Partners and Creative Directors Adam Gault and Ted Kotsaftis of NYC-based creative studio BLOCK & TACKLE are pleased to announce several key appointments to their growing team. The new additions include Producer Dorian Carli-Jones, Designer/Animators Mike Russo and Alex Winakor, and Intern Katelyn Costello. “As our clients seek more interesting ways to stand out, we always […]
Sound Lounge, New York’s leading independent provider of sound services for advertising, television and feature films, has promoted Becca Falborn to Executive Producer. In her new role, Falborn will manage the studio’s busy advertising division and supervise its team of producers. She will also lead client relations and sales. Additionally, she will manage Sound Lounge Everywhere, the […]
Lee Dichter. Photo by Sarah Shatz by Peter Tonguette When Lee Dichter, CAS, was informed that he would receive the Motion Picture Editors Guild’s 2018 Fellowship and Service Award, it did not take long for the veteran sound re-recording mixer to accept. In fact, it took the equivalent of about “six frames of film” for […]
NYC studio Sonic Union hired composer and mixer Rob Ballingall to work on immersive experiences and other emerging technology projects out of the company’s locations in Bryant Park and Union Square. Most recently at Nylon Studios, Ballingall has a résumé that includes compositions for clients including Ford, Kellogg’s and Walmart and sound design and engineering […]
Caption: Emmy-winning Foley artist Joanna Fang demonstrates some of the tools of her trade in this image posted on her IMDB site. Westchester, New York — Alchemy Post Sound Foley artist Joanna Fang will take part in a discussion on how classic Hollywood film sound techniques are being applied in the emerging world of immersive […]
Long-time friend David Leitner has been named a SMPTE Fellow. David wrote for NYCPPNEWS in the past, but most know him from his work as a director/cinematographer. He has unique know-how in the history of cinema that he somehow translates into working solutions for digital cinema.
On WNYC radio this past Thursday, October 29th, host Leonard Lopate’s guest Monona Rossol offered very relevant – and often eye-opening – safety information for anyone who steps on a location or stage set when working in film and television production. Accidents on film and TV sets happen all the time. Rossol points out how […]
You’ve probably heard of William Goldenberg ACE, the editor. Okay, maybe not. Like many of the best in the business, he’s not someone who throws around his Hollywood credentials. But you’ve seen or read coverage of the top directors whose films he’s edited – John Hughes (‘The Breakfast Club’), Michael Mann (‘Heat’), Ben Affleck (‘Argo’ […]
Today the New York indie production community gets some top level backing with the announcement that the Museum of the Moving Image in Astoria will be adding Sony Pictures Classics Co-President and Co-Founder Michael Barker as co-chair of the museum’s board of trustees. Barker comes in to his position sharing board responsibilities with Ivan Lustig. […]
Editor Andrea Mendoza comes back to the city where she began her career and joins the staff at Cutters New York.