Cinema Audio Society Awards: 'Baby Driver,' 'The Last Jedi' Among Feature Nominees

7:00 AM 1/10/2018

by Carolyn Giardina

The sound mixers will hand out their annual awards on Feb. 24.

BABY DRIVER -  Still 7  - H 2017
Courtesy of TriStar Pictures

The sound mixing teams behind Baby Driver, Dunkirk, Star Wars: The Last Jedi, The Shape of Water and Wonder Woman were nominated for the Cinema Audio Society Award for a live action motion picture.

In the animated feature category, CAS nominated Cars 3, Coco, Despicable Me 3, Ferdinand and The Lego Batman Movie. And for documentary features, the society nominated An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power, Eric Clapton: Life in 12 Bars, Gaga: Five Feet Two, Jane and Long Strange Trip.

On Tuesday, Baby Driver, Dunkirk, Star Wars: The Last Jedi and The Shape of Water were nominated for the BAFTA in sound, alongside Blade Runner 2049.

A number of mixers received multiple CAS Award nominations, including Michael Semanick, who was nominated for The Last Jedi as well as Cars 3, Coco and The Lego Batman Movie; Doc Kane, for The Last Jedi and Cars 3; Randy Thom, for Despicable Me 3 and Ferdinand; Gregg Landaker, for Dunkirk and The Lego Batman Movie; and Gary Rizzo, for Dunkirk and An Inconvenient Sequel.

Nominees in the television categories include Big Little Lies, Game of Thrones and The Handmaid's Tale.

The 54th annual CAS Awards will be handed out Feb. 24 at the Omni Los Angeles Hotel.

A complete list of the nominees follows.

  • Motion Picture — Live Action

    Baby Driver
    Production Mixer – Mary H. Ellis, CAS
    Re-recording Mixer – Julian Slater, CAS
    Re-recording Mixer – Tim Cavagin
    Scoring Mixer – Gareth Cousins, CAS
    ADR Mixer – Mark Appleby
    Foley Mixer – Glen Gathard

    Production Mixer – Mark WeingartenCAS
    Re-recording Mixer – Gregg Landaker
    Re-recording Mixer – Gary Rizzo, CAS
    Scoring Mixer – Alan Meyerson, CAS
    ADR Mixer – Thomas J. O’Connell
    Foley Mixer – Scott Curtis

    Star Wars: The Last Jedi
    Production Mixer – Stuart Wilson, CAS
    Re-recording Mixer – David Parker
    Re-recording Mixer – Michael Semanick
    Re-recording Mixer – Ren Klyce
    Scoring Mixer – Shawn Murphy
    ADR Mixer – Doc Kane, CAS
    Foley Mixer – Frank Rinella

    The Shape of Water
    Production Mixer – Glen Gauthier
    Re-recording Mixer – Christian T. Cooke, CAS
    Re-recording Mixer – Brad Zoern, CAS
    Scoring Mixer – Peter Cobbin
    ADR Mixer – Chris Navarro, CAS
    Foley Mixer – Peter Persaud, CAS

    Wonder Woman
    Production Mixer – Chris Munro, CAS
    Re-recording Mixer – Chris Burdon
    Re-recording Mixer – Gilbert Lake, CAS
    Scoring Mixer – Alan Meyerson, CAS
    ADR Mixer – Nick Kray
    Foley Mixer – Glen Gathard

  • Motion Picture — Animated

    Cars 3
    Original Dialogue Mixer – Doc Kane, CAS
    Re-recording Mixer – Tom Meyers
    Re-recording Mixer – Michael Semanick
    Re-recording Mixer – Nathan Nance
    Scoring Mixer – David Boucher
    Foley Mixer – Blake Collins

    Original Dialogue Mixer – Vince Caro
    Re-recording Mixer – Christopher Boyes
    Re-recording Mixer – Michael Semanick
    Scoring Mixer – Joel Iwataki
    Foley Mixer – Blake Collins

    Despicable Me 3
    Original Dialogue Mixer – Carlos Sotolongo
    Re-recording Mixer – Randy Thom, CAS
    Re-recording Mixer – Tim Nielson
    Re-recording Mixer – Brandon Proctor
    Scoring Mixer – Greg Hayes
    Foley Mixer – Scott Curtis

    Original Dialogue Mixer – Bill Higley, CAS
    Re-recording Mixer – Randy Thom, CAS
    Re-recording Mixer – Lora Hirschberg
    Re-recording Mixer – Leff Lefferts
    Scoring Mixer – Shawn Murphy
    Foley Mixer – Scott Curtis

    The Lego Batman Movie
    Original Dialogue Mixer – Jason Oliver
    Re-recording Mixer – Michael Semanick
    Re-recording Mixer – Gregg Landaker
    Re-recording Mixer – Wayne Pashley
    Scoring Mixer – Stephen Lipson
    Foley Mixer – Lisa Simpson

  • Motion Picture — Documentary

    An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power
    Production Mixer – Gabriel Monts
    Re-recording Mixer – Kent Sparling
    Re-recording Mixer – Gary Rizzo, CAS
    Re-recording Mixer – Zach Martin
    Scoring Mixer – Jeff Beal
    Foley Mixer – Jason Butler

    Eric Clapton: Life in 12 Bars
    Re-recording Mixer – Tim Cavagin
    Re-recording Mixer – William Miller
    ADR Mixer – Adam Mendez, CAS

    Gaga: Five Foot Two
    Re-recording Mixer – Jonathan Wales, CAS
    Re-recording Mixer – Jason Dotts

    Production Mixer – Lee Smith
    Re-recording Mixer – David E. FluhrCAS
    Re-recording Mixer – Warren Shaw
    Scoring Mixer – Derek Lee
    ADR Mixer – Chris Navarro, CAS
    Foley Mixer – Ryan Maguire

    Long Strange Trip
    Production Mixer – David Silberberg
    Re-recording Mixer – Bob Chefalas
    Re-recording Mixer – Jacob Ribicoff

  • Television Movie or Miniseries

    Big Little Lies: Episode 7 "You Get What You Need"
    Production Mixer – Brendan Beebe,CAS
    Re-recording Mixer – GavinFernandes, CAS
    Re-recording Mixer – Louis Gignac

    Black Mirror: "USS Callister"
    Production Mixer – John Rodda, CAS
    Re-recording Mixer – Tim Cavagin
    Re-recording Mixer – Dafydd Archard
    Re-recording Mixer – Will Miller
    ADR Mixer – Nick Baldock
    Foley Mixer – Sophia Hardman

    Fargo: Year 3 Episode 4 "The Narrow Escape Problem"
    Production Mixer – Michael PlayfairCAS
    Re-recording Mixer – Kirk Lynds, CAS
    Re-recording Mixer – Martin Lee
    Scoring Mixer – Michael Perfitt

    Sherlock: "The Lying Detective"
    Production Mixer –John Mooney, CAS
    Re-recording Mixer – Howard Bargroff
    Scoring Mixer – Nick Wollage
    ADR Mixer – Peter Gleaves, CAS
    Foley Mixer – Jamie Talbutt

    Twin Peaks: Part 8 "Gotta Light?"
    Production Mixer – Douglas Axtell
    Re-recording Mixer –Dean Hurley
    Re-recording Mixer – Ron Eng

  • Television Series — 1 Hour

    Better Call Saul: "Lantern"
    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, CAS

    Game of Thrones: "Beyond the Wall"
    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

    Stranger Things: Chapter 8 "The Mind Flayer”
    Production Mixer – Michael P. Clark, CAS
    Re-recording Mixer – Joe Barnett
    Re-recording Mixer – Adam Jenkins
    ADR Mixer – Bill Higley, CAS
    Foley Mixer – Anthony Zeller, CAS

    The Crown: "Misadventure"
    Production Mixer – Chris Ashworth
    Re-recording Mixer – Lee Walpole
    Re-recording Mixer – Stuart Hilliker
    Re-recording Mixer – Martin Jensen
    ADR Mixer – Rory de Carteret
    Foley Mixer – Philip Clements

    The Handmaid’s Tale: Episode #1 "Offred"
    Production Mixer – John J. Thomson, CAS
    Re-recording Mixer – Lou Solakofski
    Re-recording Mixer – Joe Morrow
    Foley Mixer – Don White

  • Television Series — 1/2 Hour

    Ballers: "Yay Area"
    Production Mixer – Scott Harber, CAS
    Re-recording Mixer – Richard Weingart, CAS
    Re-recording Mixer – Michael Colomby, CAS
    Re-recording Mixer – Mitch Dorf

    Black-ish: "Juneteenth, The Musical"
    Production Mixer – Tom N. Stasinis, CAS
    Re-recording Mixer – Peter J. Nusbaum, CAS
    Re-recording Mixer – Whitney Purple

    Modern Family: "Lake Life"
    Production Mixer – Stephen A. Tibbo, CAS
    Re-recording Mixer – Dean Okrand, CAS
    Re-recording Mixer – Brian R. Harman, CAS

    Silicon Valley: Episode 9 "Hooli-Con"
    Production Mixer – Benjamin A. Patrick, CAS
    Re-recording Mixer – Elmo Ponsdomenech
    Re-recording Mixer – Todd Beckett

    Veep: "Omaha"
    Production Mixer – William MacPherson, CAS
    Re-recording Mixer – John W. Cook II, CAS
    Re-recording Mixer – Bill Freesh, CAS

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

    American Experience: "The Great War – Part 3"
    ProductionMixer – John Jenkins
    Re-RecordingMixer – Ken Hahn

    Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown: "Oman"
    Re-RecordingMixer – Benny Mouthon, CAS

    Deadliest Catch: "Last Damn Arctic Storm"
    Re-RecordingMixer – John Warrin

    Rolling Stone: Stories From the Edge
    ProductionMixer – David Hocs
    ProductionMixer – Tom Tierney
    Re-RecordingMixer – Tom Fleischman, CAS

    Who Killed Tupac?: Episode 101 "Murder in Vegas"
    ProductionMixer – Steve Birchmeier
    Re-RecordingMixer – John Reese

  • Outstanding Product - Production

    DPA: DPA Slim

    Lectrosonics: Duet Digital Wireless Monitor System

    Sonosax: SX-R4+

    Sound Devices: MixPre-10T Recorder

    Zaxcom: ZMT3-Phantom

  • Outstanding Product - Post

    Dolby Atmos Content Creation Tools
    FabFilter: Pro Q2 Equalizer
    Exponential Audio: R4 Reverb
    iZotope, Inc.: RX 6 Advanced
    Todd-AO: Absentia DX