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Soundelux Supervising Sound Editor Michael D. Wilhoit Takes “Low Tech” Approach for “End of Watch”
Soundelux Supervising Sound Editor Michael D. Wilhoit Takes “Low Tech” Approach for “End of Watch”For Director David Ayer’s new police thriller End of Watch, Supervising Sound Editor Michael D. Wilhoit and his crew from Soundelux were tasked with recreating the sonic world of a Los Angeles beat cop. Released this week by Open Road Films, the movie tells the story of two young police officers, Brian Taylor and Mike Zavala, (played by Jake Gyllenhaal and Michael Peña) who become the targets of a Mexican drug cartel.
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Empire Investment Holdings Acquires CSS Studios
Empire Investment Holdings ("Empire") announced today that it has acquired CSS Studios, LLC (“CSS”), from Discovery Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: DISCA). CSS Studios is a holding company that owns seven distinct businesses, which together comprise the largest independent postproduction sound company in North America.
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Todd-AO and Soundelux Artists Win Sound Emmys for “Game of Thrones”
Artists from CSS Studios’ Todd-AO and Soundelux won two Emmy Awards for their work on the HBO series Game of Thrones in the 64th Emmy Primetime Awards announced Saturday in Los Angeles.
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Soundelux Supervising Sound Editor Per Hallberg Reprises Oscar-Winning Performance with "The Bourne Legacy"
Soundelux Supervising Sound Editor Per Hallberg Reprises Oscar-Winning Performance with "The Bourne Legacy"The Bourne Legacy, the fourth installment in the Bourne action-thriller franchise, expands on the events of the previous films with the story of a rogue agent, Aaron Cross (Jeremy Renner), who sets out to expose an illegal CIA operation to the public. The film, scheduled for release August 10th by Universal Pictures, is directed by Tony Gilroy, who wrote the screenplay for all four films.
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Todd-AO and Soundelux Artists Garner Four Emmy Nominations for Sound
Artists from CSS Studios’ Todd-AO and Soundelux facilities have earned a total of four nominations for sound in the 64th Primetime Emmy Awards. The nominations include work in Sound Editing and Sound Mixing for the series Game of Thrones, CSI: Miami and Entourage.
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Re-Recording Mixer Gary C. Bourgeois Joins Todd-AO
Re-Recording Mixer Gary C. Bourgeois Joins Todd-AOGary C. Bourgeois, one of the film industry’s top re-recording mixers, has joined CSS Studios’ Todd-AO. The move marks a return to Todd-AO for Bourgeois as he was previously on staff at the sound company from 1985 to 2001. Known for his work in romantic comedies, action films and documentaries, Bourgeois recently mixed the films The Raven and 50/50.
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Soundelux Design Music Group Celebrates 20 Years of Excellence in Sound for Games
Soundelux Design Music Group Celebrates 20 Years of Excellence in Sound for GamesAs it marks its 20th anniversary this year, Hollywood-based Soundelux Design Music Group (“DMG”), which creates sound for games, commercials and location-based entertainment, has plenty of reason to celebrate. It’s coming off a year in which it worked on several of the video game industry’s biggest releases, including Microsoft/Epic’s Gears of War 3 (a Golden Reel Award and G.A.N.G. Award nominee) and Activision/Toys for Bob’s Skylanders Spyro’s Adventure (also a Golden Reel Award nominee). The group also recently received a Golden Reel Award for the Electronic Arts title Need for Speed: The Run, adding to the multitude of awards and nominations it has received for its game work. And, it is ready to open a second production facility on Los Angeles’ Westside.
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CSS Studios Brings Supervising Sound Editor Michael Benavente to Soundelux
CSS Studios Brings Supervising Sound Editor Michael Benavente to SoundeluxSupervising Sound Editor Michael Benavente has joined Soundelux. Benavente arrives with more than 40 credits as a Supervising Sound Editor, including the comedies No Strings Attached, Paul Blart: Mall Cop and Idiocracy. He also served as ADR Supervisor on "Moneyball", recently nominated for an Academy Award for Sound Mixing. His latest project is "Think Like a Man" for director Tim Story, due for release in April.
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Lon Bender and Victor Ray Ennis of Soundelux Receive Oscar Nominations for “Drive”
Lon Bender and Victor Ray Ennis of Soundelux Receive Oscar Nominations for “Drive”Supervising Sound Editors Lon Bender and Victor Ray Ennis of Soundelux are among the nominees for Best Sound Editing in the 84th Annual Academy Awards. This is the third Oscar nomination for Bender. He previously won the award, with Per Hallberg, in 1996 for "Braveheart". This is the first Oscar nomination for Ennis. Winners will be announced February 26th in Los Angeles.
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Todd-AO, Soundelux, Modern Music and Soundelux DMG Garner MPSE Nominations
Todd-AO, Soundelux, Modern Music and Soundelux DMG Garner MPSE Noms
Artists from CSS Studios’ Todd-AO, Soundelux, Modern Music and Soundelux DMG are among the nominees for the 2012 Golden Reel Awards, sponsored by the Motion Picture Sound Editors (MPSE).
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Cinema Audio Society Announces Nominations For The 48th CAS Awards For Outstanding Achievement In Sound Mixing For 2011
The Cinema Audio Society announces the nominees for the 48th Annual CAS Awards for Outstanding Achievement in Sound Mixing for 2011 in four categories.
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CSS Studios Brings Re-Recording Mixer Andy Koyama to Todd-AO
CSS Studios Brings Re-Recording Mixer Andy Koyama to Todd-AOVeteran Re-Recording Mixer Andy Koyama has joined independent sound company Todd-AO. Koyama will mix theatrical projects at Todd-AO’s Santa Monica facility.
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Re-Recording Mixer Marshall Garlington Joins Todd-AO
Re-Recording Mixer Marshall Garlington Joins Todd-AORe-Recording Mixer Marshall Garlington has joined Todd-AO. Garlington has more than 75 feature films to his credit, including two films in the "Twilight" series, "Rambo", "Blade", the recent remake of "Conan the Barbarian", and also extensive credits in large format (IMAX) films.
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Soundelux’s Hallberg and Baker Landers Win HPA Award for “Green Lantern”
Soundelux’s Hallberg and Baker Landers Win HPA Award for “Green Lantern”Soundelux Supervising Sound Editors Per Hallberg and Karen Baker Landers have won an HPA Award for Best Sound, Feature Film, for their work on Warner Bros. Pictures’ Green Lantern. They shared the award with Re-Recording Mixers John Reitz, Gregg Rudloff and Rick Kline.
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CSS Studios Appoints Salvino as Director of Feature Film Development
CSS Studios Appoints Salvino as Director of Feature Film DevelopmentFrank Salvino has joined CSS Studios as Director of Feature Film Business Development. Salvino will service existing feature film clients and seek to develop new sales for companies within the CSS Studios group, including Soundelux, Todd-AO, Sound One, Modern Music and POP Sound. He will report to Jeffrey Eisner, Senior Vice President, Feature Film and Television Business Development.
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Soundelux’s Glenn T. Morgan Strives for Realism in “The Way”
Soundelux’s Glenn T. Morgan Strives for Realism in “The Way”"The Way", the new film written and directed by Emilio Estevez, tells the story of an American doctor named Tom (played by Estevez’s father, Martin Sheen) who travels to France to recover the body of his estranged son. Rather than return home, Tom decides to complete a trek begun by his son through rural France and Spain along El Camino de Santiago, a legendary road originally traveled by St. James. Along the way, Tom’s trek transforms into a spiritual journey that profoundly affects his sense of family, friends and the challenges of life.
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Todd-AO Upgrades ADR Facilities in Hollywood
Todd-AO Upgrades ADR Facilities in HollywoodIn the latest phase of a continuing effort to expand and upgrade its sound facilities, Todd-AO has completed a full technical overhaul of ADR stage 5 at its Hollywood studios. One of the largest facilities of its type in Hollywood, the ADR stage has been equipped with a new Pro Tools workstation, a Soundmaster ION operating environment and a Christie HD playback system.
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Soundelux Creates “Emotional Truth” for Nicolas Winding Refn’s Cerebral Action Film
Soundelux Creates “Emotional Truth” for Nicolas Winding Refn’s Cerebral Action Film"Drive", the new film from FilmDistrict and Danish director Nicolas Winding Refn, tells the story of a Hollywood stunt car driver (Ryan Gosling) who moonlights as a wheelman and discovers there is a contract out on him following a robbery gone bad. The movie is violent, yet stylish and emotionally gripping, and is being hailed by critics for its brashness and its brilliance.
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Re-Recording Mixer Craig Mann and Supervising Sound Editor Joe Dzuban create soundtrack for doc on hip hop's A Tribe Called Quest
Re-Recording Mixer Craig Mann and Supervising Sound Editor Joe Dzuban create soundtrack for doc on hip hop's A Tribe Called QuestRe-recording mixer Craig Mann recently teamed with Supervising Sound Editor Joe Dzuban at Todd-AO to complete the soundtrack for the new documentary Beats Rhymes & Life: The Travels of a Tribe Called Quest, an electrifying portrait of one of the most influential bands in the history of hip hop. The film follows band members Q-Tip, Phife Dawg, Ali Shaheed Muhammad and Jarobi from their childhood days in Queens, New York, through their rise to stardom, and ultimate break up in the late 90’s. Directed by Michael Rapaport and produced by Rival Pictures, Beats Rhymes & Life is currently in limited release from Sony Pictures Classics.
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Todd-AO and Sound One Artists Honored with Emmy Nominations for Sound
Artists from CSS Studios’ Todd-AO and Sound One facilities have earned a total of five nominations for sound in the 63rd Primetime Emmy Awards.
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Re-Recording Mixer Michael Keller Returns to Todd-AO
Re-Recording Mixer Michael Keller Returns to Todd-AORe-Recording Mixer Michael Keller has returned to Todd-AO, the industry’s leading independent sound company. Keller, who has mixed more than 75 films, including Oliver Stone’s "Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps", Roland Emmerich’s "2012" and Quentin Tarantino’s "Death Proof", will team with Re-Recording Mixer Mike Prestwood Smith. The pair is currently mixing "Abduction" for Director John Singleton and Lionsgate.
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Soundelux’s Per Hallberg and Karen Baker Landers Explore the Sounds of Good and Evil in Warner Bros.’ Epic “Green Lantern”
Soundelux’s Per Hallberg and Karen Baker Landers Explore the Sounds of Good and Evil in Warner Bros.’ Epic “Green Lantern”Warner Bros. Pictures’ summer action adventure Green Lantern brings the enduringly popular comic book hero to the big screen for the first time. Directed by Martin Campbell and starring Ryan Reynolds, Blake Lively, Peter Sarsgaard and Mark Strong, the film serves up the tale of a cocky test pilot who comes into possession of a ring that gives him super powers and sweeps him into an intergalactic conflict threatening the Earth.
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Soundelux’s Mark Mangini Goes Bird Calling for “Mr. Popper’s Penguins”
Soundelux’s Mark Mangini Goes Bird Calling for “Mr. Popper’s Penguins”Mark Mangini’s job is for the birds. A Sound Designer at Soundelux in Hollywood, Mangini led the sound team for Mr. Popper’s Penguins, the new film from 20th Century Fox. The summer movie season’s first live-action family comedy event stars Jim Carrey, as a businessman whose chilly relationship with his family heats up after he inherits six adorable, lovable and mischievous penguins.
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POP Sound®, Inc. Mixes Doc for Annenberg’s “Beauty Culture” Exhibition
POP Sound provided sound post production services for a 30-minute documentary featured in “Beauty Culture,” a groundbreaking exhibit now on view at the Annenberg Space for Photography in Los Angeles. Re-Recording mixer Tim Hoogenakker prepared the soundtrack for the documentary which screens in the museum’s central, circular gallery.
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POP Sound®, Inc. Serves “Delectable” Sound for “Jiro Dreams of Sushi”
POP Sound®, Inc. Serves “Delectable” Sound for “Jiro Dreams of Sushi”POP Sound provided sound editorial and mixing services for Jiro Dreams of Sushi, director David Gelb’s new documentary. Re-Recording Mixer Tim Hoogenakker led the sound team for the film, which tells the story of an 85-year-old master sushi chef from Japan and his quest to create the perfect piece of sushi. Magnolia Pictures recently acquired North American rights to the film, just ahead of its screening at the Tribeca Film Festival in New York.
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“Biutiful” Supervising Sound Editor Martín Hernández Joins Soundelux
“Biutiful” Supervising Sound Editor Martín Hernández Joins SoundeluxSupervising Sound Editor/Sound Designer Martín Hernández, whose credits include "Biutiful", "Into the Wild" and "Babel", has joined Soundelux. One of the most accomplished sound editors in Latin America, and one of few to successfully cross over to mainstream films, Hernández will be based at Soundelux’s facility in Hollywood.
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Re-recording Mixer Mike Prestwood Smith Joins Todd-AO
Re-recording Mixer Mike Prestwood Smith Joins Todd-AOCSS Studios®, Hollywood’s leading independent post-production sound company, today announced that Re-recording Mixer Mike Prestwood Smith will join the company’s Todd-AO® facility in Santa Monica, Calif.
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