Hollywood, CA (October 10, 2013)—Twenty-time Academy Award-nominated re-recording mixer Kevin O’Connell has joined Todd-Soundelux to provide mixing services and also assume a creative leadership role.
Based at Todd-AO’s facility at the Lantana Center in Santa Monica, O’Connell will combine his role as re-recording mixer with a senior-level creative position, providing oversight on issues related to feature film business development, client services, creative talent and strategic initiatives.
“Bringing a talent of Kevin O’Connell’s caliber to our company is indicative of our strong commitment to the undisputed creative leadership in the independent post production sound services business,” said David F. Alfonso, owner of Todd-Soundelux. “Further, we are delighted to be able to give the members of our creative team a strong voice as part of our group. We look forward to working with Kevin to ensure our position as the most talent-friendly provider of creative post production sound services, and offering content creators a one-stop destination that is unrivaled anywhere in the world.”
“I am humbled and thrilled that David Alfonso has invited me to be a part of the Todd-Soundelux family,” said O’Connell. “The company’s commitment to keeping Todd-Soundelux at the forefront of the post production community is exemplary. There is a renewed sense of commitment throughout the Todd-Soundelux community that is infectious and I feel honored to be a part of it. I very much look forward to mixing at Todd-AO and supporting the company’s strategic vision as part of its creative leadership team.”
With a career spanning four decades, O’Connell is one of the most nominated individuals in the Academy’s history. His list of mixing credits include titles such as Transformers, Spider-Man, Pearl Harbor, Twister, Days of Thunder and Top Gun. O’Connell, who recently completed a term as the representative of the Academy’s sound branch to its Board of Governors, recently completed work on 47 Ronin for director Carl Rinsch and Last Vegas for director Jon Turteltaub.