Cinema Audio Society Announces 56th Annual CAS Awards Nominations for Outstanding Achievement in Sound Mixing in 2019


Los Angeles, CA — 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!”



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


  • 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.


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