cinemaaudiosocietyThe team behind the sound mixing of Damien Chazelle’s La La Land has won the award for Outstanding Achievement in Sound Mixing in the Motion Pictures– Live Action category at tonight’s 53rd annual Cinema Audio Society Awards ceremony at the Bunker Hill Ballroom of the OMNI Los Angeles Hotel at California Plaza. Scoring mixer Nicholai Baxter, along with production mixer Steven Morrow, re-recording mixers Andy Nelson & Ai-Ling Lee and ADR mixer David Betancourt received the award for the drama starring Emma Stone & Ryan Gosling and scored by Justin Hurwitz. The other contenders in the category were Doctor Strange, Hacksaw RidgeRogue One: A Star Wars Story and Sully. In the the Motion Picture – Animated category, scoring mixer Thomas Vicari received the award as part of the sound mixing team of Pixar’s Finding Dory (scored by Thomas Newman).

To check out all winners, visit Cinema Audio Society’s website.

  1. Jerry's Kid says:

    Wow. I adored LLLand and I get the challenges of the larger ensemble sequences (Freeway opening, etc), but strictly from a mixing pov….against Doctor Strange, Hacksaw Ridge, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story…really?