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A graduate from the University of Texas in Austin's film program, David is a Los Angeles based sound designer, supervising sound editor, and re-recording mixer. He has won 2 Emmy awards and 1 golden reel award for sound editing. Work history includes Sony Pictures, NBCUniversal, Soundstorm, ToddAO-Soundelux, Technicolor-Weddington, 424post, ... See full bio »

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Won 2 Primetime Emmys. Another 1 win & 4 nominations. See more awards »

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Filmography

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 2015 Spy (sound effects editor) (post-production)
 2015 Unfinished Business (sound designer) (post-production)
  Southpaw (sound designer) (post-production)
 2014/I Persuasion (Short) (sound re-recording mixer) (completed)
 2014 Horrible Bosses 2 (sound effects editor)
 2014 The Equalizer (sound designer)
 2014 Rosemary's Baby (TV Mini-Series) (sound editor - 2 episodes)
- Night Two (2014) ... (sound editor)
- Night One (2014) ... (sound editor)
 2014 La Bare (Documentary) (sound re-recording mixer)
 2013 Homefront (sound effects editor)
 2013 Haunt (sound designer)
 2013 Bad Words (supervising sound editor)
 2013 The Last of Robin Hood (sound effects editor)
 2013 Escape Plan (sound effects editor)
 2013 Odd Thomas (supervising sound effects editor)
 2013 Olympus Has Fallen (sound designer)
 2013 Dead Man Down (sound effects editor)
 2013 Hell Baby (sound designer) / (supervising sound editor)
 2012 Playing for Keeps (sound effects editor)
 2012 Stolen (supervising sound effects editor)
 2012 The Expendables 2 (supervising sound effects editor)
 2012 Lawless (sound designer - uncredited) / (sound effects editor)
 2012 Deadfall (sound effects editor)
 2011 Grants Pass (Short) (sound editor)
 2011 Immortals (sound effects editor)
 2011 A Very Harold & Kumar 3D Christmas (supervising sound effects editor)
 2011 50/50 (sound effects editor)
 2011 Shark Night 3D (sound effects editor)
 2011 Conan the Barbarian (supervising sound designer)
 2011 Beastly (additional sound design - uncredited)
 2011 Take Me Home Tonight (sound effects editor)
 2011 The Resident (sound designer)
 2011 The Mechanic (sound designer) / (supervising sound editor)
 2010 A Shore Thing (Short) (sound editor)
 2010 Hisss (sound designer)
 2010 Close Enemy (supervising sound effects editor)
 2010 Charley (Short) (sound editor)
 2010 The Expendables (supervising sound effects editor)
 2010 Father of Invention (sound effects editor)
 2010 High School (sound effects editor)
 2010 Hesher (supervising sound editor - as Dave Esparza)
 2010 Leap Year (sound effects supervisor)
 2009 I Hope They Serve Beer in Hell (sound effects editor)
 2009/I The Box (sound designer - as Dave Esparza) / (supervising sound editor - as Dave Esparza)
 2009 A Single Man (sound effects editor)
 2009/I The Road (sound effects editor)
 2009 Powder Blue (sound designer) / (supervising sound editor)
 2009 Tell Tale (sound effects editor)
 2008 Traitor (sound effects editor)
 2007 The Perfect Holiday (supervising sound editor)
 2007 Martian Child (sound effects editor)
 2007 This Is the Way the World Ends (Short) (supervising sound editor)
 2007 Midnight Eagle (sound effects editor)
 2007 The Heartbreak Kid (sound effects editor)
 2007 Before the Rains (supervising sound effects editor)
 2007 I'm Not There. (sound designer - uncredited) / (sound effects editor)
 2007 Doctor Strange (Video) (sound effects editor)
 2007 Remember the Daze (sound editor)
 2007/I Shooter (sound effects editor)
 2007 Breach (sound effects editor)
 2006 Dreamgirls (sound effects editor)
 2006 Dark Ride (supervising sound editor)
 2006 El cantante (supervising sound editor)
 2006 Idlewild (sound effects editor)
 2006 Borat (sound effects editor)
 2006 Apparent Horizon (Short) (supervising sound editor)
 2006 Southland Tales (sound designer) / (supervising sound editor)
 2006 16 Blocks (sound effects editor - as Dave Esparza)
 2006 The Pink Panther (sound effects editor)
 2005 Thru the Moebius Strip (sound effects editor)
 2005 The Ringer (sound effects editor)
 2005 Rumor Has It... (sound recordist - as Dave Esparza)
 2005 Shopgirl (sound effects editor)
 2005 Science of Star Wars (TV Mini-Series documentary) (sound editor)
 2005 Alien Planet (TV Movie documentary) (sound designer)
 2005 Miss Congeniality 2: Armed and Fabulous (temp sound editor)
 2005 #1 Fan: A Darkomentary (Video short) (supervising sound re-recording mixer)
 2005 Pretty Persuasion (sound effects editor - as David Michael Esparza)
 2005 Life of the Party (supervising sound effects editor)
 2005 Strangers with Candy (sound effects editor)
 2004 Cape of Good Hope (sound editor)
 2004 Delivery Boy Chronicles (sound designer)
 2004 Mickey (sound effects editor)
 2004 Philosophy in the Water Closet (Short) (supervising sound editor)
 2004 Club Dread (sound effects editor)
 2004 Saved! (sound effects editor)
 2003 Cheaper by the Dozen (sound effects editor)
 2003 Dinosaur Planet (TV Mini-Series documentary) (sound editor - 4 episodes)
- Pod's Travels (2003) ... (sound editor)
- Little Das' Hunt (2003) ... (sound editor)
- Alpha's Egg (2003) ... (sound editor)
- White Tip's Journey (2003) ... (sound editor)
 2003 Rick (sound effects supervisor)
 2003 Uptown Girls (additional sound editor - as Dave Esparza)
 2003 Shattered Glass (supervising effects editor)
 2003 How to Deal (sound editor)
 2003 Top Speed (Documentary short) (sound effects editor)
 2003 Basic (sound effects editor)
 2003 The Core (sound effects editor)
 2003 Coral Reef Adventure (Documentary) (sound effects editor)
 2003 Before We Ruled the Earth (TV Series documentary) (sound editor)
 2003 Masked and Anonymous (supervising sound editor)
 2002 Nougat (Short) (sound editor)
 2002 Phone Booth (sound effects editor - uncredited)
 2002 The Banger Sisters (sound effects editor)
 2002 Van Wilder: Party Liaison (sound effects editor)
 2002 Wasted (TV Movie) (sound editor)
 2002 Papal Cab (Short) (sound effects editor)
 2002 The Dangerous Lives of Altar Boys (sound effects editor)
 2002 One Hour Photo (sound editorial assistant)
 2001 Soul Survivors (sound effects editor)
 2001 Bubble Boy (sound editor)
 2001 Vegas, City of Dreams (sound effects editor)
 2001 Kingdom Come (sound effects editor)
 2001 Donnie Darko (sound designer: director's cut) / (supervising sound editor: director's cut)
 2001 When Dinosaurs Roamed America (TV Movie documentary) (sound effects editor)
 2000 Instant Celebrity (Short) (sound designer)
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