International audio-visual company Electrosonic has announced the appointment of film and entertainment industry veteran Tony Miceli as Executive Consultant.
Miceli, who has been a leader in the entertainment industry for over 25 years, has joined Electrosonic as Executive Consultant working with the Design Consulting and Entertainment sales team, and will be based in the company’s Orlando office.
For the last ten years Miceli has worked as the Creative Media Director and Producer for Universal Creative, as well as running his own company, Tony Miceli Creative, LLC.
Previously, he was the co-founder of Soundelux Entertainment Group in Hollywood, California, and Orlando, Florida, in 1991. As its president he was the driving force behind their theme park audio-visual technologies installations and design, creative development, video and animation production, sound design and their Academy Award-winning feature film soundtracks.
“I am very excited to be joining Electrosonic and look forward to what the future holds, ” says Brooklyn native Miceli, who will work in concert with the design, sales and management teams to build and maintain new client relationships, perform senior level design consulting services, and develop business for existing and new markets.
“I have had the great fortune of participating in some benchmark setting projects over the years, working side by side with the Electrosonic team, and I’ve always been impressed with the quality and professionalism they have consistently delivered. My experience in various aspects of entertainment is a good match for Electrosonic’s roster of innovative projects and will help forge new business relationships while delivering the next generation of groundbreaking experiences.”
Most recently Miceli, through Tony Miceli Creative, LLC., provided all AV design and installation and creative media production on Legoland Florida’s “World of Chima.” He co-created, wrote and directed the 3D projection mapping show experience “La Isla del Encanto” at the historic Ballaja Plaza Mayor in Old San Juan, Puerto Rico and did concept design development and creative direction for the redesign and renovation of theme park Parque de las Ciencias in Bayamon, Puerto Rico.
While with Universal Creative, Miceli was Music Director and Sound Producer, responsible for all music selections, sound effects, mixing and editing for all of “The Wizarding World of Harry Potter” land, including “Flight of the Hippogriff, ” “Harry Potter and The Forbidden Journey, ” and “Dragon Challenge.”
He also worked with the theme park design development team on Universal Studios Dubailand.
Many of his projects have received Thea and Telly Awards, including “The Amazing Adventures of Spider-Man – The Ride;” “Men in Black: Aliens Attack;” ‘Daytona USA” and “Terminator 2 3D” to name just a few. In 1995, his company Soundelux won an Academy Award for sound effects editing for “Braveheart.”
Electrosonic’s VP of Entertainment, Chris Conte, comments: “Tony has a very unique skill set that will be a big asset to our Entertainment business. He has extensive experience in audio and video system design, sound design and mixing and show programming. Tony is also an accomplished writer, director and producer of content with a focus on projection mapping and visual experiences. His direct experience in media creation, including audio composition, video, animation and graphics, will allow us to support our clients and also support our creative media associates in a variety of ways.