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Gary Summers has worked as a Motion Picture Re-recording Mixer for the past thirty-three years. His career in sound began in 1979 when he was employed by Lucas Film Ltd. as a sound recordist to work on "Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back". His abilities as a Re-recording Mixer were first used in 1983 on "Star Wars: The Return of the Jedi". Gary has... See full bio »

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Won 4 Oscars. Another 11 wins & 25 nominations. See more awards »

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Avatar Sound Department
(2009)
Saving Private Ryan
Saving Private Ryan Sound Department
(1998)
Titanic
Titanic Sound Department
(1997)
Jurassic Park
Jurassic Park Sound Department
(1993)

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 2017 Transformers: The Last Knight (re-recording mixer) (post-production)
 2016 The Accountant (re-recording mixer)
 2016 Pete's Dragon (re-recording mixer)
 2016 Ice Age: Collision Course (additional re-recording mixer)
 2016 13 Hours (re-recording mixer)
 2015 Pixels (re-recording mixer)
 2015 Avengers: Age of Ultron (additional re-recording mixer)
 2014 The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies (additional sound re-recording mixer)
 2014 A Most Violent Year (re-recording mixer)
 2014 Chef (re-recording mixer)
 2014 Party Central (Short) (re-recording mixer)
 2013 The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug (additional sound re-recording mixer)
 2013 Toy Story of Terror (TV Short) (re-recording mixer)
 2013 Monsters University (re-recording mixer)
 2013 Sound City (Documentary) (re-recording mixer)
 2012 The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (additional sound re-recording mixer)
 2012 Alex Cross (re-recording mixer)
 2012 Toy Story Toons: Partysaurus Rex (Short) (re-recording mixer)
 2012 The Bourne Legacy (re-recording mixer)
 2012 Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted (re-recording mixer)
 2012 Good Deeds (re-recording mixer)
 2011 Dream House (re-recording mixer)
 2011 Warrior (re-recording mixer)
 2011 From Up on Poppy Hill (re-recording mixer: English Language Production Staff)
 2011 Transformers: Dark of the Moon (re-recording mixer)
 2011 Hoodwinked Too! Hood vs. Evil (re-recording mixer: Todd-AO)
 2011 Madea's Big Happy Family (re-recording mixer)
 2011 Rio (additional re-recording mixer)
 2010 For Colored Girls (re-recording mixer)
 2010 With Great Power: The Stan Lee Story (Documentary) (re-recording mixer)
 2010 Iron Man 2 (additional re-recording mixer)
 2010 6 Souls (re-recording mixer)
 2010 Why Did I Get Married Too? (re-recording mixer)
 2009 Avatar (re-recording mixer: Skywalker Sound)
 2009 Case 39 (re-recording mixer)
 2009 Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen (re-recording mixer)
 2009 Madea Goes to Jail (re-recording mixer)
 2008/I W. (re-recording mixer)
 2008 City of Ember (re-recording mixer)
 2008 The Family That Preys (re-recording mixer)
 2008 The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor (re-recording mixer)
 2008 Meet the Browns (re-recording mixer)
 2008 Untraceable (re-recording mixer)
 2007 The Adventures of Young Indiana Jones: Demons of Deception (Video) (re-recording mixer: Verdun segment - uncredited)
 2007 The Bourne Ultimatum (sound mixer)
 2007 Fracture (re-recording mixer)
 2006 Charlotte's Web (re-recording mixer)
 2006 Zoom (supervising sound mixer)
 2006 Cars (re-recording mixer)
 2005 Hoodwinked! (re-recording mixer)
 2005 Magnificent Desolation: Walking on the Moon 3D (Documentary short) (re-recording mixer)
 2005 Roar: Lions of the Kalahari (Short documentary) (re-recording mixer)
 2005 xXx: State of the Union (re-recording mixer)
 2004 Team America: World Police (re-recording mixer)
 2004 Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow (additional sound re-recording mixer)
 2003 The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (additional sound re-recording mixer)
 2003 Lara Croft Tomb Raider: The Cradle of Life (re-recording mixer)
 2003 Finding Nemo (sound re-recording mixer: Skywalker Sound)
 2003 Mystic River (re-recording mixer)
 2003 Ghosts of the Abyss (Documentary) (re-recording mixer)
 2002 The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (additional re-recording mixer)
 2002 K-19: The Widowmaker (re-recording mixer)
 2002 Lewis & Clark: Great Journey West (Short) (re-recording mixer)
 2002 Hart's War (re-recording sound mixer)
 2001 Monsters, Inc. (re-recording mixer)
 2001 Jurassic Park III (re-recording mixer)
 2001 A.I. Artificial Intelligence (additional re-recording mixer)
 2001 The Mexican (re-recording mixer)
 2000 Mexico (Documentary short) (re-recording mixer)
 2000 102 Dalmatians (re-recording mixer)
 2000 The Legend of Bagger Vance (Dialogue/Music Re-recording Mixer)
 2000 Titan A.E. (re-recording mixer)
 2000 Cirque du Soleil: Journey of Man (Short) (re-recording mixer)
 2000 Frequency (re-recording mixer)
 1999 The Adventures of Young Indiana Jones: Trenches of Hell (Video) (re-recording sound mixer)
 1999 Titus (re-recording mixer: Skywalker Sound)
 1999 Bicentennial Man (rerecording mixer)
 1999 Toy Story 2 (re-recording mixer)
 1999 Komodo (re-recording mixer)
 1999 The Haunting (re-recording mixer)
 1999 Lake Placid (re-recording mixer)
 1999 Olympic Glory (Documentary short) (re-recording mixer)
 1998 Stepmom (re-recording mixer)
 1998 A Bug's Life (rerecording mixer)
 1998 Saving Private Ryan (re-recording mixer)
 1998 Mysteries of Egypt (Documentary) (re-recording mixer)
 1998 In God's Hands (re-recording mixer)
 1997-1998 Fame L.A. (TV Series) (re-recording mixer - 22 episodes)
- Brotherly Love (1998) ... (re-recording mixer)
- Green Eyed Monster (1998) ... (re-recording mixer)
- Lili Vanilli (1998) ... (re-recording mixer)
- The Boys and the Band (1998) ... (re-recording mixer)
- Music Lessons (1998) ... (re-recording mixer)
 1997 Titanic (re-recording mixer: music)
 1997 The Lost World: Jurassic Park (re-recording mixer)
 1997 Volcano (rerecording mixer)
 1997 Whales: An Unforgettable Journey (Documentary short) (re-recording mixer: Skywalker Sound North)
 1996 Ellen's Energy Adventure (Video) (re-recording mixer)
 1996 Hearst Castle: Building the Dream (Documentary short) (re-recording mixer)
 1996 Zion Canyon: Treasure of the Gods (Short documentary) (re-recording mixer)
 1996 Mars Attacks! (re-recording mixer)
 1996 Special Effects: Anything Can Happen (Short documentary) (re-recording mixer)
 1996 Mission: Impossible (re-recording mixer)
 1996 James and the Giant Peach (re-recording mixer)
 1996 The Arrival (re-recording mixer)
 1995 Jumanji (re-recording mixer)
 1995 Toy Story (rerecording mixer)
 1995 The Great American West (Documentary short) (mixer)
 1995 Casper (re-recording mixer)
 1995 Ozarks: Legacy & Legend (re-recording mixer)
 1994 The Journey Inside (Documentary) (re-recording mixer)
 1994 Yellowstone (Documentary short) (Re-recording Mixer)
 1994 Honey, I Shrunk the Audience (Short) (re-recording mixer)
 1994 Miracle on 34th Street (rerecording mixer)
 1994 The Adventures of Young Indiana Jones: Hollywood Follies (TV Movie) (re-recording sound mixer)
 1994 Baby's Day Out (rerecording mixer)
 1993 Mrs. Doubtfire (re-recording mixer)
 1993 The Saint of Fort Washington (re-recording mixer)
 1993 House of Cards (ReRecording Mixer)
 1993 Jurassic Park (re-recording mixer)
  Young Indiana Jones (TV Series) (re-recording mixer - 2 episodes, 1992) (re-recording sound mixer - 1 episode, 1993)
- Young Indiana Jones and the Mystery of the Blues (1993) ... (re-recording sound mixer)
- Somme, Early August 1916 (1992) ... (re-recording mixer)
- Verdun, September 1916 (1992) ... (re-recording mixer)
 1992 Jennifer 8 (re-recording mixer)
 1992 From Time to Time (Short) (re-recording mixer)
 1991 Polynesian Odyssey (Documentary) (re-recording mixer)
 1991 To Cross the Rubicon (re-recording mixer)
 1991 Rush (re-recording mixer)
 1991 The Addams Family (re-recording mixer: Skywalker Sound)
 1991 Defenseless (re-recording mixer)
 1991 The Neon Empire (TV Movie) (re-recording mixer)
 1991 Terminator 2: Judgment Day (re-recording mixer: 1991 & 1993 special edition)
 1991 Backdraft (re-recording mixer)
 1991 Muppet*vision 3-D (Short) (re-recording mixer)
 1991 F/X2 (re-recording mixer)
 1991 The Five Heartbeats (re-recording mixer)
 1990 Daredreamer (re-recording mixer)
 1990 Wow! (Video short) (mixer)
 1990 Avalon (re-recording mixer)
 1990 An American Summer (re-recording mixer)
 1989 Always (re-recording mixer)
 1989 Body Wars (Short) (re-recording mixer)
 1989 Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (re-recording mixer)
 1988 '68 (re-recording mixer)
 1988 Alamo: The Price of Freedom (Short) (re-recording mixer)
 1988 Cocoon: The Return (rerecording mixer)
 1988 Big Time (Documentary) (re-recording mixer)
 1988 Willow (re-recording mixer)
 1988 Powaqqatsi (Documentary) (re-recording mixer) / (sound effects design: soundtrack)
 1987 Spaceballs (rerecording mixer)
 1987 Star Tours (Short) (re-recording mixer)
 1986 Niagara: Miracles, Myths and Magic (Documentary short) (re-recording mixer)
 1986 Captain EO (Short) (sound effects mixer)
 1986 Howard the Duck (sound re-recording mixer: Skywalker Sound)
 1985 The Legend of Billie Jean (re-recording mixer)
 1985 Cocoon (Special Sound Design by: Skywalker Sound)
 1985 The Dream Is Alive (Documentary short) (re-recording mixer)
 1985 The Mean Season (re-recording mixer) / (sound supervisor)
 1984 Grand Canyon: The Hidden Secrets (Documentary short) (re-recording mixer)
 1984 Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom (re-recording mixer) / (sound effects recordist - uncredited)
 1983 From 'Star Wars' to 'Jedi': The Making of a Saga (TV Movie documentary) (sound re-recording)
 1983 Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi (re-recording mixer)
 1981 Raiders of the Lost Ark (sound effects recording)
 1980 Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (re-recording mixer - 1997 special version) / (recording technician)
 1977 Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (re-recording mixer - 1997 special version)
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A photograph of Mr. Summer's left hand, working the controls of a sound mixing control panel, appears on one stamp of a sheet of 10 USA 37¢ commemorative postage stamps, issued 25 February 2003, celebrating American Filmmaking: Behind the Scenes. The stamp honors sound recording.

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