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House Levels Audio Post-Production Expands to New York – Deadline


EXCLUSIVE: Established post-production venue Levels Audio has expanded to New York, with renowned industry veterans Sue Pelino and Kassie Caffiero leading its new facility.

The company contributed audio and postal elements to the original Peacock series True story with Ed and Randall and those of Netflix Applaud. Other credits include HBO Max Friends reunion special, NBC The voiceDisney+ Features Document Wolfgang and Oscar-winning short film Two distant strangers. Levels Audio was founded in Los Angeles in 1999 by multiple Grammy and Emmy winner Brian Riordan.

Multi-Primetime Emmy winner Pelino joins as lead re-recording mixer with Caffiero serving as vice president of business development for the East Coast. The duo have been collaborating for 35 years on projects like One Last Time: An Evening with Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga on CBS, miniseries Nuclear family for HBO and feature documentary Tom Petty, Somewhere You Feel Free: The Creation of Wildflowers.

On various music specials and documentaries, Pelino has worked with artists such as Beyoncé, Lady Gaga, Elton John, U2, Mariah Carey and 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 band and I’m excited to start the year at his brand new East Coast studio.

Caffiero, who has held executive positions at Sony Music Studios and Broadway Video, has been instrumental in the commercial development of series and specials like Jerry Seinfeld. Comedians in cars having a coffee and The problem with Jon Stewart.

“I’ve always welcomed the challenge of finding 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,” she said. “I couldn’t be prouder to continue working with Sue Pelino after all these years as we join Brian Riordan and his team.”

Levels East’s menu of services includes 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 vocal tuning. He plans to add a full image finishing department soon, 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 had dreamed of working with them for several decades and always wanted to be present in New York, undoubtedly one of the greatest cities in the world. So much amazing content is coming out of New York and it’s more than exciting to be a part of it now. ”