Winners Announced At CInema Audio Society Awards

The Cinema Audio Society Award for Outstanding Sound Mixing Motion Picture – Live Action was presented to the sound mixing team of Chris Duesterdiek, Jon Taylor, CAS, Frank Montaño. Randy Thom, CAS, Conrad Hensel, Michael Miller, CAS and Geordy Sincavage for “The Revenant”.

Top honors for Motion Picture – Animation went to “Inside Out” and the sound mixing team of Doc Kane, Tom Johnson, Michael Semanick, Joel Iwataki and Mary Jo Lang, CAS.

Held in the famed Crystal Ballroom of the Los Angeles Millennium Biltmore Hotel and hosted by comedian Elayne Boosler, the 52nd CAS Awards also celebrated the professional contributions of ADR Mixer Doc Kane by honoring him with the CAS Career Achievement Award. Kane was feted by Garry Marshall and David Fluhr, CAS. Video tributes for Kane, who has over 350 film credits, included special video tributes from both Disney Animation and Pixar, as well as actor Brad Garrett (Finding Nemo, Ratatouille, Everybody Loves Raymond).

Among other highlights, Emmy Award winning Director/Producer/Screenwriter Jay Roach (Trumbo, Austin Powers, Game Change, Recount), received the CAS Filmmaker Award in a presentation that included remarks by Oscar® nominee Bryan Cranston (Trumbo, Breaking Bad), and John Ross, CAS .  Roach joins an impressive list of previous CAS Filmmakers Honorees including: Quentin Tarantino, Gil Cates, Bill Condon, Paul Mazursky, Henry Selick, Taylor Hackford, Rob Marshall, Jonathan Demme, Edward Zwick and Richard Linklater.

The Sound Mixing team of “Fargo: Season 2, Episode 5” took top honors for Television Movie or Mini-Series.  Television-One Hour honors went to  “Game of Thrones: Hardhome”, while “Modern Family: Connection Lost” won the award for Television Series-Half Hour. “Live from Lincoln Center: Danny Elfman’s Music from the Films of Tim Burton” won for Television Non-Fiction, Variety or Music Series or Specials.

Matt Yocum a student at Savannah College of Art and Design was awarded the CAS Student Recognition Award and presented with a check for $2500.

The CAS Technical Achievement Awards were presented to Sound Devices SL-6 and iZotope RX5-Advanced for Post-Production.

 Complete Winners List OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT IN SOUND MIXING

MOTION PICTURE – LIVE ACTION – The Revenant

Production Mixer — Chris Duesterdiek, Re-recording Mixer — Jon Taylor, CAS, Re-recording Mixer — Frank Montaño, Re-recording Mixer — Randy Thom, CAS, Scoring Mixer — Conrad Hensel, ADR Mixer – Michael Miller, CAS, Foley Mixer — Geordy Sincavage

MOTION PICTURE—ANIMATED –  Inside Out

Original Dialogue Mixer — Doc Kane, Re-recording Mixer — Tom Johnson, Re-recording Mixer — Michael Semanick, Scoring Mixer — Joel Iwataki, Foley Mixer — Mary Jo Lang, CAS

TELEVISION MOVIE or MINI-SERIES  – Fargo: Season 2 Episode 5

Production Mixer — Michael Playfair, CAS, Re-recording Mixer — Kirk Lynds, Re-recording Mixer — Martin Lee

TELEVISION SERIES – 1 HOUR – Game of Thrones: Hardhome

Production Mixer — Ronan Hill, CAS, Production Mixer — Richard Dyer, CAS, Re-recording Mixer — Onnalee Blank, CAS, Re-recording Mixer — Mathew Waters, CAS, Foley Mixer — Brett Voss, CAS

TELEVISION SERIES – 1/2 HOUR –  Modern Family: Connection Lost

Production Mixer — Stephen A. Tibbo, CAS, Re-recording Mixer — Dean Okrand, CAS, Re-recording Mixer — Brian R. Harman, CAS, Re-recording Mixer — David Michael Torres

TELEVISION NON-FICTION, VARIETY or MUSIC SERIES or SPECIALS

Live from Lincoln Center: Danny Elfman’s Music from the Films of Tim Burton

Re-Recording Mixer – Ken Hahn, CAS, Production Mixer/House Sound — Paul Bevan

CAS TECHNICAL ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS

PRODUCTION Sound Devices – SL-6

POST-PRODUCTION iZotope – RX5-Advanced

CAS STUDENT RECOGNITION AWARD – Matt Yocum, Savannah College of Art & Design