Avid Technology, Inc.
Feb 23, 2015

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

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

BURLINGTON, Mass., Feb. 23, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- 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

Television series - 1/2 Hour

Television non-fiction, variety or music series or specials

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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 for the most listened to, most watched and most loved media in the world—from the most prestigious and award-winning feature films, music recordings, and television shows, to live concerts and news broadcasts. Industry leading solutions include Pro Tools®, Media Composer®, ISIS®, Interplay®, 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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