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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…

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.…

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…

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:…

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…

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…

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…

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…

ASC Preview

The American Society of Cinematographers also hands out its award tonight. Again, Slumdog is expected to take this. Even if another film wins this tonight, Slumdog is still expected to take the Oscar for cinematgraphy. Here are the…

Slumdog May Clean Sweep It

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mV912uiRM_A With the Cinema Audio Society choosing Slumdog for its sound award, it's time to consider a potential clean sweep for the film. So, you might wonder, what is different from No Country and…

Cinema Audio Society Award Winners

Thanks to Marty-O, HBK and garras Cinema Audio Society (CAS) Awards (winners in bold): Motion Pictures The Dark Knight Iron Man Quantum Of Solace Slumdog Millionaire WALL-E Television Movies and Mini-Series…

6th Annual ICS Award Nominees

The International Cinephile Society has announced its nominees for the 2008 cinematic year. Leading the field with 8 nominations each are Milk and The Dark Knight. The winners, along with ranked lists for Best Picture and Best Film Not in…

Re-shoot: ASC Cinematography nominees

The American Society of Cinematographers announce their nominees today. We've expanded the sidebar to include more titles, but you guys might have other favorites. Roger Deakins, Revolutionary Road Roger Deakins & Chris Menges,…

Las Vegas Film Critics Society Sierra Awards

(from Variety, thanks to ladylurks) Picture: ‚ÄúFrost/Nixon‚Äù Actor: Frank Langella, ‚ÄúFrost/Nixon‚Äù Actress: Kate Winslet, ‚ÄúRevolutionary Road,‚Äù ‚ÄúThe Reader‚Äù Supporting Actor: Heath Ledger, ‚ÄúThe Dark Knight‚Äù Supporting…

Whatfca?

Here is a rundown for the names of the various critics' groups that have been shortened without explanation over the years: ACE - Ace Eddie, Editors Guild ADG - Art Design Guild AFI - American Film Institute (also Australian Film…