Finest Sound Designer/Editors

by voight84 | created - 26 Aug 2012 | updated - 11 Nov 2015 | Public

1. 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).

2. George Watters II

Sound_department | The Hunt for Red October

George Watters II was born on September 19, 1949 in Los Angeles, California, USA as George Duncan Watters. He is known for his work on The Hunt for Red October (1990), Pearl Harbor (2001) and Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (2003).

3. Gary Rydstrom

Sound_department | Minority Report

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 ...

4. Mark P. Stoeckinger

Sound_department | Star Trek

Mark P. Stoeckinger was born on December 30, 1959 in Los Angeles, California, USA. He is known for his work on Star Trek (2009), Gladiator (2000) and Unstoppable (2010). He has been married to Desa Burkett Stoeckinger since July 26, 1986. They have three children.

5. Kevin O'Connell

Sound_department | Top Gun

Kevin O'Connell has worked in movie sound for more than 30 years, contributing to over 200 films and earning a record 20 Academy Award nominations. His credits include Passengers (2016), Hacksaw Ridge (2016), Pitch Perfect (2012) and Pitch Perfect 2 (2015), Transformers (2007), Spider-Man (2002), ...

6. Greg P. Russell

Sound_department | Transformers

Greg P. Russell began his career at T.T.G. Recording Studios in 1977 as an assistant recording engineer on several hit television shows, including The Love Boat, Charlie's Angels, Hart to Hart, Vegas, and Fantasy Island. In 1981, Greg moved to Evergreen Studios, where he worked with such artists as...

7. 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), The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002) and The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001).

8. Stephen Hunter Flick

Sound_department | Speed

Stephen Hunter Flick is known for his work on Speed (1994), Spider-Man (2002) and Twister (1996).

9. Andy Nelson

Sound_department | Avatar

Andy Nelson was born as Andrew James Nelson. He is known for his work on Avatar (2009), La La Land (2016) and Les Misérables (2012).

10. Jon Johnson

Sound_department | U-571

Jon Johnson was born on October 16, 1954 in Sheridan, Wyoming, USA. He is known for his work on U-571 (2000), 42 (2013) and Rounders (1998).