San Francisco, CA (September 23, 2004)–Dave Baker of Crescendo! Studios and Resonante Music & Sound Design attended the Creative Arts Awards presentation of the Emmy awards at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles September 12. Baker accompanied attendees from Goodby Silverstein & Partners/San Francisco to the award ceremony where the :30 Saturn TV spot “Door Music” was nominated for a Best Commercial Emmy. Baker was the composer and mixer on the spot.
San Francisco audio post house Crescendo! Studios launched Resonante this August on the heels of Baker’s work for “Door Music.” Since Resonante’s inception, Baker has provided sound design for the California Milk TV spot, “Russian Family,” through Goodby Silverstein & Partners/SF, and the Electronic Arts Nascar TV spot “Directions,” through See Advertising/SF. Baker also mixed the California Milk spot and shared mix duties with Crescendo!’s Craig Helmholz on EA Nascar.
Freelance producer Rita Ribera worked with Baker to record the announcer track and mix three television spots for Washington Hospital. The 30-second spots titled, “This is My Hospital,” “Accidents Will Happen,” and “Babies” were for Whitty, Hannell and Partners/ San Francisco. Umlaut Films was the editorial company.
Baker also recorded the announcer track and mixed two new Saturn television spots, “No Catch” and “Questions.” Michael Damiani and executive producer David Yost of Goodby Silverstein & Partners/SF produced the spots.
Baker edited and mixed new Budweiser Lizard radio spots titled “Tattoo,” “Brewmaster,” “Improv,” “Owning Fresh,” “More Taste,” and “Legal Type.”