'Captain Phillips,' 'Gravity,' 'Inside Llewyn Davis' Among Sound Mixers' Nominees

Inside Llewyn Davis - H 2013

Inside Llewyn Davis - H 2013

The sound-mixing teams behind Captain Phillips, Gravity, Inside Llewyn Davis, Iron Man 3 and Lone Survivor were nominated for Cinema Audio Society Awards in the category of live-action features, it was announced Tuesday. The 50th annual CAS Awards for outstanding achievement in sound mixing will be handed out Feb. 22 at the Millennium Biltmore Hotel.

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In five of the past 10 years, the winner of the CAS Award in live-action features mirrored the winner of the Oscars in sound mixing.

In the animated feature competition, CAS nominated the teams behind The Croods, Despicable Me 2, Frozen, Monsters University and Walking With Dinosaurs.

Several individuals are double nominees, including rerecording mixer Skip Lievsay (Gravity and Inside Llewyn Davis), rerecording mixer Michael Prestwood Smith (Captain Phillips and Iron Man 3), production mixer Chris Munro (Captain Phillips and Gravity), ADR mixer Gregory Steele (Iron Man 3 and Lone Survivor) and rerecording mixer Gary Rizzo (The Croods and Despicable Me 2).

Nominees in the television categories include the teams behind Behind the Candelabra, Breaking Bad and Game of Thrones.

As previously announced, rerecording mixer Andy Nelson will receive the CAS Career Achievement Award during the ceremony. Nelson has received 18 Oscar nominations and 18 CAS nominations, winning both awards twice, for Les Miserables and Saving Private Ryan.

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The complete list of CAS Awards nominees follow:


Captain Phillips

Production Mixer -- Chris Munro, CAS

Rerecording Mixer –- Michael Prestwood Smith

Rerecording Mixer -- Chris Burdon

Rerecording Mixer -- Mark Taylor

Scoring Mixer -- Al Clay

ADR Mixer -- Howard London, CAS

Foley Mixer -- Glen Gathard



Production Mixer --Chris Munro, CAS

Rerecording Mixer -- Skip Lievsay, CAS

Rerecording Mixer -- Niv Adiri

Rerecording Mixer -- Christopher Benstead

Scoring Mixer -- Gareth Cousins

ADR Mixer -- Thomas J. O'Connell 

Foley Mixer – Adam Mendez


Inside Llewyn Davis

Production Mixer -- Peter F. Kurland, CAS

Rerecording Mixer -- Skip Lievsay, CAS

Rerecording Mixer -- Greg Orloff, CAS

ADR Mixer -- Bobby Johanson, CAS

Foley Mixer -- George A. Lara


Iron Man 3

Production Mixer -- Jose Antonio Garcia

Rerecording Mixer -- Michael Prestwood Smith

Rerecording Mixer -- Michael Keller, CAS

Scoring Mixer -- Joel Iwataki

ADR Mixer -- Gregory Steele, CAS

Foley Mixer -- James Ashwill


Lone Survivor

Production Mixer -- David Brownlow

Rerecording Mixer -- Andrew Koyama, CAS

Rerecording Mixer -- Beau Borders, CAS

Scoring Mixer -- Satoshi Mark Noguchi

ADR Mixer -- Gregory Steele, CAS

Foley Mixer -- Nerses Gezalyan




The Croods

Original Dialogue Mixer -- Tighe Sheldon

Rerecording Mixer -- Randy Thom, CAS

Rerecording Mixer -- Gary A. Rizzo, CAS

Scoring Mixer -- Dennis Sands, CAS

Foley Mixer -- Corey Tyler


Despicable Me 2

Original Dialogue Mixer -- Charleen Richards 

Rerecording Mixer -- Tom Johnson

Rerecording Mixer -- Gary A. Rizzo, CAS

Rerecording Mixer -- Chris Scarabosio

Scoring Mixer -- Alan Meyerson, CAS

Foley Mixer -- Tony Eckert



Original Dialogue Mixer -- Gabriel Guy

Rerecording Mixer -- David E. Fluhr, CAS

Rerecording Mixer -- Gabriel Guy

Scoring Mixer -- Casey Stone

Foley Mixer -- Mary Jo Lang


Monsters University

Original Dialogue Mixer -- Doc Kane

Rerecording Mixer -- Michael Semanick, CAS

Rerecording Mixer -- Gary Summers

Scoring Mixer -- David Boucher

Foley Mixer -- Corey Tyler


Walking With Dinosaurs

Original Dialogue Mixer -- Chris Navarro, CAS

Rerecording Mixer -- Andrew Koyama, CAS

Rerecording Mixer -- Martyn Zub

Scoring Mixer -- Rupert Coulson

Foley Mixer -- Sam Rogers




American Horror Story: Coven – “The Replacements”

Production Mixer -- Bruce Litecky, CAS

Rerecording Mixer -- Joe Earle, CAS

Rerecording Mixer -- Doug Andham, CAS

Scoring Mixer -- James Levine

ADR Mixer -- Judah Getz

Foley Mixer -- Kyle Billingsley


Battlestar Galactica: Blood and Chrome

Production Mixer -- Ric Bal, CAS

Rerecording Mixer -- John W. Cook II, CAS

Rerecording Mixer -- Peter J. Nusbaum, CAS


Behind the Candelabra

Production Mixer -- Dennis Towns

Rerecording Mixer -- Larry Blake

Scoring Mixer -- Thomas Vicari

Foley Mixer -- Scott Curtis


Bonnie and Clyde: (Night Two) Part Two

Production Mixer -- Erik H. Magnus, CAS

Rerecording Mixer -- R. Russell Smith

Rerecording Mixer -- Robert Edmondson, CAS

Scoring Mixer -- Shawn Murphy

ADR Mixer -- David Weisberg

Foley Mixer -- Jeff Gross


Phil Spector

Production Mixer -- Gary Alper

Rerecording Mixer -- Michael Barry, CAS

Rerecording Mixer -- Roy Waldspurger

Scoring Mixer -- Christopher Fogel, CAS

ADR Mixer -- Michael Miller, CAS

Foley Mixer -- Don White




Boardwalk Empire: "Erlkönig"

Production Mixer -- Franklin D. Stettner, CAS

Rerecording Mixer -- Tom Fleischman, CAS

ADR Mixer -- Mark DeSimone, CAS

Foley Mixer -- George A. Lara


Breaking Bad: "Felina"

Production Mixer -- Darryl L. Frank, CAS

Rerecording Mixer -- Jeffrey Perkins

Rerecording Mixer -- Eric Justen

ADR Mixer -- Kathryn Madsen


Game of Thrones: "The Rains of Castamere"

Production Mixer – Ronan Hill, CAS

Rerecording Mixer -- Onnalee Blank, CAS

Rerecording Mixer -- Mathew Waters, CAS

Foley Mixer -- Brett Voss


Homeland: "Good Night"

Production Mixer -- Larry Long

Rerecording Mixer -- Nello Torri, CAS

Rerecording Mixer -- Alan M. Decker, CAS

ADR Mixer -- Paul Drenning, CAS

Foley Mixer -- Shawn Kennelly


The Walking Dead: "Home"

Production Mixer -- Michael P. Clark, CAS

Rerecording Mixer -- Daniel J. Hiland, CAS

Rerecording Mixer -- Gary D. Rogers, CAS

ADR Mixer -- Greg Crawford




Californication: "I'll Lay My Monsters Down"

Production Mixer -- Daniel Church

Rerecording Mixer -- Todd Grace, CAS

Rerecording Mixer -- Edward Charles Carr III, CAS


Modern Family: "Goodnight Gracie"

Production Mixer -- Stephen A. Tibbo, CAS

Rerecording Mixer -- Dean Okrand

Rerecording Mixer -- Brian Harman, CAS


Nurse Jackie: "Teachable Moments"

Production Mixer -- Jan McLauglin, CAS

Rerecording Mixer -- Peter Waggoner


The Office: "Finale"

Production Mixer -- Benjamin  A. Patrick, CAS

Rerecording Mixer -- John W. Cook II, CAS

Rerecording Mixer -- Robert Carr, CAS


Parks and Recreation: "Leslie and Ben"

Production Mixer -- Steven Michael Morantz, CAS

Rerecording Mixer -- John W. Cook II, CAS

Rerecording Mixer -- Kenneth Kobett, CAS



2013 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony

Dialogue and Music Mixer -- Michael Minkler, CAS

FX Mixer -- Greg Townsend 


Deadliest Catch - The Final Battle

Rerecording Mixer -- Bob Bronow, CAS


History of the Eagles - Part One

Rerecording Mixer -- Tom Fleischman, CAS

Rerecording Mixer -- Elliot Scheiner


Killing Lincoln

Production Mixer -- William Britt

Rerecording Mixer -- Stanley Kastner


Mike Tyson: Undisputed Truth

Production Mixer -- Mathew Price, CAS

Rerecording Mixer -- Michael Barry, CAS


Technical Achievement Award Nominations:


K-Tek/M. Klemme Technology Corp. -- Nautilus Microphone Suspension Mount

PureBlend Software -- Movieslate 7.0

Sound Devices, LLC -- PIX 260i

Sound Devices, LLC -- 633 Mixer/Recorder

Zaxcom – Maxx -- Mixer/Recorder/Transmitter



Avid -- Pro Tools 11

Exponential Audio -- PhoenixVerb

FabFilter -- Pro-DS 

iZotope -- RX 3 Advanced

Zynaptiq -- Unfilter