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Avid Customers Recognized for Their Achievements at the 52nd Annual Cinema Audio Society Awards

BURLINGTON, Mass., Feb. 23, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Avid® (Nasdaq:AVID) today congratulated its award-winning and nominated customers for their outstanding achievements in sound mixing at the 52nd Annual CAS Awards. Presented by the Cinema Audio Society on February 20 in Los Angeles, the awards recognized many of the film and television industries’ most gifted sound mixers who have embraced Avid Everywhere™, using Avid Artist Suite solutions for audio post production.

Avid customers won CAS Awards for their work on The Revenant, Game of Thrones: "Hardhome" and Live from Lincoln Center: Danny Elfman's Music from the Films of Tim Burton.

“Awards season is always an exciting time for our customers when all of their hard work is recognized with numerous nominations and wins,” said Avid Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, Louis Hernandez, Jr. “We’re proud that the industry’s most talented sound mixers choose to embrace Avid Everywhere and our proven and trusted audio solutions. We congratulate all of our customers on their outstanding achievements and look forward to collaborating with them for many more years to come.”

CAS Award winners and nominees relied on Avid Artist Suite creative tools to create:

Motion picture – live action

  • Bridge of Spies
  • Mad Max: Fury Road
  • The Revenant (WINNER)
  • Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Motion picture – animated

  • Minions
  • The Peanuts Movie

Television Movie or Mini-Series

  • American Horror Story: Hotel, "Room Service"
  • American Horror Story: Hotel, Episode 501 "Checking In"
  • True Detective: Episode 4, "Down will Come"

Television series – 1 Hour

  • Better Call Saul: Episode 110, “Marco”
  • Game of Thrones: "Hardhome" (WINNER)
  • House of Cards: "Chapter 27"

Television series – 1/2 Hour

  • Silicon Valley: "Server Space" (Episode 13)

Television Non-Fiction, Variety or Music Series or Specials

  • Keith Richards: Under the Influence
  • Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck
  • Live from Lincoln Center: Danny Elfman's Music from the Films of Tim Burton (WINNER)

About Avid
Through Avid Everywhere™, Avid delivers the industry's most open, innovative and comprehensive media platform connecting content creation with collaboration, asset protection, distribution and consumption. Media organizations and creative professionals use Avid solutions to create the most listened to, most watched and most loved media in the world—from the most prestigious and award-winning feature films, to the most popular television shows, news programs and televised sporting events, as well as a majority of today’s most celebrated music recordings and live concerts. Industry leading solutions include Pro Tools®, Media Composer®, ISIS®, Interplay®, ProSet and RealSet, Maestro, PlayMaker, and Sibelius®. For more information about Avid solutions and services, visit www.avid.com, connect with Avid on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, YouTube, LinkedIn, or subscribe to Avid Blogs.

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Source:Avid Technology, Inc.