Archive for March 29th, 2011
Easter Bunny Animated Feature Music Mixed by Jeff Vaughn
Pictured (L-R) in Record One’s Studio A are Kevin Globerman, digital score recordist; Jeff Vaughn, score mixer; Chris Lennertz, composer; Patrick Spain, assistant scoring engineer; and Bryon Rickerson, music editor. Photo by David Goggin.
The Chris Lennertz score for the animated feature “Hop” has been mixed by Jeff Vaughn in Record One/Ocean Way’s renowned Studio A. The room has a lustrous past, home to hits by countless producers, including Quincy Jones and Dr. Dre.
Composer Chris Lennertz, who also scored “Cats & Dogs,” “Meet the Spartans,” and “Alvin and the Chipmunks,” commented on his sessions, “Mixing at Record One was a dream. The gear and crew were fantastic and helped me bring my music to life. What a great room!”
Blending state-of-the-art animation more
First Line of Acoustical Products Made from 100% Eco-Friendly Bamboo
FRANKFURT, GERMANY, MARCH 29, 2011 â€“ Auralex Acoustics, Inc., the industry leader in innovative sound control solutions, continues its long history of environmentally conscious product innovations with the official European launch of its first line of acoustical products made from 100% Eco-Friendly bamboo, the Sustain Bamboo Sound Diffusor Series, at Musikmesse 2011 (Hall 5.1, Stand D43). The new line (which will be on display at the ICM booth â€” Auralexâ€™s German distributor), consists of the WavePrism, WaveLens, QuadraTec, Peak Pyramid Diffusor and KeyPacs, retains the longevity and acoustical qualities Auralex is known for with green and acoustical properties of natural bamboo.
Pascal Van Strydonck with his Lectrosonics-loaded equipment bag.
PrÃ©vost, Quebec, Canada â€“ March 2011â€¦ While the activities of the NHL tend to grab the spotlight when it comes to hockey, there are countless enthusiasts who never quite attract the attention that the professional players achieve but who, nonetheless, have a tremendous passion for the sport. As such, there are secondary hockey teams and leagues whose love of the game consumes much of the playersâ€™ daily lives. Morin-Heights, QC-based production company ShootFilms is currently in post production on a documentary that examines these amateur players and follows them as they pursue their favorite sport. Both on and off the ice, the audio for this forthcoming theatrical release was faithfully capturedâ€”thanks to the performance attributes of Lectrosonics wireless technology. more
Film & TV Industry Leader Brings Vast Experience to Major Systems Integrator
Chan Mahon. IMT’s Executive Vice President of Broadcast Systems
Integrated Media Technologies, Inc. (IMT) has named Chan Mahon as the company’s new Executive Vice President of Broadcast Systems. Mahon joins IMT following years in top positions with leading film and TV production houses.
“I bring to IMT firsthand experience from both a producer and facility manager’s perspective, which is essential to the understanding of today’s broadcast and new media solutions,” Mahon emphasizes. “IMT is focused on exactly the advanced work flows our industry’s end users are looking to design and implement to be competitive.”
The son of film director and producer Barry Mahon, Chan Mahon started out with CBS in-house productions in the early 80′s. In the early more
BLOOMINGTON, Indiana — Recently crossing its milestone 70th anniversary, Indiana University Auditorium, located in the heart of IU’s Bloomington campus, has one more great reason to celebrate — the installation of a new L-ACOUSTICS loudspeaker and amplifier package.
Hosting a full schedule of more than 200 shows a year — ranging from international musical acts to touring Broadway productions to guest speakers and comedians — the 3,200-seat art deco-style room had grown in need of a sound system that could better accommodate the diversity and increasing technological demands of its events. more
Chatsworth, CA, March 30, 2011â€”Prominent independent music publisher/production music library Black Toast Music and its CEO/owner/founder Bob Mair (pictured at right) have announced the companyâ€™s latest music placements in the areas of feature films, advertising and TV.
Black Toast has placed a piece of instrumental jazz music, entitled â€œA Flapper On Broadway,â€? in the new, upcoming Warner Bros. comedy film, â€œArthurâ€? starring Russell Brand. The song is a fun, upbeat, 20â€™s style jazz piece performed by String Planet, reminiscent of the music heard in many films by Charlie Chaplin and Laurel and Hardy.
In the area of advertising, Black Toast has contributed music to a recently launched advertising campaign promoting Dominos Pizza. The song, â€œBlue Ridge Mountain Home,â€? is prominently featured in the â€œTomatoâ€? ad in which a Dominos â€œTest Groupâ€? is taken to the Dominos farm to more
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