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Our dynamic team of award winning sound artists creates immersive and visionary soundscapes for feature film projects spanning all genres and sizes – from large action adventure blockbusters to prestigious festival breakouts. At Formosa Features, we are dedicated to crafting innovative and engaging storytelling through our comprehensive sound services.

With over 2,000 film credits and growing, we count a combined total of 8 Oscar wins, 11 BAFTA wins, 4 CAS wins and 42 MPSE Golden Reel wins.

Sound Supervision
Sound Design
Sound Editorial
ADR
Foley
Re-Recording Mixing

The Talent



Karen Baker Landers

Supervising Sound Editor

Ronald Bartlett

Re-Recording Mixer

Lon Bender

Supervising Sound Editor

Sound Designer

Odin Benitez

Supervising Sound Editor

Sound Designer

Peter Brown

Supervising Sound Editor

Sound Designer

Joe Dzuban

Supervising Sound Editor

Sound Designer

Re-Recording Mixer

Per Hallberg

Supervising Sound Editor

Scott Hecker

Supervising Sound Editor

Sound Designer

Greg Hedgepath

Supervising Sound Editor

Sound Designer

Doug Hemphill

Re-Recording Mixer

Tim Hoogenakker

Re-Recording Mixer

Sound Editor

Andy Koyama

Re-recording Mixer

Mark Mangini

Supervising Sound Editor

Sound Designer

Re-recording Mixer

Dave McMoyler

Supervising Sound Editor

Sound Designer

Michael Miller

ADR/Original Dialogue Mixer

Chris Navarro

ADR Mixer

Warren Shaw

Supervising Sound Editor

Sound Designer

Re-recording Mixer

Mark Stoeckinger

Supervising Sound Editor

Sound Designer

Todd Toon

Supervising Sound Editor

Sound Designer

Martyn Zub

Supervising Sound Editor

Sound Designer

Re-recording Mixer

Dean Zupancic

Re-recording Mixer

Karen Baker Landers Karen Baker Landers Supervising Sound Editor
Ronald Bartlett Ronald Bartlett Re-Recording Mixer
Lon Bender Lon Bender Supervising Sound Editor Sound Designer
Odin Benitez Odin Benitez Supervising Sound Editor Sound Designer
Peter Brown Peter Brown Supervising Sound Editor Sound Designer
Joe Dzuban Joe Dzuban Supervising Sound Editor Sound Designer Re-recording Mixer
Per Hallberg Per Hallberg Supervising Sound Editor
Scott Hecker Scott Hecker Supervising Sound Editor Sound Designer
Greg Hedgepath Greg Hedgepath Supervising Sound Editor Sound Designer
Doug Hemphill Doug Hemphill Re-recording Mixer
Tim Hoogenakker Tim Hoogenakker Re-Recording Mixer Sound Editor
Andy Koyama Andy Koyama Re-recording Mixer
Mark Mangini Mark Mangini Supervising Sound Editor Sound Designer Re-recording Mixer
Dave McMoyler Dave McMoyler Supervising Sound Editor Sound Designer
Michael Miller Michael Miller ADR/Original Dialogue Mixer
Chris Navarro Chris Navarro ADR Mixer
Warren Shaw Warren Shaw Supervising Sound Editor Sound Designer Re-Recording Mixer
Mark Stoeckinger Mark Stoeckinger Supervising Sound Editor Sound Designer
Todd Toon Todd Toon Supervising Sound Editor Sound Designer
Martyn Zub Martyn Zub Supervising Sound Editor Sound Designer Re-Recording Mixer
Dean Zupancic Dean Zupancic Re-Recording Mixer
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SOURCE: MPSE   DATE: Feburary 19, 2017   BY: Staff
Odin Benitez won a Golden Reel for Dialogue Editing for Best Sound Editing in Television Long Form - Dialogue/ADR The Night Of "Part 1 The Beach"
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SOURCE: hpaonline.com   DATE: September 28, 2016   BY: Staff
Formosa's Supervising Sound Editor Scott Hecker is nominated for Outstanding Sound - Feature Film for his work on Batman v Superman.
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SOURCE: avsforum.com   DATE: August 27, 2016   BY: Scott Wilkinson
Scott Wilkinson talks with Tim Hoogenakker, Re-recording Mixer/Sound Editor at Formosa Features about his work on movie and TV soundtracks, including mixing in Dolby Atmos for the home.
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SOURCE: moviesharkdeblore.com   DATE: August 8, 2016   BY: Debbie Lynn Elias
PODCAST: Debbie Lynn Elias talks with Scott, who regales some fun anecdotes about his work in the field these past few decades, not to mention his lessons on working with voices, and at the heart of everything – creativity.
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SOURCE: MEL Magazine   DATE: July 22, 2016   BY: Devon Maloney
MEL decided to demand answers from Peter Brown, sound designer and editor for the new Star Trek Beyond (out in theaters today). Turns out, the rationale is way more logical than you might think.
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SOURCE: https://twit.tv/shows/home-theater-geeks   DATE: July 21, 2016   BY: Scott Wilkinson
Scott Wilkinson talks with Scott Hecker, Supervising Sound Editor at Formosa Features about his work in the movie business.
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SOURCE: thr.com   DATE: July 6, 2016   BY: Carolyn Giardina
Formosa Group — whose recent projects include Star Trek Beyond, The Conjuring 2, Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice and Game of Thrones season six — is moving its home base in early 2017 from The Lot Studios in West Hollywood to the Hollywood 959 creative office campus in the Hollywood Media District.
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SOURCE: soundandpicture.com   DATE: June 21, 2016   BY: Jesse Dobbs
The Conjuring 2 has received impressive critical praise to complement its already stellar box office performance since its release on June 10th. Those who have seen the film surely squirmed and recoiled in terror at its numerous highly effective thrills and chills, and these moviegoers, in large part, have Joe Dzuban and his team...
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SOURCE: Post Magazine   DATE: June 13, 2016   BY: Jennifer Walden
From fact-based to fantasy films, field recordings add authenticity and originality to sound design. Post finds out how The Finest Hours and Warcraft post sound teams designed their big Hollywood soundtracks with the help of field recordings.
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SOURCE: highdefdigest.com   DATE: June 2, 2016   BY: Michael S. Palmer
The reason I'm at Formosa Group today is to demo Dolby Atmos (to be fair, that's usually why I'm anywhere). I write about the technology a lot, but if you haven't been following along at home, here's a quick recap:
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SOURCE: btlnews.com   DATE: April 19, 2016   BY: Staff
Continuing a new concept whereby top-level mixers join Formosa exclusively, but are encouraged to work at any facility that helps fulfill the requirements of the client, Formosa Group has added Academy Award-nominee Dean Zupancic (The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, Witch and Wardrobe) to its features talent roster.
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SOURCE: oscar.com & thr.com   DATE: February 28, 2016   BY: Carolyn Giardina
Oscar win!!! Formosa's Mark Mangini wins his first Oscar for Best Sound Editing on Mad Max: Fury Road. He shared the award with David White.
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SOURCE: btlnews.com   DATE: February 27,2016   BY: Mary Ann Skweres
Formosa Group scored 5 MPSE Golden Reel wins! With a tie between MAD MAX: FURY ROAD and THE REVENANT in the Best Sound Editing: Feature English Lanuague FX/Foley, Formosa's Mark Mangini & Scott Hecker (Mad Max) and Lon Bender (Revenant) represented their teams. Other Formosa winners were Todd Toon and his team for TINKERBELL AND THE LEGEND OF THE NEVERBEAST for Best Sound Editing & Music: Direct to Video Animation; Tim Kimmel and his teams for GAME OF THRONES "HARDHOME" in the Best Sound Editing: TV Short Form, FX/Foley and Dialog/ADR categories.
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SOURCE: CAS   DATE: February 20, 2016   BY: cinemaaudiosociety.org
Congratulations to Formosa's CAS Award winners at the 52nd Annual event! Michael S. Miller, ADR Mixer for The Revenant for Motion Picture - Live Action. Onnalee Blank & Mathew Waters, Re-recording Mixers for Game of Thrones, "Hardhome" for Television Series - 1 Hour
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SOURCE: bafta.org   DATE: February 14, 2016   BY: BAFTA
Congratulations to Formosa Features' Supervising Sound Editor Lon Bender and his sound team for winning the Best Sound award at the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) Awards ceremony at the Royal Opera House in London's Convent Garden.
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SOURCE: btlnews.com   DATE: January 22, 2016   BY: Staff
Introducing a new concept whereby top-level mixers join Formosa exclusively, but are encouraged to work at any facility that helps fulfill the requirements of the client, Formosa Group has added Academy Award-nominee Ron Bartlett (Life of Pi) and Academy Award-winner Doug Hemphill (The Last of the Mohicans) to its features talent roster.
Oscar Nominations
SOURCE: The Hollywood Reporter   DATE: January 14, 2016   BY: THR Staff
Sound Editing Oscar nominations for Formosa's Lon Bender (THE REVENANT) and Mark Mangini (MAD MAX: FURY ROAD).
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SOURCE: BAFTA.org   DATE: January 8, 2016   BY: BAFTA
Mad Max: Fury Road receives 7 BAFTA nominations, including Best Sound, with nominations for Formosa's Scott Hecker & Mark Mangini. The Revenant also receives 7 BAFTA noms, including Best Sound, with nomination for Formosa's Lon Bender.
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SOURCE: Soundworks Collection   DATE: December 20, 2015   BY: Michael Coleman
This week we talk with the sound team behind Director Ericson Core's film Point Break which comes to theaters on December 25th. Odin Benitez & Todd Toon - Co-supervising sound editors
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SOURCE: The Hollywood Reporter - Behind the Screen   DATE: December 18, 2015   BY: Carolyn Giardina
"We wanted to give the sense that the war rig was living," says Mark Mangini, who, together with Scott Hecker, used the growls and groans of animals to create the sound behind the largest vehicle in 'Fury Road.'

Contact


Matt Dubin

Senior Vice President

Office: (323) 850-2540

Tracey Grimes

Director, Business Development

Office: (323) 850-2524

Morris Naish

Director, Business Development

Office: (323) 850-2585