AES New York 2015 Presenter or Author

Tom McCarthy

Tom McCarthy

Primary Affiliation: Owner, AM-DVD - Centreville, VA, USA

After earning a degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Maryland, Tom McCarthy started his career designing audio cart machines for Broadcast Electronics.

Tom moved on to work as a recording engineer and producer at various recording studios and record companies and in the early 80’s started his own record company. During this period, Tom engineered and mixed 3 Top Ten R&B Hits and secured a record deal for DC recording artist, Amy Keys with Epic Records.

He then spent 10 years as a Systems Engineer at National Public Radio where he was involved in the redesign of their broadcast facilities. Tom also had a short stint with Sonic Solutions in digital audio product development and marketing for the radio broadcast industry as well as DVD and DVD-Audio endeavors.

In 1998, Tom joined the world of post-production as Director of DVD Services and Digital Audio at Henninger Media. He was in charge of overall project management, quality control and new business development. He developed a new market in DVD-Audio where he established working relationships with Capitol Records, EMI Music and DTS Entertainment and supervised the production of some of the first DVD-A titles to hit the market including, “Document” – R.E.M., “Music From Big Pink” – The Band as well as two number 1 DVD selling DVD-A titles, Queensryche – “Empire” and The Beach Boys – “Pet Sounds”.

He currently owns and operates AM-DVD, a DVD authoring and editing company along with Luminous 7, the creative and production umbrella. Luminous 7 blue chip clients include National Geographic, Disney, Time Life, Monster Music and Acorn Media as well as a number of Foreign & Independent Film distributors.

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Oct 31: B9: Audio for Over the Top Television (OTT) (Panelist)

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