'Hugo' wins top honors at the Cinema Audio Society Awards
The sound mixing team for "Hugo," Martin Scorsese's family-friendly film about early cinema, won the top prize Saturday evening at the 48th annual Cinema Audio Society Awards ceremony at the Millennium Biltmore Hotel in downtown Los Angeles.
The "Hugo" mixing team consisted of production mixer John Midgley, re-recording mixer Tom Fleischman and scoring mixer Simon Rhodes.
"Hugo" is nominated for 11 Oscars, the most of any film this year.
In television, the sound mixing team on "Too Big to Fail" won for outstanding achievement in sound mixing for a television movie or miniseries. Outstanding achievement in sound mixing for a television series went to "Boardwalk Empire." Outstanding achievement in sound mixing for television nonfiction, variety or music series or specials went to "Deadliest Catch: New Blood."
Technical achievement awards went to Zaxcom Nomad Production in the production category and Avid Pro Tools 10 for post-production.
Scott Millan received a career achievement award, and director Rob Marshall earned the CAS Filmmaker Award.
-- Susan King
Photo: Chloë Grace Moretz, left, and Asa Butterfield in "Hugo." Credit: Paramount Pictures