CAS Award Nominations | page 8
Student Recognition Award Nominees | page 12
Career Achievement Recipient: Joe Earle CAS | page 14
by Bob Bronow CAS
Filmmaker Award: J.J. Abrams | page 24
The highly acclaimed director, producer, and writer will be this year’s CAS Filmmaker Award recipient.
My Journey with the CAS | page 26
Self-proclaimed “CAS Historian” Jim Corbett provides background on our beloved organization through his personal journey.
by James “Jim” Corbett CAS MPSE
The Challenges of Traveling for Work | page 36
Whether for a cart-based blockbuster or a run-and-gun doc, experts provide tips and considerations when traveling to record on location.
by Millar Montgomery CAS
Lessons Learned the Hard Way | page 46
From the deep dark underbelly of less-than-proud moments, we present lessons learned the hard way.
by CAS Associate Sam Casas
The Sounding Board v3.0 | page 52
A Cinema Audio Society and Motion Picture Sound Editors event uniting soundies from multiple disciplines.
by Karol Urban CAS MPSE
Scoring Stage Upgrade Considerations Part II | page 66
Mitigating technology failures, audio latency considerations, and scoring mixer strategies for upgrading personal equipment.
by Dr. Erin Michael Rettig CAS
Aural Calisthenics | page 73
Can we truly strengthen our ears as we age?
by CAS Associate Gregory C. Vilfranc
The President’s Letter | page 3
by Peter Kurland CAS
From the Editor | page 4
by Matt Foglia CAS
Collaborators | page 6
Learn about the authors of your stories.
Announcements | page 75
Been There Done That/ The Lighter Side | page 76
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