CAS Nominations Announced

Posted: January 8, 2013 by filmmusicreporter in Film Music News
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The Cinema Audio Society has announced the nominees for the 49th Annual CAS Awards for Outstanding Achievement in Sound Mixing. Since last year, scoring mixers are included in the awards. In the Motion Pictures – Live Action category, the scoring mixers honored include Jonathan Allen for the movie musical Les Miserables, Shawn Murphy for Steven Spielberg’s Lincoln (scored by John Williams) and Simon Rhodes for the James Bond film Skyfall (scored by Thomas Newman). In the Motion Pictures – Animated category, the nominated scoring mixers are Andrew Dudman for Pixar’s Brave (scored by Patrick Doyle), Dennis Sands for Tim Burton’s Frankenweenie (music by Danny Elfman), Shawn Murphy for Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax (score by John Powell), Peter Cobbin for Dreamworks Animation’s Rise of the Guardians (music by Alexandre Desplat) and Alan Meyerson for Disney’s Wreck-It-Ralph (scored by Henry Jackman). In the Television or Mini-Series category, composer James S. Levine received a nomination for his work as a scoring mixer on American Horror Story: Asylum, along with Chris Fogel for HBO’s Game Change (music by Theodore Shapiro), Jeff Vaughn for the History Channel’s Hatfields & McCoys (scored by John Debney and Tony Morales) and Marc Blanes Matas for HBO’s Hemingway & Gellhorn (music by Javier Navarrete). For a full list of nominations, visit Cinema Audio Society’s website. The Awards will be presented at a sealed envelope dinner on February 16, 2013 in the Crystal Ballroom of the Millennium Biltmore Hotel in Los Angeles.