Hollywood, CA, December 7, 2006 - SonicPool, one of Hollywood‘s leading post facilities, specializing in audio and video finishing, and off-line editorial suite rentals, has announced its latest television project. The announcement was made by John Frost and Patrick Bird, co -founders/Supervising Sound Mixers, SonicPool, who also served as the Mixers and Sound Designers for the show.
Frost and Bird just finished the Mix for the TV series “Halfway Home” for Comedy Central. Their client was Central Productions and Augie Melendenz, that company‘s Post Supervisor.
ABOUT COMEDY CENTRAL‘S “HALFWAY HOME:”
Set to debut in early 2007 on Comedy Central, the new TV series "Halfway Home" will be an improvised half-hour narrative following the lives of a dysfunctional group of parolees living in a halfway house. The cast includes: Kevin Ruf ("Fun with Dick and Jane," Groundlings member), the house supervisor who is attempting to rehabilitate the misfits; Oscar Nunez ("The Office," "Reno 911!"), a male prostitute who uses sex to get what he desires; Jessica Makinson ("Joe Schmo 2," "Trigger Happy TV"), a drug trafficker who can't give up her old habits; Regan Burns ("Oblivious," "The Movie Club") the house narc who has an uncontrollable obsession with fire.
The rest of the cast includes Octavia Spencer ("Coach Carter," "Spiderman"), an armed robbery convict; and Jordan Black ("Punk'd," "Mad TV"), a wanna-be terrorist who is really just a rich kid from California. The "Halfway Home" pilot was executive produced by Jay Martel, Damon Jones, who also directed, Ruf and Nunez.
ABOUT SONIC POOL:
Launched in Hollywood in 2001 and currently celebrating its Five Year Anniversary, SonicPool was co-founded by audio post production specialists John Frost and Patrick Bird. Each of the men currently serves the company as a Supervising Sound Mixer. SonicPool is comprised of 11 online Avid and offline bays, and four mixing bays. The company‘s post production services include Audio Finishing, Video Finishing, Media Duplication, Post Production Services, and Signatory Services. SonicPool‘s creative services include radio production, while its Music and SFX services include a SFX Library and Pool Cues Music. Additionally, SonicPool offers its clients Edit Suite and Production office space rentals.
SonicPool‘s clients run the full gamut of the entertainment and broadcasting industries, which clients ranging from major studio releases, independent feature films, TV programs, and radio, to DVD menu sound design, TV commercials, gaming, mobile and Internet projects. SonicPool is located at 6860 Lexington Ave, Hollywood, CA, 90038. The phone is 323/460-4MIX, and the web address is: