Team Saul Zaentz Film Center/Fantasy Studios/Zoetrope

by nyangorilla70258 | created - 08 Aug 2017 | updated - 1 month ago | Public

The creatives of the late Saul Zaentz Film Center and its late mixing division Fantasy Studios. They rooted from American Zoetrope (AKA Omini Zoetrope Studios or Zoetrope-Aubry Productions/ZAP) and went on to be part of Skywalker Sound, along with Berkeley Sound Artists, Russian Hill Recording, Studio C, "Sound, San Francisco" and "The Sound Services".

1. Saul Zaentz

Producer | The English Patient

Saul Zaentz learned gambling as a youth in Passaic, New Jersey, playing a card game called briscola. Later, in his twenties, he earned a full-time living as a gambler.

Saul settled in San Francisco after WWII, at first working for a local record distributor and eventually joining the jazz record ...

Founder of the company, obviously.

2. David Parker

Sound_department | The Bourne Ultimatum

David Parker was born in 1951. He is known for his work on The Bourne Ultimatum (2007), Star Wars: The Last Jedi (2017) and The English Patient (1996).

Re-Recording Mixer

Sound Editor, Re-Recording Mixer

4. 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 (1979) 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 ...

Sound Effects Recordist, Re-Recording Mixer

5. Mark Berger

Sound_department | The English Patient

Mark Berger was born on May 14, 1943 in San Francisco, California, USA. He is known for his work on The English Patient (1996), Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1978) and The Right Stuff (1983).

Supervising Re-Recording Mixer

6. Christopher Boyes

Sound_department | Avatar

Christopher Boyes is known for his work on Avatar (2009), King Kong (2005) and Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (2003).

Staff Member

7. Frank E. Eulner

Sound_department | Iron Man

Frank E. Eulner was born in 1963. He is known for his work on Iron Man (2008), The Avengers (2012) and Jurassic Park III (2001).

Sound Editor

8. Teresa Eckton

Sound_department | The Avengers

Teresa Eckton was born on March 6, 1950 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Teresa Louise Eckton. She is known for her work on The Avengers (2012), Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith (2005) and Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones (2002).

Sound Effects Editor

Sound Designer, Supervising Sound Editor

10. Lisa Anne Storer

Sound_department | Judge Dredd

Assistant Sound Editor

11. Pete Horner

Sound_department | Jurassic World

Sound Editor, Re-Recording Mixer

12. Kyrsten Mate

Sound_department | Minority Report

Kyrsten Mate was born in 1968. She is known for her work on Minority Report (2002), Guardians of the Galaxy (2014) and The Avengers (2012).

Sound Designer, Sound Effects Editor

13. Walter Murch

Sound_department | The English Patient

Walter Murch has been editing sound in Hollywood since starting on Francis Ford Coppola's film The Rain People (1969). He edited sound on American Graffiti (1973) and The Godfather: Part II (1974), won his first Academy Award nomination for The Conversation (1974), won his first Oscar for ...

Sound Designer, Re-Recording Mixer, Editor

14. Gary Rizzo

Sound_department | Inception

Gary Rizzo was born on January 31, 1972 in New Jersey, USA. He is known for his work on Inception (2010), Dunkirk (2017) and The Dark Knight (2008).

Re-Recording Mixer for "Vampire Hunter D: Bloodlust" (mixed at SZC by him) & "The Talented Mr. Ripley" (additional, uncredited).

15. Todd Boekelheide

Composer | 3½ Minutes, Ten Bullets

Todd Boekelheide began his film career in 1974 as the projectionist at American Zoetrope, Francis Ford Coppola's production company in San Francisco. Late in his tenure there, Walter Murch came in to mix "The Godfather: Part II," and Todd was his machine room tech. Two years later he was offered ...

Re-Recording Mixer

16. Jay Boekelheide

Sound_department | The Right Stuff

Jay Boekelheide is known for his work on The Right Stuff (1983), Species (1995) and Johnny Mnemonic (1995). He is married to Beth Goldman. They have three children.

Sound Designer, Supervising Sound Editor

18. Lisa Chino

Sound_department | Iron Man

19. T.M. Christopher

Editor | Star Wars

T.M. Christopher is known for his work on Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977), Howard the Duck (1986) and Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980).

Assistant Sound Editor

22. Steve Boeddeker

Sound_department | Black Panther

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 ...

Assistant SFX Editor & uncredited assistant sound designer on "Se7en".

23. Ren Klyce

Sound_department | Star Wars: Episode VIII - The Last Jedi

Ren Klyce is known for his work on Star Wars: The Last Jedi (2017), Gone Girl (2014) and The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (2008).

Sound Designer/Effects Supervisor & Sound Effects Editor on "Se7en".

24. Ernie Fosselius

Actor | Hardware Wars

Ernie Fosselius was born on October 23, 1945 in San Francisco, California, USA as Carl Ernst Fosselius. He is known for his work on Hardware Wars (1978), Porklips Now (1980) and Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi (1983).

25. Pat Jackson

Sound_department | Hercules

Pat Jackson is known for her work on Hercules (1997), The English Patient (1996) and A Bug's Life (1998).

26. Frank Rinella

Sound_department | Rogue One

Frank Rinella is known for his work on Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (2016), Star Wars: The Last Jedi (2017) and Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens (2015).

27. Christopher Barnett

Sound_department | Icarus

Christopher Barnett is known for his work on Old Man and the Gun (2018), Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom (2018), Icarus (2017), Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014), The Little Prince (2015) and Ant Man (2015). Christopher, originally from Inverness, Scotland, via London and New York, now ...

Uncredited Re-recording Engineer at SZC (and Skywalker Sound?) on "K-19: The Widowmaker".

29. Kathleen Korth

Editorial_department | Willow

30. Ann Kroeber

Sound_department | Dune

Maintains the Splet-Kroeber Library, an archive of nearly two terabytes of audio effects derived from the the work of her husband, Alan Splet.

31. Jeffrey Kroeber

Sound_department | Se7en

32. Mark Levinson

Director | Particle Fever

Mark Levinson is known for his work on Particle Fever (2013), The English Patient (1996) and The Talented Mr. Ripley (1999).

33. Barbara McBane

Sound_department | Munich

36. Jennifer Myers

Sound_department | Judge Dredd

Foley Artist/Walker

37. Margie O'Malley

Sound_department | Rogue One

Margie O'Malley is known for her work on Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (2016), Star Wars: The Last Jedi (2017) and Allegiant (2016).

Foley Artist/Walker

38. Richard Duarte

Sound_department | A Star Is Born

Richard Duarte is known for his work on A Star Is Born (2018), Star Trek Beyond (2016) and Avengers: Endgame (2019).

41. Susan Sanford

Sound_department | Titan A.E.

43. Niki Smith

Sound_department | Soapdish

44. Alan Splet

Sound_department | Dune

Alan Splet was born on December 31, 1939 in the USA. He is known for his work on Dune (1984), Rising Sun (1993) and The Black Stallion (1979). He was married to Ann Kroeber. He died on December 2, 1994 in Berkeley, California, USA.

45. Patti Tauscher

Sound_department | Rising Sun

Patti Tauscher is known for her work on Rising Sun (1993), Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991) and Forrest Gump (1994).

46. Eric Thompson

Sound_department | Sin City

47. John Verbeck

Sound_department | Lilo & Stitch

48. Lee Cruikshank

Sound_department | Rising Sun

Machine Room Operator

Mix Recordist, Staff Member, also known as W. Phillip Rogers

50. Matt Archambault

Sound_department | At Play in the Fields of the Lord

Matt Archambault is an actor living in New York City. He has appeared in several short films, episodic television shows, and comedy sketches. A stage actor from a young age in Rhode Island, Matt also has an extensive theatre resume. He holds a Master's degree in Acting from the University of ...

54. James Austin

Sound_department | Oblivion

Staff Member

Staff Member, Re-Recording Mixer

Staff Member

58. John Nutt

Sound_department | Amadeus

Sound Designer/Editor

59. Richard Hymns

Sound_department | The Post

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...

60. C.J. Appel

Sound_department | Willow

61. Sandina Bailo-Lape

Sound_department | Saving Private Ryan

Sandina Bailo-Lape was born in 1957. She is known for her work on Saving Private Ryan (1998), Titan A.E. (2000) and Strange Days (1995).

62. John Benson

Sound_department | True Blood

64. Nicole Boris

Editorial_department | The Right Stuff

66. Luis Colina

Editor | Brockmire

Luis Colina is known for his work on Brockmire (2017), Narcos (2015) and The Whole Wide World (1996).

70. Phil Heywood

Sound_department | Daybreakers

Phil Heywood was born on November 20, 1954 in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia as Philip James Heywood. He is known for his work on The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001), The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003) and The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002).

73. Robert Marty

Sound_department | Star Wars

Robert Marty is known for his work on Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977), Jurassic Park (1993) and Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980).

74. John Morris

Sound_department | Léon

79. Robert Shoup

Sound_department | Transformers

81. Dennie Thorpe

Sound_department | Avatar

Dennie Thorpe is known for her work on Avatar (2009), Iron Man (2008) and Guardians of the Galaxy (2014).

Foley Artist/Walker

82. Alan Abrams

Sound_department | Blue Velvet

Alan Abrams is known for his work on Blue Velvet (1986), Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls (1995) and The Rook (1994).

83. Ruth Hasty

Sound_department | Jurassic Park

Ruth Hasty is known for her work on Jurassic Park (1993), Mission: Impossible (1996) and Willow (1988).

84. Jennifer L. Ware

Sound_department | Species

85. Gwendolyn Yates Whittle

Sound_department | Avatar

Gwendolyn Yates Whittle was born in 1961. She is known for her work on Avatar (2009), Fight Club (1999) and TRON: Legacy (2010).

87. Dan Engstrom

Sound_department | Strange Days

Sound Effects Editor

89. Scott Guitteau

Sound_department | The Avengers

90. Devon Miller

Editorial_department | Midnight Special

91. Leslie Shatz

Sound_department | Johnny Mnemonic

Leslie Shatz is known for his work on Johnny Mnemonic (1995), The Mummy (1999) and Biutiful (2010).

Sound Designer, Supervising Sound Editor, Re-Recording Mixer

92. Ethan Van der Ryn

Sound_department | King Kong

Ethan Van der Ryn was born on October 21, 1962 in Alameda, California, USA. He is known for his work on King Kong (2005), A Quiet Place (2018) and The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002).

Sound Editor

93. Hugh Waddell

Sound_department | Titanic

Sound/Dialogue Editor

94. Marian Wallace

Sound_department | Dracula

Marian Wallace is known for her work on Bram Stoker's Dracula (1992), Species (1995) and Rising Sun (1993).

Re-Recording Mixer

95. Jeff Watts

Sound_department | Timecop

Sound Editor

96. Derek Sample

Sound_department | 2 Fast 2 Furious

Sound Editor

99. Bob Sarles

Editor | Bang! The Bert Berns Story

Bob Sarles is a Primetime Emmy nominated film + television editor and documentary filmmaker. He co-edited the Peabody Award winning documentary series Moon Shot, the ABC documentary 'The Story of Fathers & Sons, three of the first four seasons of the MTV's ground breaking reality series The Real ...

Sound Editor

100. Stephen Sutter

Sound_department | The Right Stuff

Re-Recording Mixer

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