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SonicPool Provides Sound Design & Mix Behind MTV Movie Awards Ancillary Graphics Package

Hollywood, CA, June 6, 2007 – SonicPool, one of Hollywood‘s leading post facilities, specializing in audio and video finishing, edit suite rentals, and full post-production services, was hired to provide Sound Design and mixing that was heard behind the 2007 “MTV‘s Movie Awards” animated logo and ancillary graphics package. The show aired on Sunday, June 3. The announcement was made by John Frost and Patrick Bird, co-founders/Supervising Sound Mixers, SonicPool.

SonicPool‘s MTV project was on behalf of client Nau Creative, a Los Angeles, CA-based motion graphics, broadcast design and film/TV titles production company. Raffi Simonian served Nau Creative as Creative Director for this project, with Phyllis Fibus serving Nau Creative as the project producer.

Frost and Bird said, “The theme of the MTV Movie Awards show graphically this year was that of a ‘Digital Metropolis.‘ The city skyline of the logo was made up of transforming pda‘s, multiple screens and conductivity with lots of air interruption, urban static, screen snow and static type-noise. These were the leading themes.”

SonicPool performed the Sound Design and Mix behind the following graphics elements:

MTV Movie Award animated logo

MTV Movie Award ancillary opens

Show Open


Animated backgrounds


Animated lower thirds


Launched in Hollywood in 2001, 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 14 offline and online edit suites, an HD Online/Color Suite ((complete with a Sony SRW 5500, a true 4:4:4 resolution HD deck and Panasonic D5 HD decks,) and four mixing bays. The company‘s post production sevices include Audio and Video Finishing, edit suite rentals, and media duplication. SonicPool‘s creative services include radio production. Additionally, the company offers its clients 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: