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Cinema Audio Society Announces Timeline for 58th CAS Awards

June 3, 2021 | By
Cinema Audio Society Announces Timeline for 58th CAS Awards

The Cinema Audio Society (CAS) has announced the key dates and timeline for the 58th Annual CAS Awards, recognizing Outstanding Sound Mixing in film and television, Outstanding Products for Production and Post-Production, as well as the recipient of the CAS Student Recognition Award.  The live event will return on March 19, 2022, to the... »

Cinema Audio Society Announces New Board of Directors

May 13, 2021 | By
Cinema Audio Society Announces New Board of Directors

At its May Board meeting, the Cinema Audio Society (CAS) certified the results of the recent Board of Directors vote. CAS President Karol Urban announced the certification and commented, “We are fortunate as an organization to have volunteer board members who respond to challenges with a renewed sense of service and a commitment to the... »

Back to Work: J.J. Wiesler on Safer Sound Editing/Mixing at San Fran’s Decibelle Recording

April 29, 2021 | By
Back to Work: J.J. Wiesler on Safer Sound Editing/Mixing at San Fran’s Decibelle Recording

Many of the discussions about production and especially post since the COVID-19 pandemic of 2020-21 hit have been about how to pivot from how things have normally been done, whether in a post-production house or an editing bay or mixing studio of some kind, to something potentially safer for all involved. Back in February,... »

Below the Line’s 93rd Academy Awards Preview Part 1

April 19, 2021 | By
Below the Line’s 93rd Academy Awards Preview Part 1

The 93rd Academy Awards are now less than a week away, taking place on Sunday, April 25. Depending on when you’re reading this, your Oscar ballot may have already been turned in before the April 20 deadline. Or maybe you’re not an Academy member quite yet but, as a member of the film (or... »

Sound of Metal, Soul Are Motion Picture Winners at 57th Annual CAS Awards for Sound Mixing

April 17, 2021 | By
<em>Sound of Metal</em>, <em>Soul</em> Are Motion Picture Winners at 57th Annual CAS Awards for Sound Mixing

The Cinema Audio Society (CAS) announced the winners of its 57th Annual CAS Awards for Outstanding Achievement in Sound Mixing for 2020 in seven categories, as well as the Outstanding Product Nominations. The awards were handed out the evening of April 17 at a sealed envelope virtual event. Sound of Metal won the category for Live Action... »

Motion Picture Sound Editors Announce Winners for 68th Annual Golden Reel Awards

April 17, 2021 | By
Motion Picture Sound Editors Announce Winners for 68th Annual Golden Reel Awards

On Friday night, April 16, the Motion Picture Sound Editors (MPSE) announced the winners of its 68th Annual MPSE Golden Reel Awards at a virtual ceremony hosted by voice actors David Cowgill and Kelly Stables. Awards were presented from groups in different parts of the globe, including Australia, China and Mexico. The MPSE Golden Reel Awards recognize outstanding achievement in... »

MPSE Previews George Miller’s Filmmaker Award at the 68th Annual Golden Reel Awards

April 12, 2021 | By
MPSE Previews George Miller’s Filmmaker Award at the 68th Annual Golden Reel Awards

On Friday, April 16, the Motion Picture Sound Editors (MPSE) will present Director George Miller with its highest honor, the annual Filmmaker Award, at the 68th Annual MPSE Golden Reel Awards. The organization is recognizing Miller for his diverse body of work, which includes Happy Feet (an Academy Award-winner for Best Animated Feature), Babe: A Pig in the... »

Contender Profile: The Greyhound Sound Team on Creating Authentic 1940s Sounds of War 

April 5, 2021 | By
Contender Profile: The <em>Greyhound</em> Sound Team on Creating Authentic 1940s Sounds of War 

“And the Oscar goes to,” is a familiar phrase we anticipate hearing each year in the 93-year history of the Academy Awards. This year, for the first time in many decades, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences has created a new category for “Sound” in their awards extravaganza, merging sound editing and... »

Voice Actors Kelly Stables, David Cowgill Hosting 68th Annual MPSE Golden Reel Awards

April 2, 2021 | By
Voice Actors Kelly Stables, David Cowgill Hosting 68th Annual MPSE Golden Reel Awards

The Motion Picture Sound Editors (MPSE) has announced that acclaimed voice actors Kelly Stables and David Cowgill will host the 68th Annual MPSE Golden Reel Awards, taking place as an all-virtual awards ceremony on Friday, April 16, at 6pm Pacific. Stables and Cowgill will be joined by presenters from around the world in honoring outstanding achievement... »

93rd Annual Oscars Spotlight on the Sound Nominees

April 2, 2021 | By
93rd Annual Oscars Spotlight on the Sound Nominees

This is the first year that Sound is just a single category, after decades of it being split into Sound Editing and Sound Mixing. There is a difference, but it’s now moot, because after years of the Academy members also being confused, the two were combined into the single category, which makes sense.  In... »