‘Lincoln,’ ‘Skyfall’ among Cinema Audio Society award nominees


“Lincoln,” “Skyfall,” “Frankenweenie” and “Modern Family” are among the nominees for the 49th annual Cinema Audio Society Awards for outstanding achievement in sound mixing for 2012. The Cinema Audio Society announced the nominations Tuesday morning in six categories in features and television.

Vying for outstanding achievement in sound mixture for live-action motion pictures are “The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey,” “Les Miserables,” “Lincoln,” “Skyfall” and “Zero Dark Thirty.”

Nominees for animated motion pictures are “Brave,” “Frankenweenie,” “The Lorax,” “Rise of the Guardians” and “Wreck-It Ralph.”


OSCAR WATCH 2013: Keeping track of the awards race

Competing in the TV movies and miniseries category are “American Horror Story: Asylum Part I — Welcome to Briarcliff,” “Game Change,” “Hatfields & McCoys: Part I,” “Hemingway & Gellhorn” and “Sherlock: A Scandal in Belgravia.”

Vying for one-hour TV series are “Boardwalk Empire: The Milkmaid’s Lot,” “Breaking Bad: Dead Freight,” “Game of Thrones: Blackwater,” “Homeland: Beirut Is Back” and “Mad Men: Commissions and Fees.”

The half-hour TV nominees are “30 Rock: Mazel Tov, Dummies!,” “Californication: Hell Ain’t a Bad Place to Be,” “Modern Family: Disneyland,” “Nurse Jackie: Handle Your Scandal” and “The Office: The New Guys.”

The nominees for nonfiction, variety or music series or specials are “The 2012 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony,” “Deadliest Catch: I Don’t Wanna Die,” “Frozen Planet: To the Ends of the Earth,” “Great Performances: “At the Met: Anna Bolena” and “Soundtracks: Music Without Borders.”

Production sound mixer Chris Newman is this year’s recipient of the CAS Career Achievement Award, and director Jonathan Demme is set to receive the CAS Filmmaker Award.


The CAS Awards will be handed out on Feb. 16 at the Crystal Ballroom of the Millennium Biltmore Hotel. KTLA entertainment reporter Sam Rubin is the emcee.

The following is a complete list of nominees:

Motion Pictures -- Live Action

“The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey”
Production Mixer -- Tony Johnson, CAS
Re-recording Mixer -- Christopher Boyes
Re-recording Mixer -- Michael Hedges, CAS
Re-recording Mixer -- Michael Semanick, CAS

“Les Misérables”
Production Mixer -- Simon Hayes
Re-recording Mixer -- Andy Nelson
Re-recording Mixer -- Mark Paterson
Scoring Mixer -- Jonathan Allen
ADR Mixer --Robert Edwards

Production Mixer -- Ronald Judkins, CAS
Re-recording Mixer -- Andy Nelson
Re-recording Mixer -- Gary Rydstrom, CAS
Scoring Mixer -- Shawn Murphy
ADR Mixer -- Bob Johanson
Foley Mixer -- Frank Rinella

Production Mixer -- Stuart Wilson
Re-recording Mixer -- Scott Millan, CAS
Re-recording Mixer -- Greg P. Russell, CAS
Scoring Mixer -- Simon Rhodes
ADR Mixer -- Peter Gleaves
Foley Mixer -- James Ashwill

“Zero Dark Thirty”
Production Mixer -- Ray Beckett, CAS
Re-recording Mixer -- Paul N. J. Ottosson
ADR Mixer -- Brian Smith
Foley Mixer -- John Sanacore

Motion Pictures -- Animated

ADR Mixer -- Bobby Johansen
Re-recording Mixer -- Tom Johnson
Re-recording Mixer -- Gary Rydstrom, CAS
Scoring Mixer -- Andrew Dudman
Foley Mixer -- Frank Rinella

ADR Mixer -- Doc Kane
Re-recording Mixer -- Michael Semanick, CAS
Re-recording Mixer -- Tom Johnson
Re-recording Mixer -- Chris Boyes
Scoring Mixer -- Dennis Sands, CAS
Foley Mixer -- Glen Gathard

“The Lorax”
Re-recording Mixer -- Randy Thom, CAS
Re-recording Mixer -- Gary Rizzo, CAS
Scoring Mixer -- Shawn Murphy
Foley Mixer -- Frank Rinella

“Rise of the Guardians”
ADR Mixer -- Tighe Sheldon
Re-recording Mixer -- Andy Nelson
Re-recording Mixer -- Jim Bolt
Scoring Mixer -- Peter Cobbin
Foley Mixer -- Kyle Rochlin

“Wreck-It Ralph”
ADR Mixer -- Doc Kane
Re-recording Mixer -- David E. Fluhr, CAS
Re-recording Mixer -- Gary Rizzo, CAS
Scoring Mixer -- Alan Meyerson
Foley Mixer -- Frank Rinella

Television Movies and Mini-Series

“American Horror Story”: Asylum Part 1 -- Welcome to Briarcliff
Production Mixer -- Sean Rush
Re-recording Mixer -- Joseph H. Earle Jr., CAS
Re-recording Mixer -- Doug Andham, CAS
Scoring Mixer -- James S. Levine
ADR Mixer -- Judah Getz
Foley Mixer -- Kyle Billingsley

“Game Change”
Production Mixer -- David R.B. Macmillan, CAS
Re-recording Mixer -- Gabriel J. Serrano
Re-recording Mixer -- Leslie Shatz
Scoring Mixer -- Chris Fogel
ADR Mixer -- Travis Mackay
Foley Mixer -- Tor Kingdon

“Hatfields & McCoys”: Part 1
Production Mixer -- Dragos Stanomir
Re-recording Mixer -- Christian Cooke
Re-recording Mixer -- Brad Zoern
Scoring Mixer -- Jeff Vaughn
ADR Mixer -- Eric Apps
Foley Mixer -- Peter Persaud

“Hemingway & Gellhorn”
Production Mixer -- Nelson Stoll, CAS
Re-recording Mixer -- Lora Hirschberg
Re-recording Mixer -- Peter Horner
Re-recording Mixer -- Douglas Murray
Scoring Mixer -- Marc Blanes Matas
ADR Mixer -- Andy Greenberg
Foley Mixer -- Don White

“Sherlock: A Scandal in Belgravia”
Production Mixer -- John Mooney
Re-recording Mixer -- Howard Bargroff

Television Series -- One Hour

“Boardwalk Empire”: The Milkmaid’s Lot
Production Mixer -- Franklin D. Stettner, CAS
Re-recording Mixer -- Tom Fleischman, CAS

“Breaking Bad”: Dead Freight
Production Mixer -- Darryl L. Frank, CAS
Re-recording Mixer -- Jeff Perkins
Re-recording Mixer -- Eric Justen
ADR Mixer -- Eric Gotthelf
Foley Mixer -- Stacey Michaels

“Game of Thrones”: Blackwater
Production Mixer -- Ronan Hill, CAS
Re-recording Mixer -- Onnalee Blank, CAS
Re-recording Mixer -- Mathew Waters
Foley Mixer -- Brett Voss

“Homeland”: Beirut is Back
Production Mixer -- Larry Long
Re-recording Mixer -- Nello Torri, CAS
Re-recording Mixer -- Alan M. Decker, CAS
ADR Mixer -- Paul Drenning
Foley Mixer -- Shawn Kennelly

“Mad Men”: Commissions and Fees
Production Mixer -- Peter Bentley, CAS
Re-recording Mixer -- Ken Teaney, CAS
Re-recording Mixer -- Alec St. John, CAS

Television Series -- Half-hour


“30 Rock”: Mazel Tov, Dummies!
Production Mixer -- Griffin Richardson
Re-recording Mixer -- Tony Pipitone

“Californication”: Hell Ain’t a Bad Place To Be
Production Mixer -- Daniel Church
Re-recording Mixer -- Todd M. Grace, CAS
Re-recording Mixer -- Edward Charles Carr III, CAS

“Modern Family”: Disneyland
Production Mixer -- Stephen A. Tibbo, CAS
Re-recording Mixer -- Dean Okrand
Re-recording Mixer -- Brian R. Harman, CAS

“Nurse Jackie”: Handle Your Scandal
Production Mixer -- Jan McLaughlin, CAS
Re-recording Mixer -- Peter Waggoner

“The Office”: New Guys
Production Mixer -- Ben Patrick
Re-recording Mixer -- John W. Cook II, CAS
Re-recording Mixer -- Kenneth Kobett, CAS

Television -- Non-Fiction, Variety or Music - Series or Specials

“The 2012 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony”
Re-recording Mixer -- Brian Riordan, CAS
Re-recording Mixer -- Jamie Ledner

“Deadliest Catch”: I Don’t Wanna Die
Re-recording Mixer -- Bob Bronow, CAS

“Frozen Planet”: To the Ends of the Earth
Production Mixer -- Archie Moore
Re-recording Mixer -- Graham Wild

“Great Performances at The Met”: Anna Bolena
Re-recording Mixer -- Ken Hahn, CAS
Music Mixer -- Live Performance -- Jay David Saks
Soundtracks: Music Without Borders
Re-recording Mixer - Paul James Zahnley, CAS


Ben Burtt on the sound of ‘Raiders,’ ‘E.T.” and Spielberg’s inspiration

‘Lincoln,’ ‘Argo,’ ‘Skyfall’ among Producers Guild Award nominees

The Hobbit,’ “The Avengers’ nominated for visual effects awards


PHOTOS: Celebrity portraits by The Times


OSCARS: Inside the Academy

TIMELINE: Academy Awards through the years