Cinema Audio Society Nominates Dozens of Guild Members for Sound Mixing Awards for ‘Irishman,’ ‘Ford v Ferrari,’ more

Tom Fleischman in the studio.

The Cinema Audio Society on Tuesday announced the nominees for the 56th Annual CAS Awards for Outstanding Achievement in Sound Mixing for 2019 in seven categories.

The list includes 75 nominees working in film and television who are members of the Motion Picture Editors Guild, including board members Tom Fleischman, CAS, and Lora Hirschberg.

“Each year I am gobsmacked by the impressive level of craftsmanship and artistry that is brought to the forefront at the CAS Awards and 2019 will be no exception,” said CAS President Karol Urban, CAS, MPSE. “It is such a joyful honor to have the opportunity to reunite with fellow mixers and celebrate the stellar work of our sound community. Congratulations to all our talented nominees!”

Final balloting for the awards will begin Jan. 2, with voting ending on Jan. 14.

The awards will be presented in a ceremony Jan. 25 at the InterContinental Los Angeles Downtown. At the event, Fleischman will receive the CAS Career Achievement Award.

Here is a list of the Local 700 members were nominated, by project:



Ford v Ferrari

Re-recording Mixer – Paul Massey CAS

Re-recording Mixer – David Giammarco CAS

ADR Mixer – David Betancourt



Re-recording Mixer – Dean A Zupancic

Re-recording Mixer – Tom Ozanich

ADR Mixer – Thomas J. O’Connell


Once Upon a Time in… Hollywood

Re-recording Mixer – Michael Minkler CAS

Re-recording Mixer – Christian Minkler CAS

Foley Mixer – Kyle Rochlin



Re-recording Mixer – Mike Prestwood Smith


The Irishman

Re-recording Mixer – Tom Fleischman CAS

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Re-recording Mixer – Eugene Gearty

ADR Mixer – Mark DeSimone CAS

Foley Mixer – George A. Lara CAS





Original Dialogue Mixer – Tighe Sheldon

Re-recording Mixer – Myron Nettinga

Foley Mixer – David Jobe


Frozen II

Original Dialogue Mixer – Paul McGrath CAS

Re-recording Mixer – David E. Fluhr CAS

Re-recording Mixer – Gabriel Guy CAS

Song Mixer – David Boucher

Scoring Mixer – Greg Hayes

ADR Mixer – Doc Kane CAS

Foley Mixer – Scott Curtis


How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World

Original Dialogue Mixer – Tighe Sheldon

Re-recording Mixer – Gary A. Rizzo CAS

Re-recording Mixer – Scott R. Lewis

Re-recording Mixer – Shawn Murphy

Foley Mixer – Blake Collins CAS


The Lion King

Re-recording Mixer – Lora Hirschberg

Re-recording Mixer – Christopher Boyes

Scoring Mixer – Alan Meyerson CAS

Foley Mixer – Blake Collins CAS


Toy Story 4

Original Dialogue Mixer – Doc Kane CAS

Re-recording Mixer – Michael Semanick CAS

Re-recording Mixer – Nathan Nance

Scoring Mixer – David Boucher

Foley Mixer – Scott Curtis




Echo in the Canyon

Re-recording Mixer – Chris Jenkins


Making Waves: The Art of Cinematic Sound

Re-recording Mixer – Tom Myers


Woodstock: 3 Days That Changed Everything

Re-recording Mixer – Kevin Peters



Game of Thrones: The Bells

Re-recording Mixer – Onnalee Blank CAS

Foley Mixer – Brett Voss CAS


Stranger Things: Chapter Eight: The Battle of Starcourt

Re-recording Mixer – Mark Paterson

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Re-recording Mixer – William Files


Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan: Persona Non Grata

Re-recording Mixer – Steve Pederson

Re-recording Mixer – Daniel Leahy

Foley Mixer – Brett Voss CAS



Barry: ronny/lily

Re-recording Mixer – Elmo Ponsdomenech CAS

Re-recording Mixer – Jason “Frenchie” Gaya

ADR Mixer – Aaron Hasson

Foley Mixer – John Sanacore CAS


Modern Family: A Year of Birthdays

Production Mixer – Stephen A. Tibbo CAS

Re-recording Mixer – Dean Okrand CAS

Re-recording Mixer – Brian R. Harman CAS

ADR Mixer – Matt Hovland

Foley Mixer – David Torres CAS


Russian Doll: The Way Out

Re-recording Mixer – Lewis Goldstein

Re-recording Mixer – Thomas Ryan

ADR Mixer – Jerrell Suelto

Foley Mixer – Wen Hsuan-Tseng


Veep: Veep Episode 707

Re-recording Mixer – John W. Cook II CAS

Re-recording Mixer – Bill Freesh CAS

ADR Mixer – Jesse Dodd CAS

Foley Mixer – Mike Marino



Deadwood: The Movie

Re-recording Mixer – John W. Cook II CAS

Re-recording Mixer – Bill Freesh CAS


El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie

Re-recording Mixer – Larry B. Benjamin CAS

ADR Mixer – Chris Navarro CAS

Foley Mixer – Stacey Michaels CAS


True Detective: The Great War and Modern Memory

Re-recording Mixer – Greg Orloff CAS

Re-recording Mixer – Tateum Kohut CAS

ADR Mixer – Chris Navarro CAS

Foley Mixer – Nerses Gezalyan



Country Music: Will the Circle Be Unbroken? (1968-1972)

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Re-recording Mixer – Dominick Tavella

Re-recording Mixer – Chris Chae


Deadliest Catch: Sixty Foot Monster Episode 1512

Re-recording Mixer – Bob Bronow CAS


CAS also nominated companies for outstanding products.

The list:


Lectrosonics, Inc.:                D Squared Digital Wireless Mic System

Schoeps Mikrofone:             CMC 1 U Miniature Colette Series Amplifier Body

Shure Incorporated:            Shure Axient Digital

Sound Devices, LLC:             Scorpio

Zaxcom:                                    Nova




FabFilter:                                 Pro Q3 Equalizer

iZotope, Inc.:                           Dialogue Match

Leapwing Audio:                   DynOne 3

Sound Radix Ltd.:                  Auto-Align Post

Todd-AO:                                  Absentia DX v2.2.3