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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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HPA Awards Open the Call for Entries in Creative Categories

The Hollywood Professional Association (HPA®) has opened its call for entries in creative categories for the HPA Awards. The Awards, now in their 14th year, are considered important recognition for groundbreaking work and artistic excellence, acknowledging creative artistry in color grading, editing, sound, and visual effects in feature film, episodic, and commercials. The 14th HPA Awards gala will be returning ...

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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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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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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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One Union Recording Studios Relaunches with Five State-of-the-Art Sound Studios

Newly completed facility includes a fully-certified Dolby Atmos studio and much more. SAN FRANCISCO—One Union Recording Studios, the premiere provider of post-production sound services in the Bay Area, has completed a total rebuild of its facility in San Francisco. The finished site features five all-new, state-of-the-art studios designed for mixing, sound design, ADR, voice recording and other sound work. Each ...

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Kristian Mercado’s “Pa’lante” Takes Top Music Video Award at SXSW

NEW YORK— Pa’lante, director Krisitan Mercado’s riveting short film exploring the struggles of working-class Puerto Ricans in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria, won the Jury Award for Music Videos at the recently concluded SXSW Film Festival in Austin. Based on the song of the same name by the band Hurray for the Riff Raff, Pa’lante was a decided underdog as one ...

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Academy Award® Nominated Sound Editors Becky Sullivan and Andrew DeCristofaro Join Sony Pictures Post Production Services

CULVER CITY, Calif.–Supervising Sound Editors Becky Sullivan and Andrew DeCristofaro, who share a 2015 Academy Award® nomination for their work on Unbroken, have joined Sony Pictures Post Production Services. The pair have collaborated on numerous films over the years, including this year’s Best Picture Academy Award® winner Green Book, with DeCristofaro as supervising sound editor and Sullivan as ADR supervisor. ...

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Motion Picture Sound Editors Announces Presenters for the 66th MPSE Golden Reel Awards

Los Angeles—Presenters for the 66th MPSE Golden Reel Awards will include four-time Academy Award-nominee Michael Mann, Spider-Man™: Into the Spider-Verse producer Christopher Miller and producer/co-writer Phil Lord, and actors Edward James Olmos, Libe Barer (Sneaky Pete), Kirsten Vangsness (Criminal Minds) and Jasmin Savoy Brown (For the People). The awards ceremony is scheduled for Sunday, February 17th at the Westin Bonaventure ...

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Goldcrest Post Helps Send Three Films to Sundance

Facility also provided finishing services for Steven Soderbergh’s High Flying Bird premiering at Slamdance. NEW YORK CITY—Goldcrest Post, New York, helped to prepare three films for their world premieres at the 2019 Sundance Film Festival, beginning this month in Park City, Utah. They include Native Son, the film that opens the festival, Them That Follow and The Death of Dick ...

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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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