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CAS 2020: Board Of Directors Election Results

February 29, 2020 | By
CAS 2020: Board Of Directors Election Results

At the 56th Annual Cinema Audio Society (CAS) Awards, held at the Intercontinental Downtown Los Angeles, CAS President Karol Urban announced the results of the CAS Board of Directors election. The recent election resulted in two new executives – Steve Venezia has been elected to Vice-President and Lee Orloff as Treasurer.  At a recent board meeting,... »

The Academy of Scoring Arts

February 20, 2020 | By
The Academy of Scoring Arts

The Academy of Scoring Arts is the leading community dedicated to the art of scoring. The Academy was founded in 2009 from brilliant composer, orchestrator Ron Jones. The list of accomplishments by Jones includes Star Trek: The Next Generation, Family Guy, American Dad, DuckTales, and Fairly Odd Parents. The legend wanted a space that... »

The 10th Guild of Music Supervisors Awards

February 8, 2020 | By
The 10th Guild of Music Supervisors Awards

The Guild of Music Supervisors held its landmark 10th annual award ceremony on February 6, 2020 at The Wiltern in Los Angeles, celebrating outstanding achievement in the craft of Music Supervision in movies, television, games, advertising, and trailers. Over 1,000 attendees joined the Guild to honor the 31 crafts makers, who were recognized for... »

Oscar Contender: Sound Mixing and Editing Once Upon a Time in Hollywood

February 7, 2020 | By
Oscar Contender: Sound Mixing and Editing <em>Once Upon a Time in Hollywood</em>

For production sound mixer Mark Ulano, the journey he has taken on Quentin Tarantino’s films has been a decidedly unique experience, and Once Upon a Time in Hollywood was no exception. “He is very old school,” Ulano said about Tarantino, noting that the universe in which you operate on a film with this director... »

MPSE Newly Elected President Mark Lanza

January 28, 2020 | By
MPSE Newly Elected President <em>Mark Lanza</em>

The Motion Picture Sound Editors (MPSE) have elected Mark Lanza as president. Lanza is an award-winning supervising sound editor and currently serves as the organization’s treasurer. His two-year term as president begins in January. He succeeds Tom McCarthy. Also elected to the MPSE board are Steve Urban as secretary and Jeremy Gordon as treasurer.... »

56th Annual CAS Awards Winners

January 27, 2020 | By
56th Annual CAS Awards Winners

The Cinema Audio Society Award for Outstanding Sound Mixing Motion Picture – Live Action was presented to the sound mixing team from Ford v Ferrari Steven A. Morrow CAS, Paul Massey CAS, David Giammarco CAS, Tyson Lozensky, David Betancourt, and Richard Duarte. Top honors for Motion Picture – Animated went to Toy Story 4 and the... »

The Power of Sound – MPSE 67th Annual Golden Reel Awards

January 21, 2020 | By
The Power of Sound – MPSE 67th Annual Golden Reel Awards

HOLLYWOOD—January 19, 2020—During a black-tie ceremony at the Bonaventure Hotel in Los Angeles, the Motion Picture Sound Editors presented the 67th MPSE Annual Golden Reel Awards, recognizing outstanding achievement in sound editing in 23 categories encompassing feature films, long-form and short-form television, animation, documentaries, games, special venue and other media.  Top Feature Film honors... »

Kirsten Vangsness To Host 56th CAS Awards

December 26, 2019 | By
Kirsten Vangsness To Host 56th CAS Awards

The Cinema Audio Society has announced that the talented actress/comedian/writer/playwright and distiller Kirsten Vangsness has been tapped to serve as host of the upcoming 56th CAS Awards which will be presented at a sealed envelope dinner on January 25th in the Wilshire Grand Ballroom of the InterContinental Los Angeles Downtown.  . For the past fourteen years, Vangsness has been... »

The Surreal Sound in US

December 3, 2019 | By
The Surreal Sound in <em>US</em>

After the acclaimed hit Get Out, writer/director Jordan Peele followed up with yet another horror/thriller masterpiece in US. US follows Adelaide Wilson (Lupita Nyong’o) as she experienced a horrific traumatic incident at the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk as a young girl. Years later, she has returned to the beachfront house accompanied by her husband,... »

Midge Costin Makes Waves with New Film about Cinematic Sound

November 23, 2019 | By
Midge Costin Makes Waves with New Film about Cinematic Sound

When Midge Costin was a student at the USC film school, she had no idea that she would not only fashion a career in post-production audio for films, but she would also create the definitive documentary about the subject — Making Waves: The Art of Cinematic Sound, now in limited release. “How do I... »

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