Owner, Supervising Sound Editor
In 2008, Solange won an Emmy and has 2 Emmy Nominations for HBO's "John Adams". In 2002, she won a Golden Reel Award for "Black Hawk Down" and has 25 other nominations spanning her career, seven of which are Oscar-nominated Features. She has over 150 Feature Film Credits and is a member of AMPAS, ATAS, MPSE and MPEG
Local 700. In 1979, she graduated with Honors from UCLA with a Bachelor of Arts in Motion Picture/Television. Her career started with Features such as "Gremlins", "Goonies", and "The Color Purple". Many of the Features Solange has worked on were major Features and their sequels, like "Pirates of the Caribbean I", "Gremlins I & II", "Die Hard I, II & III", "Lethal Weapon II, III & IV", "5th Element", and "Star Trek IV & V".
Solange's Sound Editing experience on 35mm Film has allowed her to bring her critical listening to the Digital Media.
After 13 years of sound editing on 35mm, she has now put in over 17 years on Pro Tools. She brings her Film expirence to the Big Screen in the Digital Domain.
Solange has a very versatile background. She has been a Sound Supervisor, Foley Supervisor, ADR Supervisor, Dialogue Editor, FX Editor and Background Editor. Her Organizational Skills and File/Folder Management creates a very linear workflow for the ADR/Foley Stages and the Dub Stages. She is terrific to work with, as many Editors and Mixers will attest to.
All References are available upon request.
During his career in audio, Steve Neal has worked in Television, Animation, and of course, Feature Films, both on set and on the dub stage. Steve has an immense amount of knowledge in film and TV workflows from Pre-Production to DCP/DolbySR creation. He has been Chief Engineer at multiple post audio facilities building and maintaining dub stages, keeping up with the latest technology and managing projects from start to finish.
Re-recordist, Sound Designer, FX
Christina Horgan (Chriss) enjoyed a successful career in Graphic Design in print and multimedia prior to her transition into Sound Editing. Her employers and clientele included the Los Angeles Daily News, Apple and Adobe, to name a few. Chriss was bitten by the post production bug while working on Apple's QuickTime Pro 4.0 CD as the production artist in 1999. She started learning multimedia to grow her design business, which led to learning compression skills for adding video content to early day websites. By 2001 she began learning video editing before discovering her true passion in Post Production Sound, and the rest is history. She graduated from Video Symphony in Burbank, CA and entered the post sound scene full-time. She has experience working on Features for both Film and Television, Shorts, and Web Series. Her skills are broad, including all elements of Sound Editing. Her intense design background has also proven her skills as a unique and talented Sound Designer. With her mileage and skills across many platforms, Christina has proven to be a valuable asset to the Dog House Post team. Christina is an M.P.S.E member.
CHRISTINA HORGAN (CHRISS)
Supervising Sound Editor
Rich Novak is a multi-skilled sound professional who specializes in Dialogue and ADR editing. He began his career at the Institute Of Audio Research in Manhattan. Upon graduation, Rich worked at major recording studios including: Soundtrack, Soundworks and Shakedown Sound. In the 90s, Rich moved to Los Angeles to pursue a career in Post Production. He was a staff audio engineer at Ascent Media, Todd-AO Video Services and Point 360. Since 2010, Rich has been working as a sound editor/recordist at Walt Disney Studios. He is also a daily hire for Fox Studios. Rich is a Local 700 and M.P.S.E member.
Duncan Mathieson is a sound editor that is sought by supervisors for cutting sync sound effects, a.k.a. Foley. ﾠHe has been in post production sound as an editor for short films, feature films, and web series since 2007. Duncan comes from the Chicago area, he graduated Bradley University in 2006 with a degree in Computer Science before discovering his passion for post production sound, and moving to LA. It was at Video Symphony in Burbank, CA where he found his niche in sound editing and developed his skills thanks in a large part to instructor, veteran sound editor, and head dog of Dog House Post, Solange Schwalbe.
Vasily Pinchuk comes from Moscow. He brings an amazing array of talent to create Sounds and Music for multiple media formats. On the Music side, he is classically trained on the piano for 17 years. From there, he moved into Location Sound and Assistant Audio Engineer then became the Chief Engineer in a Music Studio called PCSK for 4 years. Several years ago he moved to Los Angeles to study Post Production Audio. Now he has several credits as a Post Production Sound Editor, Arranger, Engineer and Composer.
Sound Editor, Engineer, Arranger, Composer
Soffia Kristin Jonsdottir is the Post Production Music Supervisor and Music Manager for Dog House Post. She is a graduate of Full Sail and has a Bachelor´s degree in Music Business. She has over 10 years experience in the entertainment industry and has made a name for herself internationally as an established business woman. Soffia also works as the Music Coordinator at TAXI Independent A&R, the leading A&R company in the world. She is also the Marketing Director of RADPICS a film development company, and is a manager for 7 recording artists/songwriters and an actor based in Los Angeles.
Soffia was born and raised in Reykjavik, Iceland.
SOFFIA KRISTIN JONSDOTTIR
Music Supervisor, Music Manager
Jon Pileggi is an accomplished guitarist and composer, born and raised in Southern California. Jon did his first tour at the age of twenty, and studied with the Great Ted Greene. He played in the Jazz band at L.A. Valley Jr. College, and played in the Bill Yeager workshops. Jon was a resident session player with Gold Hill Music, and did sessions with players from Crosby Stills and Nash, Linda Ronstadt, Juice Newton, Firefall, and many others. He’s composed on short films, a web series, Feature Documentary, and the psychological thriller Feature movie “CUT!” with director David Rountree.