Santa Monica, CA (April 13, 2007)--Paul Rodriguez has joined Ascent Media Group (AMG) as vice president of sales for feature film services. Rodriguez brings more than 25 years of experience in audio post production to AMG in a variety of senior managerial and sales roles.
He most recently served as senior vice president at Wilshire Stages. In his new role, Rodriguez will provide sales support for AMG facilities that provide audio services for feature films, including Todd-AO, Soundelux and Sound One. He will be based out of AMG's Hollywood office.
"Paul has a deep understanding of audio post production and enjoys strong relationships with the major studios, in the independent market and with creative talent outside the company," said Jeffery Eisner, vice president and sales manager of feature film services, to whom Rodriguez will be reporting. "His fresh perspective will be very valuable to our team."
Rodriguez had been with Wilshire Stages, an independent provider of audio services, for ten years and was responsible for sales, operations, personnel, client relations and marketing. His background also includes senior positions with Four Media Company and EFX Systems. Rodriguez began his career with Eagle Eye Film Company, a supplier of editing equipment for film and television.
In discussing his move to Ascent Media Group, Rodriguez pointed to the company's heritage and breadth of resources. "Todd-AO, Soundelux and Sound One are among the most renowned names in feature film sound," he said. "It was the talent that drew me here."
Rodriguez is a member of the Cinema Audio Society (C.A.S), a current board member of the Motion Picture Sound Editors Guild (M.P.S.E.), and is actively involved in the National Association of Latino Independent Producers (N.A.L.I.P.), Nosotros, and the National Association of Broadcasters (N.A.B.).
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