LOS ANGELES: Downtown
The 50TH ANNUAL CAS (cinema audio society) AWARDS RECOGNIZEd OUTSTANDING SOUND MIXING IN SIX CATEGORIES OF FILM AND TV AND TWO TECHNICAL AWARDS: Production and Post-Production. JOHN WILLIAMS PRESENTed to ANDY NELSON THE CAS CAREER ACHIEVEMENT AWARD. EDWARD ZWICK RECEIVEd THE CAS FILMAKER AWARD
Oscar winner Edward Zwick (Shakespeare in Love, Blood Diamond, Pawn Sacrifice) received the CAS Filmmaker Award presented to him by Anna Behlmer and Jeffrey S. Wexler, CAS.
The event was held at the famous Millenium Biltmore Los Angeles hotel in downtown LA. Andy Nelson received the CAS Career Achievement Award presented by Oscar winning composer John Williams (Star Wars, Jaws, E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial, Schindler’s List, Fiddler on the Roof), CAS President David E. Fluhr and Ted Gagliano President, Feature Post Production Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation.
All in all in was an evening filled with illustrious behind the scenes makers and shakers of hollywood. the annual event was one of several award ceremonies prior to and building up to the academy awards (oscars).