The Cinema Audio Society announces the nominees for the 56th Annual CAS Awards for Outstanding Achievement in Sound Mixing for 2019 in seven categories.  Also announcing the Outstanding Product Nominations. 

“Each year I am gobsmacked by the impressive level of craftsmanship and artistry that is brought to the forefront at the CAS Awards and 2019 will be no exception,” said CAS President Karol Urban. “ It is such a joyful honor to have the opportunity to reunite with fellow mixers and celebrate the stellar work of our sound community. Congratulations to all our talented nominees!"

Nominations for the 56th Cas Awards for Outstanding Achievement in Sound Mixing for 2019


  • Ford v Ferrari

Production Mixer – Steven A. Morrow CAS
Re-recording Mixer – Paul Massey CAS
Re-recording Mixer – David Giammarco CAS
Scoring Mixer – Tyson Lozensky
ADR Mixer – David Betancourt
Foley Mixer – Richard Duarte

  • Joker

Production Mixer – Tod Maitland CAS
Re-recording Mixer – Dean A Zupancic
Re-recording Mixer – Tom Ozanich
Scoring Mixer – Daniel Kresco
ADR Mixer – Thomas J. O’Connell
Foley Mixer – Richard Duarte

Once Upon a Time in… Hollywood

Production Mixer – Mark Ulano CAS
Re-recording Mixer – Michael Minkler CAS
Re-recording Mixer – Christian Minkler CAS
Foley Mixer – Kyle Rochlin


Production Mixer – John Hayes
Re-recording Mixer – Mike Prestwood Smith
Re-recording Mixer – Mathew Collinge
ADR Mixer – Mark Appleby
Foley Mixer – Glen Gathard

The Irishman

Production Mixer – Tod Maitland CAS
Re-recording Mixer – Tom Fleischman CAS
Re-recording Mixer – Eugene Gearty
ADR Mixer – Mark DeSimone CAS
Foley Mixer – George A. Lara CAS



Original Dialogue Mixer – Tighe Sheldon
Re-recording Mixer – Myron Nettinga
Scoring Mixer – Nick Wollage
Foley Mixer – David Jobe

Frozen II

Original Dialogue Mixer – Paul McGrath CAS
Re-recording Mixer – David E. Fluhr CAS
Re-recording Mixer – Gabriel Guy CAS
Song Mixer – David Boucher
Scoring Mixer – Greg Hayes
ADR Mixer – Doc Kane CAS
Foley Mixer – Scott Curtis

How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World

Original Dialogue Mixer – Tighe Sheldon
Re-recording Mixer – Gary A. Rizzo CAS
Re-recording Mixer – Scott R. Lewis
Re-recording Mixer – Shawn Murphy
Foley Mixer – Blake Collins CAS

The Lion King

Original Dialogue Mixer – Ronald Judkins CAS
Re-recording Mixer – Lora Hirschberg
Re-recording Mixer – Christopher Boyes
Scoring Mixer – Alan Meyerson CAS
Foley Mixer – Blake Collins CAS

Toy Story 4

Original Dialogue Mixer – Doc Kane CAS
Re-recording Mixer – Michael Semanick CAS
Re-recording Mixer – Nathan Nance 
Scoring Mixer – David Boucher
ADR Mixer – Vince Caro CAS
Foley Mixer – Scott Curtis



Apollo 11

Re-recording Mixer – Eric Milano
Re-recording Mixer – Brian Eimer

Echo in the Canyon

Re-recording Mixer – Chris Jenkins
Re-recording Mixer – Paul Karpinski

Making Waves: The Art of Cinematic Sound

Production Mixer – David J. Turner
Re-recording Mixer – Tom Myers
Scoring Mixer – Dan Blanck
Foley Mixer – Frank Rinella

Miles Davis: Birth of the Cool

Production Mixer – Gautam Choudhury
Re-recording Mixer – Benny Mouthon CAS

Woodstock: 3 Days That Changed Everything

Re-recording Mixer – Kevin Peters



Game of Thrones: The Bells

Production Mixer – Ronan Hill CAS
Production Mixer –Simon Kerr
Production Mixer – Daniel Crowley
Re-recording Mixer – Onnalee Blank CAS
Re-recording Mixer – Mathew Waters CAS
Foley Mixer – Brett Voss CAS

Peaky Blinders: Mr. Jones

Production Mixer – Stu Wright
Re-recording Mixer – Nigel Heath
Re-recording Mixer – Brad Rees
Scoring Mixer – Jimmy Robertson
ADR Mixer – Oliver Brierley
Foley Mixer – Ciaran Smith

Stranger Thing: Chapter Eight: The Battle of Starcourt

Production Mixer – Michael Rayle
Re-recording Mixer – Mark Paterson
Re-recording Mixer – William Files 
Scoring Mixer – Hector Carlos Ramirez
ADR Mixer – Bill Higley CAS
Foley Mixer – Peter Persuad CAS

The Handmaid’s Tale: Heroic

Production Mixer – Sylvain Arseneault CAS
Re-recording Mixer – Lou Solakofski
Re-recording Mixer – Joe Morrow
Scoring Mixer – Adam Taylor
ADR Mixer – Andrea Rusch
Foley Mixer – Kevin Schultz

Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan: Persona Non Grata

Production Mixer – Michael Barosky
Re-recording Mixer – Steve Pederson
Re-recording Mixer – Daniel Leahy
ADR Mixer – Benjamin Darier
Foley Mixer – Brett Voss CAS


Barry: ronny/lily

Production Mixer – Benjamin A. Patrick CAS
Re-recording Mixer – Elmo Ponsdomenech CAS
Re-recording Mixer – Jason “Frenchie” Gaya
ADR Mixer – Aaron Hasson
Foley Mixer – John Sanacore CAS

Fleabag: Episode #2.6

Production Mixer – Christian Bourne
Re-recording Mixer – David Drake
ADR Mixer – James Gregory

Modern Family: A Year of Birthdays

Production Mixer – Stephen A. Tibbo CAS
Re-recording Mixer – Dean Okrand CAS
Re-recording Mixer – Brian R. Harman CAS
ADR Mixer – Matt Hovland
Foley Mixer – David Torres CAS

Russian Doll: The Way Out

Production Mixer – Phil Rosati
Re-recording Mixer – Lewis Goldstein
Re-recording Mixer – Thomas Ryan
ADR Mixer – Jerrell Suelto
Foley Mixer – Wen Hsuan-Tseng

Veep: Veep Episode 707

Production Mixer – William MacPherson CAS
Re-recording Mixer – John W. Cook II CAS
Re-recording Mixer – Bill Freesh CAS
Scoring Mixer – Scott Sheppard
ADR Mixer – Jesse Dodd CAS
Foley Mixer – Mike Marino


Apollo: Missions to the Moon

Re-recording Mixer – John Warrin

Chernobyl:  1:23:45

Production Mixer – Vincent Piponnier
Re-recording Mixer – Stuart Hilliker
ADR Mixer – Gibran Farrah
Foley Mixer – Philip Clements

Deadwood: The Movie

Production Mixer – Geoffrey Patterson CAS
Re-recording Mixer – John W. Cook II CAS
Re-recording Mixer – Bill Freesh CAS

El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie

Production Mixer – Phillip W. Palmer CAS
Re-recording Mixer – Larry B. Benjamin CAS
Re-recording Mixer – Kevin Valentine
ADR Mixer – Chris Navarro CAS
Foley Mixer – Stacey Michaels CAS

True Detective: The Great War and Modern Memory

Production Mixer – Geoffrey Patterson CAS
Re-recording Mixer – Greg Orloff CAS
Re-recording Mixer – Tateum Kohut CAS
Scoring Mixer – Biff Dawes CAS
ADR Mixer – Chris Navarro CAS
Foley Mixer – Nerses Gezalyan



Country Music: Will the Circle Be Unbroken? (1968-1972)

Production Mixer – Mark Roy
Re-recording Mixer – Dominick Tavella

Re-recording Mixer – Chris Chae

David Bowie: Finding Fame

Production Mixer – Sean O’Neil
Re-recording Mixer – Greg Gettens
Deadliest Catch: Sixty Foot Monster Episode 1512
Re-recording Mixer – Bob Bronow CAS

Formula 1: Drive to Survive: The Next Generation

Re-recording Mixer – Nick Fry
Re-recording Mixer – Steve Speed
Re-recording Mixer – James Evans

Hitsville: The Making of Motown

Production Mixer – Pete Orlanski
Re-recording Mixer – Richard Kondal
Foley Mixer – Victor Shcheglov


  • Lectrosonics, Inc.: D Squared Digital Wireless Mic System
  • Schoeps Mikrofone: CMC 1 U Miniature Colette Series Amplifier Body
  • Shure Incorporated: Shure Axient Digital
  • Sound Devices, LLC: Scorpio
  • Zaxcom: Nova


  • FabFilter: Pro Q3 Equalizer
  • iZotope, Inc.: Dialogue Match
  • Leapwing Audio: DynOne 3
  • Sound Radix Ltd.: Auto-Align Post
  • Todd-AO: Absentia DX v2.2.3

Previously announced honorees will be James Mangold as CAS Filmmaker and Re-recording Mixer Ton Fleishman CAS as  CAS Career Achievement Honoree being presented by Martin Scorsese. 

Final balloting for Outstanding Sound Mixing and Outstanding Products will open online Thursday, January 2 and ends Tuesday, January 14 at 5pm PST.

The Awards will be presented at a sealed envelope dinner on January 25th  in the Wilshire Grand Ballroom of the InterContinental Los Angeles Downtown. During the awards the highest honor of the CAS, the CAS Career Achievement Award, will be presented to Re-Recording Mixer Tom Fleishman CAS, the CAS Filmmaker Award will be presented to James Mangold.  The Student Recogition Award winner will also be named.  

On the evening of the Awards the Cinema Audio Society website will be updated in real time as the winners are announced.

About the Cinema Audio Society
The Cinema Audio Society was formed in 1964 for the purpose of sharing information with Sound Professionals in the Motion Picture and Television Industry. 

The objectives of the CAS are: to educate and inform the general public and the motion picture & television industry that effective sound is achieved by a creative, artistic and technical blending of diverse sound elements; to provide the motion picture & television industry with a progressive society of master craftsmen specialized in the art of creative cinematic sound recording; to advance the specialized field of cinematic sound recording by exchange of ideas, methods, and information; to advance the art of auditory appreciation, and to philanthropically support those causes dedicated to the sense of hearing; to institute and maintain high standards of conduct and craftsmanship among our members; to aid the motion picture & television industry in the selection and training of qualified personnel in the unique field of cinematic sound recording and to achieve for our members deserved recognition as major contributors to the field of motion picture & television entertainment.