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'Hugo' wins top honors at the Cinema Audio Society Awards

February 19, 2012 | 12:32 pm


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.


'The Descendants' wins the USC Scripter Award for writing

'The Descendants,' 'The Artist' and 'Rango' win editing awards

-- Susan King

Photo: Chloë Grace Moretz, left, and Asa Butterfield in "Hugo." Credit: Paramount Pictures

'Hugo,' 'Moneyball' among Cinema Audio Society nominees

January 19, 2012 |  5:30 am


The Cinema Audio Society has announced its nominees for the 48th annual CAS Awards for outstanding achievement in sound mixing in four categories. The awards will be announced Feb. 18 at the Crystal Ballroom of the Millennium Biltmore Hotel.

Besides the competitive awards, there will be several honorary awards: the CAS Career Achievement Award will be presented to re-recording mixer Scott Millan and the CAS Filmmaker Award will be presented to Rob Marshall ("Chicago"). KTLA entertainment reporter Sam Rubin will host the event.

Here's a list of the nominees for motion pictures and television:

Motion Pictures:
Production mixer: Roland Winke
Re-recording mixers: Christopher Scarabosio; Craig Berkey, CAS
Scoring mixer: Andrew Dudman

Production mixer: John Midgley
Re-recording mixer: Tom Fleischman, CAS
Scoring mixer: Simon Rhodes

Production mixer: Ed Novick
Re-recording mixers: Deb Adair, CAS; Ron Bochar, CAS; David Giammarco
Scoring mixer: Brad Haenel

"Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides"
Production mixer: Lee Orloff, CAS
Re-recording mixers: Paul Massey, CAS; Chris Boyes
Scoring mixer: Alan Meyerson

"Super 8"
Production mixer: Mark Ulano, CAS
Re-recording mixers: Andy Nelson; Anna Behlmer
Scoring mixer: Dan Wallin

Television Movies and Mini-Series:

"Cinema Verite"
Production mixer: Petur Hliddal
Re-recording mixers: Lora Hirschberg; Scott Lewis; Douglas Murray
Scoring mixer: Greg Townley

Production mixer: Shane Connelly
Re-recording mixers: Mark Hensley; Tamara Johnson, CAS

"The Kennedys: Hour 7"
Production mixer: Henry Embry, CAS
Re-recording mixers: Frank Morrone, CAS; Stephen Traub
Scoring mixer: Larold Rebhun

"Mildred Pierce : Part 5"

Production mixer: Drew Kunin
Re-recording mixer: Leslie Shatz
Scoring mixer: Todd Whitelock

"Too Big to Fail"
Production mixer: James J. Sabat, CAS
Re-recording mixers: Chris Jenkins; Robert J. Beemer, CAS
Scoring mixer: Chris Fogel

Television series

"Boardwalk Empire - To The Lost"
Production mixer: Franklin D. Stettner, CAS
Re-recording mixers: Tom Fleischman, CAS

"Breaking Bad – Face Off"
Production mixer: Darryl L. Frank, CAS
Re-recording mixers: Jeffery Perkins; Eric Justen

"Dexter - Just Let Go"
Production mixer: Greg Agalsoff
Re-recording mixers: Pete Elia, CAS; Kevin Roache, CAS

"Game of Thrones - Baelor"
Production mixer: Ronan Hill
Re-recording mixers: Mark Taylor; Doug Andham, CAS

"The Walking Dead – What Lies Ahead"
Production mixer: Bartek Swiatek, CAS
Re-recording mixers: Gary D. Rogers, CAS; Daniel J. Hiland, CAS

Television – Non-Fiction, Variety or Music - Series or Specials

"American Experience - Triangle Fire"

Production mixers: G. John Garrett, CAS; Rick Angelella; Everett Wong
Re-recording mixer: Coll Anderson

"Bobby Fischer Against the World"
Production sound: Mark Maloof
Re-recording mixer: Bill Marino

"Deadliest Catch: New Blood"
Re-recording mixer: Bob Bronow, CAS

"Great Performances at the Met: Nixon in China"
Re-recording mixer: Ken Hahn, CAS
Music mixer: Jay Saks

"Lady Gaga Monster Ball Tour"

Production mixer: John Harris
Re-recording mixer: Brian Riordan, CAS


Golden Globes winners

'The Artist' dominates BAFTA nominations

Oscars: 9 foreign-language films make academy shortlist

--Susan King

Photo: "Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides" earns a CAS Award nomination. Credit: Peter Mountain / Disney


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