NEW YORK CITY — Sound Lounge (www.soundlounge.com), the artist owned and operated audio post production studio, has promoted Dana Villarreal to executive producer of its commercial division. Villarreal has 18 years of experience in audio post. She began her career as an assistant and worked her way up to managerial level.
Villarreal joined the studio as a senior producer in July 2021, with a focus on producing and managing the day-to-day production aspects of Sound Lounge’s busy commercial division. She has worked with top brands, including M&M's, Google, Samsung and Chevy. Prior to joining Sound Lounge, Villareal spent time at Nutmeg Audio Post and PlushNYC.
"Dana has stood out as an exceptional producer since she started, and we know her passion and skill set will allow her to thrive in her new role,” says Marshall Grupp, partner, COO, and sound designer at Sound Lounge. “We’re excited to have someone with her level of experience working closely with us to ensure we continue delivering the same high-level service across the commercial division.”
As an executive producer of the commercial division, Villarreal will be responsible for nurturing Sound Lounge’s long-standing relationships with clients and other key players in the industry, and supervising the commercial production team and its services.
“Working at an established studio like Sound Lounge has been the highlight of my career,” says Villarreal. “I’m looking forward to managing this talented team of individuals and focusing more on the bigger picture aspects of the commercial division that are vital to its continued success.”