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‘Star Wars,’ ‘Hateful Eight,’ ‘Game of Thrones,’ ‘Walking Dead’ Score Cinema Audio Society Nominations

Winners will be revealed on Feb. 20.

After being passed over by every guild and industry group so far this season, “The Hateful Eight” finally caught a break Tuesday with a nomination from the Cinema Audio Society, celebrating excellence in sound mixing. The film joined “Bridge of Spies,” “Mad Max: Fury Road” and “The Revenant” in the live action motion picture category, all three of which have performed well with organizations like the Art Directors Guild, the American Society of Cinematographers and the Producers Guild of America in recent weeks.

The fifth spot went to “Star Wars: The Force Awakens,” an on-again, off-again player on the circuit this season with mentions from the American Cinema Editors and the art directors and costume designers guilds. That left Ridley Scott’s “The Martian” as the surprise exclusion for a group that, it should be noted, has a slightly different makeup than the Academy’s sound branch, featuring a wider range of production mixers along with the post-production artisans.

In the animated category, nominees were “The Good Dinosaur,” “Hotel Transylvania 2,” “Inside Out,” “Minions” and “The Peanuts Movie.”

On the television side, “American Crime” joined “American Horror Story: Hotel,” “Fargo” and “True Detective” in the movie or mini-series category, while series nominees included “Better Call Saul,” “Grame of Thrones,” “The Walking Dead,” “Nurse Jackie” and “Veep.”

Winners will be revealed at the 52nd annual Cinema Audio Society Awards on Saturday, Feb. 20.

Read the full list of film and television nominees below.

MOTION PICTURE —  LIVE ACTION

Bridge of Spies
Production Mixer: Drew Kunin
Re-recording Mixer: Andy Nelson, CAS
Re-recording Mixer: Gary Roger Rydstrom, CAS
Scoring Mixer: Thomas Vicari, CAS
ADR Mixer: Bobby Johanson, CAS
Foley Mixer: Chris Manning

The Hateful Eight
Production Mixer: Mark Ulano, CAS
Re-recording Mixer: Michael Minkler, CAS
Re-recording Mixer: Chris Minkler
Scoring Mixer: Fabio Venturi
Foley Mixer: Nerses Gezalyan

Mad Max: Fury Road
Production Mixer: Ben Osmo
Re-recording Mixer: Chris Jenkins
Re-recording Mixer: Gregg Rudloff
ADR Mixer: Thomas J. O’Connell
Foley Mixer: Ryan Squires

The Revenant
Production Mixer: Chris Duesterdiek
Re-recording Mixer: Jon Taylor, CAS
Re-recording Mixer: Frank Montaño
Re-recording Mixer: Randy Thom, CAS
Scoring Mixer: Conrad Hensel
ADR Mixer: Michael Miller, CAS
Foley Mixer: Geordy Sincavage

Star Wars: The Force Awakens
Production Mixer: Stuart Wilson
Re-recording Mixer: Andy Nelson, CAS
Re-recording Mixer: Chris Scarabosio
Scoring Mixer: Shawn Murphy
ADR Mixer: Charleen Steeves
Foley Mixer: Chris Manning

MOTION PICTURE — ANIMATED

“The Good Dinosaur”
Original Dialogue Mixer: Vince Caro
Re-recording Mixer: Tom Johnson
Re-recording Mixer: Michael Semanick
Scoring Mixer: Brad Haehnel
Foley Mixer: Kyle Rochlin

“Hotel Transylvania 2”
Original Dialogue Mixer: Howard London, CAS
Re-recording Mixer: Michael Semanick
Re-recording Mixer: Tom Johnson
Scoring Mixer: Brad Haehnel
Foley Mixer: Randy Singer, CAS

“Inside Out”
Original Dialogue Mixer: Doc Kane
Re-recording Mixer: Tom Johnson
Re-recording Mixer: Michael Semanick
Scoring Mixer: Joel Iwataki
Foley Mixer: Mary Jo Lang, CAS

“Minions”
Original Dialogue Mixer: Carlos Sotolongo
Re-recording Mixer: Gary A. Rizzo, CAS
Re-recording Mixer: Chris Scarabosio
Scoring Mixer: Shawn Murphy
Foley Mixer: Corey Tyler

“The Peanuts Movie”
Original Dialogue Mixer: Bill Higley
Re-recording Mixer: Lora Hirschberg
Re-recording Mixer: Randy Thom, CAS
Re-recording Mixer: Leff Lefferts
Scoring Mixer: Casey Stone, CAS
Foley Mixer: Jason Butler

TELEVISION MOVIE or MINI-SERIES

“American Crime” — Episode 1
Production Mixer: Ben Lowry
Re-recording Mixer: Rick Norman
Re-recording Mixer: Ryan Davis

“American Horror Story: Hotel” — “Room Service”
Production Mixer: Brendan Beebe, CAS
Re-recording Mixer: Joe Earle, CAS
Re-recording Mixer: Vicki Lemar

“American Horror Story: Hotel” — #501 “Checking In”
Production Mixer: Brendan Beebe, CAS
Re-recording Mixer: Joe Earle, CAS
Re-recording Mixer: Doug Andham, CAS
ADR Mixer: Judah Getz
Foley Mixer: John Guentner

“Fargo” — Season 2, Episode 5
Production Mixer: Michael Playfair, CAS
Re-recording Mixer: Kirk Lynds
Re-recording Mixer: Martin Lee

“True Detective” — Episode 4: “Down Will Come”
Production Mixer: Geoffrey Patterson, CAS
Re-recording Mixer: Steve Pederson
Re-recording Mixer: Daniel J. Leahy
ADR Mixer: Ron Bedrosian
Foley Mixer: Shawn Kenelly

TELEVISION SERIES – 1 HOUR

“Better Call Saul” — Ep. 110: “Marco”
Production Mixer: Phillip W. Palmer, CAS
Re-recording Mixer: Larry B. Benjamin, CAS
Re-recording Mixer: Kevin Valentine
ADR Mixer: Matt Hovland
Foley Mixer: David Michael Torres

“Game of Thrones” — “Hardhome”
Production Mixer: Ronan Hill, CAS
Production Mixer: Richard Dyer, CAS
Re-recording Mixer: Onnalee Blank, CAS
Re-recording Mixer: Mathew Waters, CAS
Foley Mixer: Brett Voss, CAS

“Homeland” — 502: “The Tradition of Hospitality”
Production Mixer: Ed Cantú
Re-recording Mixer: Nello Torri, CAS
Re-recording Mixer: Alan M. Decker, CAS
ADR Mixer: Paul Drenning, CAS
Foley Mixer: Shawn Kennelly

“House of Cards” — Chapter 27
Production Mixer: Lorenzo Millan
Re-recording Mixer: Nathan Nance
Re-recording Mixer: Scott Lewis
Foley Mixer: Corey Tyler

“The Walking Dead” — “First Time Again”
Production Mixer: Michael P. Clark, CAS
Re-recording Mixer: Gary D. Rogers, CAS
Re-recording Mixer: Daniel J. Hiland, CAS
ADR Mixer: Eric Gotthelf

TELEVISION SERIES — 1/2 HOUR

“Modern Family” — “Connection Lost”
Production Mixer: Stephen A. Tibbo, CAS
Re-recording Mixer: Dean Okrand, CAS
Re-recording Mixer: Brian R. Harman, CAS
Re-recording Mixer: David Michael Torres

“Nurse Jackie” — 708: “Managed Care”
Production Mixer: Jan McLaughlin, CAS
Re-recording Mixer: Peter Waggoner

“Parks and Recreation” — “One Last Ride: Part 1”
Production Mixer: George A. Flores, CAS
Re-recording Mixer: John W. Cook II, CAS
Re-recording Mixer: Bill Freesh, CAS

“Silicon Valley” — “Server Space” (Episode 13)
Production Mixer: Benjamin A. Patrick, CAS
Re-recording Mixer: Elmo Ponsdomenech
Re-recording Mixer: Todd Beckett

“Veep” — “Mommy Meyer”
Production Mixer: Bill MacPherson
Re-recording Mixer: Richard Davey

TELEVISION NON-FICTION, VARIETY or MUSIC SERIES or SPECIALS

“Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown” — “Madagascar”
Re-Recording Mixer: Benny Mouthon, CAS

“Deadliest Catch” — “Lunatic Fringe”
Re-Recording Mixer: Bob Bronow, CAS

“Keith Richards: Under the Influence”
Re-Recording Mixer: Scott R. Lewis
Production Mixer: Eddie O’Connor
Production Mixer: Michael Emery
Production Mixer: Dennis Hamlin

“Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck”
Re-Recording Mixer: Steve Pederson
Re-Recording Mixer: Cameron Frankley

“Live from Lincoln Center: Danny Elfman’s Music from the Films of Tim Burton”
Re-Recording Mixer: Ken Hahn, CAS
Production Mixer/House Sound: Paul Bevan

TECHNICAL ACHIEVEMENT

Production
Aaton Cantar X3
Lectrosonics Venue 2
Sound Devices SL-6
Zaxcom Wide Band Recording Digital Wireless

Post-Production
Accusonus: ERA-D
Conformalizer 4
Cedar DNS One with Learn
Izotope RX5 c

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