Los Angeles (June 7, 2005)–The L.A. Studios, Inc. is celebrating its 25th anniversary this month with a panel discussion on Saturday, June 11th at the Below the Line EXPO at Raleigh Studios Hollywood in Los Angeles. Focused on the role of audio in the creation of movies, television, commercials, video games and multimedia, the panel will feature experts in the field discussing the contribution of world class audio post production to the finishing process.
Founded in 1980, The L.A. Studios, Inc. has long been a top choice for audio post services. The company is said to be “the largest, employee-owned audio post-production firm in the U.S.,” operating three facilities in the Los Angeles area–LA Studios, Margarita Mix Hollywood and Margarita Mix de Santa Monica. It has remained at the vanguard of audio post by constantly evolving its mission and services to meet the changing needs of its clients.
Hollywood heavyweights and Madison Avenue’s biggest agencies regularly turn to The L.A. Studios, Inc.’s facilities for their highest profile projects such as the recent movies Shark Tale and Madagascar and Super Bowl ads for Ford and Honda. Known for offering accomplished engineers and best-in-class technology, the company is also acclaimed for its work on music videos, DVDs and video games.
“In today’s instantaneous, visually-oriented world, newer is often misperceived as better. However, one can only acquire the nuances required to perfect a mix after years of experience. Our longevity is a testament to our ability to stay ahead of a fast moving curve,” said Jesse Meli, president/CEO of The L.A. Studios, Inc. “Resting on laurels is counter to our core values. We are passionate about sound and creating an environment that is conducive to our clients accomplishing their goals quickly and comfortably.”
Moderated by Geoff Nathanson, general manager, marketing and strategy of Margarita Mix Hollywood, the panel will feature voiceover casting director Dawn Hershey; feature film post supervisor Brad Goodman; Marty Lipkin, former Creative Director at DDB, Los Angeles and J. Walter Thompson, Los Angeles; and Margarita Mix de Santa Monica chief mixer Jimmy Hite.
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