ADR Mixer Doc Kane (center) was presented with the CAS Career Achievement Award by David Fluhr, CAS (at left) and Garry Marshall.
Photo: Ana Gibert
The 52nd annual Cinema Audio Society Awards were held on Saturday, February 20, in the Crystal Ballroom of the Los Angeles Millennium Biltmore Hotel and hosted by comedian Elayne Boosler. The Cinema Audio Society, a philanthropic, non-profit organization, was formed in 1964 for the purpose of sharing information with sound professionals in the motion picture and television industries.
ADR Mixer Doc Kane was honored with the CAS Career Achievement Award. Kane was feted by Garry Marshall and David Fluhr (CAS). Video tributes for Kane, who has more than 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).
Jay Roach (center) received the CAS Filmmaker Award from Bryan Cranston (at left) and John Ross, CAS.
Photo: Ana Gibert
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.
Celebrity presenters for the evening were celebrated actor and former Screen Actors Guild President, Ed Asner (Up, Lou Grant, Mary Tyler Moore Show), Emmy Award–nominated actor Walton Goggins (The Hateful Eight, Justified, The Shield), actress/writer Mo Collins (Parks & Recreation, MadTV), actor Charley Koontz (CSI: Cyber, Community), actress Dana Gourrier (The Hateful Eight, Lee Daniels’ The Butler) and actor/comedian/voice over artist Carlos Alazraqui (Inside Out, The Fairly Odd Parents, Reno 911!)
The Cinema Audio Society thanks the 52nd CAS Awards sponsors: Title Sponsor and After Party Host—Dolby Laboratories, Inc.; Platinum Level—NBC Universal Operations, Netflix, Sony Pictures Entertainment; Gold Level—Blue Sky, New Regency Pictures, Universal Pictures, Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures; and Silver Level—Formosa Group, Fox Studios Production Services, Warner Bros. Studio Facilities and WME Entertainment.
The winners of the 52nd CAS Awards are as follows:
Outstanding Achievement In Sound Mixing
Motion Picture—Live Action
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
Original Dialog 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
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
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 Award
Sound Devices SL-6
iZotope RX5 Advanced
CAS Student Recognition Award
Matt Yocum, Savannah College of Art & Design
Visit the Cinema Audio Society at cinemaaudiosociety.org.