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Cinema Audio Society Announces 2017 CAS Award Nominees

The Cinema Audio Society has announced the nominees of the 53rd Annual CAS Awards. The individuals are recognized for Outstanding Achievement in Sound Mixing in seven categories.   Final balloting for Outstanding Sound Mixing will open online Wednesday January 25th and ends Sunday, February 12th.  The Awards will be presented at a sealed envelope dinner on February 18th in the Bunker Hill Ballroom of the OMNI Los Angeles Hotel at California Plaza.

During the awards the highest honor of the CAS, the CAS Career Achievement Award, will be presented to Production Mixer John Pritchett, CAS and the CAS Filmmaker Award will be given to Jon Favreau.  This year marks the first time an award for Outstanding Achievement in Sound Mixing for a Motion Picture Documentary will be awarded.

Here are the nominees for the 2017 CAS Awards:


Motion Picture – Live Action:

Doctor Strange

Production Mixer John Midgley, CAS

Re-recording Mixer Tom Johnson

Re-recording Mixer Juan Peralta

Scoring Mixer Peter Cobbin

ADR Mixer Doc Kane, CAS

Foley Mixer Scott Curtis


Hacksaw Ridge

Production Mixer Peter Grace

Re-recording Mixer Kevin O’Connell, CAS

Re-recording Mixer Andy Wright

Re-recording Mixer Robert Mackenzie

Scoring Mixer Daniel Kresco

ADR Mixer Diego Ruiz

Foley Mixer Alex Francis


La La Land

Production Mixer Steven Morrow, CAS

Re-recording Mixer Andy Nelson, CAS

Re-recording Mixer Ai-Ling Lee

Scoring Mixer Nicholai Baxter

ADR Mixer David Betancourt

Foley Mixer James Ashwill


Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

Production Mixer Stuart Wilson

Re-recording Mixer Christopher Scarabosio

Re-recording Mixer David Parker

Scoring Mixer Joel Iwataki

ADR Mixer Nick Cray

Foley Mixer Frank Rinella



Production Mixer Jose Antonio Garcia

Re-recording Mixer John Reitz

Re-recording Mixer Tom Ozanich

Scoring Mixer Bobby Fernandez

ADR Mixer Thomas J. O’Connell

Foley Mixer James Ashwill



Finding Dory

Original Dialogue Mixer Doc Kane, CAS

Re-recording Mixer Nathan Nance

Re-recording Mixer Michael Semanick, CAS

Scoring Mixer Thomas Vicari, CAS

Foley Mixer Scott Curtis


Kubo and the Two Strings

Original Dialogue Mixer Carlos Sotolongo

Re-recording Mixer Tim Chau

Re-recording Mixer Tim LeBlanc

Scoring Mixer Nick Wollage

Foley Mixer Darrin Mann



Original Dialogue Mixer Paul McGrath

Re-recording Mixer David E. Fluhr, CAS

Re-recording Mixer Gabriel Guy, CAS

Scoring Mixer David Boucher

Foley Mixer Scott Curtis


The Secret Life of Pets

Original Dialogue Mixer Carlos Sotolongo

Re-recording Mixer Gary A. Rizzo, CAS

Re-recording Mixer David Accord

Scoring Mixer Frank Wolf

Foley Mixer Jason Butler



Original Dialogue Mixer Paul McGrath

Re-recording Mixer David E. Fluhr, CAS

Re-recording Mixer Gabriel Guy, CAS

Scoring Mixer Joel Iwataki

Foley Mixer Scott Curtis




Re-recording Mixer Jeffrey Perkins


Eat That Question: Frank Zappa in His Own Words

Re-recording Mixer Mark Fragstein

Re-recording Mixer Marvin Keil

Re-recording Mixer Armelle MaheÌ



Re-recording Mixer Mark A. Rozett, CAS

Re-recording Mixer James Scullion


O.J.: Made in America

Re-recording Mixer Keith Hodne

Re-recording Mixer Eric Di Stefano


The Music of Strangers: Yo-Yo Ma and The Silk Road Ensemble

Production Mixer Dimitri Tisseyre

Production Mixer Dennis Hamlin

Re-recording Mixer Peter Horner



11.22.63: The Rabbit Hole

Production Mixer John J. Thomson

Re-recording Mixer Pete Elia, CAS

Re-recording Mixer Kevin Roache, CAS

ADR Mixer Judah Getz

Foley Mixer Brett Voss, CAS


Black Mirror: San Junipero

Production Mixer Adrian Bell

Re-recording Mixer Martin Jensen

Foley Mixer Philip Clements

ADR Mixer Rory de Carteret


Sherlock: The Abominable Bride

Production Mixer John Mooney, CAS

Re-recording Mixer Howard Bargoroff

Scoring Mixer Nick Wollage

ADR Mixer Peter Gleaves, CAS

Foley Mixer Jamie Talbutt


The Night Manager: Episode 1

Production Mixer Aitor Berenguer

Re-recording Mixer Howard Bargroff


The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story

Production Mixer John Bauman

Re-recording Mixer Joe Earle, CAS

Re-recording Mixer Doug Andham, CA

S ADR Mixer Judah Getz

Foley Mixer John Guentner



Better Call Saul: Klick

Production Mixer Phillip W. Palmer, CAS

Re-recording Mixer Larry B. Benjamin, CAS

Re-recording Mixer Kevin Valentine

ADR Mixer Matt Hovland

Foley Mixer David Michael Torres


Game of Thrones: Battle of the Bastards

Production Mixer Ronan Hill, CAS

Re-recording Mixer Onnalee Blank, CAS

Re-recording Mixer Mathew Waters, CAS

ADR Mixer Richard Dyer, CAS

Foley Mixer Brett Voss, CAS


Mr. Robot: eps2.8_h1dden-pr0cess.axx

Production Mixer William Sarokin, CAS

Re-recording Mixer John W. Cook II, CAS

Re-recording Mixer Bill Freesh, CAS

ADR Mixer Beaux Nyguard

Foley Mixer Mike Marino


Stranger Things: Episode 7 The Bath Tubâ

Production Mixer Chris Durfy, CAS

Re-recording Mixer Joe Barnett

Re-recording Mixer Adam Jenkins

ADR Mixer Judah Getz

Foley Mixer John Guentner


Westworld: The Original

Production Mixer John Pritchett, CAS

Re-recording Mixer Keith Rogers, CAS

Re-recording Mixer Scott Weber

ADR Mixer Mark Kondracki

Foley Mixer Geordy Sincavage



blackish: God

Production Mixer Tom N. Stasinis, CAS

Re-recording Mixer Peter J. Nusbaum, CAS

Re-recording Mixer Whitney Purple


Modern Family: The Storm

Production Mixer Stephen A. Tibbo, CAS

Re-recording Mixer Dean Okrand, CAS

Re-recording Mixer Brian R. Harman, CAS


Silicon Valley: Daily Active Users

Production Mixer Benjamin A. Patrick, CAS

Re-recording Mixer Elmo Ponsdomenech

Re-recording Mixer Todd Beckett


Transparent: Exciting and New

Production Mixer Sam Hamer, CAS

Re-recording Mixer Andy D’addario

Re-recording Mixer Gary Gegan


Veep: Congressional Ball

Production Mixer William MacPherson, CAS

Re-recording Mixer John W. Cook II, CAS

Re-recording Mixer Bill Freesh, CAS



Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown (Hanoi)

Re-Recording Mixer Benny Mouthon, CAS


Deadliest Catch: The Widowmaker (Part 1)

Re-Recording Mixer Bob Bronow, CAS


Grease Live! 

Production Mixer J. Mark King

Music Mixer Bill Dawes

Playback and SFX Mixer Eric Johnston

Protools Playback Music Mixer Pablo Mungula


Mars: Novo Mundo

Re-Recording Mixer Christopher Barnett, CAS

Re-Recording Mixer Roy Waldspurger

Foley Mixer Jason Butler


We Will Rise: Michelle Obama’s Mission to  Educate Girls Around the World

Re-Recording Mixer Rich Cutler

On the evening of the Awards the Cinema Audio Society website will be updated in real time as the winners are announced. To learn more, please visit the CAS website: