Formosa Group president and chief operating officer Robert Rosenthal announced the opening of Formosa’s new Santa Monica facility, (formerly POP Sound).
Sound artists now working at the Formosa Santa Monica facility who were previously employed by POP Sound include mixers Nick Bozzone, Mitch Dorf, Peter Rincon, Tim West, Tim Hoogenakker and ADR mixer Michael Miller. Business operations staff members include Paula Arnett, executive producer; Jennifer Bowman, executive producer/scheduler, and Eric Beam, facility engineer.
The artists’ recent projects include commercials, such as Google‘s “Play Your Heart Out” (BBH), Chevrolet‘s Silverado spot “Life” (Leo Burnett), as well as spots for 7up (Deutsch), LasVegas.com (R&R Partners), and Starbucks (BBDO). Home theater mixing includes The Hunger Games franchise; ADR mixing for features and broadcast including Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, The Transformers franchise, Downton Abbey, Veep and The Simpsons.
“We are delighted to add this talented team to Formosa Group,” said Rosenthal. “The opening of the Formosa Santa Monica facility, with upgrades and renovations underway, marks another important milestone. Now with facilities in West Hollywood, West Los Angeles, Burbank, and Santa Monica, Formosa Group offers filmmakers and content creators unprecedented sound talent and resources for the feature, broadcast, music, interactive and commercial markets.”
Formed in 2013 by parent company Picture Head, Formosa Group is a postproduction sound company dedicated to offering professionals and facilities to filmmakers and content creators. Based at The Lot in West Hollywood, the company also has a second West Hollywood location, along with West L.A. and Burbank locations.