MI2N
Music Industry News Network
THURSDAY, MARCH 23RD
Advanced Search
MusicDish Advertising Network
HOME | FREE NEWS SUBMISSION | PREMIUM PR DISTRIBUTION | PR COPYWRITING | RSS FEEDS | TESTIMONIALS | CONTACT

Sections: Band | Business | Career | Events | Label | Music Releases | Radio | Tech | Video | Web Events
Genres: Country/Folk | Dance/Electronica | Jazz/Blues | Latin | Rock | Urban | World
International: Asia | Canada | Europe

Advertise | Artist Development | Submit Video | MusicDish*China | MusicDish e-Journal | MusicDish Network | Urban Music News Network
Business News (more headlines) 02-01-2014

Formosa Group Launches New Music Editorial Division

Bookmark and Share

Formosa Group, the talent-based post-production sound editorial company serving film and interactive clients, has formed Formosa Music Group to provide music editorial services for feature films and television, it was announced today by Robert C. Rosenthal, President and Chief Operating Officer.

"Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl"

The creative leaders of Formosa Music Group are veteran Music Editors Bill Abbott and Kenneth Karman. With a career spanning over 30 years, Karman has helped craft the music on more than 150 movies including "The Lone Ranger," "Flight," "Rango," "G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra," "Milk," "Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl," "Good Will Hunting," "Forrest Gump," "This Is Spinal Tap," and all three "Back to the Future" films. With a career spanning over 20 years, Abbott helped craft the music on more than 75 movies including "Oz the Great and Powerful," "Alice in Wonderland," "Wanted," "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory," "Spiderman 2," "Heat," and "In the Name of the Father."

Leigh Kotkin is Director of Music Editorial Services and runs the new division that works with studios, directors, producers, composers, picture editors and music supervisors to construct temp tracks, cut songs, and craft the score for the final sound mix. He has more than 15 years of experience in his field. More than 20 music editors and assistants have joined the new division and are currently based at the Pacific Design Center.

"We are pleased to announce a new division offering the best possible music editorial services to the entertainment industry," said Bob Rosenthal. "The fact that Formosa Group has grown so quickly prior to reaching our first-year anniversary demonstrates that our commitment to our artists and to all aspects of our services is succeeding."

"We are very excited about making a fresh start with the Formosa Music Group," said Abbott and Karman. "This division has assembled a team of the most talented, innovative and experienced music editors in Hollywood. We hope FMG will be the obvious first choice for studios, filmmakers and composers looking for collaborators who are as creative as they are skilled in their craft."

Some of Formosa Music Group's current projects include "Transformers: Age of Extinction" (Paramount), "Draft Day" (Lionsgate), "Echo" (Relativity Media), "Godzilla" (Warner Bros.), "Mad Max: Fury Road" (Warner Bros.), "Muppets Most Wanted" (Disney), and "Mr. Peabody & Sherman" (DreamWorks Animation).

"My colleagues in Formosa Music Group and I are delighted to join Hollywood's finest post-production sound company," said Leigh Kotkin. "We could not be more impressed by the Formosa Group team including Bob Rosenthal, the four supportive owners, and the incredible staff. As a result of this move, we can look forward to a great future together."

Formosa Group previously contracted with 11 entertainment sound industry veterans, who have more than 800 movie credits among them. A talent-based post-production sound company serving film and interactive clients, Formosa Group was formed in 2013 to provide an environment where sound artists can be respected and heard, while working within a state-of-the-art entity that supports the best creative setting possible for artists. Formosa Group is based at The Lot, an 11-acre studio in West Hollywood with a rich history. The Lot was originally founded in 1918, and has been the United Artists Studio, Samuel Goldwyn Studios and Warner Hollywood Studios. In addition, Formosa Group has a second West Hollywood facility ("Formosa 66") and a west side facility ("Formosa West").

Bookmark and Share

back | top



MusicDish Advertising Network

Mi2N Music PR

Killer Tracks Launches New Production Music Label - ICON With 16 New Album Releases

Mega Ran Takes To UK For Spring Tour

Hybrid Studios And Orange County Production House Hold ReverbNation Sweepstakes

Auditions For All Music Fest And Sustainability Conference Announced

COUNTDOWN TO BET Pre-Party & VIP BET AFTERPARTY Are Two Exciting INDUSTRY EVENTS & Opportunities For 'NEXT TO BLOW' ARTISTS To Perform BET AWARDS Weekend June 24-25 In L.A.

Hybrid Studios Hosts HSYAT Battle Of The Bands 2017

Earl & The Steadies Sign With MusicDish For Representation In China



MusicDish*China Song Blast
Promote Your Music Single In China

News Headlines
Mi2N EDITOR'S PICKS
» Entertainment Goes Pay Monthly For The First Time As Access Trumps Ownership
» ROLI Releases Beta Version Of BLOCKS Dashboard
» Heart Dance Scores Several Nominations At Prestigious Award Show
» Audiam + SOCAN Provide New YouTube Service
» WXPN Names Talia Schlanger As New Host Of World Cafe Syndicated Music Radio Program
» Kevin Kelleher Named Chief Operating Officer Of Sony Music Entertainment
» Fan-Powered Event Crowdsourcing Platform Stagelink Expands To The United States Of America
» Calgary's YYC Music Awards 2017 Submissions Now Open!
» Dominique De Beau Presents Her New Track 'All I Want'
» 25 Artists Up For Best Independent Album Of The Year In Europe


Get your music news covered...
Have your press release written
by the pros at Mi2N

Articles
MUSICDISH E-JOURNAL
» Jackson Wong Named As Managing Director Of Warner Music China
» Avex Group Rediscovers Mainland China Market
» Peermusic And Hamshore Tang Win Lawsuit Against Chinese Label YY
» Earl & The Steadies Sign With MusicDish For Representation In China
» Armada Night - China
» NYC's Chinese-American MC Bohan Phoenix Releases New EP 'JALA'
» Music Marketing Agency Syn Launches Beijing Office
» Warner/Chappell Production Music Promotes Aaron Gant To Senior Vice President Of Production
» World Blues & Roots Band Harper And Midwest Kind China Tour
» ASCAP Expands Asia-Pacific Strategy
» Why Do So Many Music Technology Startups Fail?
» New Report Debates Future Of Arts & Culture Ticketing

Mi2N's Music PR distribution service guarantees online exposure for your press release. Choose from seven (7) different packages.


HOME | FREE NEWS SUBMISSION | PREMIUM PR DISTRIBUTION | PR COPYWRITING | RSS FEEDS | TESTIMONIALS | CONTACT

Sections: Band | Business | Career | Events | Label | Music Releases | Radio | Tech | Video | Web Events
Genres: Country/Folk | Dance/Electronica | Jazz/Blues | Latin | Rock | Urban | World
International: Asia | Canada | Europe

Advertise | Artist Development | Submit Video | MusicDish*China | MusicDish e-Journal | MusicDish Network | Urban Music News Network
Copyright © 1997-2017 MusicDish LLC, all rights reserved. Text, graphics, and HTML code are protected by US and International Copyright Laws, and may not be copied, reprinted, published, translated, hosted, or otherwise distributed by any means without explicit permission.