2012 Oscar Predictions: Sound Mixing Contenders as the Cinema Audio Society Announces their Nominees

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Cinema Audio Society 2012 nomineesTwo categories I have yet to predict in my Oscar predictions are Best Sound Editing and Sound Mixing, primarily because I’ve been waiting for the Cinema Audio Society (CAS) and Motion Picture Sound Editors (MPSE) to weigh in with their nominees. Today, the CAS delivered and I’m expecting the results from the MPSE today or tomorrow as we are now only a few days away from the Oscar nominations.

As for the CAS noms, over the last five years there has been a pretty good track record of the nominees matching Oscar’s nominees. From 2006-2009 the nominees matched four out of the five Oscar nominees. Last year, however, was a bit different as only two of the five nominees matched.

This year, I’m aiming for four of the five nominees to match once again as my only difference is I have Transformers: Dark of the Moon in my top five over Moneyball. Just on the outskirts I have War Horse, The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo and The Artist.

My pick to win at this point is Hugo, but I have Super 8 in a very close second.

You can check out all of my predictions for Best Sound Mixing right here and check out the CAS motion picture nominees directly below and if you’re interested in their television and other nominees you can visit their website right here.

  • Hanna
    Production Mixer: Roland Winke
    Re-recording Mixers: Christopher Scarabosio
    Craig Berkey, CAS
    Scoring Mixer: Andrew Dudman
  • Hugo
    Production Mixer: John Midgley
    Re-recording Mixer: Tom Fleischman, CAS
    Scoring Mixer: Simon Rhodes
  • Moneyball
    Production Mixer: Ed Novick
    Re-recording Mixers: Deb Adair, CAS
    Ron Bochar, CAS
    David Giammarco
    Scoring Mixer: Brad Haenel
  • Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides
    Production Mixer: Lee Orloff, CAS
    Re-recording Mixers: Paul Massey, CAS
    Chris Boyes
    Scoring Mixer: Alan Meyerson
  • Super 8
    Production Mixer: Mark Ulano, CAS
    Re-recording Mixers: Andy Nelson
    Anna Behlmer
    Scoring Mixer: Dan Wallin