The sound mixing teams behind Peter Jackson's The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, Les Miserables, and Zero Dark Thirty are in the running to win top prizes at the upcoming Cinema Audio Society Awards.

The trio will go head-to-head with Lincoln and Skyfall for the Best Live Action Motion Picture prize, while The Lorax will fight against Brave, Frankenweenie, Rise of the Guardians and Wreck-It Ralph in the animated film category.

In the small screen group, Tv shows 30 Rock, Californication, and Modern Family are nominated alongside Nurse Jackie, The Office, Mad Men, Homeland, Game of Thrones, Breaking Bad and Boardwalk Empire.

The winners will be announced in Los Angeles on 16 February (13).