(Hollywood, California--October 8, 2013) TODD-SOUNDELUX today announced that Re-recording Mixer Kevin O’Connell has joined the organization. In addition to providing mixing services, O’Connell will also assume a creative leadership role.
Based at Todd-AO’s facility located at the Lantana Center in Santa Monica, O’Connell, who has been nominated for 20 Academy Awards, will combine his role as Re-recording Mixer with a senior-level creative position, providing oversight on issues related to feature film business development, client services, creative talent and strategic initiatives.
“Bringing a talent of Kevin O’Connell’s caliber to our company is indicative of our strong commitment to the undisputed creative leadership in the independent post production sound services business,” said David F. Alfonso, the owner of TODD-SOUNDELUX. “Further, we are delighted to be able to give the members of our creative team a strong voice as part of our group. We look forward to working with Kevin to ensure our position as the most talent-friendly provider of creative post production sound services, and offering content creators a one-stop destination that is unrivaled anywhere in the world.”
"I am humbled and thrilled that David Alfonso has invited me to be a part of the TODD-SOUNDELUX family," said Kevin O'Connell. "The company’s commitment to keeping TODD-SOUNDELUX at the forefront of the post production community is exemplary. There is a renewed sense of commitment throughout the TODD-SOUNDELUX community that is infectious and I feel honored to be a part of it. I very much look forward to mixing at Todd-AO and supporting the company’s strategic vision as part of its creative leadership team.”
With a career spanning four decades, O’Connell’s work has been recognized with 20 Academy Award nominations, making him one of the most nominated individuals in the Academy’s history. O’Connell’s extensive list of mixing credits include iconic titles such as “Transformers,” “Spider-Man,” “Pearl Harbor,” “Twister,” “Days of Thunder,”
and “Top Gun.”
O’Connell, who recently completed a term as the representative of the Academy’s Sound Branch to its Board of Governors, recently completed work on “47 Ronin” for Director Carl Rinsch and “Last Vegas” for Director Jon Turteltaub.
About TODD SOUNDELUX
Hollywood, California-based TODD SOUNDELUX is a leading independent provider of creative post production sound and music services to the audiovisual content industry. For more than half a century, the companies of TODD SOUNDELUX, including Todd-AO, Soundelux, POP Sound, Modern Music, Soundelux Design Music Group, and The Hollywood Edge, have brought together some of the world’s most accomplished sound professionals to deliver a full range of creative sound services to every major motion picture studio in Hollywood, working with some of the most iconic filmmakers of our time, as well as a wide variety of notable emerging filmmakers. The companies, collectively, have garnered more than 54 Academy award nominations and won 23 Academy Awards. For more information, please visit http://www.toddsoundelux.com