CAS SUMMER EVENT SERIES 2020: More Play it Don’t Spray it…


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A panel of expert post-production mixers share more of how flexibility of mindset and ingenuity in their workflows is keeping the play head rolling during the global pandemic shutdown.
Below you can watch a recording of the panel and see info about the panelists from the event. 
About the Speakers

David Barber CAS

David Barber CAS
David Barber CAS is a Supervising Sound Editor and Re-recording Mixer at Juniper Post, Inc. in Burbank, CA. Crossing over from the music world in 2004, he has been editing and mixing for film and television for the past 16 years.

He is a 3-time winner of the MPSE Golden Reel Award, most recently for his work on Taron Lexton’s In Search of Fellini. Current projects include Season 2 of the Netflix Original Series “Special” as well as the feature films, After, Escape Plan: Extractors, and the soon to be released Chick Fight starring Alec Baldwin and Malin Akerman. David currently sits on the Board of Directors for the Motion Picture Sound Editors

William Files CASWilliam Files CAS
William Files CAS is always looking for creative ways to bring filmmakers’ sonic visions to the screen. As a sound supervisor, sound designer and re-recording mixer, he has contributed to more than 100 films and TV shows.

From streaming hits such as Stranger Things to Sundance Festival tastemakers like Mud and of course Hollywood epics including Star Trek, Planet of the Apes and more, Will lends his award winning talents and taste to support the story through sound.

Will is also an industry thought leader and works with market leaders including Avid, Dolby and Sony, to define tools and workflows for the next generations of products and projects.

Marc Fishman CASMarc Fishman CAS
With a career spanning 30 years, Marc Fishman CAS draws upon his eclectic experience that ranges from broad comedies and intense dramas to cut horror films in order to create the most engaging mix possible.

After studying at USC and Full Sail University, Marc worked for six years in sound editorial and supervision, before refocusing on mixing, specializing in dialogue and music mixing.

Influenced and constantly amazed by the work of his peers, Marc enjoys collaborating and developing relationships with filmmakers, and feels the most rewarding part of his job is finishing a film because he loves knowing that the rest of the world is able to enjoy his team’s work.

David E. Fluhr CASDavid E. Fluhr CAS
David E. Fluhr CAS studied Music Composition at Manhattan School of Music, and Crane School of Music. In 1980 he worked at Compact Video in transfer, editorial, and as a recordist. He launched his re-recording career mixing documentaries, TV shows, and music specials.

After winning 9 Emmys with 38 nominations and two CAS awards, he transitioned in 1996 to Todd AO mixing live-action films. In 2004, he was invited to Disney where he also began mixing animation, and has since mixed every Disney animated film, including the Oscar winning Frozen, Big Hero 6, and Zootopia. He and his team also won the CAS Award for Frozen and Big Hero 6.

David developed Disney’s Atmos workflows for Disney Animation films and home formats. He is a former two-term governor of the ATAS Sound Branch, a member of the AMPAS Sound Branch, a member of the CAS Board of Directors since 1986, and CAS President for four years.

Gabriel Guy CASGabriel Guy CAS
Gabriel Guy CAS joined Walt Disney Animation Studios in 2007, first as an original dialog mixer on 2008’s “Bolt.” He added re-recording mixer to his duties starting with the Oscar-winning short film “Paperman” in 2012, and feature film “Frozen” in 2013 and and has mixed on every WDAS short and feature since, most recently “Frozen 2.”

Previously, Gabe started as a mix technician assistant on “Toy Story 2” while working at Skywalker Sound. He worked with re-recording mixer David Fluhr CAS while at Skywalker, subsequently working on several Disney titles at Todd-AO and Disney Digital Services before transitioning to WDAS.

Karol Urban CASKarol Urban CAS
Karol Urban CAS MPSE (Into The Dark, Project Blue Blue, Boomerang, New Girl, Grey’s Anatomy) has served filmmakers as a re-recording mixer for episodic and feature content since 1999. She is an involved member of her community having served on the Television Academy’s Governor’s Peer Group for Sound Mixing, as content editor of the CAS Quarterly magazine, and as a board member for the Cinema Audio Society. In 2019, Karol was elected President of the Cinema Audio Society.

During the shutdown, Karol worked in her private home studio as well and on the dub stage at two different facilities. She mixed as a single mixer as well as part of a mix team on both episodic and feature material. She used quicktime approvals, source connect, Clear View Flex, and Evercast creating custom workflows that fit the individual client’s needs.

Last modified: August 12, 2022

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