The Cinema Audio Society, CAS, held the 55th CAS Awards in the Wilshire Grand Ballroom of the InterContinental Los Angeles Downtown on February 16, 2019. Awards were presented in seven categories for outstanding sound mixing in motion picture and television, with two in outstanding product. The event had over 650 people in attendance with comedian Michael Kosta as host. 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 Bradley Cooper whose film A Star is Born was nominated tonight for Outstanding Sound Mixing – Live Action.
And the 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, ADR Mixer – Mike Tehrani, Foley Mixer – Glen Gathard, Foley Mixer – Jemma Riley Tolch
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 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 Series – One Hour:
The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel: “Vote for Kennedy, Vote for Kennedy” – Production Mixer – Mathew Price, CAS, Re-recording Mixer – Ron Bochar, CAS, Scoring Mixer – Stewart Lerman, ADR Mixer – David Boulton, Foley Mixer – George A. Lara, CA
Television Series – Half 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 Non-Fiction, Vairety or Music Series or Special:
Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown “Bhutan” – Re-Recording Mixer – Benny Mouthon, CAS
Outstanding Product – Production:
Dugan Automixing in Sound Devices 633 Compact Mixer – Manufacturer: Dan Dugan Sound Design
Outstanding Product – Post-Production:
RX 7 – Manufacturer: iZotope, Inc.
Student Recognition Award:
Anna Wozniewicz, Chapman University – Orange, CA
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