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Alchemy Post Sound Promotes Ryan Collison to Partner

Foley studio looks to expand in 2020. Westchester, New York— Alchemy Post Sound, a leading independent Foley studio focusing on film and television, has elevated Ryan Collison to partner, joining founders Foley artist Leslie Bloome and CEO Andrea Bloome. Part of the Alchemy team for the past six years, Collison is an Emmy Award-winning Foley mixer whose many credits include ...

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Entertainment Industry Professionals Mentoring Alliance (EIPMA) to Host Open House for Educators, Students and Young Professionals

Launch event for new non-profit will feature speakers, roundtable discussions and more about artistic and technical careers in movies, television, music, and other entertainment arenas. LOS ANGELES— The Entertainment Industry Professionals Mentoring Alliance (EIPMA), a new, non-profit organization offering mentoring and career guidance to students and young professionals seeking artistic and technical careers in media and entertainment, will mark its ...

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Director Adrian Elliot’s Boundary-Bending Comedy “This Isn’t Me” to Screen at SXSW

Multi-award-winning comedy dares to touch delicate issues with candor and makes its Austin debut as part of the fest’s episodic pilot competition.  SAN FRANCISCO— This Isn’t Me, an audacious new comedy series directed by ONE TWENTY NINE FILMS director Adrian Rojas Elliot and written by Ben Kawaller about an earnest but inept gay man’s search for meaning and intimacy, is ...

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Rising Sun Pictures Education Prepares Students for Success in a Thriving VFX Industry

Adelaide studio is preparing to welcome its largest class to date of student artists. Adelaide, South Australia— Next month, nearly three dozen aspiring visual effects (VFX) artists will arrive to study full-time at Rising Sun Pictures (RSP) in Adelaide, South Australia and take part in the studio’s highly-regarded training programs. Some will be students from the University of South Australia ...

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Kansas City’s WDAF FOX 4 Debuts Image Spot During the Big Game with Custom Song from Stephen Arnold Music

DALLAS—Kansas City television station WDAF FOX 4 took advantage of the hometown Chiefs’ presence in this year’s Super Bowl to roll out an inspirational promo celebrating the resilient spirit of its community. Driven by a rap-flavored anthem produced by Stephen Arnold Music, the spot broke during the local broadcast of the Big Game and features empowering images of Kansas City ...

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Jordan Brady Joins Accomplice Media for Midwest Representation

Los Angeles— Comedy director Jordan Brady has joined Accomplice Media for advertising projects in Detroit, Chicago, Kansas City, Minneapolis and other markets in the Midwest. Brady will continue to work through Superlounge, the production company he founded in 2010, for assignments originating on the West and East coasts and Texas, but he is seeking to capitalize on Accomplice Media’s deep ...

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Mexico City’s Headroom Produces “Dani Who?” for Viacom International Studios

Teen sci-fi thriller, available now on Paramount Channel and Amazon Prime, was produced entirely in Mexico. MEXICO CITY—Headroom has completed production of the first season of the sci-fi thriller Dani Who? for Viacom International Studios. Now airing on Paramount Channel and available for streaming on Amazon Prime Video, the show is set in the 1990s and centers on a group ...

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Jane Lynch Launches Career as a Commercial Director Via STORY

Golden Globe-winner directs her first commercial campaign. LOS ANGELES— Emmy and Golden Globe award-winning actress Jane Lynch is joining STORY as a director for advertising projects. Lynch, who currently stars in the Amazon series The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, has already completed her first project with STORY, a two-spot campaign, currently in post production “Jane Lynch is one of the most ...

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1606 Studio Ends 2019 on a High Note; Looks to Grow

Creative studio completes projects for Bay Area’s top agencies and tech companies. SAN FRANCISCO—For creative editorial boutique 1606 Studio, 2019 was a remarkable year. Launched in January by executive producer Jon Ettinger, and editors Doug Walker, Brian Lagerhausen and Connor McDonald, the company was busy cutting ad campaigns even before their workspace was fully set up. Now, 12 months in, ...

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Sony Pictures Post Production Services Delivers a Soundtrack Packed with Action and Laughs for “Bad Boys for Life”

Culver City, Calif.– Seventeen years after Bad Boys II, the Bad Boys Mike Lowrey (Will Smith) and Marcus Burnett (Martin Lawrence) are back together for one last ride in Sony Pictures’ worldwide box office hit, Bad Boys for Life. For its award-winning sound team from Sony Pictures Post Production Services (which includes  Supervising Sound Editor/Sound Designer/Re-Recording Mixer Steven Ticknor, Sound ...

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Alchemy Post Sound Provides Foley for Nine Sundance Films

Westchester, New York— Continuing its long association with the world’s best independent films, Alchemy Post Sound provided Foley sound services for nine films screening at this year’s Sundance Film Festival. They include three films participating in the festival’s prestigious U.S. Dramatic Competition and two included in its Premieres track. Alchemy Post Sounds’ team for the projects included Foley artist Leslie ...

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Mark Lanza Elected President of Motion Picture Sound Editors (MPSE)

Steve Urban elected Secretary and Jeremy Gordon elected Treasury. Studio City, California – The Motion Picture Sound Editors (MPSE) have elected Mark Lanza as president. Lanza is an award-winning supervising sound editor and currently serves as the organization’s treasurer. His two-year term as president begins in January. He succeeds Tom McCarthy. Also elected to the MPSE board are Steve Urban ...

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Pace Pictures Produces Main Title for Hulu’s “Veronica Mars”

Opener for the revival of the cult favorite sets the tone for a more mature series aimed at fans who are now young adults. HOLLYWOOD— The main title sequence for Hulu’s revival of the crime drama Veronica Mars aims to reintroduce the show to its fervent fanbase and suggest the changes its cast and their community have undergone in the ...

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Sim Post New York, Toronto and LA, Prepare Four Independent Films for Sundance Premieres

New York — A long-time supporter of independent film, Sim provided post-production finishing services for four ground-breaking films premiering at this year’s Sundance Film Festival. Sim Post New York provided final color grading and online editorial for Hillary, Academy Award-nominated director Nanette Burnstein’s four-part documentary about the life of Hillary Clinton and her historic 2016 presidential campaign. It is slated ...

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Motion Picture Sound Editors (MPSE) Present the 67th Annual Golden Reel Awards

HOLLYWOOD—The Motion Picture Sound Editors tonight presented the 67th MPSE Annual Golden Reel Awards at a black-tie ceremony at the Bonaventure Hotel in Los Angeles. Golden Reel Awards recognizing outstanding achievement in sound editing were presented in 23 categories encompassing feature films, long-form and short-form television, animation, documentaries, games, special venue and other media. Academy Award-nominated producer (Little Women) Amy ...

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Rising Sun Pictures Recreates an Auto Racing Icon for Best Picture Nominee “Ford v Ferrari”

Studio produces a photo-real version of Daytona International Speedway and its cheering crowd from the epic 1966 race. Adelaide, South Australia— Rising Sun Pictures (RSP) helped to recreate one of the most thrilling events in the history of auto racing for Ford v Ferrari, the new film from 20th Century Fox and director James Mangold. The studio produced 223 visual ...

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