Avid Customers Take Center Stage at the 51st Annual Cinema Audio Society Awards

Burlington, MA, 2/23/2015

Award winners created with the company’s industry standard audio solutions include Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) and Foo Fighters Sonic Highways: Los Angeles

Avid® (Nasdaq: AVID) today congratulated its award-winning and nominated customers for their outstanding achievements in sound mixing at the 51th Annual CAS Awards. Presented by the Cinema Audio Society on February 14 in Los Angeles, the awards recognized many of the film and television industries’ most gifted sound mixers who have embraced Avid Everywhere™, using the Avid MediaCentral Platform and Avid Artist Suite audio solutions.

Sound mixer Jeff Fuller, who won the television non-fiction, variety or music series or specials category for Foo Fighters Sonic Highways: Los Angeles, used Avid Pro Tools® to mix the documentary series. “It’s truly an honor to be nominated and win a CAS Award,” he said. "Working with Avid Pro Tools on Sonic Highways was a no brainer. It integrated seamlessly with Media Composer® and helped us deal with increasingly tight timelines."

Avid customers also won CAS Awards for their work on Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) and Modern Family: Australia.

“We’re very proud that the industry’s most talented sound mixers choose to embrace Avid Everywhere and our proven and trusted audio solutions,” said Avid Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, Louis Hernandez, Jr. “As a company that’s passionate about world-class content creation and technical innovation, we congratulate our customers on their outstanding achievements.”

Avid customers were nominated for CAS Awards for productions including:

  • Motion picture – live action

    • American Sniper

    • Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) – WINNER

  • Television series – 1/2 Hour

    • Modern Family: Australia – WINNER

  • Television non-fiction, variety or music series or specials

    • Cosmos: A Space Time Odyssey – Standing Up in the Milky Way

    • Deadliest Catch: Lost at Sea

    • Foo Fighters Sonic Highways: Los Angeles – WINNER

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