Cinema Audio Society to vet Dennis Maitland, Paul Mazursky

Posted by · 5:53 am · October 17th, 2008

The Cinema Audio SocietyThe Cinema Audio Society (CAS) has announced plans to honor esteemed but wrongfully Oscar-snubbed sound mixer Dennis Maitland and Oscar-nominated writer and director Paul Mazursky at this year’s CAS Awards, set to be held on February 14.  Here is the press release, in part:

In keeping with the synergy of the three previous CAS Filmmaker and Career Achievement recipients, Maitland and Mazursky both have distinguished individual careers which have overlapped on many projects resulting in wonderful collaborations on several films including the Oscar® Nominated AN UNMARRIED WOMAN, TEMPEST, WILLIE AND PHIL and MOSCOW ON THE HUDSON.

In making this announcement, CAS President Edward L. Moskowitz said “We are thrilled to present both our Career Achievement and our Filmmaker Award to two consummate filmmakers who have contributed so much to filmmaking and brought us so many enjoyable and prestigious projects. This is what the CAS awards endeavor to acknowledge and this year we have hit another home run.”

Maitland has worked on more than 80 feature films including the critically acclaimed and Oscar® nominated: AS GOOD AS IT GETS, THE PRINCE OF TIDES, MOONSTRUCK, PRIZZI’S HONOR, …AND JUSTICE FOR ALL, LENNY, THE PAWNBROKER, THE WAY WE WERE, THREE DAYS OF THE CONDOR and SEARCHING FOR BOBBY FISCHER to name a few

As the 27th recipient of the Cinema Audio Society’s highest honor, Mr. Maitland joins an illustrious group of past honorees that include: Ray Dolby, Robert Altman, Jack Solomon, John Bonner, Bill Varney, Don Rogers, Walter Murch, Jim Webb, Richard Portman, Tomlinson Holman, Mike Minkler, Ed Greene and Dennis Sands.

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