'La La Land,' 'Hacksaw Ridge' Among Cinema Audio Society Award Nominees

7:00 AM 1/10/2017

by Carolyn Giardina

The sound mixing teams behind 'Kubo and the Two Strings,' 'The Secret Life of Pets' and 'Zootopia' are included in the animated feature category nominees.

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The Cinema Audio Society on Tuesday announced the nominees for the 53rd annual CAS Awards for Outstanding Achievement in Sound Mixing, which will be presented Feb. 18 at the Omni Los Angeles Hotel.

In the live-action feature category, CAS nominated the sound mixing teams behind Doctor Strange, Hacksaw Ridge, La La Land, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story and SullyIn six of the last 10 years, the winner of this CAS category went on to win the Oscar in sound mixing.

The nominees in the animated feature competition are Finding Dory, Kubo and the Two Strings, Moana, The Secret Life of Pets and Zootopia.

In the television categories, nominees include Game of Thrones, Mr. Robot, Stranger Things, The Night Manager and Deadliest Catch.

As previously announced, the CAS Career Achievement Award will be presented to production mixer John Pritchett and the CAS Filmmaker Award will be given to Jon Favreau during the ceremony.

The complete nominees list follows:

  • Motion Picture — Live Action

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    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

  • Motion Picture — Animated


    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

  • Motion Picture — Documentary

    Courtesy of ESPN


    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 Mahe



    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

  • Television Movie or Miniseries

    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, CAS

    ADR Mixer – Judah Getz

    Foley Mixer –John Guentner

  • Television Series — 1 Hour

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    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

  • Television Series — 1/2 Hour

    Courtesy of John P. Johnson/HBO

    black-ish: 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

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

    Courtesy of Discovery

    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

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    CEDAR DNS2 Dynamic Noise Suppression Unit
    Manufacturer: Cedar Audio

    CL-12 Linear Fader Controller
    Manufacturer: Sound Devices, LLC.

    Green and Blue Sleeves for Boom Poles
    Manufacturer: Greensleeve

    SB4 Sync Box Time Code Generator
    Manufacturer: Deneke, Inc.

    SRc Slot-in Dual Wireless Microphone Receiver
    Manufacturer: Lectrosonics

  • Outstanding Product - Post

    Halo Upmix
    Manufacturer: Nugen Audio

    Manufacturer: Audio Ease

    Manufacturer: iZotope

    SA-2 Dialog Processor
    Manufacturer: McDSP

    Sound Particles
    : Sound Particles