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Argo and Silver Linings win Ace Eddies, Les Mis and Brave take Cinema Audio Society awards

Argo and Silver Linings win Ace Eddies, Les Mis and Brave take Cinema Audio Society awards

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ACE Eddie Winners: ARGO, Best Edited Feature Drama, William Goldenberg SILVER LININGS PLAYBOOK, Best Edited Feature Comedy, Jay Cassidy, Crispin Struthers SEARCHING FOR SUGAR MAN, Best Edited Documentary, Malik Bendjelloul BRAVE, Best Edited Animated Feature, Nicholas C. Smith CAS Winners: Les Miserables – Sound Mixing, Live Action Brave – Sound Mixing, Animated: Full list of ACE Eddiewinners in all categories, after the cut. Nominees for both after the cut. You…

Cinema Audio Society Preview and Predictions

Cinema Audio Society Preview and Predictions

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[There is no Soundworks collection for Moneyball but the other nominees, either for CAS or Oscar, after the cut] Tonight the Cinema Audio Society awards dinner will be held around 8pm at the Millennium-Biltmore hotel. The nominees for film are: Hanna Hugo Moneyball Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides Super 8 Just to show you how weird this year has been overall, only two CAS nominees went on to…

CAS Nominees announced!

CAS Nominees announced!

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The Cinema Audio Society announces the nominees for the 48th Annual CAS Awards for Outstanding Achievement in Sound Mixing for 2011 in four categories. Motion Pictures: Hanna Hugo Moneyball Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tide Super 8

Why Avatar Lost the Oscar

Why Avatar Lost the Oscar

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I was planning on leaving this alone but the web chatter, and even a Facebook page dedicated to what will no doubt go down as a race similar to Star Wars vs. Annie Hall. What I can abide is the phony uproar reaching a fever pitch online. It’s because she’s a woman! It’s because they wanted to tell Jim Cameron to eff off! It’s because of all the divorced wives…

Cinema Audio Society Awards The Hurt Locker

Cinema Audio Society Awards The Hurt Locker

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Sound Mixing for a Motion Picture: The Hurt Locker! Mini-Series: Grey Gardens Best Sound Mixing for Television Series: Mad Men The awards are happening now. Someone asked what the difference was between the Cinema Audio Society and the Motion Picture Sound Editors awards. One is for Sound Mixing (CAS) and the other is for Sound Effects Editing. Generally speaking, the MPSE has matched up pretty closely with Oscar. Not sure…

Cinema Audio Society Preview

Cinema Audio Society Preview

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The Cinema Audio Society announces their award for Best Sound tonight at my favorite LA hotel. 46th Annual Cinema Audio Society Awards When: Sat, February 27, 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm Where: Millennium Biltmore Hotel, Los Angeles Admission: Invite Only As you can see by their history, there is a lot of match-up for wins. This is due mainly to the fact that the entire Academy votes for Sound, while…

ASC Preview – What will Win Cinematography?

ASC Preview – What will Win Cinematography?

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This one kind of seems like a no-brainer, but then you never really know what the cinematographers are going to think is the best cinematography. According to some of those in the know, the Avatar cinematography is more visual effects than actual lensing. Whatever it was, though, it worked to a degree that is almost impossible to comprehend. If Avatar is weak on story and originality, it is strong on…

The Directors Guild Preview

The Directors Guild Preview

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Kathryn Bigelow The Hurt Locker James Cameron Avatar Lee Daniels Precious: Based on the Novel ‘Push’ by Sapphire Jason Reitman Up In The Air Quentin Tarantino Inglourious Basterds The Directors Guild awards are being held this Saturday night. The race feels less certain than it did before the Producers Guild’s stunner that awarded The Hurt Locker over films that had more famous producers, made much more money, and were more…

Cinema Audio Society’s Nominees

Cinema Audio Society’s Nominees

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Avatar Re-recording Mixers: Chris Boyes Gary Summers Andy Nelson Production Mixer: Tony Johnson, CAS District 9 Re-recording Mixers: Michael Hedges Gilbert Lake Production Mixer: Ken Saville The Hurt Locker Re-recording Mixers: Paul N.J. Ottosson Production Mixer: Ray Beckett Star Trek Re-recording Mixers: Andy Nelson Anna Behlmer Production Mixer: Peter J. Devlin, CAS Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen Re-recording Mixers: Greg P. Russell, CAS Gary Summers Production Mixer: Geoffrey Patterson, CAS…

Daniel’s Final Predictions

Daniel’s Final Predictions

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I have just reminded myself of the British Academy Film Award winners and, if you exclude the foreign, documentary and short categories, then the smart money might be one a virtually perfect match with the Academy. The only BAFTA winner that jars is ‚ÄòIn Bruges‚Äô which has scant chance of collecting the Oscar for best original screenplay on Sunday night. Otherwise everything looks on the money including the technical categories….