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Tommy McCarthy Declares Retirement From Sony Footage Leisure, Kimberly Jimenez Promoted To New Function – Deadline


Tom “Tommy” McCarthy, government vp of post-production amenities, 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 companies.

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As we speak we’re asserting the retirement of Tom “Tommy” McCarthy, government vp of submit manufacturing amenities for Sony Footage Leisure. As lots 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 status as THE vacation spot for submit manufacturing companies, and created an setting the place artistic expertise may thrive.

Tommy was a sound editor on such traditional tv exhibits as How the West was Received, 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 affect he’s had on the business and people who have been lucky sufficient to work with him are immeasurable. He and his workforce have created a tradition which displays the very best within the enterprise. For that reason, I’m blissful to announce that Kimberly Jimenez has been promoted to senior vp of submit manufacturing companies. 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 companies.

I sit up for seeing Kimberly’s continued management and dedication to our best-in-class submit manufacturing workforce and amenities.

Tommy and Kimberly will start their transition making certain that our workers and shoppers experiences stay seamless. Please be part of me in thanking our buddy Tommy for his years of dedication and innovation and well-deserved congratulations to Kimberly on her new appointment.



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