60th CAS Awards Winners

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Cinema Audio Society Announces Winners of the 60th Annual CAS Awards

Oppenheimer and The Last of Us Among Celebrated Winners

 

LOS ANGELES (March 2, 2024) – The Cinema Audio Society (CAS) revealed the winners of the 60th annual CAS Awards tonight at the iconic Beverly Hilton International Ballroom. The sound mixing teams for Oppenheimer, Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse and 32 Sounds were honored with feature film wins, while The Last of Us, The Bear, 100 Foot Wave and Weird: The Al Yankovic Story won the top non-theatrical honors.

Hosted by comedian Tom Papa, industry guests gathered at The Beverly Hilton to celebrate 60 years of the Cinema Audio Society and sound mixing excellence in the seven awards categories, with two special honorees and the annual student filmmaker award. Noted sound industry executive Doug Kent presented the CAS Career Achievement Award to sound mixer Joe Earle CAS (American Horror Story, Six Feet Under, Monster’s Ball). Jon Favreau presented the CAS Filmmaker Award to writer/director/producer J.J. Abrams. Award presenters included: Walter Murch CAS, Jeremy Piven, Omar Dorsey, Jeff Garlin, Cristo Fernandez, Shameik Moore, Steven Weber, Bruce Greenwood and Dianne Warren.

“On behalf of the Cinema Audio Society, I extend heartfelt congratulations to all the winners of the 60th Annual CAS Awards,” remarked CAS President Peter Kurland. “As we mark this significant milestone, reflecting on 60 years of the CAS, it’s truly remarkable to witness the evolution of sound in cinema. While much has changed over time, one constant remains—the remarkable talent of these artists, whose dedication continues to enrich the cinematic experience for audiences worldwide. We applaud your exceptional achievements and invaluable contributions to the art of sound.”

The winners of the 60th Annual CAS Awards are as follows:

Motion Picture Live Action:

Oppenheimer

Production Mixer – Willie D. Burton CAS
Re-Recording Mixer – Gary A. Rizzo CAS
Re-Recording Mixer – Kevin O’Connell CAS
Scoring Mixer – Chris Fogel CAS
Foley Mixer – Tavish Grade
Foley Mixer – Jack Cucci
Foley Mixer – Mikel Parraga-Wills

 

Motion PictureAnimated:

Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse

Original Dialogue Mixer – Brian Smith
Original Dialogue Mixer – Aaron Hasson
Original Dialogue Mixer – Howard London CAS
Re-Recording Mixer – Michael Semanick CAS
Re-Recording Mixer – Juan Peralta
Scoring Mixer – Sam Okell
Foley Mixer – Randy K. Singer CAS

 

Motion Picture — Documentary:

32 Sounds

Production Mixer – Laura Cunningham
Re-Recording Mixer – Mark Mangini
Scoring Mixer – Ben Greenberg
ADR Mixer – Bobby Johanson CAS
Foley Mixer – Blake Collins CAS

 

Non-Theatrical Motion Pictures or Limited Series:

Weird: The Al Yankovic Story

Production Mixer – Richard Bullock CAS
Re-Recording Mixer – Tony Solis
Scoring Mixer – Phil McGowan CAS
ADR Mixer – Brian Magrum CAS
Foley Mixer – Erika Koski CAS

 

Television Series — One Hour: 

The Last Of Us: S01 E01 When You’re Lost In The Darkness

Production Mixer – Michael Playfair CAS
Re-Recording Mixer – Marc Fishman CAS
Re-Recording Mixer – Kevin Roache CAS
Foley Mixer – Randy Wilson CAS

 

Television Series — Half Hour:

The Bear: S02 E07 Forks

Production Mixer – Scott D. Smith CAS
Re-Recording Mixer – Steve “Major” Giammaria CAS
ADR Mixer – Patrick Christensen
Foley Mixer – Ryan Collison
Foley Mixer – Connor Nagy

 

Television Series — Non-Fiction, Variety or Music/Series or Specials: 

100 Foot Wave: S02 E05 Lost at Sea

Re-Recording Mixer – Keith Hodne

Yushu “Doris” Shen from University of Southern California won the Student Recognition Award, receiving a check for $5,000. The other four student finalists each took home $1,000 from the CAS, along with $10,000 in products and gear to help launch their careers in sound, thanks to the support of these generous companies: Acon Digital, Apple, Avid, Ginger Audio, Halter Technical, Izotope Inc., K-Tek, Krotos Audio, Lectrosonics Inc., McDSP, Sound Particles, Shotdeck, Todd-AO/Absentia DX, Zaxcom.

The Cinema Audio Society thanks the 60th CAS Awards sponsors and partners:

Cocktail Reception: Dolby

Student Recognition Award: Aura Sound and Color
Double Diamond: Universal Pictures
Diamond: Formosa, Max, NBC Universal Studio Post, Netflix, Paramount Pictures, Prime Video
Platinum: IATSE Local 695
Gold: Starz, Warner Bros. Pictures, Warner Bros. Post Production Creative Services
Silver: Avid, Fox Studio Lot, IATSE Local 700, Lectrosonics, NEON Rated, Sony Pictures Entertainment, USC School of Cinematic Arts

Media Partners: Backstage, Below The Line, The Hollywood Reporter, PostPerspective, Shoot and Variety.

Industry Partners: American Cinema Editors (ACE), Entertainment Industry Professionals Mentoring Alliance (EIPMA), Hollywood Professional Association (HPA), Los Angeles Post Production Group (LAPPG), and Motion Picture Sound Editors (MPSE).

Download 60th CAS Awards photos here.

Further photos and Speeches will be available on the CAS website over the coming days.

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About Cinema Audio Society
The Cinema Audio Society, a philanthropic, non-profit organization formed in 1964 for the purpose of sharing information with Sound Professionals in the Motion Picture and Television Industry. For more information and a complete list of awards, visit: https://cinemaaudiosociety.org.

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