Jon Favreau will receive the Cinema Audio Society Filmmaker Award at the 53rd annual CAS Awards on February 18 in Los Angeles. He will be the 12th honoree, joining a roster that includes Jonathan Demme, Rob Marshall and Quentin Tarantino.
“Jon has been a steadfast presence humanizing his storytelling with intelligence and skill,” said CAS president Mark Ulano. “His light touch continues to produce engaging classics, from Elf to The Jungle Book. As a director, actor, producer, his ubiquitous creativity continues to entertain millions and makes him a wonderful choice for the CAS Filmmaker Award.“
As previously announced, John Pritchett will receive the CAS Career Achievement Award during the ceremony at the Omni Los Angeles Hotel at California Plaza, where achievements in seven sound mixing categories will be honored. The group will also present the CAS Student Recognition Award.
The awards honoring achievements in seven sound mixing categories.will be held at the Omni Los Angeles Hotel at California Plaza in downtown Los Angeles.