‘Sound of Metal’ and ‘Soul’ Take Top Prizes at 2021 Cinema Audio Society Awards

The sound mixing team from “Sound of Metal” on Saturday won the top prize at the Cinema Audio Society’s annual Cas Awards for outstanding achievement in sound mixing.In the animated feature category, Pixar’s “Soul” added another win to its shelf.

The film which follows Joe as he ventures into the Great Before also won the Mpse Golden Reel Award for outstanding achievement in sound editing – feature animation is nominated in the newly combined sound category at the Academy Awards.Additional Cas winners included “The Bee Gees: How Can You Mend A Broken Heart,” Disney’s “The Mandalorian” and “The Marvelous Mrs.

Maisel.”During the virtual event, Sound Mixer William B.

Kaplan, Cas was honored with the Cinema Audio Society’s highest accolade, the Cas Career Achievement Award.

Kaplan has worked on over 155 feature films including “Top Gun,” “Crimson Tide,” “Back to the Future” and “Forrest Gump” which won him an Academy Award.

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