Sound mixer award given to ‘Titanic’

'Death on Everest,' 'Chicago Hope' also nab nods

The Cinema Audio Society has named the winners of its Awards for Outstanding Achievement in Sound Mixing in movies and television.

Re-recording mixer Richard Portman received the CAS Career Achievement Award.

The org’s award for outstanding sound mixing in a motion picture went to re-recording mixers Gary Rydstrom, Tom Johnson and Gary Summers, and to production mixer Mark Ulano, for their work on the Paramount Pictures/20th Century Fox smash “Titanic.”

Other nominees in the feature film category were “Air Force One” (Sony), “Contact” (Warner Bros.) “L.A. Confidential” (Warner Bros.) and “Men In Black” (Sony).

The award for outstanding sound mixing for telefilms, miniseries and specials went to re-recording mixers Wayne Artman, Robert L. Harman and Frank Jones, and to production mixer Jay Patterson, for their work on ABC’s TV movie “Death on Everest.”

Other nominees in this category were TNT’s “Buffalo Soldiers,” HBO’s “Don King, Only in America,” HBO’s “Miss Evers’ Boys” and HBO’s “Stomp Out Loud.”

The award for outstanding sound mixing in a TV series went to re-recording mixers Rusty Smith and William Freesh and production mixer Russell Fager for their work on CBS’ “Chicago Hope” episode “Brain Salad Surgery.”

The other nominees in the TV series category were “Nash Bridges,” CBS; “NYPD Blue,” ABC; “Star Trek Voyager,” UPN; “The X-Files,” Fox.

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