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Sync Spot is now Propeller Studios! Propeller Studios is the coming together of two well established Calgary companies, Sync Spot Digital Audio Post and Twisted PairSound Calgary, who have joined forces to create the definitive choice for quality audio production. Check us out here.
Frank Laratta - Sound Supervisor, Sound Designer, Re-recording Mixer

Frank combined a background in Film Production and music recording to start Sync Spot in 1995.
The one-room, one-person sound suite, quickly grew to a multi-room facility with 5.1 Surround mixing for Film, HD & DVD. In 2010, after 15 years of success as a facility, Sync Spot took an exciting and innovative new approach to become Calgary’s only full-service virtual studio.


As Supervising Sound Editor, Sound Designer, and Re-recording mixer, Frank has produced numerous soundtracks for many local and international clients including CBS, CBC, Alliance Atlantis, Lifetime, CTV, and the NFB. He has also personally Sound Designed, Mixed and overseen numerous Documentaries, TV Shows, and Corporate projects, hundreds of TV and Radio Commercials for national and regional advertisers, as well as directed voice artists and actors from around the world for narration and ADR projects.

Recent highlights include AMPIA awards for Best Overall Sound on the CBC TV Movie “The Secret of the Nutcracker” and the documentary “Heartbeats of Denali”. He also worked with musical icon Joni Mitchell on the acclaimed “The Fiddle and Drum” a TV special featuring her music and art set to ballet. And also worked with director/actor Jason Priestly on “Don’t Cry Now” & “The Other Woman”, both TV movies produced by Nomadic Pictures and Lifetime TV.

Steve Allen

Steve’s background in radio has made him an effective and creative audio storyteller. He joined Sync Spot full time in 2000 applying those skills to TV and Film projects, Commercials, ADR, and Foley. He has recorded many high profile actors including Samuel L. Jackson, Ray Liotta, Holly Hunter and many others. Steve is also an accomplished voice over artist himself, and his voice appears on many commercial and TV productions.

Jason Lawrence

Jason has been a Sound Editor with Sync Spot since 1997. Meticulous and precise, Jason is Alberta’s most experienced Dialogue Editor for Feature Dramas. He has also edited sound for countless documentary, corporate, and commercial projects. Along with a background in Film Production and experience with Location Recording, Jason is our technical wiz and can often be found re-wiring some cables or re-building a computer.
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