Tom “Tommy” McCarthy, govt vp of post-production services, is retiring from his submit at Sony Pictures Entertainment after greater than three many years. Jon Hookstratten, EVP of Administration & Operations, confirmed the information in a memo including that Kimberly Jimenez had been promoted to senior vp of post-production providers.
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At the moment we’re saying the retirement of Tom “Tommy” McCarthy, govt vp of submit manufacturing services for Sony Photos Leisure. As a lot of you already know, Tommy is a legend on this enterprise. Over the course of his illustrious 32-year profession at SPE he has led the studio’s sound editorial and mixing departments, constructed SPE’s popularity as THE vacation spot for submit manufacturing providers, and created an atmosphere the place inventive expertise may thrive.
Tommy was a sound editor on such basic tv exhibits as How the West was Gained, CHIPS, and Logan’s Run. In 1992, he received an Academy Award in Sound Modifying for Bram Stoker’s Dracula. He’s additionally a recipient of a British Academy Award (BAFTA) for Out of Africa and an MPSE Golden Reel Award for the tv film Doll Maker.
Tommy’s contributions to SPE and the influence he’s had on the business and those that have been lucky sufficient to work with him are immeasurable. He and his group have created a tradition which displays the very best within the enterprise. For that reason, I’m completely happy to announce that Kimberly Jimenez has been promoted to senior vp of submit manufacturing providers. Kimberly is a 30-year veteran within the submit sound business. She got here to Sony in 2018 with deep experiences main submit sound groups together with these at NBC Common, Soundelux, and Todd-AO the place she began within the billing division and elevated to the place of senior vp of sound editorial providers.
I look ahead to seeing Kimberly’s continued management and dedication to our best-in-class submit manufacturing group and services.
Tommy and Kimberly will start their transition guaranteeing that our workers and purchasers experiences stay seamless. Please be a part of me in thanking our pal Tommy for his years of dedication and innovation and well-deserved congratulations to Kimberly on her new appointment.