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
[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:
Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides
Just to show you how weird this year has been overall,...
The Cinema Audio Society announces the nominees for the 48th Annual CAS Awards for Outstanding Achievement in Sound Mixing for 2011 in four categories.
Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tide
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...
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...
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...
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...
The Hurt Locker
Precious: Based on the Novel ‘Push’ by Sapphire
Up In The Air
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...
Tony Johnson, CAS
The Hurt Locker
Paul N.J. Ottosson
Production Mixer: Ray Beckett
Re-recording Mixers: Andy Nelson
Production Mixer: Peter J. Devlin, CAS
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...