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Cinema Audio Society Announces Nominations For The 53rd CAS Awards For Outstanding Achievement In Sound Mixing For 2016

The Cinema Audio Society announces the nominees for the 53rd Annual CAS Awards for Outstanding Achievement in Sound Mixing for 2016 in seven categories.   

“We are blessed this year with a rich portfolio of Cinema Audio art applied. As the creative contributions of sound mixing to modern filmmaking becomes more obvious to the world at large, these productions truly represent the talents of our community,” said Mark Ulano, CAS President. “We are proud to congratulate all our well deserving nominees for their stellar work. We also have the good news of announcing for the first time nominations for Outstanding Achievement in Sound Mixing for a Motion Picture Documentary.”



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 Mahé


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 Tub”

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

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.

On the evening of the Awards the Cinema Audio Society website will be updated in real time as the winners are announced.

About the Cinema Audio Society:

The Cinema Audio Society was formed in 1964 for the purpose of sharing information with Sound Professionals in the Motion Picture and Television Industry.

The objectives of the CAS are: to educate and inform the general public and the motion picture & television industry that effective sound is achieved by a creative, artistic and technical blending of diverse sound elements; to provide the motion picture & television industry with a progressive society of master craftsmen specialized in the art of creative cinematic sound recording; to advance the specialized field of cinematic sound recording by exchange of ideas, methods, and information; to advance the art of auditory appreciation, and to philanthropically support those causes dedicated to the sense of hearing; to institute and maintain high standards of conduct and craftsmanship among our members; to aid the motion picture & television industry in the selection and training of qualified personnel in the unique field of cinematic sound recording and to achieve for our members deserved recognition as major contributors to the field of motion picture & television entertainment.