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New production company Sound Picture aims to transform audio content into on-screen adaptations

New production company Sound Picture aims to transform audio content into on-screen adaptations

May 28, 2024

Today, former Spotify and Illumination executive Justin McGoldrick launched Sound Picture, an innovative television and film production company for intellectual property adaptations. Sound Picture is committed to amplifying character-driven narratives with global resonance and working with creators to adapt their audio work into a visual medium.

The company is positioned at the intersection of audio and visual storytelling, establishing itself as a key partner for creators looking to expand their reach. At launch, Sound Picture has signed several projects from top studios in the industry, including Hyperobject Industries, LAist Studios, Kaleidoscope, and Project Brazen, with more to be announced soon.

“Audio creators are captivating audiences daily with their content, and looking for ways to grow their reach beyond this format,” said McGoldrick. “With the launch of Sound Picture, I’m excited to champion audio as an undeniable category of intellectual property, grow the global impact of these creators, and ensure their stories resonate as powerfully on screen as they do in our imaginations.”

McGoldrick is an experienced producer and executive spanning television, film, audio and technology, with a keen eye for identifying compelling content with worldwide appeal. As the former TV and Film Adaptation Lead at Spotify, he brokered development deals with partners such as Apple TV+, Amazon Prime Video, CNN, Disney+, HBO/Max, Hulu, FX, Showtime, Peacock, Universal Pictures and others. Most notably, McGoldrick led the adaptation of “The Horror of Dolores Roach ” from podcast to hit Amazon Prime Video series, produced in partnership with Blumhouse Television.

Sound Picture is represented by Matthew Dysart at Greenberg Glusker LLP.