Post-production powerhouse LEVELS AUDIO has announced its East Coast expansion, with award-winning audio expert SUE PELINO and industry veteran KASSIE CAFFIERO leading the New York team. The independent post-audio company’s work can be heard on Peacock’s new original series True Story starring Ed and Randall, Netflix’s hit docuseries Cheer, HBO Max’s record-breaking special Friends: The Reunion, NBC’s The Voice , the Disney+ documentary feature Wolfgang, and the Oscar-winning short film Two Distant Strangers. Levels Audio was founded in 1999 by two-time Grammy Award and four-time Emmy Award winner BRIAN RIORDAN.
Multiple primetime Emmy award winner Pelino joins as lead re-recording mixer with Caffiero as vice president of business development, east coast. The duo have collaborated for 35 years on projects such as CBS’s One Last Time: An Evening with Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga, HBO’s miniseries Nuclear Family and the feature-length documentary Tom Petty, Somewhere You Feel Free: The Making. of Wildflowers. Pelino’s award-winning career includes extensive work with musical specials and documentaries which has seen her collaborate with some of the biggest artists of the century like Beyoncé, Lady Gaga, Elton John, U2, Mariah Carey, among many others. .
“I’m so excited to join Brian and his incredibly talented team at Levels,” said Pelino. “There’s nothing better than collaborating with like-minded people who speak the language of sound. Brian has an all-star cast and I’m excited to start the year at his brand new East Coast studio. , LEVELS EAST!”
Caffiero added, “I’ve always enjoyed the challenge of getting a job and watching it unfold after it’s over and I love the diversity of all the shows that are on deck for 2022. Couldn’t be more. proud to continue working with Sue Pelino after all these years, as we join Brian Riordan and the Levels Audio team! Welcome to Levels East…we’re open for business!”
The New York studio, LEVELS EAST, is located in the heart of Chelsea. The sound services offered are ADR and voice-over recording, Foley, multi-track music mixing, re-recording mixing in 5.1, 7.1 and Dolby Atmos, sound design, sound editorial and voice tuning. Levels East is also working on launching a full image finishing department encompassing color correction, dailies and online editing.
“I can’t imagine a more natural extension of Levels than joining forces with Sue and Kassie,” Riordan said. “I’ve dreamed of working with them for several decades and always wanted to have a presence in New York, without a doubt one of the biggest cities in the world. So much amazing content comes out of New York and it’s more than exciting to now be one in part.”
For more information about Levels Audio East Coast, visit levelsaudio.com.