2nd annual
conference and exhibition slated for September 26th at Sony Pictures

CULVER CITY, CALIF.— On September 26,
Sony Pictures Post Production Services will welcome leading innovators from
across the world of motion picture sound as host of the Second Annual Mix
Presents Sound for Film Conference and Exhibition. The theme for this year’s
event, co-sponsored by the Motion Picture Sound Editors and the Cinema Audio
Society, will be “Music, Effects and Dialog in an Immersive World.” It will
explore the current boom in immersive sound technologies through speakers,
panels, workshops and exhibits. Participants will include DTS, Dolby, Yamaha,
Auro Technologies and other sound companies.
“The emergence of immersive sound technologies is
revolutionizing and enriching the movie-going experience,” said Sony Pictures
Post Production Services Executive Vice President Tom McCarthy. “We are very
excited about the creative possibilities of these new formats and look forward
to sharing the experiences and insights of our industry colleagues and
Tom McCarthy

Sony Pictures Post Production Services also hosted last
year’s inaugural Mix Presents Sound for Film Event. That event, which included
welcoming remarks from Sony Pictures Studio Operations Executive Vice
President/General Manager Randy Lake and a keynote address from two-time
Academy Award-winning mixer Randy Thom, drew overflow crowds of sound mixers,
editors, engineers and technology developers.
This year’s event promises to be bigger and better with
panel discussions on music, dialog, sound effects and immersive sound, as well
as a sound master class series with sessions from the industry’s top technology
companies. Three-time Academy Award®-nominee Mark Mangini, MPSE,  will
deliver the keynote address. Events will take place throughout the Sony
Pictures Post Production complex, including the renowned Cary Grant Theatre,
William Holden Theatre, Kim Novak Theatre, Anthony Quinn Theatre, Burt
Lancaster Theatre and the Barbra Streisand Scoring Stage.
Several sound artists from Sony Pictures Post Production
Services will take part in panel discussions including Music Mixer Joseph Magee
and Re-Recording Mixer Kevin O’Connell on the Music Panel; Supervising Sound Editor Mandell Winter on the Sound Effects Panel; and Re-Recording Mixer Michael
Minkler on the Mixing Panel.
The all-day event begins with a breakfast sponsored by GC
Pro and concludes with a cocktail reception and special movie screening.
For information and registration, visit http://mixsoundforfilm.com/
 About Sony
Pictures Entertainment
Pictures Entertainment (SPE) is a subsidiary of Sony Entertainment Inc., a
subsidiary of Tokyo-based Sony Corporation. SPE’s global operations encompass
motion picture production, acquisition and distribution; television production,
acquisition and distribution; television networks; digital content creation and
distribution; operation of studio facilities; and development of new
entertainment products, services and technologies. For additional information,
go to http://www.sonypictures.com.
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