New York, NY (February 9, 2007)–Ascent Media Group has named Steven Tollen as managing director of its Sound One facility in New York. Tollen will oversee day-to-day activities at Sound One, the East Coast’s premier audio post production facility for feature films.
In making the announcement, Robert C. Rosenthal, chief operating officer, Ascent Media Creative Sound Services, noted that Tollen’s expertise in marketing, production and post-production will be of particular value as Sound One works to reinforce its strong position in the market.
“Steven has exceptional leadership skills and will champion an environment at Sound One that will help it to retain its position as the top post-production destination for filmmakers in New York,” Rosenthal said. “We are delighted to have him join the Ascent Media Group team.”
For his part, Tollen said he sees ample opportunity to build on Sound One’s stellar reputation and develop a varied clientele. “Sound One puts out a wonderful product to a diverse and storied group of filmmakers,” he said. “We have some of the industry’s best talent, supported by state-of-the-art studios and the latest technology. My role is to ensure the facility continues to run efficiently and to deliver excellence to our clients.”
Tollen previously served as managing partner of “in the box,” a New York brand strategy and marketing consulting firm, where he managed production and post-production. A New York native, he has broad experience in the entertainment and advertising industries, including senior posts with Grey Advertising and Wells, Rich, Green.
Sound One has six re-recording studios, two ADR studios, a Foley studio and more than 50 editing suites. It also offers audio and video transfer services and owns one of the largest sound libraries on the East Coast.
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