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CSS Studios Artists Receive Emmy Nominations for Sound

CSS Studios reports that artists from its Todd-AO, Soundelux, Sound One and Modern Music facilities have received a total of seven nominations for sound in contention for the 2010 Emmy Awards.

Todd-AO Re-Recording Mixers Michael Minkler and Daniel J. Leahy received four nominations for Outstanding Sound Mixing for a Miniseries or Movie for HBO’s The Pacific (Parts Two, Five, Eight and Nine). Todd-AO Re-Recording Mixers Craig Mann and Marc Fishman each received one nomination in the category. The Todd-AO artists share the nominations with Production Mixers Andrew Ramage and Gary Wilkins.

Soundelux Supervising Sound Editor Tom Bellfort is nominated for Outstanding Sound Editing for a Miniseries or Movie for The Pacific (Part Five). He shares the nomination with artists from Soundelux, Modern Music, Todd-AO and other facilities, including Supervising Sound Effects Editor Benjamin Cook; Supervising Dialog and ADR Editor Daniel S. Irwin; Sound Effects Editor Hector Gika; Sound Effects Editors Charles Maynes and Paul Aulicino; Dialog 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 and Alec St. John received a nomination for Outstanding Sound Mixing for a Comedy or Drama Series (Half-Hour) for the episode “One Car, Two, Car, Red Car, Blue Car” of the HBO series Entourage. They share the nomination with Production Mixer Tom Stasinis. Kirk has won two previous Emmy Awards for his work on “Entourage,” including last year.

Sound One Re-Recording Mixer Dominick Tavella received a nomination for Outstanding Sound Mixing for Nonfiction Programming for PBS’ The National Parks: America’s Best Idea.

“On behalf of all of us at CSS Studios, I congratulate these talented artists on their Emmy nominations,” says CSS Studios President, Robert C. Rosenthal. “We take great pride in our association with dedicated professionals such as these who represent the pinnacle of the craft of sound.”

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