NAME: Andy Koyama (@ehk47)
COMPANY: West Hollywood’s Formosa Group
CAN YOU DESCRIBE YOUR COMPANY?
A close group of dedicated sound professionals making the world a better sounding place.
WHAT’S YOUR JOB TITLE?
Re-recording sound mixer.
WHAT DOES THAT ENTAIL?
Blending dialogue, sound effects and music together.
WHAT WOULD SURPRISE PEOPLE THE MOST ABOUT WHAT FALLS UNDER THAT TITLE?
The majority of what we do is part politician, part psychologist.
WHAT’S YOUR FAVORITE PART OF THE JOB?
All of it.
WHAT’S YOUR LEAST FAVORITE?
Not getting enough time, sometimes, to do my best work.
WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE TIME OF THE DAY?
The whole day.
IF YOU DIDN’T HAVE THIS JOB, WHAT WOULD YOU BE DOING INSTEAD?
Producing rock records.
CAN YOU NAME SOME RECENT PROJECTS YOU HAVE WORKED ON?
Million Dollar Arm, Dead Snow: Red vs. Dead, Carrie, The Dictator and helped out on Iron Man 3.
NAME THREE PIECES OF TECHNOLOGY YOU CAN’T LIVE WITHOUT.
Isotope RX3 Advanced, Fabfilter and the Neve 33609JD compressor.
WHAT SOCIAL MEDIA CHANNELS DO YOU FOLLOW?
Pro Tools Expert, Facebook, postPerspective.com, Hollywood Reporter.