(New York--February 18, 2010) Post production sound company, CSS Studios, announced it has reached an agreement to renew the lease for its Sound One facility at the celebrated Brill Building in midtown Manhattan.
Additionally, the company announced an extension of its relationship with Re-recording Mixer Lee Dichter.
“Sound One is the preeminent Manhattan post sound facility and serves an important role in the New York post production market,” said Robert C. Rosenthal, President of CSS Studios. “We are thrilled about extending our commitment to this market and we are very pleased to do so within the historic environment of the Brill Building.”
“Lee Dichter is a legend in our business – a true professional at the very top of his game,” said Rosenthal. “Dichter’s creative talent is exceptional and he is a tremendous asset to us at Sound One, as well as to the entire filmmaking community. We are extremely pleased to continue our relationship with him.”
Dichter has contributed to more than 200 feature films and has collaborated with an extensive list of notable filmmakers, including Woody Allen, Nora Ephron, Brian DePalma, M. Night Shyamalan, Sidney Lumet, Mike Nichols, Alan Pakula and Barry Sonnenfeld.
Recently, Dichter mixed the critically acclaimed Julie & Julia, The Reader and Doubt.
Sound One is a major full-service audio post-production facility, home to five re-recording studios, two ADR studios, a Foley studio and nearly one hundred editing suites. The facility’s creative staff includes Re-recording Mixers Michael Barry, Lee Dichter, Roberto Fernandez, Andy Kris, Reilly Steele and Dominick Tavella. Recent facility credits include Taking Woodstock, Precious: Based on the Novel Push by Sapphire, Did You Hear About the Morgans? and HBO’s The Wire.
About CSS STUDIOS, LLC
Hollywood, California-based CSS Studios is a wholly owned subsidiary of Discovery Communications (NASDAQ: DISCA, DISCB, DISCK), the world’s number one nonfiction media company reaching more than 1.5 billion cumulative subscribers in over 170 countries. CSS Studios provides creative services to major motion picture studios, independent producers, broadcast networks, cable channels, advertising agencies and interactive producers. CSS services are marketed under the brand names Todd-AO, Sound One, Soundelux, POP Sound, Modern Music, Soundelux Design Music Group and The Hollywood Edge, with facilities in Los Angeles, New York and London. With more than 50 years of experience in providing creative sound services and technical solutions, the companies, collectively, have garnered more than 50 Academy Award nominations and won 26 Academy Awards®.