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‘Dunkirk’ wins Cinema Audio Society (CAS) top sound mixing award

Dunkirk has won the Cinema Audio Society (CAS) award for sound mixing for a live-action motion picture, beating out strong competition from the likes of Baby Driver, Star Wars: The Last Jedi and The Shape of Water. The WWII film also won the Sound award at BAFTA last week and is up for the same award (with the same competition) at the Oscars one week from today. Blade Runner 2049, bested Dunkirk at the Motion Picture Sound Editors (MPSE) guild; they’re both nominated at the Oscars with the same films above.

Coco and Jane rounded out the film prizes and Game of Thrones, Black Mirror, and Silicon Valley were among the television winners.

Special honors went to Joe Wright, Anna Behlmer, and Tomlinson Hollman.

The full list of Cinema Audio Society (CAS) winners:

Motion Picture – Live Action: “Dunkirk”
Motion Picture – Animated: “Coco”
Motion Picture – Documentary: “Jane”

Television Movie or Mini-Series: “Black Mirror”: “USS Callister”
Television Series – 1 Hour: “Game of Thrones”: “Beyond the Wall”
Television Series – 1/2 Hour: “Silicon Valley”: Episode 9, “Hooli-Con”
Television Non-Fiction, Variety or Music Series or Special: “Rolling Stone: Stories from the Edge”

Outstanding Product – Production: Sound Devices: Mix Pre- 10T Recorder
Outstanding Product – Post Production: iZotope, Inc.: RX 6 Advanced

Student Recognition Award: Xiang Li, Chapman University

CAS Filmmaker Award: Joe Wright
Career Achievement Award: Anna Behlmer
Edward J. Greene Award: Tomlinson Holman

About Erik Anderson

Erik thanks his mother for his love of all things Oscar, having watched the Academy Awards together since he was in the single digits; making lists, rankings and predictions throughout the show. This led him down the path to obsessing about awards. Much later, he found himself at GoldDerby, led by Tom O’Neill and then migrated over to Oscarwatch (now AwardsDaily), headed up by Sasha Stone before breaking off to create AwardsWatch. He is a member of the International Cinephile Society, GALECA (The Society of LGBTQ Entertainment Critics), the International Press Academy and is the founder/owner of AwardsWatch.

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