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Sound Lounge Promotes Becca Falborn to Executive Producer

NEW YORK— Sound Lounge, New York’s leading independent provider of sound services for advertising, television and feature films, has promoted Becca Falborn to Executive Producer. In her new role, Falborn will manage the studio’s busy advertising division and supervise its team of producers. She will also lead client relations and sales. Additionally, she will manage Sound Lounge Everywhere, the company’s ...

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SMPTE Hollywood Section Hosts 2nd Annual Career Day

College students seeking technical careers get insights and advice from industry leaders. LOS ANGELES —  University students from across Southern California met at the Television Academy’s Saban Media Center on April 27 to learn about technical careers in the media and entertainment industry at the 2nd annual Career Day, produced by the Hollywood Section of SMPTE®, the organization that is ...

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Cinematic Media Teams with Academy Award-Nominated Sound Editor Martín Hernández to Launch Sound Services

Post house is adding six state-of-the-art sound stages to services film and television productions in Mexico. MEXICO CITY—Cinematic Media, Mexico City’s largest, full-service post-production facility focused on television and cinema content, is teaming with two-time Academy Award-nominated supervising sound editor Martín Hernández to bring Hollywood-caliber sound services to Mexico. Hernández, sound supervisor for such films as The Revenant, Birdman and ...

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Killer Tracks Launches New Production Music Series ‘In Reality’

Original music collection created for unscripted television to launch with ten albums. SANTA MONICA —  Killer Tracks, a Universal Publishing Production Music company, today announced the launch of In Reality, a new production music label focused on songs for unscripted television. The new label debuts with ten albums of original tracks specially created for all reality television genres and spanning ...

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Goldcrest Post Names Domenic Rom as Managing Director

NEW YORK CITY—Domenic Rom, a longtime fixture of New York’s post-production industry, has joined Goldcrest Post as Managing Director. Rom will oversee operations, drive sales and pursue growth strategies for Goldcrest, one of the largest independent providers of post services for film and television on the East Coast. He previously served as president and general manager of Deluxe TV Post ...

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VFX Veteran Rebecca Manning Joins Alkemy X

Compositing Supervisor’s credits include “War for the Planet of the Apes,” “The Jungle Book” and “Avatar.” PHILADELPHIA— Alkemy X has hired Rebecca Manning as Compositing Supervisor for its Visual Effects division. Manning brings 16 years of experience and more than 40 major feature film and television credits, including Ghostbusters, The Jungle Book, X-Men: Days of Future Past and Avatar. Manning ...

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Alkemy X CEO a Finalist for Greater Philadelphia Entrepreneur-of-the-Year

PHILADELPHIA— Alkemy X owner, President and CEO Justin B. Wineburgh is among 25 finalists—selected from a field of hundreds of nominees—for the Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2019 Award in Greater Philadelphia. Considered one of the most prestigious business awards programs in the U.S., the program recognizes entrepreneurs and leaders of high-growth companies who are excelling in areas such as innovation, ...

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Jaylen Block-Smith Joins One Union Recording Studios as Studio Manager

Studio also adds Elisa Gonzalez to head client services. SAN FRANCISCO— One Union Recording Studios, the Bay Area’s leading provider of post-production sound services, has hired Jaylen Block-Smith as general manager. Block-Smith brings a diverse background in sound and music, and more than ten years of managerial experience to her new role, which will include oversight of the facility’s scheduling, ...

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Luxury Travel Directing Team “Away Lands” Joins Derby

New York City—  Away Lands, the directing team of Amy Seder and Brandon Burkley, has joined Derby for exclusive representation in commercials, branded content and other advertising projects. Specialists in creating content in the travel and adventure space, the duo has gained an international following since leaving their previous jobs to pursue full-time travel and content creation in 2016. That ...

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Sound Lounge’s Tom Jucarone Short-listed for AICP Post Award

Nomination comes for March for Our Lives’ powerful “The Most Vicious Cycle” NEW YORK—Sound Lounge partner and mixer Tom Jucarone is currently short-listed in the Audio Mixing category of the annual AICP Post Awards competition. His nomination comes for The Most Vicious Cycle, a 3 ½-minute public service video for March for Our Lives, a student-led advocacy working to curtail ...

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SMPTE Hollywood Section to Tackle Cybersecurity at April Meeting

LOS ANGELES — The Hollywood Section of SMPTE®, the organization that is defining the future of storytelling, will focus on cybersecurity at its monthly meeting slated for Thursday, April 25, at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, Los Angeles. Cyberthreats pose an immeasurable risk to Hollywood’s intellectual property. With the proliferation of third-party vendors responsible for creating and ...

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Entertainment Industry Trade Groups Launch Non-Profit Mentoring Program

EIPMA will provide career assistance to students, veterans and others seeking craft and technical careers in movies, television, music, and other entertainment arenas.  LOS ANGELES—A coalition of leading trade and professional groups have formed a non-profit organization to provide mentoring services to young people seeking behind-the-scenes careers in the media and entertainment industry. The Entertainment Industry Professionals Mentoring Alliance, or ...

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Sony Pictures Post Production Services Adds Dolby Atmos to Three Mix Stages

Culver City, Calif.–  As part of the ongoing expansion of its sound resources, Sony Pictures Post Production Services has upgraded three mix stages on the Sony Pictures lot to support sound mixing for film and television in the immersive Dolby Atmos format. Among them is the 344-seat Cary Grant Theatre, the studio’s largest. Sony Pictures now has seven mix stages ...

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Universal Production Music and Killer Tracks Partner with Abbey Road Studios to Launch Groundbreaking Production Music Catalog “Abbey Road Masters”

Original music recorded and curated at the world-famous London studios SANTA MONICA —  Universal Production Music and sister company Killer Tracks, two of the world’s leading production music brands, have partnered with Abbey Road Studios to launch a new production music catalog, Abbey Road Masters. Abbey Road Masters will create and curate original music, all of which will be recorded, ...

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Goldcrest Post Continues Growth; Brings on Veteran Colorists Ken Sirulnick and Evan Anthony

Sirulnick (“RBG”, “Jane Fonda in Five Acts”) and Anthony (“Moonlight Sonata”, “Being Elmo”) bring a long list of accolades and deep experience in independent features and documentaries. NEW YORK CITY—Full-service post-production facility Goldcrest Post is expanding its footprint in independent film and documentary finishing through key additions to its creative roster. The company has forged a partnership with Glue Edit, ...

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Alkemy X Adds Art Director/Designer Adam Maruszan

PHILADELPHIA— Adam Maruszan has joined the creative team at Alkemy X as Art Director and Senior Motion Graphics Designer. A 10-year industry veteran, Maruszan will design and create graphics for a variety of content including TV spots, branded content, digital media, original programming. “Adam is an extremely talented artist who’s been on our radar for several years,” said Alkemy X ...

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