Hollywood, CA (June 17, 2004)–Two-time Academy Award-winning re-recording mixer Scott Millan has been signed to a deal which will set the stage for him to return to Todd-AO. Millan, who joined Todd-AO in 1990 and left in 2000 to accept a position with Sony Pictures Studios Post Production, will be returning to Todd-AO effective August 1, 2004.
Millan will be combining his mixing talents with a management role as senior vice president, Creative Sound Services, Studio Operations. He will join the senior management team and participate in the direction of studio operations, as well as working closely with the talented and innovative staff throughout the Creative Sound Services group, including two-time Academy Award-winning re-recording mixer Michael Minkler.
“Along with our existing mixing staff, Scott will represent the Studio side of Creative Sound Services here at Ascent Media. His stellar reputation for attention to detail and pursuing excellence in the art of Sound make him an excellent addition to our team,” said Lon Bender, president of Ascent Media Creative Sound Services. “Having Scott now decide to return to the Todd-AO family is an important vote of confidence from one of the industry’s premier mixing talents that Todd-AO has redefined itself as the major innovator in our business.”
Millan commented, “I have tremendous respect for this extraordinarily focused and forward-thinking community of creative professionals and I am looking forward to returning to such a creative powerhouse, to work alongside so many people whom I regard as personal friends.”
In addition to having won two Academy Awards (Gladiator in 2000 and Apollo 13 in 1995), Millan has also won a BAFTA Award, three C.A.S. Awards and five Emmy Awards.