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"Bohemian Rhapsody" Scores Top Feature Honor At Cinema Audio Society Awards
This image released by Twentieth Century Fox shows Gwilym Lee, from left, Rami Malek and Joe Mazzello in a scene from “Bohemian Rhapsody.” (Alex Bailey/Twentieth Century Fox via AP)
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Bohemian Rhapsody won the top prize for sound mixing, taking the live-action motion picture category at the 55th Cinema Audio Society (CAS) Awards on Saturday night (2/16) in Los Angeles.

Rounding out the feature winners were Isle of Dogs for animated motion picture and Free Solo for best documentary.

On the TV side, winners included the series The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, Mozart in the Jungle, American Crime Story: The Assassination of Gianni Versace, and Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown.

Special honors
The professional contributions of production sound mixer Lee Orloff, CAS were recognized as he received the CAS Career Achievement Award. Orloff’s award presenters, sound mixer Chris Noyes and director Dean Parisot, spoke of the passion and integrity Orloff has demonstrated in a career that spans 35 years and nearly 80 film and so many collaborations with notable directors.

In his presentation of the President’s Award to Foley mixer MaryJo Lang, CAS president Mark Ulano praised her extensive career and her contribution to the success of many Foley mixers in attendance, as well as her commitment to the sound community. 

And Steven Spielberg received the CAS Filmmaker Award in a presentation that included remarks by production sound mixer Ron Judkins, and re-recording mixers Gary Rydstrom, CAS and Andy Nelson, CAS. They were joined in the presentation by Bradley Cooper whose film A Star is Born was nominated tonight for Outstanding Sound Mixing – Live Action. Spielberg joins an impressive list of previous CAS Filmmakers honorees including: Joe Wright, Jon Favreau, Jay Roach, Quentin Tarantino, Gil Cates, Bill Condon, Paul Mazursky, Henry Selick, Taylor Hackford, Rob Marshall, Jonathan Demme, Edward Zwick, and Richard Linklater.

The evening also saw outgoing president Ulano, who has termed out, transfer the gavel to the previously announced newly elected president Karol Urban, CAS.  Steve Venezia, CAS was elected treasurer, and added to the board were Amanda Beggs, CAS, Mary H. Ellis, CAS, Onnalee Blank, CAS and Michael Minkler, CAS.

Here’s a category-by-category rundown of the evening’s winners.

55th CAS AWARDS FOR OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT IN SOUND MIXING FOR 2018
 
MOTION PICTURE - LIVE ACTION

Bohemian Rhapsody
Production Mixer – John Casali
Re-recording Mixer – Paul Massey
Re-recording Mixer – Tim Cavagin
Re-recording Mixer – Niv Adiri, CAS
ADR Mixer - Mike Tehrani
Foley Mixer - Glen Gahard
Foley Mixer - Jemma Riley Tolch

MOTION PICTURE - ANIMATED
Isle of Dogs
Original Dialogue Mixer – Darrin Moore
Re-recording Mixer – Christopher Scarabosio
Re-recording Mixer – Wayne Lemmer
Scoring Mixer – Xavier Forcioli
Scoring Mixer – Simon Rhodes
Foley Mixer – Peter Persaud, CAS

MOTION PICTURE - DOCUMENTARY
Free Solo
Production Mixer – Jim Hurst
Re-recording Mixer – Tom Fleischman, CAS
Re-recording Mixer – Ric Schnupp
Scoring Mixer – Tyson Lozensky
ADR Mixer – David Boulton
Foley Mixer – Joana Niza Braga

TELEVISION SERIES - 1 HOUR
The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel: Vote for Kennedy, Vote for Kennedy
Production Mixer – Mathew Price, CAS
Re-recording Mixer – Ron Bochar, CAS
Re-recording Mixer – Michael Miller, CAS
ADR Mixer – David Boulton
Foley Mixer – Steven Visscher

TELEVISION SERIES - 1/2 HOUR
Mozart in the Jungle: Domo Arigato
Production Mixer – Ryotaro Harada
Re-recording Mixer – Andy D’Addario
Re-recording Mixer – Chris Jacobson, CAS
ADR Mixer – Patrick Christensen
Foley Mixer – Gary DeLeone

TELEVISION MOVIE or LIMITED SERIES
American Crime Story: The Assassination of Gianni Versace (Part 1) The Man Who Would Be Vogue
Production Mixer – John Bauman, CAS
Re-recording Mixer – Joe Earle, CAS
Re-recording Mixer – Doug Andham, CAS
ADR Mixer – Judah Getz, CAS
Foley Mixer – Arno Stephanian

TELEVISION NON-FICTION, VARIETY or MUSIC SERIES or SPECIALS
Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown (Bhutan)
Re-Recording Mixer – Benny Mouthon, CAS

OUTSTANDING PRODUCT - PRODUCTION
Dan Dugan Sound Design: Dugan Automixing in Sound Devices 633 Compact Mixer

OUTSTANDING PRODUCT - POSTPRODUCTION
iZotope, Inc.:  RX 7

CAS STUDENT RECOGNITION AWARD
Anna Wozniewicz (Chapman University – Orange, Calif.)

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