(Paris France, Hollywood CA--December 1, 2011) Technicolor (Euronext Paris: TCH) today announces that acclaimed industry veteran sound re-recording mixer Terry Porter has joined the company’s new sound post-production operations located on the Paramount Studios lot.
Porter will be dedicated to Stage 2, joining Anna Behlmer at the newly completed facility, and will further complete Technicolor’s roster of film industry stars, including Scott Millan and Greg Russell.
“With today’s announcement, Terry is joining the best theatrical sound-mixing team in the industry,” stated Technicolor Creative Services President, Claude Gagnon. “We are delivering on our promise to the film industry to provide the best talent to go along with industry’s state-of-the art sound facility.”
Technicolor at Paramount covers two and a half floors, and over 65,000 sq. feet of audio post-production space, on Avenue L, in the middle of Paramount studios. The facility serves the theatrical and broadcast communities, providing best of class talent and the industry’s most sophisticated infrastructure.
Terry Porter is the recipient of Oscar nominations for Best Achievement in Sound Mixing for his contributions to The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe; Aladdin; Beauty and the Beast: and Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home. He is also the recipient of nominations for multiple BAFTA Awards, Cinema Audio Society Awards and Emmy Awards.
Technicolor recently announced its first theatrical mixing project for Paramount Pictures, the up-coming 2012 release of Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters. On the broadcast side of the facility, Technicolor is currently handling the re-recording chores on many hit TV series, including Criminal Minds
(ABC), Vampire Diaries
(ABC), American Horror Story
Technicolor is home to industry-leading creative and technology professionals committed to the creation, management and delivery of entertainment content to consumers around the world. Propelled by a culture of innovation and underpinned by a dedicated research organization, the company’s thriving licensing business possesses an extensive intellectual property portfolio focused on imaging and sound technologies. Serving motion picture, television, and other media clients, the company is a leading provider of high-end visual effects, animation, and postproduction services. In support of network service providers and broadcasters globally, Technicolor ranks among the worlds’ leading suppliers of digital content delivery services and home access devices, including set-top boxes and gateways. The company also remains a large physical media service provider, being one of the world’s largest film processors and independent manufacturers and distributors of DVDs and Blu-ray™ discs.
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