Soundfirm are delighted to announce the appointment of Ross Mitchell to the role of Technical Operations Manager.  Ross will be based at Soundfirm’s Port Melbourne facility, but will have  operational responsibilities across Soundfirm’s facilities in New South Wales and Victoria.

Ross joins from Deluxe Australia, where is spent the last 9 years supervising the image acquisition/rushes-to-mastering pipeline within the Deluxe Group, on shows such as ‘Killing Time,’ ‘The Slap’, ‘Cut Snake’, ‘Partisan’, ‘The Moon and the Sun’ and ‘Holding The Man’.

Ross entered the industry in 1996, at Alpha Cine in Vancouver, before returning to his native Australia at Cinevex’s Optical Effects Department in 1998.  He moved into digital intermediate workflows in 2006, when Cinevex opened their digital department, and remained with the company throughout the Deluxe Group acquisition in 2009; latterly taking up the role of ‘Head of Central Operations’ at Deluxe Australia.

Soundfirm CEO, Roger Savage, said “Ross brings 19 years of industry experience to the table and I am really delighted to welcome him to the team.  We are looking forward to him playing a central role in the picture post production side of our business; working closely with the existing team to ensure accurate and reliable delivery of film and television projects.”

Ross said “I am really excited by the prospect of this new opportunity and to be working with the Soundfirm team. They are known as a passionate and talented bunch, with tonnes of experience in collaborating with film-makers.  I’m looking forward to offering their clients end-to-end technical guidance, from pre-production, through to the final delivery of media to broadcasters and distributors.”