HOLLYWOOD — Re-recording mixer Kevin O’Connell has joined Todd-Soundelux (www.toddsoundelux.com). In addition to providing mixing services, O’Connell will also assume a creative leadership role.
A 20-time Academy Award nominee, O’Connell will be based at Todd-AO’s facility at the Lantana Center in Santa Monica. His new position will combine his role as re-recording mixer with a senior-level creative post, providing oversight on issues related to feature film business development, client services, creative talent and strategic initiatives.
“Bringing a talent of Kevin O’Connell’s caliber to our company is indicative of our strong commitment to the undisputed creative leadership in the independent post production sound services business,” notes David F. Alfonso, the owner of Todd-Soundelux. “Further, we are delighted to be able to give the members of our creative team a strong voice as part of our group. We look forward to working with Kevin to ensure our position as the most talent-friendly provider of creative post production sound services, and offering content creators a one-stop destination that is unrivaled anywhere in the world.”
With a career spanning four decades, O’Connell’s list of mixing credits include iconic titles such as Transformers, Spider-Man, Pearl Harbor, Twister, Days of Thunder, and Top Gun. He recently completed a term as the representative of the Academy’s Sound Branch to its Board of Governors. In addition, he also recently completed work on 47 Ronin for director Carl Rinsch and Last Vegas for director Jon Turteltaub.