Los Angeles, Tuesday January 12, 2016 — The Cinema Audio Society announces the nominees for the 52nd Annual CAS Awards for Outstanding Achievement in Sound Mixing for 2015 in six categories and the CAS Technical Achievement Award Nominations.
“This was a year of terrific sound in both film and television,” said Mark Ulano CAS President. “These nominations represent the outstanding sound mixing being done in each category and I congratulate each of our nominees.”
NOMINATIONS FOR THE 52nd CAS AWARDS FOR OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT IN SOUND MIXING FOR 2015
MOTION PICTURE – LIVE ACTION
Bridge of Spies
The Hateful Eight
Mad Max: Fury Road
Star Wars: The Force Awakens
The Good Dinosaur
Hotel Transylvania 2
The Peanuts Movie
TELEVISION MOVIE or MINI-SERIES
American Crime: Episode 1
American Horror Story: Hotel “Room Service”
American Horror Story: Hotel #501 “Checking In”
Fargo: Season 2 Episode 5
True Detective: Episode 4 “Down will Come”
TELEVISION SERIES – 1 HOUR
Better Call Saul: Ep. 110 Marco
Game of Thrones: Hardhome
Homeland: 502 The Tradition of Hospitality
House of Cards: Chapter 27
The Walking Dead: First Time Again
TELEVISION SERIES – 1/2 HOUR
Modern Family: Connection Lost
Nurse Jackie: 708 Managed Care
Parks and Recreation: One Last Ride: Part 1
Silicon Valley: Server Space (Episode 13)
Veep: Mommy Meyer
TELEVISION NON-FICTION, VARIETY or MUSIC SERIES or SPECIALS
Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown: Madagascar
Deadliest Catch: Lunatic Fringe
Keith Richards: Under the Influence
Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck
Live from Lincoln Center: Danny Elfman’s Music from the Films of Tim Burton
CINEMA AUDIO SOCIETY TECHNICAL ACHIEVEMENT AWARD NOMINATIONS
Aaton Cantar X3
Lectrosonics Venue 2
Sound Devices SL-6
Zaxcom Wide Band Recording Digital Wireless
Accusonus – ERA-D
Cedar DNS One with Learn
Final balloting for both the Outstanding Sound Mixing and the CAS Technical Achievement Awards will open online Wednesday January 27th and end Friday, February 12th.
The Awards will be presented at a sealed envelope dinner on February 20th in the Crystal Ballroom of the Millennium Biltmore Hotel. During the awards the highest honor of the CAS – the CAS Career Achievement Award will be presented to ADR Mixer Doc Kane and the CAS Filmmaker Award will be given to Jay Roach.
On the evening of the Awards the Cinema Audio Society website will be updated in real time as the winners are announced.
About the Cinema Audio Society:
The Cinema Audio Society was formed in 1964 for the purpose of sharing information with Sound Professionals in the Motion Picture and Television Industry.
The objectives of the CAS are: to educate and inform the general public and the motion picture & television industry that effective sound is achieved by a creative, artistic and technical blending of diverse sound elements; to provide the motion picture & television industry with a progressive society of master craftsmen specialized in the art of creative cinematic sound recording; to advance the specialized field of cinematic sound recording by exchange of ideas, methods, and information; to advance the art of auditory appreciation, and to philanthropically support those causes dedicated to the sense of hearing; to institute and maintain high standards of conduct and craftsmanship among our members; to aid the motion picture & television industry in the selection and training of qualified personnel in the unique field of cinematic sound recording and to achieve for our members deserved recognition as major contributors to the field of motion picture & television entertainment.