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Cinema Audio Society Awards: ‘Gravity,’ ‘Frozen’ Tops in Sound Mixing

Cinema Audio Society Awards: ‘Gravity,’ ‘Frozen’ Tops in Sound Mixing
Gravity” and “Frozen” continued to lay waste to their competition in technical awards races as the two much-lauded pics collected motion picture mixing honors at the Cinema Audio Society Awards Saturday night.

Gravity” won for sound mixing in a live-action pic while “Frozen” was honored for mixing in an animated film.

Another project with enough awards to fill several mantels, HBO’s “Behind the Candelabra,” added another statuette to its collection, taking the award for mixing in a TV movie or mini-series.

Game of Thrones: The Rains of Castamere” won the award for hourlong skein and “Modern Family: Goodnight Gracie” won in the half-hour category. ”History of the Eagles, Part 1″ won for non-fiction TV.

The presentation, held at the Millennium Biltmore Hotel in downtown Los Angeles, marked the 50th anniversary of the Cas Awards. David Fluhr, president of the org (who would later be among the winners for
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Cinema Audio Society Awards: ‘Gravity,’ ‘Frozen’ Tops in Sound Mixing

Cinema Audio Society Awards: ‘Gravity,’ ‘Frozen’ Tops in Sound Mixing
Gravity” and “Frozen” continued to lay waste to their competition in technical awards races as the two much-lauded pics collected motion picture mixing honors at the Cinema Audio Society Awards Saturday night.

Gravity” won for sound mixing in a live-action pic while “Frozen” was honored for mixing in an animated film.

Another project with enough awards to fill several mantels, HBO’s “Behind the Candelabra,” added another statuette to its collection, taking the award for mixing in a TV movie or mini-series.

Game of Thrones: The Rains of Castamere” won the award for hourlong skein and “Modern Family: Goodnight Gracie” won in the half-hour category. ”History of the Eagles, Part 1″ won for non-fiction TV.

The presentation, held at the Millennium Biltmore Hotel in downtown Los Angeles, marked the 50th anniversary of the Cas Awards. David Fluhr, president of the org (who would later be among the winners for
See full article at Variety - TV News »

Cinema Audio Society picks new officers

Cinema Audio Society picks new officers
Edward Moskowitz has been named president of the Cinema Audio Society, outgoing president Richard Lightstone announced on Monday. Lightstone has held the post for four years.

The other new officers of the organization, which represents the industry's sound professionals, are David Bondelevitch, vp; R.D. Floyd, treasurer; and Peter Damski, secretary. New directors are Agamemnon Andrianos, ; Brydon "Beau" Baker, Richard Branca, James Coburn IV, John Coffey, Chris Elam, Ed Greene, Melissa Hofmann, Sherry Klein, Michael Minkle and Fred Tator. Alternates are Joe Foglia, Paul Vik Marshal, Ken Polk and Greg Watkins.

CAS award goes to Cates

CAS award goes to Cates
The Cinema Audio Society said Wednesday that longtime Oscarcast producer Gilbert Cates will be presented Feb. 17 with the Filmmaker Award at the 43rd Cinema Audio Society Awards at the Millennium Biltmore in Los Angeles.

The ceremony honors achievement in sound mixing.

"Gil Cates is a skilled filmmaker who is a master at all he touches," CAS board president Richard Lightstone said. "He excels as a director and a producer in feature films, television and theater and does it all with aplomb and grace and truly defines the CAS Filmmaker Award."

Quentin Tarantino was the first recipient of the award last year.

This year's CAS nominees range from Babel and Dreamgirls in the motion picture category to an episode from The Sopranos in the TV series category.

Other nominees include Flight 93 and an episode from the series Sleeper Cell in the television movies and miniseries category; episodes of Lost and Heroes also were nominated for TV series.

Nova's The Great Robot Race and "Paul McCartney: The Space Within Us" were nominated for television, nonfiction, variety or music, series or specials.

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