Cinema Audio Society President, Mark Ulano, CAS today announced an addition to the CAS Awards categories.

 “We are excited to announce that we are adding a new category for Outstanding Sound Mixing Motion Picture - Documentary.  Documentaries are such a vital segment of film that can inform, inspire or call to action. Those filmmakers working on documentaries are doing important work that warrants recognition,” said Ulano in making the announcement. 

 The awards will be presented in a sealed envelope ceremony at the 53rd Annual CAS Awards dinner on Saturday, February 18, 2017, at the Omni Los Angeles Hotel at California Plaza – Bunker Hill Ballroom, in downtown Los Angeles, California.

Complete rules and regulations as well as the promotional regulations for the CAS will be posted on the CAS website at:

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 the 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.