Burbank, CA (April 7, 2016)—Roundabout Entertainment, a full-service post production facility based in Burbank, has appointed veteran motion picture and television sound executive Paul Rodriguez as vice president of audio services and development.
Rodriguez will lead audio post production operations and seek to build relationships with studios; theatrical, broadcast television and streaming producers; animation studios and the wider industry. Rodriguez’s background includes seven years as vice president/director of feature sales at Todd-AO/Soundelux.
Roundabout has recently been growing its audio services and gaining new business, particularly in episodic television and animation. The facility has added two mix stages for broadcast work and plans to add a fifth stage with Dolby Atmos capabilities for theatrical projects. Current work includes the Warner Bros. series Person of Interest, now completing its fifth season, NBC/Universal’s Faceoff and the Netflix original comedy Flaked. Audio work for the new HBO sci-fi series Westworld is slated to begin soon.
“Our audio operations have been performing extremely well, driven by the rise in television production and the quality of our talent,” says CEO Craig Clark. “Paul is the perfect choice to help continue our momentum. He brings experience, deep knowledge, great relationships and enthusiasm. We’re excited to welcome him to the team.”
Rodriguez’s career in sound spans more than 20 years. In addition to Todd-AO/Soundelux, his background also includes nine years as senior vice president of Wilshire Stages, two years as director of sound services at 4MC and eight years as president of EFX Systems. He was co-owner of the Eagle Eye Film Company, a supplier of picture editing systems, and served as its managing general partner for seven years.
Well connected throughout the sound community, Rodriguez currently is an executive board member and treasurer of the Motion Picture Sound Editors (MPSE). He also produces the MPSE’s annual Golden Reel Awards ceremony.