The mission of cinema audio society is:1. To educate & inform the general public & the motion picture & televsion industry that effective sound is achieved by a creative, artistic and technical blending of diverse sound elements.2. To provide the motion picture & television industry with a progressive society of master craftsmen specialized in the art of creative cinematic sound recording.3. To advance the specialized field of cinematic sound recording by exchange of ideas, methods, and information4. To advance the art of auditory appreciation, and to philanthropically support those causes dedicated to the sense of hearing5. To institute and maintain high standards of conduct and craftsmanship among our members.6. To aid the motion picture & television industry in the selection and training of qualified personnel in the unique field of cinematic sound recording.7. To achieve for our members deserved recognition as major contributors.