Hollywood, CA December 22, 2011 – SonicPool, one of Hollywood’s leading post facilities, specializing in sound and picture finishing, edit suite rentals, and full post-production services, has named Doug Vargas as its new Controller.
Mr. Vargas, who had been Director of Production Finance at promo house Studio City, will be in charge of managing all accounts and long term financial planning at SonicPool, including their Burbank and New Orleans locations.
The hiring of Mr. Vargas comes weeks after SonicPool’s expansion of services and facilities.
“SonicPool has been rapidly growing and expanding; Therefore, we needed someone to ensure and enhance our bottom line,” noted John Frost, President. “His experience and understanding of production and post production will be a huge benefit to SonicPool, and most importantly, our clients.”
Before joining SonicPool, Mr. Vargas was Director of Production Finance at Studio City and helped launch their new production company, Bartholomew Productions Inc., with FOX’s Dish Nation. Prior to Studio City, he worked for Mark Burnett Productions for nine and a half years as a production accountant, prep/wrap accountant, and manager of production accounting on location for their hit shows Survivor and The Apprentice.
In 2001, post production specialists Patrick Bird and John Frost co-founded SonicPool in the heart of Hollywood. Bird and Frost currently serve the company as CEO and President.
SonicPool’s 20,000sqft facility is comprised of over 40 Offline Editing Suites, 8 HD Online Edit Suites, a THX Certified Theatrical Mix/Color Stage, 2 Theatrical Mix stages, 3 Audio Editorial suites, Production offices, and machine room. The company’s post production services include Sound and Picture Finishing, Deliverable Services, Edit Suite and Production Office rentals, and DVD/Blu-ray Services.
SonicPool’s clients run the full spectrum of the entertainment and broadcasting industries, with projects ranging from major studio releases, independent feature films, and TV programs as well as radio commercials, all things DVD & Blu-Ray, TV Commercials, gaming, mobile and Internet content.
SonicPool Hollywood is located at 6860 Lexington Ave, Hollywood, CA, 90038. The phone is 323/460-4MIX, and the web address is: www.sonicpool.com.