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James P. Lay


Writer/Director and widely known as a Top Hollywood Sound Designer James was the Winner of the 2003 Los Angeles Music Awards "Best Producer of the Year" competing against Michael Jackson's Producer-Rodney Jerkins and Led Zeppelin Producer Andy Johns, winning for his work with now infamous Rachelle Spector(wife of Beatles Producer and convicted ... See full bio »

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Filmography

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 2014 Ironclad: Battle for Blood (sound re-recording mixer) / (supervising sound editor)
 2005 All Babes Want to Kill Me (sound designer) / (sound effects editor) / (sound re-recording mixer)
 2003 House of 1000 Corpses (supervising sound editor)
 2002 The Trip (sound re-recording mixer) / (supervising sound editor)
 2002 Deuces Wild (sound effects editor - as James Lay) / (sound re-recording mixer - as James Lay) / (supervising sound editor - as James Lay)
 2002 Better Luck Tomorrow (sound re-recording mixer) / (supervising sound editor)
 2002 The Last Place on Earth (sound re-recording mixer) / (supervising sound editor)
 2001 Ali (sound effects editor - as James Lay)
 2001 Jeepers Creepers (sound re-recording mixer) / (supervising sound editor)
  Black Scorpion (TV Series) (post-production sound supervisor - 22 episodes, 2001) (sound designer - 22 episodes, 2001) (sound re-recording mixer - 15 episodes, 2001) (sound editor - 1 episode, 2001)
- Zodiak Attack - Part 2 (2001) ... (post-production sound supervisor - as James Lay) / (sound designer - as James Lay) / (sound re-recording mixer - as James Lay)
- Zodiak Attack - Part 1 (2001) ... (post-production sound supervisor - as James Lay) / (sound designer - as James Lay) / (sound re-recording mixer - as James Lay)
- Face the Music (2001) ... (post-production sound supervisor - as James Lay) / (sound designer - as James Lay) / (sound re-recording mixer - as James Lay)
- Photo Finish (2001) ... (post-production sound supervisor - as James Lay) / (sound designer - as James Lay) / (sound re-recording mixer - as James Lay)
- Power Play (2001) ... (post-production sound supervisor - as James Lay) / (sound designer - as James Lay) / (sound re-recording mixer - as James Lay)
 2001 The Anniversary Party (sound re-recording mixer - as James Lay) / (supervising sound editor - as James Lay)
 2001 After Image (sound re-recording mixer) / (supervising sound editor)
 2001 Nobody's Baby (sound designer - as James Lay) / (sound re-recording mixer - as James Lay) / (supervising sound editor - as James Lay)
 2000 The Family Man (sound effects editor - uncredited)
 2000 The Road to El Dorado (sound effects editor)
 2000 Ropewalk (sound re-recording mixer) / (supervising sound editor)
 2000 The Girls' Room (supervising sound editor)
 2000 Just for the Time Being (sound re-recording mixer) / (supervising sound editor)
 1999 The Big Tease (supervising sound editor)
 1999 Fight Club (sound effects editor)
 1999 The Florentine (sound effects editor)
 1999 Slaves of Hollywood (supervising sound editor)
 1999 World's Most Shocking Moments: Caught on Tape 2 (TV Movie documentary) (supervising sound editor)
 1998 Land of the Free (supervising sound editor)
 1998 Meet Joe Black (sound effects editor)
 1998 World's Most Shocking Moments: Caught on Tape (TV Movie documentary) (supervising sound editor)
 1998 Blossoms and Veils (Short) (supervising sound editor)
 1998 American Dragons (supervising sound editor)
 1998 Termination Man (supervising sound editor)
 1998 Chairman of the Board (supervising sound editor)
 1998 Gunshy (ADR supervisor - as James Lay) / (supervising sound editor - as James Lay)
 1998 Slappy and the Stinkers (supervising sound editor)
 1997 World's Scariest Police Chases... (TV Series) (supervising sound editor)
 1997 Los Locos (supervising sound editor)
 1997 Man of Her Dreams (supervising sound editor)
 1997 Playing God (supervising sound effects editor)
 1997 On the Line (TV Movie) (supervising sound editor)
 1997 Booty Call (supervising sound editor)
 1996 Mutant Man (post-production sound supervisor - as James Lay) / (sound effects editor - as James Lay) / (sound re-recording mixer - as James Lay)
 1996 Yesterday's Target (TV Movie) (supervising sound editor)
 1995 Of Love & Betrayal (supervising sound editor)
 1995 Venus Rising (sound effects editor)
 1995 Magic Island (Video) (supervising sound editor)
 1995 The Viking Sagas (supervising sound editor)
 1995 The Immortals (sound effects editor)
 1995 Under the Hula Moon (sound effects editor)
 1995 Decoy (sound effects editor)
 1995 Dominion (sound effects editor)
 1995 Sketch Artist II: Hands That See (TV Movie) (sound effects editor)
 1995 Coldblooded (sound effects editor)
 1995 Sightings (TV Series documentary) (supervising sound editor - 2 episodes)
- The Burning Within: Part 2 (1995) ... (supervising sound editor)
- The Burning Within: Part 1 (1995) ... (supervising sound editor)
 1994 Rockwell (supervising sound editor)
 1992 America's Funniest Home Videos (TV Series) (supervising sound editor - 1 episode)
- Episode #3.15 (1992) ... (supervising sound editor)
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Personal Details

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Nominated for Best New Producer, Los Angeles Music Awards 2003

Alternate Names:

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