Skip Lievsay is known for his work on No Country for Old Men (2007), The Big Lebowski (1998) and Fargo (1996). See full bio »
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 2016 Vera (sound re-recording mixer) (completed)
 2015 The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2 (sound re-recording mixer)
 2015 Heart of a Dog (Documentary) (theatrical mix)
 2015 He Named Me Malala (Documentary) (sound re-recording mixer) / (supervising sound editor)
 2015 We Are Your Friends (sound re-recording mixer)
 2015 Being Mr. Met (TV Movie) (supervising sound editor)
 2015 Chrome (TV Movie) (supervising sound editor)
 2015 Most Valuable Whatever (TV Movie) (supervising sound editor)
 2015 The Heist (TV Movie) (supervising sound editor)
 2015 The Streaker (TV Movie) (supervising sound editor)
 2015 The Subterranean Stadium (TV Movie) (supervising sound editor)
 2015 The Center (sound mixer) / (sound re-recording mixer)
 2015/II Focus (sound re-recording mixer)
 2014 Backstage with Disney on Broadway: Celebrating 20 Years (TV Movie) (sound editorial)
 2014 The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1 (sound re-recording mixer)
 2014 Crescendo! The Power of Music (Documentary) (sound editor)
 2014 This Is Where I Leave You (sound re-recording mixer) / (supervising sound editor)
 2014 Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) (additional sound re-recording mixer)
 2014 Noah (sound re-recording mixer)
 2014/I The Bag Man (sound re-recording mixer)
 2014 The Ganzfeld Haunting (supervising sound designer)
 2013 The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (sound re-recording mixer) / (supervising sound editor)
 2013 The Secret Life of Walter Mitty (sound mixer)
 2013 Fading Gigolo (sound re-recording mixer) / (supervising sound editor)
 2013 The Unknown Known (Documentary) (sound re-recording mixer) / (supervising sound editor)
 2013 Gravity (sound re-recording mixer)
 2013 Inside Llewyn Davis (sound re-recording mixer) / (supervising sound editor)
 2012 Ruby Sparks (sound re-recording mixer)
 2012 Independent Lens (TV Series documentary) (sound re-recording mixer - 1 episode)
- Revenge of the Electric Car (2012) ... (sound re-recording mixer)
 2012 The Lucky One (sound re-recording mixer)
 2012 The Words (sound re-recording mixer)
 2011 Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close (sound re-recording mixer) / (supervising sound editor)
 2011 From the Sky Down (Documentary) (sound re-recording mixer) / (supervising sound editor)
 2011 Ana (Short) (sound re-recording mixer) / (supervising sound editor)
 2011 Revenge of the Electric Car (Documentary) (sound editor)
 2011 Water for Elephants (sound re-recording mixer) / (supervising sound editor)
 2011 There Be Dragons (sound re-recording mixer)
 2011 The Sunset Limited (TV Movie) (sound re-recording mixer)
 2010 True Grit (sound re-recording mixer) / (supervising sound editor)
 2010 Stone (re-recording mixer) / (supervising sound editor)
 2010 Tabloid (Documentary) (sound re-recording mixer) / (supervising sound editor)
 2010 Going the Distance (sound re-recording mixer)
 2010 Ramona and Beezus (sound re-recording mixer)
 2010 The Company Men (sound re-recording mixer)
 2010 Waiting for 'Superman' (Documentary) (sound re-recording mixer) / (supervising sound editor)
 2009/I Brothers (sound re-recording mixer)
 2009 A Serious Man (sound re-recording mixer) / (supervising sound editor)
 2009 We Were Once a Fairytale (Short) (sound designer)
 2009 Paper Man (sound re-recording mixer)
 2009 Handsome Harry (post-production sound mixer) / (sound mixer)
 2009 State of Play (sound re-recording mixer) / (supervising sound editor)
 2009 Tenderness (sound re-recording mixer)
 2008 Valkyrie (sound re-recording mixer)
 2008 It Might Get Loud (Documentary) (sound)
 2008 A Mother's Promise: Barack Obama Bio Film (Documentary) (supervising sound editor)
 2008 Burn After Reading (sound re-recording mixer) / (supervising sound editor)
 2008 Tyson (Documentary) (re-recording mixer)
 2008 Nim's Island (sound re-recording mixer) / (supervising sound editor)
 2008 X (Short) (sound designer)
 2007 I Am Legend (sound re-recording mixer) / (supervising sound editor)
 2007 Order Up (Short) (supervising sound editor)
 2007 No Country for Old Men (re-recording mixer) / (supervising sound editor)
 2007 U2 3D (Documentary) (re-recording mixer)
 2007 The Invisible (sound re-recording mixer)
 2007 Gracie (sound re-recording mixer) / (supervising sound editor)
 2007 Flakes (sound re-recording mixer)
 2007 Because I Said So (sound re-recording mixer)
 2007 Dedication (sound re-recording mixer)
 2006 The Painted Veil (sound re-recording mixer) / (supervising sound editor)
 2006 Smokin' Aces (sound re-recording mixer) / (supervising sound editor)
 2006 Gridiron Gang (supervising sound editor)
 2006 A Scanner Darkly (sound re-recording mixer)
 2006 An Inconvenient Truth (Documentary) (sound re-recording mixer) / (supervising sound editor)
 2005 The New World (sound re-recording mixer) / (supervising sound editor)
 2005 Elizabethtown (supervising sound editor)
 2005 Constantine (supervising sound editor)
 2004 Blade: Trinity (sound re-recording mixer)
 2004 The Ladykillers (sound re-recording mixer) / (supervising sound editor)
 2003 House of Sand and Fog (supervising sound editor)
 2003 Big Fish (supervising sound editor)
 2003 Duplex (sound effects consultant)
 2003 Intolerable Cruelty (sound re-recording mixer) / (supervising sound editor)
 2002 Men in Black II (supervising sound editor)
 2002 Happy Here and Now (sound re-recording mixer)
 2002 Ash Wednesday (sound re-recording mixer)
 2002 Big Trouble (sound re-recording mixer) / (supervising sound editor)
 2002 Death to Smoochy (supervising sound editor)
 2002 Dummy (sound supervisor - as Skips Lievsay)
 2001 Y Tu Mamá También (sound re-recording mixer)
 2001 The Man Who Wasn't There (sound re-recording mixer) / (supervising sound editor)
 2001 Sidewalks of New York (sound re-recording mixer)
 2001 The Center of the World (sound mixer)
 2001 Series 7: The Contenders (recording mixer)
 2001 Jump Tomorrow (sound re-recording mixer)
 2001 The Business of Strangers (sound re-recording mixer)
 2001 The Invisible Circus (supervising sound editor)
 2000/II Hamlet (TV Movie) (sound re-recording mixer)
 2000 Shaft (sound re-recording mixer) / (supervising sound editor)
 2000 O Brother, Where Art Thou? (sound re-recording mixer) / (supervising sound editor)
 1999 Titus (foley mixer)
 1999 Sleepy Hollow (sound re-recording mixer) / (supervising sound editor)
 1999/I Ride with the Devil (foley re-recording mixer)
 1999 Wild Wild West (supervising sound editor)
 1998 Beloved (supervising sound editor)
 1998 Claire Dolan (sound re-recording mixer)
 1998 The Big Lebowski (sound re-recording mixer) / (supervising sound editor)
 1997 Fast, Cheap & Out of Control (Documentary) (sound effects)
 1997 4 Little Girls (Documentary) (sound re-recording mixer)
 1997 Men in Black (sound re-recording mixer) / (supervising sound editor)
 1997 States of Control (sound re-recording mixer)
 1997 This World, Then the Fireworks (supervising sound designer)
 1996 Matilda (supervising sound editor)
 1996 Fargo (re-recording mixer) / (supervising sound editor)
 1996 Looking for Richard (Documentary) (sound effects supervisor)
 1995 Casino (supervising sound editor)
 1995 Get Shorty (supervising sound editor)
 1995 Clockers (sound designer)
 1995 The Indian in the Cupboard (supervising sound editor)
 1995 Georgia (supervising sound editor)
 1995 The Perez Family (sound re-recording mixer) / (supervising sound editor)
 1994 Ready to Wear (supervising sound editor)
 1994 Imaginary Crimes (sound re-recording mixer) / (supervising sound editor)
 1994 Crooklyn (sound designer)
 1994 The Hudsucker Proxy (supervising sound editor)
 1993 Household Saints (supervising sound editor)
 1993 The Age of Innocence (supervising sound editor)
 1993 Life with Mikey (supervising sound editor)
 1993 Mad Dog and Glory (sound effects editor)
 1992 Malcolm X (supervising sound editor)
 1992 Passion Fish (sound effects editor)
 1992 Monster in a Box (sound effects)
 1992 Zebrahead (supervising sound editor)
 1991 Cape Fear (supervising sound editor)
 1991 City of Hope (supervising sound editor)
 1991 Jungle Fever (sound designer)
 1991 Barton Fink (supervising sound editor)
 1991 The Silence of the Lambs (sound designer)
 1990 Goodfellas (supervising sound editor)
 1990 Mo' Better Blues (sound designer)
 1990 Miller's Crossing (supervising sound editor)
 1989 Penn & Teller Get Killed (sound editor supervisor)
 1989 Do the Right Thing (sound designer)
 1989 New York Stories (supervising sound editor - segment "Life Lessons")
 1989 Parents (supervising sound editor)
 1988 The Last Temptation of Christ (supervising sound editor)
 1988 Bright Lights, Big City (sound supervisor)
 1987 Michael Jackson: Bad (Video short) (sound editor)
 1987 Matewan (supervising sound editor)
 1987 Raising Arizona (supervising sound editor)
 1986 Billy Galvin (supervising sound editor)
 1986 The Color of Money (supervising sound editor)
 1986 Maximum Overdrive (sound editor)
 1985 After Hours (supervising sound editor)
 1985 O.C. and Stiggs (sound effects editor - as Skip Livesay)
 1984 Tales from the Darkside (TV Series) (sound editor - 1 episode)
- A Case of the Stubborns (1984) ... (sound editor)
 1984 Blood Simple. (sound editor)
 1984 Alphabet City (sound editor)
 1983 Marvin & Tige (sound editor - as John Lievsay)
 1983 The Returning (sound effects consultant - as John 'Skip' Lievsay)
 1982 Madman (sound effects consultant)
 1982 Model Behavior (supervising sound editor)
 1981 Polyester (sound editor)
 1980 Christmas Evil (associate sound editor)
 1980 Fist of Fear, Touch of Death (Documentary) (sound editor - as John Lievsay)
 1979 Don't Go in the House (sound editor - as John Lievsay)
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Alternate Names:

John 'Skip' Lievsay | John Lievsay | Skips Lievsay | Skip Livesay

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The essence of sound design is you can't record the sound. You have to take a lot of sounds and put them together. You can't just go somewhere with a shotgun and a silencer.

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