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Richard Hymns

Richard Hymns has journeyed from film studio tea-boy to Academy Award-winning Supervising Sound Editor. He got his start as a 16-year-old at Elstree Studios in London running tea service to film editing crew members on their breaks, becoming an apprentice editor soon after. He rose through the ranks and found his niche in motion picture sound ... See full bio »

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 2018 Ready Player One (supervising sound editor) (pre-production)
 2016 The BFG (supervising sound editor)
 2015 Bridge of Spies (supervising sound editor)
 2015 Avengers: Age of Ultron (sound effects editor)
 2014 A Most Violent Year (supervising sound editor)
 2014 Maleficent (foley editor)
 2014 Captain America: The Winter Soldier (sound effects editor)
 2014 Hellion (sound effects editor)
 2013 All Is Lost (ADR supervision: Santa Fe, Stepbridge Studios) / (supervising sound editor)
 2012 Lincoln (supervising sound editor)
 2012 The Company You Keep (supervising sound editor)
 2011 Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol (supervising sound editor)
 2011 War Horse (supervising sound editor)
 2011 Rango (additional ADR editor)
 2010 The Conspirator (supervising sound editor)
 2010 The Last Airbender (supervising sound editor)
 2010 Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time (sound effects editor - uncredited)
 2009 Avatar (ADR editor: Skywalker Sound)
 2009 Ana's Playground (Short) (sound effects editor)
 2009 Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs (ADR editor)
 2008 Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull (supervising sound editor)
 2008 Touching Home (supervising sound editor)
 2007 Lions for Lambs (supervising sound editor)
 2007 Zodiac (supervising sound editor)
 2006 Charlotte's Web (supervising sound editor)
 2005 Munich (supervising sound editor)
 2005 Rent (supervising sound editor)
 2005 War of the Worlds (sound editor)
 2005 The Matador (supervising sound editor)
 2004 Catwoman (supervising sound editor)
 2003 Peter Pan (supervising sound editor)
 2003 Hulk (supervising sound editor)
 2002 Minority Report (supervising sound editor)
 2002 Panic Room (sound supervisor)
 2001 A.I. Artificial Intelligence (supervising sound editor)
 2000 The Legend of Bagger Vance (supervising sound editor)
 1999 Fight Club (supervising sound editor)
 1999 Dogma (sound supervisor)
 1998 The Faculty (sound effects editor)
 1998 Saving Private Ryan (supervising sound editor)
 1998 The Horse Whisperer (supervising sound editor)
 1997 The Game (supervising sound editor)
 1997 The Lost World: Jurassic Park (supervising sound editor)
 1997 B*A*P*S (supervising sound editor)
 1996 Mars Attacks! (supervising sound editor)
 1996 Sleepers (additional ADR editor)
 1996 The Frighteners (ADR supervisor)
 1996 The Arrival (ADR editor)
 1995 Jumanji (supervising sound editor)
 1995 Casper (supervising sound editor)
 1994 Quiz Show (supervising sound editor)
 1994 Baby's Day Out (supervising sound editor)
 1993 The Meteor Man (supervising sound editor)
 1993 Jurassic Park (supervising sound editor)
 1992 A River Runs Through It (supervising sound editor)
 1991 Rush (supervising sound editor)
 1991 Terminator 2: Judgment Day (sound effects editor: Skywalker Sound)
 1991 Backdraft (supervising sound editor)
 1991 Hearts of Darkness: A Filmmaker's Apocalypse (Documentary) (assistant editor - uncredited)
 1991 The Five Heartbeats (supervising sound editor)
 1990 Wild at Heart (supervising sound editor)
 1989 Always (supervising sound editor)
 1989 Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (supervising sound editor)
 1988 Cocoon: The Return (supervising sound editor)
 1988 License to Drive (sound editor)
 1988 Willow (supervising sound editor)
 1988 The Unbearable Lightness of Being (sound effects editor)
 1987 Gardens of Stone (sound effects editor)
 1986 The Mosquito Coast (sound effects editor)
 1986 Blue Velvet (sound effects editor)
 1986 Howard the Duck (sound effects editor: Skywalker Sound)
 1985 Remo Williams: The Adventure Begins (sound editor)
 1985 Warning Sign (sound effects editor)
 1985 The Mean Season (sound effects editor)
 1984 Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom (dialogue editor)
 1983 The Right Stuff (supervising dialogue editor)
 1983 The Outsiders (sound editor)
 1982 Breach of Contract (supervising sound editor)
 1980 Tell Me a Riddle (sound editor)
 1980 The Island (assistant sound editor)
 1980 Foxes (assistant editor - uncredited)
 1978 The Greek Tycoon (assistant sound editor)
 1977 Welcome to Blood City (assistant sound editor - uncredited)
 1974 Callan (assistant sound editor - uncredited)
 1973 Digby, the Biggest Dog in the World (assistant sound editor)
 1973 The Optimists of Nine Elms (assistant sound editor - uncredited)
 1973 The Blockhouse (assistant editor - uncredited)
 1972 A Day at the Beach (assistant editor - uncredited)
 1971 Macbeth (assistant editor - uncredited)
 1970 Deep End (assistant sound editor - uncredited)
 1970 Ned Kelly (assistant sound editor - uncredited)
 1968 Buona Sera, Mrs. Campbell (assistant editor - uncredited)
 1968 Joanna (assistant editor - uncredited)
 1968 Assignment K (assistant editor - uncredited)
 1967 Mister Ten Per Cent (assistant editor - uncredited)
 1965 The Battle of the Villa Fiorita (assistant editor - uncredited)
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Other Works:

"Roman Polanski's MacBeth" (1970), as Musician, (1971)


5' 10" (1.78 m)

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