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Gary Rydstrom

Gary Rydstrom was born on June 29, 1959 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as Gary Roger Rydstrom. He is known for his work on Finding Nemo (2003), Saving Private Ryan (1998) and Minority Report (2002). See full bio »

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Won 7 Oscars. Another 17 wins & 45 nominations. See more awards »

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 2015 Jurassic World (consulting sound designer) (post-production)
 2013 The Wind Rises (ADR director - english version)
 2013 The Lone Ranger (sound designer)
 2013 All Is Lost (sound consultant)
 2012 Wreck-It Ralph (sound designer)
 2012 Lincoln (re-recording mixer)
 2012 Brave (re-recording mixer) / (sound designer)
 2011 Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol (re-recording mixer) / (sound designer)
 2011 War Horse (re-recording mixer) / (sound designer) / (supervising sound editor)
 2011 The Adventures of Tintin (sound consultant)
 2011 Super 8 (additional sound designer)
 2011/I Bully (Documentary) (sound designer)
 2010 The Secret World of Arrietty (ADR director)
 2006 Lifted (Short) (re-recording mixer) / (sound designer)
 2006 Tales from Earthsea (ADR director)
 2003 Peter Pan (sound designer) / (supervising sound mixer)
 2003 Secret Weapons Over Normandy (Video Game) (sound department special thanks)
 2003 Mickey's PhilharMagic (Short) (sound designer)
 2003 Hulk (re-recording mixer) / (sound designer)
 2003 Finding Nemo (re-recording mixer: Skywalker Sound) / (sound designer) / (supervising sound editor: Skywalker Sound)
 2002 Minority Report (Video Game) (additional sound effects)
 2002 Ticker (Short) (re-recording mixer: Skywalker Sound)
 2002 Minority Report (re-recording mixer) / (sound designer) / (supervising sound editor)
 2002 Punch-Drunk Love (re-recording mixer) / (sound design consultant)
 2002 Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones (re-recording mixer)
 2002 Amandla! A Revolution in Four Part Harmony (Documentary) (sound designer)
 2001 Monsters, Inc. (re-recording mixer) / (sound designer)
 2001 A.I. Artificial Intelligence (re-recording mixer) / (sound designer) / (supervising sound editor)
 2001 Atlantis: The Lost Empire (re-recording mixer) / (sound designer) / (sound supervisor)
 2001 The Mexican (re-recording mixer)
 2000 102 Dalmatians (re-recording mixer) / (sound design consultant)
 2000 The Legend of Bagger Vance (re-recording mixer) / (sound designer) / (supervising sound editor)
 2000 Into the Arms of Strangers: Stories of the Kindertransport (Documentary) (re-recording mixer) / (sound designer)
 2000 X-Men (sound design consultant)
 2000 The Yards (sound designer)
 2000 Rules of Engagement (sound design consultant)
 1999 Toy Story 2 (re-recording mixer) / (sound designer)
 1999 The Haunting (re-recording mixer) / (sound designer)
 1999 Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace (re-recording mixer)
 1998 A Bug's Life (re-recording mixer) / (sound designer)
 1998 Reach the Rock (sound designer)
 1998 Saving Private Ryan (re-recording mixer) / (sound designer)
 1998 The Horse Whisperer (re-recording mixer) / (sound designer)
 1998 It's Tough to Be a Bug (Short) (re-recording mixer) / (supervising sound editor)
 1997 Hercules (re-recording mixer) / (sound designer)
 1997 The Lost World: Jurassic Park (re-recording mixer) / (sound designer)
 1996 Sleepers (re-recording mixer)
 1996 Mission: Impossible (re-recording mixer)
 1996 James and the Giant Peach (re-recording mixer) / (sound designer)
 1995 Jumanji (sound designer)
 1995 Toy Story (re-recording mixer) / (sound designer)
 1995 Strange Days (re-recording mixer) / (sound designer)
 1995 Jade (sound designer)
 1995 Casper (re-recording mixer) / (sound designer)
 1994 Honey, I Shrunk the Audience (Short) (sound designer - uncredited)
 1994 Quiz Show (re-recording mixer) / (sound designer)
 1994 Baby's Day Out (re-recording mixer) / (sound designer)
 1993 Mrs. Doubtfire (re-recording mixer) / (sound designer)
 1993 The Meteor Man (re-recording mixer) / (sound designer)
 1993 Jurassic Park (re-recording mixer) / (sound designer)
 1993 Jojo's Bizarre Adventure (TV Mini-Series) (sound designer)
 1992 A River Runs Through It (re-recording mixer) / (sound designer)
 1992 Single White Female (re-recording mixer) / (sound designer)
 1992 From Time to Time (Short) (sound designer)
 1991 An American Summer (re-recording mixer)
 1991 Rush (re-recording mixer) / (sound designer)
 1991 The Neon Empire (TV Movie) (re-recording mixer)
 1991 Terminator 2: Judgment Day (re-recording mixer: Skywalker Sound) / (sound designer: Skywalker Sound)
 1991 Backdraft (re-recording mixer) / (sound designer)
 1991 Muppet*vision 3-D (Short) (re-recording mixer) / (supervising sound editor)
 1991 F/X2 (re-recording mixer) / (sound designer)
 1990 The Hot Spot (re-recording mixer) / (sound designer)
 1989 Knick Knack (Short) (sound)
 1989 Always (re-recording mixer)
 1989 Romero (re-recording mixer)
 1989 Ghostbusters II (special sound effects: The Sound Choice)
 1988 Cocoon: The Return (re-recording mixer) / (sound designer)
 1988 Tin Toy (Short) (sound)
 1988 Willow (foley artist)
 1988 Colors (sound designer)
 1987 Red's Dream (Short) (sound)
 1987 Spaceballs (sound designer)
 1987 Star Tours (Short) (sound designer - uncredited)
 1986 Captain EO (Short) (sound designer - uncredited)
 1986 Luxo Jr. (Short) (sound)
 1985 Ewoks: The Battle for Endor (TV Movie) (sound technician)
 1985 Remo Williams: The Adventure Begins (foley artist)
 1985 Cocoon (special sound designer)
 1984 Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom (audio technician)
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Other Works:

THX Trailer "TEX" - Sound Designer (1997) THX Trailer "TEX 2: Moo Can" - Sound Designer (2000) THX Trailer "T2" - Sound Design and Mix by

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Sound effects editing and sound design to me is a lot like knitting. And sometimes I think that it's like quilting. Or sometimes I even think that it's like arranging knick knacks in a cabinet and you just want the knick knacks to look right, where you place them, which one looks good. All of these analogies I consider bad and not very manly, so I decided sound effects editing is actually more ... See more »

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