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Woody Woodhall, CAS is President of Allied Post Audio in Santa Monica, CA. and is a supervising sound editor, sound-designer and re-recording mixer for independent feature films, documentaries, television programming, and multimedia. For television he’s VO recorded, sound edited and mixed hundreds of episodes of programming for USA Network, VH-1, E!, Travel Channel, Food Network and Comedy Central to name a few. Recent television mixing includes four seasons of the reality series on Food Network “Mystery Diners” as well as three seasons of the series “Storage Hunters” for truTV. A supporter and advocate for independent filmmaking projects include “Best Worst Movie” an award winning documentary that Roger Ebert picked for his top 10 list of documentaries in 2010.
He is founder and moderator for the Los Angeles Post Production Group (LAPPG), a professional organization dedicated to expanding knowledge and expertise in the post finishing process. Monthly meetings provide industry networking along with post production demonstrations sharing knowledge, ideas, tips and techniques. Topics cover the post spectrum from color grading and on-lining to post production workflows for 2K, 4K, RED or DSLR footage to audio encoding demonstrations presented by companies like manufacturers such as Dolby and Sony to software creators such as Adobe, Avid, iZotope, Gen Arts and digieffects.
He is author of the textbook “Audio Production and Postproduction” for J&B Learning and is a blogger for WoodysSoundAdvice.com and a contributing blogger to BackPackFilmSchool.com on audio matters. A guest lecturer on audio post practices and techniques he has presented for the Producers Guild of America (PGA), Filmmakers Alliance, Savannah College of Art and Design, Loyola Marymount College (LMU), Musicians Institute, and Doculink.
Woody with Peabody Winner, spoken word icon Joe Frank
A filmmaker as well as a sound professional he was a Producer of “Silent Radio” Best Foreign Film – USA at the European Independent Film Festival a film which he also sound designed, and mixed, and produced and mixed the musical score. A short documentary which he directed and edited, “Why Do I Exist?” won best picture editing in the experimental category at the 2009 Los Angeles Reel Film Festival. He won two Telly Awards in 2011 – one for Best Sound/Sound Design for the Food Network Series “The Private Chefs of Beverly Hills” and one for Best Sound/Sound Design for the feature documentary film “Best Worst Movie.” He was awarded a 2010 Telly Award for a series of national commercials for “Dennys Allnighter” and won both a 2008 Telly Award and a 2008 Communicator Award for Sound Design and Mixing for E! International’s “The New A-List Hollywood.” He was also awarded Create’s Best of Industry Award – Audio Services for his recording work on JibJab Media’s “Second Term.”