Full service post-production services provider Periscope Post & Audio, with facilities in Hollywood, and Chicago, has added veteran re-recording mixer Terry O’Bright to its Hollywood facility. Periscope has also hired Bruce Dobrin as chief engineer and Michael Sable as a director of business development.
Scoring mixer Rich Aitken, founder and owner of Nimrod Studios, has been one of the industry’s most respected sound production professionals for nearly 25 years. Today, whether at home or on the road at studios like Abbey Road and The Empire, Aitken manages a wide array of recordings, works with composers, and provides sonically engaging mixes to bring out the best in a musical piece for film, television, or gaming.
Unique X has named Sevan Brown senior vice president of worldwide content services. Serving as part of Unique X’s executive team, Brown will be leading the ongoing expansion of the company’s already widely deployed and well-respected Movie Transit content delivery platform into multiple new territories.
The Post New York Alliance has appointed the New York City-based creative production and post studio Nice Shoes to its board. Nice Shoes managing director Justin Pandolfino will represent the company on the board, joining Nice Shoes executive producer Chris Peterson who continues in his role as an executive board member and PNYA board secretary.
11 Dollar Bill has added editor Erik Tobeler to its growing creative team. Tobeler, who brings experience in advertising, branded content, documentaries and other media, will be based out of the company’s Boulder office and assume the post of creative lead.
To inspire youths into a future in the film industry, Alicia Vikander and the Göteborg Film Festival are launching the Alicia Vikander Film Lab – an educational film program that seeks to give young people the tools to express themselves through filmmaking, awaken cinematic dreams and increase diversity in the film industry.
The Motion Picture Sound Editors association today announce that it will honor Ron Howard with its annual Filmmaker Award. The Academy Award-winning director and producer is responsible for some of the most memorable films of the past four decades including the critically acclaimed, Oscar-winning dramas A Beautiful Mind and Apollo 13, and the hit comedies Parenthood and Splash. Howard will be presented with the MPSE Filmmaker Award at the 69th MPSE Golden Reel Awards, set for March 13, 2022 as an international virtual event.
Vista Group CEO Kimbal Riley has announced that longtime Movio executives Sarah Lewthwaite and Matthew Liebmann will jointly lead the company following the departure of co-founder and chief executive Will Palmer this December. Movio, the marketing data analytics and cinema campaign management company, was founded by Palmer and Peter Beguely in 2010. Lewthwaite, Movio’s chief client officer located in London, and Matthew Liebmann, Movio’s chief operating officer operating out of the company’s Auckland headquarters, will report directly to Riley.
Set against the backdrop of the beautiful and historic Hollywood Legion Theater, the 2021 Hollywood Professional Association's Awards last night celebrated exceptional work in color grading, sound, editing, and visual effects in commercial, episodic, and feature projects.
The Colorist Society has named Mark Todd Osborne to its board of directors. Osborne is a Los Angeles-based senior colorist with more than 200 film and television credits. As a board member, he will be involved governing, managing, and planning for the organization. He will also act as an ambassador for CSI to other industry organizations and the wider professional community. Osborne joins Kevin Shaw, president; Sarah Priestnall, vice president; and Hugh Heinsohn, secretary/treasurer, on the CSI board.