Team Skywalker Sound

All creatives and staff members who worked at Skywalker Sound, the greatest of all sound services.

Members not listed on IMDb
*Rollin Feld, Director of Operations, June 2000 – November 2007
*Cate Moye, Former General Manager (assisted also with the building)

Uncertain in relation are Bruce Markoe & Kiki Morris, whom Matthew Iadarola thanks in regards to his work at Skywalker.

Not listed otherwise temporarily is Jason Skipper (freelance Foley recordist at Skywalker following sound design on "Leader of the Pack" in 2010) as he's know namely for "[...] Robot and the Benefits of an Artificial Mind", a title using strong coarse language that must be censored by the FCC on TV.
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Ben Burtt
Sound Department, WALL·E
Ben Burtt was born in New York, USA. Though he is a writer, an editor and a director, he is best known for his work as a sound designer. Ben has worked on many Pixar and Star Trek movies and all of the Star Wars movies. He is credited for creating Chewbacca's voice and sounds as well as the voice of Yoda and several others.
“ Sound Designer, Re-Recording Mixer, Founder of Skywalker Sound (1975-) ” - nyangorilla70258
Randy Thom
Sound Department, The Revenant
Randy Thom started his career in radio and music recording before making the transition to film in 1975, when he was hired on Apocalypse Now as a sound effects recordist. Since then, Thom has worked in a wide variety of creative capacities within the sound department in over seventy five films. For example...
“ Sound Designer, Supervising Sound Editor, Re-Recording Mixer (1979-), rooted from Saul Zaentz/Zoetrope. Finest of all sound designers. ” - nyangorilla70258
Gary Rydstrom
Sound Department, Terminator 2: Judgment Day
Gary Rydstrom, Director of Creative Operations/Sound Designer and Mixer, joined Skywalker Sound in 1983 as an operator in the machine room. Since then, he has contributed his talents to many projects as a sound designer, re-recording mixer, effects mixer and foley mixer. In 1998, Rydstrom was appointed Director of Creative Operations for Skywalker Sound...
“ Sound Designer, Re-Recording Mixer, Supervising Sound Editor (1983-) ” - nyangorilla70258
Christopher Boyes
Sound Department, The Avengers
“ Sound Designer, Re-Recording Mixer (1991-), rooted from Saul Zaentz ” - nyangorilla70258
Tom Myers
Sound Department, Up
Tom Myers received a degree in film from Northwestern University and went on to do graduate film studies at San Francisco State. From there he worked in a variety of capacities in the San Francisco film industry including a long stint working with picture at Monaco Film Labs. In 1987 he took a job in the sound division of LucasFilm...
“ Sound Designer/Editor, Re-Recording Mixer (1987-) ” - nyangorilla70258
“ Sound Designer, Re-Recording Mixer (2002-) ” - nyangorilla70258
“ Foley/Sound Editor, Foley Artist (1998-) ” - nyangorilla70258
Randy Singer
Sound Department, Titanic
“ Foley/ADR Mixer (1990-1995) ” - nyangorilla70258
“ Supervising Sound Editor, Assistant Sound Designer (1991-) ” - nyangorilla70258
“ Supervising Sound Editor, Sound Designer (1990-), rooted from Saul Zaentz ” - nyangorilla70258
“ Re-Recording Mixer (1996-), rooted from Saul Zaentz ” - nyangorilla70258
Lora Hirschberg
Sound Department, The Dark Knight
“ Re-Recording Mixer, Sound Editor (1992-) ” - nyangorilla70258
Gary Summers
Sound Department, Avatar
Gary Summers has worked as a Motion Picture Re-recording Mixer for the past thirty-three years. His career in sound began in 1979 when he was employed by Lucas Film Ltd. as a sound recordist to work on "Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back". His abilities as a Re-recording Mixer were first used in 1983 on "Star Wars: The Return of the Jedi"...
“ Re-Recording Mixer, Sound Effects Recordist (1980-) ” - nyangorilla70258
Tom Johnson
Sound Department, Forrest Gump
“ Re-Recording Mixer (1983-) ” - nyangorilla70258
Gary Rizzo
Sound Department, The Dark Knight
“ Re-Recording Mixer (1995-), rooted from EFX Systems ” - nyangorilla70258
Benjamin A. Burtt
Sound Department, Jurassic World
“ Son of Ben Burtt, Sound Designer, Supervising Sound Editor (2002, 2008-) ” - nyangorilla70258
Dustin Cawood
Sound Department, WALL·E
“ Sound Effects Editor (2005?-) ” - nyangorilla70258
“ Sound/Dialogue Editor, Re-Recording Mixer, Digital Editorial Services/Support (2011-) ” - nyangorilla70258
Bonnie Wild
Sound Department, Gone Girl
“ Sound Editor, Re-Recording Mixer, Digital Editorial Services/Support (2012-) ” - nyangorilla70258
“ Sound/Foley Editor, Re-Recording Mixer, Sound Effects Recordist (2012-) ” - nyangorilla70258
Steve Boeddeker
Sound Department, Se7en
Steve Boeddeker joined Skywalker Sound in 1995 as an assistant sound designer for The Frighteners and Mars Attacks! He began his career in sound creating high end audio libraries for digital sampling keyboards at companies such as Emu, Akai and Roland. He did freelance CD mastering and was a professional products manager for Digidesign/AVID...
“ Sound Designer, Re-Recording Mixer (1996-), rooted from Saul Zaentz ” - nyangorilla70258
Michael Silvers
Sound Department, Up
“ Dialogue/ADR/Sound Editor (1988-) ” - nyangorilla70258
Erik Foreman
Sound Department, Monsters, Inc.
“ Sound Editor/Designer, Re-Recording Mixer (2001-2016) ” - nyangorilla70258
John Countryman
Sound Department, Star Wars
John began his film studies at San Francisco State University in 1983 and graduated with a BA in Cinema Production from USC in 1989. In 1990 he began his career in audio post production when he was hired by Skywalker Sound in Marin County, California. John celebrated his 20th year with Lucasfilm in 2010 and continues to work there today.
“ Transfers, Sound Editor (Assistant) (1990-) ” - nyangorilla70258
“ Sound Editor/Designer (1998-) ” - nyangorilla70258
Gwendolyn Yates Whittle
Sound Department, Avatar
“ Sound/Dialogue/ADR Editor (1988-) ” - nyangorilla70258
“ Sound Effects Editor (1980-) ” - nyangorilla70258
“ Sound Effects Editor (1980-) ” - nyangorilla70258
Jeremy Bowker
Sound Department, How to Train Your Dragon
Jeremy Bowker is a Sound Designer and Supervising Sound Editor at Skywalker Sound. Since being recruited by Director of Sound Design, Randy Thom, in 2006 he has worked for directors such as Robert Zemeckis, Pete Docter, and Brad Bird. He's also collaborated with sound design leading industry icons such as Gary Rydstrom...
“ Sound Editor/Designer (2007-), rooted from VFS ” - nyangorilla70258
Malcolm Fife
Sound Department, Fight Club
“ Sound Effects Editor (1997-), rooted from Mit Out Sound/Saul Zaentz ” - nyangorilla70258
Ren Klyce
Sound Department, Gone Girl
“ Sound Designer (1997?-), rooted from Mit Out Sound/Saul Zaentz ” - nyangorilla70258
Nia Hansen
Sound Department, Thor: The Dark World
“ Sound Editor/Designer, Re-Recording Mixer (2009-), rooted from VFS ” - nyangorilla70258
Kyrsten Mate
Sound Department, Fight Club
“ Sound Effects Editor, Sound Designer (2000-), rooted from Saul Zaentz ” - nyangorilla70258
E.J. Holowicki
Sound Department, Finding Nemo
“ Sound Designer/Editor, Re-Recording Mixer (2003-) ” - nyangorilla70258
Kevin O'Connell
Sound Department, Top Gun
“ Re-Recording Mixer (1990?-1995) ” - nyangorilla70258
Gregg Landaker
Sound Department, The Dark Knight Rises
Gregg was born in 1951 to a second generation sound family. His first job, as a film cleaner at Disney Studios, eventually led him to run the dub stage machine room. Gregg has worked as a television and film mixer for several studios including Universal Studios, Goldwyn Studios and currently Warner Bros. Studios...
“ Re-Recording Mixer (1990-1995) ” - nyangorilla70258
Steve Maslow
Born and raised in the San Fernando Valley, Steve entered the entertainment industry in late 1969 as a roadie with a local group called the Strawberry Alarm Clock that hit it big with their national hit, "Incense and Peppermint." From there he went into the recording industry learning and becoming a recording engineer...
“ Re-Recording Mixer (1990-1995) ” - nyangorilla70258
Matthew Iadarola
Sound Department, Prisoners
“ Re-Recording Mixer (1989-1995) ” - nyangorilla70258
John Roesch
Sound Department, The Dark Knight
John Roesch is a professional foley artist that has worked in the film business for over 30 years. He was an actor at Radnor High School and attended the United States International University School for Preforming Arts in San Diego for one year. During that time, he, along with 3 other peers, created a short film called " Indian Magic is What You See"...
“ Foley Artist (2015-), present on Ren Klyce Skywalker projects prior to 2015 ” - nyangorilla70258
Dennie Thorpe
Sound Department, Forrest Gump
“ Foley Artist (1983-) ” - nyangorilla70258
Jana Vance
Sound Department, Saving Private Ryan
“ Foley Artist (199_-) ” - nyangorilla70258
Larry Oatfield
Sound Department, Fight Club
“ Sound/Foley Editor (1980s-), founder with Ewa Sztompke-Oatfield of Sztompke Sound ” - nyangorilla70258
Robert Shoup
Sound Department, Forrest Gump
“ Sound Effects Editor (1988?-), rooted from Saul Zaentz ” - nyangorilla70258
Gary Weimberg
Gary Weimberg has spent the last two decades making award-winning documentaries as an editor, director, and producer. He has won two national Emmy Awards (Earth and the American Dream; Loyalty & Betrayal: The Story of the American Mob) Two other documentaries that he edited two were nominated for Academy Awards (Memorial 1989; and _ Super Chief: The Life and Legacy of Earl Warren (1989)_)...
“ Sound Editor (1980s-1990?) ” - nyangorilla70258
“ Sound Editor (1980s) ” - nyangorilla70258
James Lebrecht
Sound Department, Pitch Black
“ Sound Editor/Designer (1997-) ” - nyangorilla70258
Erich Stratmann
Music Department, Life of Pi
“ Sound/Music Editor (2000-) ” - nyangorilla70258
Kevin Bolen
Sound Department, Jurassic World
“ Assistant Re-Recording Mixer, Technical Audio Designer ” - nyangorilla70258
J.R. Grubbs
Sound Department, The Avengers
“ Sound Effects Editor (1988-) ” - nyangorilla70258
Scott Guitteau
Sound Department, Forrest Gump
“ Sound Effects Editor (1992-), rooted from Saul Zaentz ” - nyangorilla70258
Andre Fenley
Sound Department, Fight Club
A member of the Skywalker Sound team since the 1990s, André has worked on the soundtrack to some of the most successful and sonically brilliant films of the past 15 years, including Iron Man, Minority Report, Munich, AI, Fight Club and Jurassic Park. André and Chris [Brown] have collaborated on many film projects together over the years.
“ Assistant Supervising Sound Editor (1990s-) ” - nyangorilla70258
Pascal Garneau
Sound Department, Up
“ Sound/Foley Editor (2005-) ” - nyangorilla70258
Colette D. Dahanne
Sound Department, How to Train Your Dragon
Colette is a supervising sound editor, sound designer and re-recording mixer. Her career spans 16 years in 3 countries (UK, France, USA). She has noticeably worked at De Lane Lea studios (now part of Warner Bros Sound) in Soho, London, and Skywalker Sound, San Francisco. She is now freelance and is based in Los Angeles.
“ Sound/Foley Editor, Re-Recording Mixer (2007-2012) ” - nyangorilla70258
Bob Edwards
Sound Department, Fruitvale Station
“ Re-Recording Mixer, Music Engineer, Sound Designer (late 1980s-) ” - nyangorilla70258
James Spencer
Sound Department, The Avengers
“ Sound Editor (Assistant), Assistant Re-Recording Mixer, Sound Designer (2011-) ” - nyangorilla70258
Richard Quinn
Sound Department, Titanic
“ Dialogue/ADR/Foley/Sound Editor (1997-), rooted from Saul Zaentz ” - nyangorilla70258
“ Sound Designer/Editor, Re-Recording Mixer (2004-2014) ” - nyangorilla70258
“ Sound Designer/Editor (1995-) ” - nyangorilla70258
Christopher Scarabosio
Sound Department, Rogue One
“ Sound Effects Editor, Sound Designer, Re-Recording Mixer (1992-) ” - nyangorilla70258
Dennis Leonard
Sound Department, Flight
“ Supervising Sound Editor (1988-) ” - nyangorilla70258
“ Sound Effects Editor (2011-), rooted from VFS ” - nyangorilla70258
Dmitri Makarov
Sound Department, Oblivion
“ Sound/Foley Editor, Re-Recording Mixer, Digital Editorial Services (2011-) ” - nyangorilla70258
“ Sound Designer/Editor (1998-) ” - nyangorilla70258
“ Re-Recording Mixer (2000s-) ” - nyangorilla70258
“ Sound Editor (Assistant), Digital Audio Technician (1999-2006) ” - nyangorilla70258
“ Assistant Sound Designer, Digital Audio Technician (2005-) ” - nyangorilla70258
Tony Sereno
Sound Department, Saving Private Ryan
“ Mix Technician, Assistant Re-Recording Mixer, Foley Mixer (1996-), rooted from EFX Systems ” - nyangorilla70258
“ Assistant Re-Recording Mixer (2011-) ” - nyangorilla70258
Greg Orloff
Sound Department, No Country for Old Men
Greg Orloff brings a passion for creativity and excellence to every project. Orloff, who began his career in the music industry, has both an Oscar and a British Academy Award to his credit, along with six Emmy nominations. He loves his work and feels fortunate to be able to assist filmmakers in realizing their visions.
“ Re-Recording Mixer, ADR Mixer (1990-1995) ” - nyangorilla70258
Bobby Mackston
Sound Department, The Simpsons
“ Supervising Sound Editor (1991-1995) ” - nyangorilla70258
Travis Powers
Sound Department, The Simpsons
“ Sound Designer/Editor (1992-1995) ” - nyangorilla70258
“ Re-Recording Mixer (1990-1995, 2002, 2010) ” - nyangorilla70258
Bruce Lacey
Sound Department, Saving Private Ryan
“ Sound/Foley/Dialogue Editor (1992-2007) ” - nyangorilla70258
Dan O'Connell
Sound Department, Gladiator
“ Foley Artist (1990-1995) (freelance/in collaboration) ” - nyangorilla70258
Nerses Gezalyan
Sound Department, Into the Wild
“ Foley Mixer/Recordist (1990-1995) ” - nyangorilla70258
Corey Tyler
Sound Department, The Avengers
“ Foley Mixer/Recordist, Sound Design Intern (2008-2015?) ” - nyangorilla70258
Geoff Vaughan
Sound Department, The Great Wall
“ Foley Artist (2016-) ” - nyangorilla70258
Sean England
Sound Department, Avatar
“ Foley Artist/Recordist, Machine Room Operator (1995-) ” - nyangorilla70258
Cameron Patrick
Music Department, Inside Out
“ Sound Editor (Assistant) (2015-) ” - nyangorilla70258
“ Sound Editor (Assistant) (2015-) ” - nyangorilla70258
Stuart McCowan
Sound Department, Captain America: Civil War
Stuart McCowan grew up in the county of Fife, Scotland. After graduating from Waid Academy High School in Anstruther, Fife, Stuart studied Radio Broadcasting at Glenrothes College and graduated with a Higher National Certificate. Stuart was immediately headhunted by Central FM in Stirling, Scotland where he became the station's Commercial Producer and presenter of the daily mid-morning show...
“ Sound/Dialogue Editor (1998-) ” - nyangorilla70258
Mac Smith
Sound Department, Rango
“ Sound Designer/Editor (2000-) ” - nyangorilla70258
Steve Slanec
Sound Department, Finding Dory
“ Dialogue/ADR/Supervising Sound Editor (1993-) ” - nyangorilla70258
“ Foley/Assistant Sound Editor (1992?-) ” - nyangorilla70258
Trey Turner
Sound Department, Rogue One
Trey Turner grew up in Detroit, Michigan and Danville, California. He has had the opportunity to live and work all around the world, including in the United States, France, Denmark, Spain, and Thailand. He has worked on a variety of film and television projects in post-production film sound at Skywalker Sound since 2012.
“ Sound Editor (Assistant) (2012-); produced Night of The Black Widow (1992), Matthew Wood's first project as sound designer/supervisor ” - nyangorilla70258
“ Sound Designer/Editor (1996-) ” - nyangorilla70258
Marco Alicea
Sound Department, Avatar
“ Transfers, Digital Media Services Manager ” - nyangorilla70258
Ronald G. Roumas
Sound Department, Star Wars
“ Transfers, Mix Recordist, Machine Room Operator/Supervisor (1996-) ” - nyangorilla70258
Brandon Proctor
Sound Department, Fight Club
“ Sound Designer/Editor, Re-Recording Mixer (1998-) ” - nyangorilla70258
“ Sound Designer, Re-Recording Mixer (2007-), rooted from Zoetrope ” - nyangorilla70258
Scott R. Lewis
Sound Department, Inception
“ Re-Recording Mixer, Sound Editor (2007-), rooted from Muse Media Center? ” - nyangorilla70258
“ Assistant Re-Recording Mixer, Mix Recordist (2013-) ” - nyangorilla70258
“ Foley Artist (2008-) ” - nyangorilla70258
Richard Hymns
Sound Department, Fight Club
Richard Hymns has journeyed from film studio tea-boy to Academy Award-winning Supervising Sound Editor. He got his start as a 16-year-old at Elstree Studios in London running tea service to film editing crew members on their breaks, becoming an apprentice editor soon after. He rose through the ranks and found his niche in motion picture sound editing...
“ Supervising Sound Editor (1984-), rooted from Saul Zaentz ” - nyangorilla70258
David C. Hughes
Sound Department, Fight Club
“ Sound Designer, Sound Effects Editor (1999-) ” - nyangorilla70258
Everett Moore
Sound Department, Apocalypse Now
“ Sound Editor, rooted from Saul Zaentz ” - nyangorilla70258
Roy Waldspurger
Sound Department, The Sixth Sense
“ Supervising Sound Editor, Re-Recording Mixer (2000s-) ” - nyangorilla70258
“ Assistant Re-Recording Mixer (2013-) ” - nyangorilla70258
Danny Caccavo
Sound Department, The Avengers
“ Digital Editorial Services/Support, Assistant to Re-Recording Mixer (2009-) ” - nyangorilla70258
R. Russell Smith
Sound Department, The Simpsons
R. Rusty Smith is the winner of four CAS Awards, alongside seven CAS nominations. He is also the winner of an Emmy Award (with eight nominations). He has more than 20 years of experience as a dialog and music mixer of high-profile television and feature films. He is well-versed in Pro Tools with the flexibility to present ideas quickly to directors...
“ Re-Recording Mixer (1990-1995) ” - nyangorilla70258