Cinema Audio Society Awards 2012: Complete List of Nominations

 Cinema Audio Society Awards nominations The Hobbit Lincoln Les Miserables Skyfall Zero Dark Thirty film entertainment news 13579086The awards will be presented on Feb. 16 at the Millennium Biltmore Hotel. The lifetime achievement honor will be given to three-time Oscar-winning sound mixer Chris Newman ("The Exorcist," "Amadeus," "The English Patient") while Jonathan Demme is to be feted with the filmmaker award.

As a precursor prize, these kudos, now in their 49th year, have an uneven track record with about two-thirds of the nominees going on to contend at the Oscars. Indeed, this year only three of the five CAS nominees for Best Sound Mixing in a Live Action Film — – "Les Miserables," "Lincoln" and "Skyfall" — reaped Oscar bids. The other Oscar contenders are "Argo" and "Life of Pi." 

Best Sound Mixing in a Live Action Film
"The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey"
"Les Misérables"
"Zero Dark Thirty"

Best Sound Mixing in an Animated Film
"The Lorax"
"Rise of the Guardians"
"Wreck-It Ralph"