented to the sound mixing team from Dunkirk – Mark Weingarten CAS, Gregg Landaker, Gary Rizzo CAS, Alan Meyerson CAS, Thomas J. O’Connell and Scott Curtis. The presenters of the award were production sound mixer, Willie Burton, and... »

Phantom Thread’s Oscar Nominated Sound Team

February 27, 2018 | By
Phantom Thread’s Oscar Nominated Sound Team

  In Paul Thomas Anderson’s period drama, Phantom Thread, sound designer and re-recording mixer Christopher Scarabosio, re-recording mixer David Acord, and supervising sound editor Matthew Wood were working with a collaborative director, one with whom they already had a formidable relationship in many instances. In Scarabosio’s case, Phantom Thread was his sixth film collaboration... »

Dunkirk, Coco, and Jane Take Top Honors at CAS Awards

February 25, 2018 | By

Anna Behlmer honored with CAS Career Achievement Award Joe Wright presented with CAS Filmmaker Award Tomlinson Holman, CAS honored with Edward J. Greene Award The Cinema Audio Society Award for Outstanding Sound Mixing Motion Picture – Live Action was presented to the sound mixing team from Dunkirk of Mark Weingarten CAS, Gregg Landaker, Gary Rizzo CAS, Alan... »

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