Cinema Audio Society Nominates ‘Black Swan,’ ‘Social Network’

“Inception,” “Shutter Island” and “True Grit” also singled out for sound mixing awards

The best sounding movies of 2010 are "Black Swan," "Inception," "Shutter Island," "The Social Network" and "True Grit."

That's the judgment of the Cinema Audio Society, a non-profit organization of sound professionals that honors the best achievements in sound mixing each year.

The PacificLast year's feature film winner, "The Hurt Locker," went on to win both sound awards at the Oscars.

CAS selected nominees in five categories: one for feature film, three for television and one for original DVD programming. Television Series nominees include "Boardwalk Empire," "Glee" and "24" – while in the Television Movies and Mini-Series category, four different episodes of HBO's "The Pacific" (left) are competing against each other, along with the film "Temple Grandin."

The awards will be handed out on February 19 at the Millennium Biltmore Hotel in downtown Los Angeles. At the event, the CAS Career Achievement Award will go to sound mixer Jeffrey S. Wexler, while the CAS Filmmaker Award will be presented to director Taylor Hackford.

CAS Nominees for Outstanding Achievement in Sound Mixing:

Motion Pictures:

Black Swan
Production Mixer: Ken Ishii, CAS
Re-recording Mixers: Dominick Tavella, CAS, Craig Henighan

Production Mixer: Ed Novick
Re-recording Mixers: Lora Hirschberg, Gary A. Rizzo

Shutter Island
Production Mixer: Petur Hliddal
Re-recording Mixer: Tom Fleishman, CAS

The Social Network
Production Mixer: Mark Weingarten, CAS
Re-recording Mixers: Ren Klyce, David Parker, Michael Semanick, CAS

True Grit
Production Mixer: Peter F. Kurland, CAS
Re-recording Mixers: Skip Lievsay, CAS, Craig Berkey, CAS, Greg Orloff, CAS

Television Movies and Mini-Series:

The Pacific Part 2
Production Mixer: Andrew Ramage
Re-recording Mixers: Michael Minkler, CAS, Daniel Leahy

The Pacific Part 5
Production Mixer: Andrew Ramage
Re-recording Mixers: Michael Minkler, CAS, Daniel Leahy, Craig Mann

The Pacific Part 8
Production Mixer: Gary Wilkins, CAS
Re-recording Mixers: Michael Minkler, CAS, Daniel Leahy, Marc Fishman

The Pacific Part 9
Production Mixer: Gary Wilkins, CAS
Re-recording Mixers: Michael Minkler CAS, Daniel Leahy

Temple Grandin
Production Mixer: Ethan Andrus
Re-recording Mixer: Rick Ash

Television Series:

24 (3:00PM – 4:00PM)
Production Mixer: William F. Gocke, CAS
Re-recording Mixers: Michael Olman, CAS, Kenneth Kobett, CAS

Boardwalk Empire (A Return to Normalcy-Episode 12)
Production Mixer: Franklin D. Stettner, CAS
Re-recording Mixer: Tom Fleischman, CAS

Dexter (Take It)
Production Mixer: Greg Agalsoff
Re-recording Mixers: Pete Elia, CAS, Kevin Roache

Glee (The Power of Madonna)
Production Mixer: Phillip W. Palmer, CAS
Re-recording Mixers: Joseph H. Earle Jr., CAS, Doug Andham, CAS

Modern Family (Chirp)
Production Mixer: Stephen A. Tibbo, CAS
Re-recording Mixer: Dean Okrand

Television – Non-Fiction, Variety or Music – Series or Specials:

Baseball – The Tenth Inning – Bottom of the Tenth
Production Mixer: To be announced
Re-recording Mixer: Dominick Tavella, CAS

Deadliest Catch: Redemption Day
Re-recording Mixer: Bob Bronow, CAS

Genius Within: The Inner Life of Glenn Gould
Production Mixer: Bruce Cameron
Re-recording Mixer: Ian Rodness

Great Performances at The Met: Armida
Music Mixer- Live Performance: Jay Saks
Re-recording Mixer: Ken Hahn, CAS

Lennon NYC
Production Mixer: Roger Phenix
Re-recording Mixer: To be announced

DVD Original Programming:

30 Days of Night: Dark Days
Production Mixer: Michael T Williamson, CAS
Re-recording Mixers: Eric Lalicata, CAS

Calvin Marshall
Production Mixer: Kent Romney
Re-recording Mixers: Mark Server, David Raines, CAS

Lost Boys: The Thirst
Production Mixer: Conrad Kuhne
Re-recording Mixers: Kelly Vandever, Todd Beckett

Space Chimps 2: Zartog Strikes Back
Production Mixer: To be announced
Re-recording Mixers: Mark Rozett, CAS, Kelly Vandever

Tinkerbell and The Great Fairy Rescue
Production Mixer: Doc Kane
Re-recording Mixers: David E Fluhr, CAS, Adam Jenkins