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

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...
Posted On 16 Feb 2013

Cinema Audio Society Preview and Predictions

[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...
Posted On 18 Feb 2012

CAS Nominees announced!

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
Posted On 19 Jan 2012

Why Avatar Lost the Oscar

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!...
Posted On 08 Mar 2010

Cinema Audio Society Awards The Hurt Locker

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...
Posted On 27 Feb 2010

Cinema Audio Society Preview

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...
Posted On 27 Feb 2010

ASC Preview – What will Win Cinematography?

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,...
Posted On 26 Feb 2010

The Directors Guild Preview

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...
Posted On 26 Jan 2010

Cinema Audio Society’s Nominees

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...
Posted On 20 Jan 2010

Daniel’s Final Predictions

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 ‘In Bruges’ which has...