Tom “Tommy” McCarthy, executive vice president of post-production facilities, is retiring from his post at Sony Pictures Entertainment after more than three decades.
Jon Hookstratten, EVP of Administration & Operations, confirmed the news in a memo adding that Kimberly Jimenez had been promoted to senior vice president of post-production services.Read the full memo:Today we are announcing the retirement of Tom “Tommy” McCarthy, executive vice president of post production facilities for Sony Pictures Entertainment.
As many of you already know, Tommy is a legend in this business. Over the course of his illustrious 32-year career at SPE he has led the studio’s sound editorial and mixing departments, built SPE’s reputation as THE destination for post production services, and created an environment where creative talent could thrive.Tommy was a sound editor on such classic television shows as How the West was Won, CHIPS, and Logan’s Run.
In 1992, he won an Academy Award in Sound Editing for Bram Stoker’s Dracula. He is also a recipient of a British Academy Award (BAFTA) for Out of Africa and an MPSE Golden Reel Award for the television movie Doll Maker.Tommy’s contributions to SPE and the impact he’s had on the industry and those who have been fortunate enough to work with him are immeasurable.Read more on deadline.com