DENNIS SANDS, CAS TO RECEIVE CINEMA AUDIO SOCIETY’S CAREER ACHIEVEMENT AWARD
Los Angeles –Music Scoring and Sound Re-recording Mixer, Dennis Sands, CAS will receive the Cinema Audio Society’s highest accolade, the CAS Career Achievement Award, to be presented at the 44th CAS Awards on February 16th, 2008 at the Crystal Ballroom of the Millennium-Biltmore Hotel, Los Angeles.
Sands won the CAS Award for Outstanding Sound Mixing for FORREST GUMP and was also nominated for CAS Awards for CAST AWAY and CONTACT. He is a four time Academy Award Nominee for THE POLAR EXPRESS, CAST AWAY, CONTACT and FORREST GUMP.
His Sound Mixing for “Steve & Eydie Celebrate Irving Berlin” won him an Emmy Award. Additionally, he has won two Golden Reel Awards for
AMERICAN BEAUTY and SOUTH PARK; Bigger, Longer & Uncut.
His extensive career as a Music Scoring Mixer and a Sound Re-recording Mixer encompasses nearly 200 films, hundreds of episodic television shows and numerous albums for jazz greats Ella Fitzgerald, Count Basie, Sarah Vaughn, Joe Pass and Oscar Peterson.
Mr. Sands will be the 26th CAS Career Achievement Award Honoree.
Past honorees include Ray Dolby, Robert Altman, Jack Solomon, John Bonner, Bill Varney, Don Rogers, Walter Murch, Jim Webb, Richard Portman, Tomlinson Holman, Mike Minkler and Ed Greene.
The 44th CAS Awards will also honor Outstanding Achievements in Sound Mixing in five categories; Motion Pictures; Television Movies and Mini- Series; Television Series; Television-Non-Fiction, Variety or Music Series or Specials and DVD Original Programming.
The Cinema Audio Society, a philanthropic, non-profit organization, was formed in 1964 for the purpose of sharing information with Sound Professionals in the Motion Picture and Television Industry.