â€œThe Pacificâ€? and â€œEntourageâ€? honored in sound categories.
HOLLYWOODâ€“Artists from CSS Studiosâ€™ Todd-AO, Soundelux and Modern Music won three awards in the 2009-2010 Creative Arts Primetime Emmy Awards at the 62nd Emmy Awards presentation August 21st at the NOKIA Theatre in Los Angeles.
Todd-AO Re-Recording Mixers Michael Minkler and Daniel J. Leahy received an Emmy for Outstanding Sound Mixing for a Mini-series or Movie for HBOâ€™s â€œThe Pacificâ€? (Parts Two). They share the award with Production Mixer Andrew Ramage.
Soundelux Supervising Sound Editor Tom Bellfort won for Outstanding Sound Editing for a Mini-series or Movie for â€œThe Pacificâ€? (Part Five). He shares the award with artists from Soundelux, Modern Music, Todd-AO and other facilities, including Supervising Sound Effects Editor Benjamin Cook; Supervising Dialogue and ADR Editor Daniel S. Irwin; Sound Effects Editor Hector Gika; Sound Effects Editors Charles Maynes and Paul Aulicino; Dialogue and ADR Editors John C. Stuver, David Williams and Michelle Pazer; Music Editor John Finklea; and Foley Artists Jody Thomas and Katie Rose.
Todd-AO Re-Recording Mixers Dennis Kirk,Alec St. John and Todd Orr won for Outstanding Sound Mixing For A Comedy or Drama Series (Half-Hour) for the episode â€œOne Car, Two, Car, Red Car, Blue Carâ€? of the HBO Series â€œEntourage.â€? They share the award with Production Mixer Tom Stasinis. Kirk has won two previous Emmy Awards for his work on â€œEntourage,â€? including last year.
â€œOn behalf of everyone at CSS Studios, I would like to thank the Academy for the recognition they have given to our colleagues,â€? said CSS Studios President, Robert C. Rosenthal. â€œWe also wish to congratulate all of the artists who shared in these awards which represent the highest level of achievement in the television industry. We are extremely proud of their accomplishments.â€?
About CSS STUDIOS, LLC
Hollywood, California-based CSS StudiosÂ® is a wholly owned subsidiary of Discovery Communications (NASDAQ: DISCA, DISCB, DISCK), the worldâ€™s number one nonfiction media company reaching more than 1.5 billion cumulative subscribers in over 170 countries. CSS Studios provides creative services to major motion picture studios, independent producers, broadcast networks, cable channels, advertising agencies and interactive producers. The services of CSS Studios are marketed under the brand names Todd-AO, Sound One, Soundelux, POP Sound, Modern Music, Soundelux Design Music Group and The Hollywood Edge, with facilities in Los Angeles and New York. With more than 50 years of experience in providing creative sound services and technical solutions, the companies, collectively, have garnered more than 50 Academy Award nominations and won 26 Academy AwardsÂ®.