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Don Coufal

Don Coufal is known for his work on Strange Days (1995), Vanilla Sky (2001) and Independence Day (1996). See full bio »

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Strange Days
Strange Days Sound Department
Vanilla Sky
Vanilla Sky Sound Department
Independence Day
Independence Day Sound Department
Spaceballs Sound Department


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 2017/I Miles (boom operator)
 2017 Sandy Wexler (boom operator)
 2016 Rules Don't Apply (boom operator)
 2015/I Aloha (boom operator)
 2015 Bosch (TV Series) (boom operator - 1 episode)
- Chapter Ten: Us and Them (2015) ... (boom operator)
 2013 42 (boom operator)
 2012 Parental Guidance (boom operator)
 2012 The Finder (TV Series) (boom operator - 3 episodes)
- Swing and a Miss (2012) ... (boom operator)
- A Cinderella Story (2012) ... (boom operator)
- An Orphan Walks Into a Bar (2012) ... (boom operator - uncredited)
 2011 We Bought a Zoo (boom operator)
 2011 Good Men (Short) (sound)
 2011 Horrible Bosses (boom operator)
 2011 Ordinary Average Guys (Short) (boom operator)
 2010 Faster (boom operator)
 2010 Unstoppable (boom operator)
 2010/I Grown Ups (boom operator)
 2008 Four Christmases (boom operator)
 2007 Mama's Boy (boom operator)
 2007 Rush Hour 3 (boom operator)
 2007 Freedom Writers (boom operator)
 2006 Mission: Impossible III (boom operator)
 2005 The Family Stone (boom operator)
 2005 Elizabethtown (boom operator)
 2005 Underclassman (boom operator - uncredited)
 2004 Six Feet Under (TV Series) (boom operator - 3 episodes)
- Untitled (2004) ... (boom operator)
- Bomb Shelter (2004) ... (boom operator)
- The Black Forest (2004) ... (boom operator)
 2004 Suspect Zero (boom operator)
 2003 The Last Samurai (boom operator)
 2003 Gigli (boom operator)
 2002 Stealing Harvard (boom operator)
 2001 Vanilla Sky (boom operator)
 2001 Impostor (boom operator)
 2001 Rat Race (boom operator)
 2001 61* (TV Movie) (boom operator)
 2000 Almost Famous (boom operator)
 1999 Fight Club (boom operator)
 1998 Hurlyburly (boom operator)
 1998 My Giant (boom operator)
 1997 As Good as It Gets (boom operator)
 1997 Red Corner (boom operator - as Donald Coufal)
 1996 Jerry Maguire (boom operator)
 1996 Independence Day (boom operator)
 1995 Dracula: Dead and Loving It (production sound)
 1995 Get Shorty (production sound)
 1995 Strange Days (boom operator)
 1995 Forget Paris (production sound)
 1994 Clifford (boom operator)
 1993 A Perfect World (boom operator)
 1993 Robin Hood: Men in Tights (production sound)
 1993 Jack the Bear (boom operator)
 1991 Other People's Money (production sound)
 1990 Ghost (boom operator)
 1989 The War of the Roses (boom operator)
 1988 Everybody's All-American (boom operator)
 1988 Memories of Me (boom operator)
 1987 Throw Momma from the Train (production sound)
 1987 Spaceballs (production sound mixer)
 1987 Tin Men (production sound)
 1986 8 Million Ways to Die (production sound)
 1985 Sweet Dreams (production sound)
 1985 The Slugger's Wife (boom operator)
 1984 Songwriter (boom operator)
 1984 Against All Odds (boom operator)
 1983 Right of Way (TV Movie) (boom operator)
 1983 Staying Alive (boom operator)
 1983 Table for Five (boom operator)
 1982 I Was a Mail Order Bride (TV Movie) (boom man)
 1982 Let's Spend the Night Together (Documentary) (boom operator)
 1982 Lookin' to Get Out (boom operator)
 1982 An Officer and a Gentleman (boom operator)
 1982/I Workout (Video) (boom operator)
 1980 Kenny Rogers as The Gambler (TV Movie) (boom operator)
 1980 The Black Marble (boom operator)
 1979 Being There (boom operator)
 1978 The Brink's Job (boom operator)
 1978 Foul Play (boom operator)
 1978 Just Me and You (TV Movie) (boom operator)
 1978 Record City (boom man)
 1977 Outlaw Blues (boom operator)
 1976 The Amazing Dobermans (sound mixer)
 1976 Bittersweet Love (boom operator)
 1976 Fighting Mad (boom operator - uncredited)
 1975 Lady Cocoa (assistant sound)
 1975 Gemini Affair (boom operator)
 1975 Crazy Mama (boom operator - uncredited)
 1975 The Candy Tangerine Man (assistant sound)
 1975 Kitty Can't Help It (boom operator)
 1974 Big Bad Mama (boom operator)
 1974 The Centerfold Girls (boom operator)
 1973 The Black 6 (boom operator - as Donald Coufal)
 1973 Sassy Sue (boom boy - as Don Cowfal)
 1973 The Severed Arm (boom operator - as Donald Coufal)
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Donald Coufal | Don Cowfal

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