Cinema Audio Society Nominations – ‘Bridge of Spies’ Makes the Cut But No ‘Martian’


bridgeofspiesCinema Audio Society nominations have been announced.  Strong gets for “Bridge of Spies” and “The Hateful Eight” but a blow to “The Martian.”

Read the press release below:

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.”




  • Bridge of Spies
    Production Mixer — Drew Kunin
    Re-recording Mixer – Andy Nelson, CAS
    Re-recording Mixer — Gary Roger Rydstrom, CAS
    Scoring Mixer — Thomas Vicari, CAS
    ADR Mixer — Bobby Johanson, CAS
    Foley Mixer – Chris Manning
  • The Hateful Eight
    Production Mixer – Mark Ulano, CAS
    Re-recording Mixer – Michael Minkler, CAS
    Re-recording Mixer – Chris Minkler
    Scoring Mixer – Fabio Venturi
    Foley Mixer – Nerses Gezalyan
  • Mad Max: Fury Road
    Production Mixer — Ben Osmo
    Re-recording Mixer — Chris Jenkins
    Re-recording Mixer — Gregg Rudloff
    ADR Mixer – Thomas J. O’Connell
    Foley Mixer — Ryan Squires
  • The Revenant
    Production Mixer — Chris Duesterdiek
    Re-recording Mixer — Jon Taylor, CAS
    Re-recording Mixer — Frank Montaño
    Re-recording Mixer — Randy Thom, CAS
    Scoring Mixer — Conrad Hensel
    ADR Mixer – Michael Miller, CAS
    Foley Mixer — Geordy Sincavage
  •  Star Wars: The Force Awakens
    Production Mixer – Stuart Wilson
    Re-recording Mixer – Andy Nelson, CAS
    Re-recording Mixer – Chris Scarabosio
    Scoring Mixer – Shawn Murphy
    ADR Mixer — Charleen Steeves
    Foley Mixer – Chris Manning


  •  The Good Dinosaur
    Original Dialogue Mixer – Vince Caro
    Re-recording Mixer — Tom Johnson
    Re-recording Mixer — Michael Semanick
    Scoring Mixer — Brad Haehnel
    Foley Mixer — Kyle Rochlin
  • Hotel Transylvania 2
    Original Dialogue Mixer – Howard London, CAS
    Re-recording Mixer — Michael Semanick
    Re-recording Mixer — Tom Johnson
    Scoring Mixer — Brad Haehnel
    Foley Mixer — Randy Singer, CAS
  • Inside Out
    Original Dialogue Mixer — Doc Kane
    Re-recording Mixer — Tom Johnson
    Re-recording Mixer — Michael Semanick
    Scoring Mixer — Joel Iwataki
    Foley Mixer — Mary Jo Lang, CAS
  • Minions
    Original Dialogue Mixer — Carlos Sotolongo
    Re-recording Mixer — Gary A. Rizzo, CAS
    Re-recording Mixer — Chris Scarabosio
    Scoring Mixer — Shawn Murphy
    Foley Mixer – Corey Tyler
  • The Peanuts Movie
    Original Dialogue Mixer — Bill Higley
    Re-recording Mixer — Lora Hirschberg
    Re-recording Mixer — Randy Thom, CAS
    Re-recording Mixer — Leff Lefferts
    Scoring Mixer — Casey Stone, CAS
    Foley Mixer — Jason Butler


American Crime:  Episode 1

Production Mixer — Ben Lowry

Re-recording Mixer — Rick Norman

Re-recording Mixer — Ryan Davis



American Horror Story: Hotel “Room Service”

Production Mixer – Brendan Beebe, CAS

Re-recording Mixer — Joe Earle, CAS

Re-recording Mixer — Vicki Lemar

 American Horror Story: Hotel #501 “Checking In”

Production Mixer — Brendan Beebe, CAS

Re-recording Mixer — Joe Earle, CAS

Re-recording Mixer — Doug Andham, CAS

ADR Mixer — Judah Getz

Foley Mixer — John Guentner

 Fargo: Season 2 Episode 5

Production Mixer — Michael Playfair, CAS

Re-recording Mixer — Kirk Lynds

Re-recording Mixer — Martin Lee

True Detective:  Episode 4 “Down will Come”

Production Mixer — Geoffrey Patterson, CAS

Re-recording Mixer — Steve Pederson

Re-recording Mixer — Daniel J. Leahy

ADR Mixer — Ron Bedrosian

Foley Mixer — Shawn Kenelly


Better Call Saul: Ep. 110 Marco

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: Hardhome

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

Homeland: 502 The Tradition of Hospitality

Production Mixer – Ed Cantú

Re-recording Mixer — Nello Torri, CAS

Re-recording Mixer — Alan M. Decker, CAS

ADR Mixer – Paul Drenning, CAS

Foley Mixer — Shawn Kennelly

House of Cards:  Chapter 27

Production Mixer — Lorenzo Millan

Re-recording Mixer — Nathan Nance

Re-recording Mixer — Scott Lewis

Foley Mixer — Corey Tyler

The Walking Dead: First Time Again

Production Mixer — Michael P. Clark, CAS

Re-recording Mixer — Gary D. Rogers, CAS

Re-recording Mixer — Daniel J. Hiland, CAS

ADR Mixer – Eric Gotthelf


Modern Family: Connection Lost

Production Mixer — Stephen A. Tibbo, CAS

Re-recording Mixer — Dean Okrand, CAS

Re-recording Mixer — Brian R. Harman, CAS

Re-recording Mixer — David Michael Torres

Nurse Jackie: 708 Managed Care

Production Mixer — Jan McLaughlin, CAS

Re-recording Mixer — Peter Waggoner

Parks and Recreation: One Last Ride: Part 1

Production Mixer — George A. Flores, CAS

Re-recording Mixer — John W. Cook II, CAS

Re-recording Mixer – Bill Freesh, CAS

Silicon Valley: Server Space (Episode 13)

Production Mixer – Benjamin A. Patrick, CAS

Re-recording Mixer — Elmo Ponsdomenech

Re-recording Mixer – Todd Beckett

Veep:  Mommy Meyer

Production Mixer — Bill MacPherson

Re-recording Mixer — Richard Davey


Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown: Madagascar

Re-Recording Mixer — Benny Mouthon, CAS

Deadliest Catch: Lunatic Fringe

Re-Recording Mixer — Bob Bronow, CAS

Keith Richards:  Under the Influence

Re-Recording Mixer – Scott R. Lewis

Production Mixer – Eddie O’Connor

Production Mixer – Michael Emery

Production Mixer – Dennis Hamlin

Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck

Re-Recording Mixer — Steve Pederson

Re-Recording Mixer — Cameron Frankley

Live from Lincoln Center: Danny Elfman’s Music from the Films of Tim Burton

Re-Recording Mixer – Ken Hahn, CAS

Production Mixer/House Sound — Paul Bevan



 Aaton Cantar X3

Lectrosonics Venue 2

Sound Devices SL-6

Zaxcom Wide Band Recording Digital Wireless


Accusonus – ERA-D

Conformalizer 4

Cedar DNS One with Learn

Izotope RX5

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.