NEW YORK CITY — Audio post studio PlushNYC has expanded its team by adding veteran audio and music shop Headroom to its roster. The expanded company will operate under the Plush banner.
Photo (L-R): Nat Jenkins, Michael Levesque Jr., Evan Spear, Hanna Choi, Michael Levesque Sr., Jerry Plotkin and Stephen Schmidt
Plush is a boutique audio post studio located in Manhattan’s historic Flatiron district, and containing multiple 5.1 surround mixing suites equipped with the latest Avid Pro Tools|HD systems. In addition to post production recording and mixing, Plush offers sound design, casting, stock music, original music and client services.
Headroom’s composer/producer Jerry Plotkin will join the team, along with mixer/sound designer Evan Spear and producer Hanna Choi. Their slate of clients will be added to Plush’s lineup of long-term clients across advertising, television, film and beyond. The Plush team includes senior sound designers/mixers Rob Fielack, Michael Levesque, Eddie Cooper, Matt Giordano, Carl Mandelbaum, Nick Montgomery and Bobby Sorrentino, along with sound designers/mixers Danny Irizarry, Nicole Pettigrew and John Nathans.
“Bringing Jerry and his Headroom team under our roof at Plush means that we can amplify our offerings, allowing us to focus on the work and continue to expand our talent and capabilities to better serve our clients,” explains Plush president/composer Mike Levesque Sr.
“We are thrilled to be joining up with Mike and the Plush team,” adds Plotkin. “Our two organizations hold the same values, including an unwavering commitment to excellence. We couldn’t have found a better fit and we look forward to bringing the best of Headroom to Plush - and the best of Plush to our clients.”
Recent projects out of Plush include a spot for JetBlue, directed by and starring Spike Lee, and the powerful Kesha short film, I Need a Woman to Love that features the popstar officiating a wedding as part of the Universal Love project from MGM Resorts.
Some of Headroom’s recent work includes audio post for Google, P&G, GE and Clinique, and original compositions for Ford and Pfizer.