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AES Los Angeles Section and SMPTE Hollywood Section to Showcase Sound for Sony Pictures’ Spider-Man™: Into the Spider-Verse at January Meeting

LOS ANGELES — The Los Angeles Section of the Audio Engineering Society (AES) and the Hollywood Section of the Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers® (SMPTE®) will host a joint meeting this month exploring sound production for Columbia Pictures and Sony Pictures Animation’s Golden Globe®-winning feature film Spider-Man™: Into the Spider-Verse. The meeting is slated for Thursday, January 31 ...

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Sound Lounge Celebrates 20 Years of Incredible Sound

Independent studio continues to grow by making the sound business a pleasure. NEW YORK—Twenty years ago, Sound Lounge was born out of a desire to create something that did not exist in the audio post-production community. Tom Jucarone, Peter Holcomb and Marshall Grupp imagined an artist-owned studio that put a premium on excellence in everything related to sound, but with ...

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Sony Pictures Post Production Services Takes Movie Sound to a New Dimension in Spider-Man™: Into the Spider-Verse

Culver City, Calif.–Sound production for Columbia Pictures and Sony Pictures Animations’ feature film Spider-Man™: Into the Spider-Verse, which has received critical acclaim including a Golden Globe nomination and a New York Film Critics Circle win for “Best Animated Feature” and a Los Angeles Film Critics Association win for “Best Animation,” was completed on the Sony Pictures studio lot in Culver ...

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Motion Picture Sound Editors (MPSE) to Honor Sound Supervisor Stephen H. Flick with Career Achievement Award

2019 MPSE Golden Reel Awards Slated for February 17th Studio City, California –  The Motion Picture Sound Editors (MPSE) today announces Supervising Sound Editor Stephen H. Flick as recipient of its 2018 MPSE Career Achievement Award. A veteran of 40 years and more than 150 films, Flick won Oscars for Sound Editing in 1988 and 1995 for Robocop and Speed, ...

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Sound Lounge Creates Powerful Soundscape for Video Addressing the “Vicious Cycle” of Gun Violence

Sound studio, aided by Alchemy Post Sound, contributes to public service video produced by Parkland students from March for Our Lives. NEW YORK—Sound Lounge helped capture the horror of gun violence for the video The Most Vicious Cycle produced by the student organization March for Our Lives and New York ad agency McCann. The studio, aided by a Foley team ...

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HPA Announces 2018 Award Winners

The 13 annual Hollywood Professional Association (HPA) Awards took place tonight, honoring the accomplishments of industry luminaries, behind-the-scenes artists and outstanding engineering teams. The HPA Awards set the bar for creative and technical achievement, recognizing individuals and companies for outstanding contributions made in the creation of feature films, television, commercials, and entertainment content enjoyed around the world. Awards were given to talented ...

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Sound Lounge Grows Its Film + Television Division

Studio adds Supervising Sound Editor/Re-Recording Mixer Evan Benjamin and prepares to offer Dolby Atmos service as it benefits from New York’s production boom. NEW YORK— Sound Lounge is expanding its Film + Television division, which provides sound editorial, ADR and mixing services for episodic television, features and documentaries. The studio is upgrading the division’s main mix stage to support editing ...

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Chapter Four Creates Soundscape for 360 Ad Promoting Disney’s “Aladdin” on Broadway

Koncept VR teams with Chapter Four to deliver spatial sound for unique virtual reality experience. NEW YORK CITY—Creative boutique Chapter Four recently applied its expertise in spatial sound to place consumers in the middle of the Disney’s hit Broadway spectacle Aladdin. Working under the direction of virtual reality studio Koncept VR, Chapter Four produced the soundtrack for a 3-minute VR ...

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Sony Pictures Post Production Services Provides Stellar Sound for Columbia Pictures’ Venom

Award-winning Supervising Sound Editor/Re-Recording Mixer/Sound Designer Will Files and his sound team helped bring ‘Venom’ to life. Culver City, Calif.  – Box office hit, Venom, from Columbia Pictures, was among the first films to have its sound work completed through Sony Pictures Post Production Services’ expanded facilities on the studio lot in Culver City. Supervising Sound Editor/Re-Recording Mixer/Sound Designer Will ...

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Motion Picture Sound Editors to Honor Antoine Fuqua with Filmmaker Award

66th MPSE Golden Reel Awards Slated for February 17th   Studio City, California –  The Motion Picture Sound Editors (MPSE) today announces that it will honor Antoine Fuqua with its annual Filmmaker Award. The director of such films as The Equalizer (1 & 2), The Magnificent Seven, Southpaw and Training Day, is being recognized for his outstanding contributions to the art ...

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Sound Lounge Film + Television Sound Artists to Speak at DOC NYC

NEW YORK—Supervising Sound Editors/Re-Recording Mixers Steve “Major” Giammaria and Evan Benjamin from Sound Lounge’s Film + Television division will share their insights into documentary sound at the DOC NYC PRO Conference, held in conjunction with the DOC NYC film festival. Giammaria and Benjamin will take part in a panel discussion titled Post-Sound: What You See is What You Hear, included ...

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MPSE and CAS Charity Golf and Poker Tournament Raises Funds for Scholarship Fund

More than 100 sound pros take part in 10th annual event. Studio City, California –  Dozens of entertainment sound professionals put their golf and poker skills to the test in the MPSE & CAS Annual Charity Golf and Poker Tournament October 14th at Angeles National Golf Club in Sunland, California. The event raised funds for in the MPSE’s Ethel Crutcher ...

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Alchemy Post Sound’s Leslie Bloome Performs Live Foley for Halloween Screenings of “The Unsilent Picture”

Westchester, New York— Award-winning Foley artist Leslie Bloome is performing his distinctive craft live as part of special Halloween screenings of The Unsilent Picture at Philipsburg Manor in Sleepy Hollow, New York. Bloome is using an assortment of props and tools to create live sound effects to accompany the spooky black & white film, based on a Washington Irving short ...

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Sound Lounge Film + Television Delivers “Slice”

Supervising Sound Editor and Re-Recording Mixer Steve “Major” Giammaria mixes thrills and comedy for indie release. NEW YORK— Slice, currently in international release from A24, is a quirky comedy/horror tale centering on a neighborhood pizza parlor that doubles as “a gateway to hell.” Helmed by noted music video director Austin Vesely in his feature debut, the film has a cast of ...

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Nominees Announced for 2018 HPA Awards

The Hollywood Professional Association (HPA) has announced the 2018 nominees for the HPA Awards creative categories. The Awards are considered the standard bearer for creative excellence and technical innovation in an industry embracing an expanding array of groundbreaking technologies and creativity, honoring achievement and artistic excellence by individuals and teams who bring stories to life and outstanding content to audiences ...

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Sponsors Announced for MPSE and CAS Charity Golf and Poker Tournament

Annual entertainment sound fundraising event slated for October 14. Studio City, California –  The National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM), the Editors Guild, Formosa Group and NBCUniversal are among the official sponsors of the annual MPSE & CAS Charity Golf and Poker Tournament scheduled for October 14, 2018 at Angeles National Golf Club in Sunland, California. Co-hosted by the Motion ...

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