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Randy Thom

Randy Thom started his career in radio and music recording before making the transition to film in 1975, when he was hired on Apocalypse Now (1979) as a sound effects recordist. Since then, Thom has worked in a wide variety of creative capacities within the sound department in over seventy five films. For example, in addition to being the music ... See full bio »

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Won 2 Oscars. Another 17 wins & 53 nominations. See more awards »

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The Revenant
The Revenant Sound Department
The Incredibles
The Incredibles Sound Department
How to Train Your Dragon 2
How to Train Your Dragon 2 Sound Department
The Right Stuff
The Right Stuff Sound Department


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 2019 How to Train Your Dragon 3 (re-recording mixer) / (supervising sound designer) / (supervising sound editor) (pre-production)
 2017 State Like Sleep (sound design consultant) (post-production)
 2017 Ferdinand (re-recording mixer) / (sound designer) / (supervising sound editor)
 2017 Despicable Me 3 (re-recording mixer)
 2017 Carne y Arena (Short) (supervising sound designer)
 2016 Allied (Re-Recording Mixer) / (sound designer: supervising) / (supervising sound editor)
 2016 Pete's Dragon (additional sound designer)
 2016 Ice Age: Collision Course (re-recording mixer) / (sound designer) / (supervising sound editor)
 2015 The Revenant (re-recording mixer: Skywalker Sound) / (supervising sound editing and design: Skywalker Sound)
 2015 Cosmic Scrat-tastrophe (Short) (re-recording mixer - uncredited) / (sound designer - uncredited)
 2015 The Peanuts Movie (re-recording mixer) / (supervising sound designer) / (supervising sound editor)
 2015/II The Walk (re-recording mixer) / (sound designer)
 2015 Crimson Peak (sound designer) / (supervising sound editor)
 2015 Zhuo yao ji (sound designer: for Monster Creatures)
 2015 Mandorla (additional sound design)
 2015/II Home (supervising sound designer)
 2015 Independent Lens (TV Series documentary) (sound management - 1 episode)
 2014 Earth to Echo (sound designer)
 2014 How to Train Your Dragon 2 (re-recording mixer) / (supervising sound designer) / (supervising sound editor)
 2014 Rio 2 (re-recording mixer) / (supervising sound designer)
 2013 Free Birds (re-recording mixer) / (sound designer)
 2013 Midway (Documentary) (sound: role to be announced)
 2013 After Earth (sound designer)
 2013 Epic (re-recording mixer) / (supervising sound designer) / (supervising sound editor - uncredited)
 2013 The Croods (ADR group - as Randall Thom) / (re-recording mixer) / (sound designer) / (supervising sound editor - uncredited) / (voice design by: Sandy)
 2012/I Flight (re-recording mixer) / (sound designer) / (supervising sound editor - uncredited)
 2012 Not Fade Away (sound consultant)
 2012 Ice Age: Continental Drift (re-recording mixer) / (sound designer) / (supervising sound editor)
 2012 The Lorax (re-recording mixer) / (sound designer) / (supervising sound editor)
 2012 Journey 2: The Mysterious Island (sound designer)
 2011 Scrat's Continental Crack-Up: Part 2 (Short) (re-recording mixer - uncredited) / (sound designer - uncredited) / (supervising sound editor - uncredited)
 2011 Skylanders: Spyro's Adventure (Video Game) (supervising sound designer)
 2011 Rio (re-recording mixer) / (supervising sound designer) / (supervising sound editor - uncredited)
 2011 Mars Needs Moms (re-recording mixer) / (sound designer)
 2010 Scrat's Continental Crack-Up (Short) (re-recording mixer - uncredited) / (sound designer - uncredited) / (supervising sound editor - uncredited)
 2010 The Last Airbender (re-recording mixer) / (sound designer) / (supervising sound editor)
 2010 Despicable Me (sound design consultant)
 2010 How to Train Your Dragon (re-recording mixer) / (sound designer) / (supervising sound editor)
 2010 Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief (re-recording mixer) / (supervising sound designer)
 2009 A Christmas Carol (re-recording mixer) / (sound designer)
 2009 Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs (re-recording mixer) / (supervising sound designer)
 2009 Coraline (re-recording mixer) / (sound designer)
 2008 Bolt (re-recording mixer) / (sound designer) / (supervising sound editor - uncredited)
 2008 Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa (sound designer)
 2008 Sukai kurora (Sound Design by)
 2008 Kôkaku kidôtai 2.0 (re-recording mixer) / (sound designer)
 2008 Glago's Guest (Short) (sound designer)
 2008 Horton Hears a Who! (re-recording mixer) / (sound designer) / (supervising sound editor)
 2008 Standard Operating Procedure (Documentary) (sound designer - uncredited) / (sound supervisor)
 2007 Beowulf (re-recording mixer) / (sound designer: supervising)
 2007 Bee Movie (sound designer)
 2007 Enchanted (sound designer & supervising sound editor) / (sound re-recording mixer)
 2007 The Simpsons Movie (sound: design) / (supervising sound editor - uncredited)
 2007 Ratatouille (re-recording mixer) / (sound designer) / (supervising sound editor - uncredited)
 2006 Eragon (sound designer & supervising sound editor) / (sound re-recording mixer)
 2006 Scarface: The World Is Yours (Video Game) (sound designer: Skywalker Sound)
 2006 Lady in the Water (additional sound effects - uncredited)
 2006 Monster House (sound designer) / (supervising sound editor - uncredited) / (supervising sound mixer)
 2006 Zidane, un portrait du 21e siècle (Documentary) (sound designer - uncredited)
 2006 Over the Hedge (sound mixing)
 2006 Ice Age: The Meltdown (sound designer) / (sound mixing) / (supervising sound editor)
 2005 Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (sound designer & supervising sound editor)
 2005 War of the Worlds (additional sound design)
 2004 The Incredibles (re-recording mixer) / (sound designer) / (supervising sound editor)
 2004 The Polar Express (re-recording mixer) / (sound designer) / (supervising sound editor - uncredited)
 2004 Shrek 2 (sound designer) / (supervising sound editor - uncredited)
 2004/I Ghost in the Shell 2: Innocence (sound designer)
 2003 Lara Croft Tomb Raider: The Cradle of Life (re-recording mixer) / (supervising sound designer)
 2003 Shrek 4-D (Short) (sound: design)
 2003 Darkness Falls (re-recording mixer) / (sound designer)
 2002 Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (Sound Designer & Supervisor - as David Randall Thom) / (supervising sound editor - uncredited)
 2002 Windtalkers (re-recording sound mixer) / (supervising sound editor - uncredited)
 2001 Osmosis Jones (sound designer)
 2001 Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within (re-recording mixer) / (sound designer) / (supervising sound editor - uncredited)
 2001 Avalon (Re-recording Mixer: Skywalker Sound) / (sound designer: Skywalker Sound)
 2000 Cast Away (re-recording mixer) / (sound designer) / (supervising sound editor - uncredited)
 2000 What Lies Beneath (re-recording mixer) / (sound designer)
 2000 Reindeer Games (sound: design)
 1999 Bicentennial Man (rerecording mixer) / (sound designer)
 1999 Snow Falling on Cedars (re-recording mixer: Skywalker Sound)
 1999 In Too Deep (additional sound design)
 1999 The Iron Giant (sound designer) / (supervising sound editor - uncredited)
 1999 Arlington Road (re-recording mixer) / (sound designer)
 1999 Forces of Nature (sound designer)
 1999 Xtreme: Sports to Die For (TV Movie documentary) (sound designer)
 1998 Stepmom (re-recording mixer)
 1998 Forgotten Fires (Documentary) (sound designer)
 1998 Plug (Short) (sound: design)
 1997 Starship Troopers (sound designer)
 1997 Contact (re-recording mixer) / (sound designer)
 1997 Mimic (sound: design)
 1996 Mars Attacks! (re-recording mixer) / (sound designer)
 1996 Chain Reaction (rerecording mixer - uncredited) / (sound designer)
 1996 The Frighteners (re-recording mixer) / (sound designer)
 1995 Jumanji (re-recording mixer) / (sound designer)
 1995 Nine Months (sound: design)
 1995 Species (re-recording mixer)
 1995 500 Nations (TV Mini-Series) (supervising sound editor - 8 episodes)
- The Ancestors (1995) ... (supervising sound editor)
- Roads Across the Plains (1995) ... (supervising sound editor)
- Removal (1995) ... (supervising sound editor)
- Mexico (1995) ... (supervising sound editor)
- Invasion of the Coast (1995) ... (supervising sound editor)
 1994 Yellowstone (Documentary short) (Sound Design by)
 1994 Disclosure (re-recording mixer)
 1994 Miracle on 34th Street (rerecording mixer) / (sound: design)
 1994 Forrest Gump (re-recording mixer) / (sound: design) / (sound effects recordist - uncredited) / (sound supervisor - uncredited)
 1993 Hidden Hawaii (Documentary short) (sound design by)
 1993 The Nutcracker (re-recording mixer) / (sound: design)
 1993 The Saint of Fort Washington (re-recording mixer) / (sound designer: (uncredited? - uncredited)
 1993 Siu nin Wong Fei Hung chi: Tit ma lau (re-recording mixer: 2001 re-release)
 1993 House of Cards (ReRecording Mixer) / (sound designer)
 1993 Homeward Bound: The Incredible Journey (additional audio)
 1991 The Dark Wind (sound designer)
 1991 A Brief History of Time (Documentary) (Rerecording Mixer) / (sound effects)
 1991 Backdraft (Re-Recording Mixer)
 1990 Loom (Video Game) (sound design consultant: audio book cassette)
 1990 Cold Dog Soup (Supervising Re-recording Mixer)
 1990 Wild at Heart (rerecording mixer) / (sound designer)
 1990 Cry-Baby (re-recording mixer: Skywalker Sound South)
 1989 Always (foley artist) / (re-recording mixer)
 1989 Romero (Re-Recording Mixer)
 1989 Matinee (TV Movie) (re-recording mixer)
 1988 The Thin Blue Line (Documentary) (re-recording consultant: Russian Hill Recoridng)
 1988 Tucker: The Man and His Dream (re-recording mixer)
 1988 Colors (re-recording mixer) / (sound designer)
 1988 The Couch Trip (re-recording mixer)
 1987 Spaceballs (rerecording mixer) / (sound designer)
 1987 Gardens of Stone (Re-Recording Mixer)
 1986 Howard the Duck (re-recording mixer) / (sound designer)
 1985 Ewoks: The Battle for Endor (TV Movie) (re-recording mixer) / (sound: design)
 1985 Latino (re-recording mixer) / (sound designer) / (supervising sound editor: (uncredited? - uncredited)
 1985 The Dream Is Alive (Documentary short) (location recording)
 1985 The Mean Season (re-recording mixer)
 1984 The Ewok Adventure (TV Movie) (re-recording mixer) / (sound: design)
 1984 Grand Canyon: The Hidden Secrets (Documentary short) (sound) / (sound designer - uncredited) / (supervising mixer - uncredited)
 1984 Star Trek III: The Search for Spock (additional sound effects)
 1984 Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom (re-recording mixer)
 1983 The Right Stuff (re-recording mixer) / (sound effects recordist - uncredited)
 1983 Rumble Fish (production sound mixer - uncredited) / (sound effects recordist) / (sound recordist)
 1983 Never Cry Wolf (sound mixer)
 1983 Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi (Re-Recording Mixer: music) / (production sound: mixer, U.S.)
 1982 Koyaanisqatsi (Documentary) (sound effects recording)
 1981 Raiders of the Lost Ark (sound effects - uncredited)
 1980 Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (sound effects recording)
 1979 Apocalypse Now (post production recordist) / (sound effects recordist - uncredited)
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