Maurice Schell was born on November 14, 1937 in Paris, France. He is known for his work on Scarface (1983), Apocalypse Now (1979) and State and Main (2000). See full bio »
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 2012 Ordinary Miracles: The Photo League's New York (Documentary) (sound designer)
 2011 Leap Before You Look (Documentary short) (sound consultant)
 2009 In the Name of Democracy: America's Conscience, a Soldier's Sacrifice, (Documentary) (supervising sound editor)
 2009 Brooklyn's Finest (sound designer - as Maurice Shell) / (supervising sound editor - as Maurice Shell)
 2004 A Letter to True (Documentary) (supervising sound editor)
 2002 Chicago (supervising sound editor)
 2002 Signs (sound designer - uncredited)
 2001 Heist (ADR looping) / (sound re-recording mixer) / (supervising sound editor)
 2000 Catastrophe (Short) (supervising sound editor - uncredited)
 2000 State and Main (sound designer) / (sound re-recording mixer) / (supervising sound editor)
 2000 Mission to Mars (supervising sound editor)
 1999 Walter Rosenblum: In Search of Pitt Street (Documentary) (sound editor)
 1999 The Cider House Rules (supervising sound editor)
 1999 The Winslow Boy (sound re-recording mixer) / (supervising sound editor)
 1999 Earthly Possessions (TV Movie) (supervising sound editor)
 1999 The Deep End of the Ocean (supervising sound editor)
 1998 Edison: The Wizard of Light (TV Movie) (sound consultant)
 1998 Snake Eyes (sound re-recording mixer) / (supervising sound editor)
 1998 Twilight (supervising sound editor)
 1998 American Experience (TV Series documentary) (supervising sound editor - 1 episode)
- A Midwife's Tale (1998) ... (supervising sound editor)
 1997 In & Out (supervising sound editor - uncredited)
 1997 The Spanish Prisoner (supervising sound editor)
 1996 Marvin's Room (supervising sound editor - uncredited)
 1996 The First Wives Club (supervising sound editor)
 1996 My Knees Were Jumping: Remembering the Kindertransports (Documentary) (sound designer)
 1995 Two Much (supervising sound editor)
 1995 Let It Be Me (supervising sound editor)
 1995 To Wong Foo Thanks for Everything, Julie Newmar (supervising sound editor)
 1995 Sweet Nothing (special audio) / (special design effects)
 1994 Nobody's Fool (supervising sound editor)
 1994 The Paper (sound editor)
 1994 Robot in the Family (supervising sound editor)
 1993 Carlito's Way (foley artist - uncredited) / (supervising sound editor)
 1993 Slaughter of the Innocents (foley artist - uncredited) / (supervising sound editor)
 1993 The Music of Chance (supervising sound editor)
 1993 Naked in New York (foley artist - uncredited) / (supervising sound editor)
 1992 A Fine Romance (ADR looping)
 1992 Whispers in the Dark (foley artist - uncredited) / (supervising sound editor)
 1992 A Stranger Among Us (supervising sound editor)
 1992 HouseSitter (supervising sound editor)
 1992 Light Sleeper (foley artist - uncredited) / (supervising sound editor)
 1991 Women & Men 2: In Love There Are No Rules (TV Movie) (supervising sound editor)
 1991 Homicide (ADR sound) / (foley artist - uncredited) / (supervising sound editor)
 1990 The Bonfire of the Vanities (foley artist - uncredited) / (supervising sound editor)
 1990 The Comfort of Strangers (supervising sound editor)
 1990 Q & A (supervising sound editor)
 1990 Through the Wire (Documentary) (supervising sound editor)
 1989 Family Business (supervising sound editor)
 1989 Valmont (foley artist - uncredited) / (supervising sound editor)
 1989 Staying Together (supervising sound editor)
 1989 Casualties of War (supervising sound editor)
 1989 Cookie (supervising sound editor)
 1988 Let's Get Lost (Documentary) (supervising sound editor)
 1988 School Daze (sound designer)
 1988 Lodz Ghetto (Documentary) (audio consultant)
 1987 End of the Line (supervising sound editor)
 1987 American Playhouse (TV Series) (supervising sound editor - 1 episode)
- Dottie (1987) ... (supervising sound editor)
 1987 Making Mr. Right (foley artist - uncredited) / (supervising sound editor)
 1986 Brighton Beach Memoirs (sound editor)
 1986 The Morning After (supervising sound editor)
 1986 Power (supervising sound editor)
 1985 Compromising Positions (sound editor)
 1985 Desperately Seeking Susan (supervising sound editor)
 1984 The Cotton Club (ADR crowd - uncredited) / (foley artist - uncredited) / (sound editor)
 1984 Places in the Heart (sound editor)
 1984 Nothing Lasts Forever (supervising sound editor)
 1984 The Muppets Take Manhattan (sound editor)
 1984 America and Lewis Hine (Documentary) (supervising sound editor)
 1983 Scarface (ADR crowd - uncredited) / (foley artist - uncredited) / (sound editor)
 1983 Rumble Fish (foley artist - uncredited) / (sound editor)
 1983 Daniel (sound editor)
 1983 Tender Mercies (foley artist - uncredited) / (supervising sound editor)
 1982 The Verdict (sound editor)
 1982 Still of the Night (foley artist - uncredited) / (sound editor)
 1981 Reds (sound editor)
 1981 The Night the Lights Went Out in Georgia (supervising sound editor - uncredited)
 1980 One-Trick Pony (supervising sound editor)
 1980 Melvin and Howard (sound editor)
 1980 Honeysuckle Rose (sound editor)
 1980 The Hearse (sound consultant - uncredited)
 1980 Get Rollin' (Documentary) (supervising sound editor)
 1979 All That Jazz (foley artist - uncredited) / (supervising sound editor)
 1979 Luna (assistant sound editor - uncredited)
 1979 Apocalypse Now (sound editor)
 1979 Last Embrace (sound effects editor)
 1978 Once in Paris... (sound editor)
 1978 Somebody Killed Her Husband (ADR editor)
 1977 Short Eyes (ADR sound - uncredited) / (foley artist - uncredited) / (supervising sound editor)
 1977 Gizmo! (Documentary) (assistant sound editor)
 1977 The Deadliest Season (TV Movie) (sound editor)
 1976 The Next Man (sound editor)
 1976 The Missouri Breaks (foley editor - uncredited)
 1976 Cool Red (sound editor)
 1975 Lies My Father Told Me (foley artist - uncredited) / (sound editor)
 1975 Hester Street (sound consultant - uncredited)
 1975 Night Moves (assistant sound editor - uncredited)
 1974 The Godfather: Part II (ADR voice casting - uncredited)
 1974 The Taking of Pelham One Two Three (sound effects editor - uncredited)
 1974 Sing Sing Thanksgiving (Documentary) (sound consultant)
 1974 Crazy Joe (sound editor - uncredited)
 1973 Serpico (assistant sound editor - uncredited) / (foley editor - uncredited)
 1973 Save the Children (Documentary) (assistant sound editor)
 1973 Cops and Robbers (assistant sound editor) / (foley editor)
 1973 Kojak (TV Series) (ADR editor)
 1972 The Heartbreak Kid (assistant sound editor - uncredited) / (foley editor - uncredited)
 1972 Black Fantasy (Documentary) (sound consultant)
 1972 Come Back, Charleston Blue (assistant sound editor)
 1971 A Change in the Wind (ADR sound) / (foley artist)
 1970 Gimme Shelter (Documentary) (sound assistant)
 1970 The Whale Hunters of Fayal (sound editor)
 1968 Journey to Jerusalem (Documentary) (assistant sound editor - uncredited)
 1968 Salesman (Documentary) (apprentice sound editor - uncredited)
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