Tuesday, 12 January 2016

OSCAR HOPEFULS AND BLOCKBUSTERS IN CINEMA AUDIO SOCIETY NOMINATIONS


The Martian misses, but at least one film had to. Otherwise, five of your six (or seven, if you include Inside Out, nominated in the Animated category here) Oscar Sound Mixing frontrunners show up on the Cinema Audio Society's 2015 nominations. A couple of blockbusters, though five moneymakers among these Oscar contenders, but who cares about the Oscars today? It's the day of CAS nominees, and hooray for that! Winners announced on the 20th of February. Check it out:

Best Sound Mixing - Live Action
Chris Duesterdiek, Conrad Hensel, Michael Miller, Frank A. Montano, Geordy Sincavage, Jon Taylor and Randy Thom (The Revenant)
Nerses Gezalyan, Chris Minkler, Michael Minkler, Mark Ulano and Fabio Venturi (The Hateful Eight)
Chris Jenkins, Thomas J. O'Connell, Ben Osmo, Gregg Rudloff and Ryan Squires (Mad Max: Fury Road)
Bobby Johanson, Drew Kunin, Chris Manning, Andy Nelson, Gary Rydstrom and Thomas Vicari (Bridge of Spies)
Chris Manning, Shawn Murphy, Andy Nelson, Christopher Scarabosio, Charleen Steeves and Stuart Wilson (Star Wars: The Force Awakens)

Best Sound Mixing - Animated
Jason Butler, Bill Higley, Lora Hirschberg, Leff Lefferts, Casey Stone and Randy Thom (The Peanuts Movie)
Vince Caro, Brad Haehnel, Tom Johnson, Kyle Rochlin and Michael Semanick (The Good Dinosaur)
Brad Haehnel, Tom Johnson, Howard London, Michael Semanick and Randy Singer (Hotel Transylvania 2)
Joel Iwataki, Tom Johnson, Doc Kane, Mary Jo Lang and Michael Semanick (Inside Out)
Shawn Murphy, Gary A. Rizzo, Christopher Scarabosio, Carlos Sotolongo and Corey Tyler (Minions)