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Erik Aadahl

Born in 1976 to Scandinavian parents, Erik grew up in the San Francisco Bay Area. He graduated 1 of 330 in high school, garnering the Valedictory, and was accepted to Yale and Stanford Universities. He took a full Trustee scholarship to USC's Cinema-Television School as a film production major where he went on to supervise the Spielberg Scoring ... See full bio »


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Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 2 wins & 24 nominations. See more awards »

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Argo Sound Department
Kung Fu Panda
Kung Fu Panda Sound Department
Godzilla Sound Department
The Tree of Life
The Tree of Life Sound Department


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 2016 Live by Night (supervising sound editor) (completed)
 2016 Trolls (supervising sound editor)
 2016 Kung Fu Panda 3 (sound designer) / (supervising sound editor)
 2016 13 Hours (supervising sound editor)
 2015 Terminator Genisys (supervising sound editor)
 2014 The Sound of Godzilla (Documentary short) (sound designer) / (supervising sound editor)
 2014 Transformers: Age of Extinction (sound designer) / (supervising sound editor)
 2014 Godzilla (sound designer) / (supervising sound editor)
 2013 Midway (Documentary) (sound designer)
 2013 World War Z (supervising sound designer: U.K.)
 2013 Pain & Gain (sound designer) / (supervising sound editor)
 2013 G.I. Joe: Retaliation (supervising sound editor)
 2012 The Man with the Iron Fists (sound designer)
 2012 To the Wonder (sound designer)
 2012 Argo (sound designer) / (supervising sound editor)
 2011 Transformers: Dark of the Moon (supervising sound editor)
 2011 Kung Fu Panda 2 (supervising sound editor)
 2011 The Tree of Life (sound designer) / (co-supervising sound editor)
 2010 Megamind (supervising sound editor)
 2010 Ramona and Beezus (sound designer)
 2010 Shrek Forever After (supervising sound editor)
 2009 Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen (supervising sound editor)
 2009 Monsters vs. Aliens (supervising sound editor)
 2008 Valkyrie (sound designer) / (supervising sound editor)
 2008 Kung Fu Panda (sound designer) / (supervising sound editor)
 2007 Transformers (sound designer)
 2006 Superman Returns (sound designer)
 2005 The New World (sound effects editor)
 2005/I Fantastic Four (sound effects editor)
 2005 Hide and Seek (sound designer)
 2005 Elektra (sound effects supervisor)
 2004 They Are Among Us (TV Movie) (re-recording mixer) / (sound designer)
 2004 I, Robot (sound designer)
 2003 The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen (sound effects editor)
 2003 X-Men 2 (sound effects editor)
 2003 Children of Dune (TV Mini-Series) (supervising sound editor - 3 episodes)
- Episode #1.3 (2003) ... (supervising sound editor)
- Episode #1.2 (2003) ... (supervising sound editor)
- Episode #1.1 (2003) ... (supervising sound editor)
 2003 Daredevil (sound effects editor)
 2002 National Geographic's: Skin (TV Movie) (re-recording mixer) / (supervising sound editor)
 2002 Barbershop (sound effects editor - as Eric Aadahl)
 2002 Undisputed (sound effects editor)
 2002 Fitzgerald (TV Movie) (sound effects editor)
 2001 Feast of All Saints (TV Movie) (sound effects editor)
 2001 In the Time of the Butterflies (TV Movie) (sound effects editor)
 2001 The Last Castle (sound editor)
  Anne Frank: The Whole Story (TV Mini-Series) (sound effects editor - 2 episodes, 2001) (ADR mixer - 1 episode, 2001)
- Episode #1.2 (2001) ... (ADR mixer) / (sound effects editor)
- Episode #1.1 (2001) ... (sound effects editor)
 2001 Avon (Short) (sound effects editor)
 2001 Eyeball Eddie (Short) (sound designer)
 2001 The Shape of Life (TV Series documentary) (sound design supervisor - 1 episode)
- Origins (2001) ... (sound design supervisor: Miles O' Fun)
 2000 Dune (TV Mini-Series) (sound effects editor)
 2000 The Last Producer (sound effects editor)
 2000 They Nest (TV Movie) (sound effects editor)
 2000 Ready to Run (TV Movie) (sound editor)
 1999 Los gringos (Short) (foley editor)
 1999 The Annihilation of Fish (assistant sound editor)
 1999 Forces of Nature (assistant dialogue editor)
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