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


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


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

The Cargo Cult: 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.