Cinema Audio Society Announces Finalists for the 2023 Student Recognition Award


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Los Angeles – December 12, 2023 — The Cinema Audio Society announces its 10th Student Recognition Award finalists today.

The finalists are invited to attend the 60th CAS Awards in Los Angeles at the Beverly Hilton on March 2, 2024, where the recipient of the CAS Student Recognition Award will be revealed and receive a check for $5000.

“Celebrating this year’s finalists illuminates the boundless potential within our craft and industry,” said CAS President Peter Kurland. “The Cinema Audio Society is thrilled to not only recognize these exceptional students but also to actively engage and contribute to their evolving journeys. Your accomplishments fill us with pride and excitement for the future of our craft.”

“We are so grateful to committee chair Sherry Klein CAS and the volunteers on the Student Recognition Award Committee for their tireless efforts in meticulously assessing each applicant and making this year’s award a reality,” Kurland adds. “Together, we embrace and support the promising future of audio storytelling.”

The 2023 CAS Student Recognition Award Finalists are:

Allison Blum
Savannah College of Art and Design

Shubhi Sahni
University of Southern California

Doris (Yushu) Shen
University of Southern California

Eunseo (Bella) So
Savannah College of Art and Design

William Tate
Georgia State University

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About the CAS Awards

The 60th CAS Awards will honor Outstanding Achievements in Sound Mixing in seven categories: Motion Pictures – Live Action, Motion Pictures – Animated, Motion Pictures – Documentary, Non-Theatrical Motion Pictures or Limited Series, Television Series – One Hour, Television Series – Half Hour and Television Non-Fiction, Variety or Music – Series or Specials. The CAS Student Recognition Award will also be presented. The CAS Achievement Award, as previously announced, will be bestowed upon Joe Earle CAS. The CAS Filmmaker Honoree will be announced later in the year. Visit here for the full CAS Awards timeline.

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