Team Skywalker Sound

by nyangorilla70258 | created - 05 Jun 2017 | updated - 11 minutes ago | Public

All creatives and staff members who worked at Skywalker Sound, the greatest of all sound services (but not belittling Jeff Hutchins, Timothy J. Borquez/Hacienda Post, Joel Valentine, nor Mark A. Mangini/Technicolor-Weddington, Robert Hargreaves of DigiPost.TV, or Advantage Audio Services).

Members not listed on IMDb *Cate Moye, Former General Manager (assisted also with the building)

Uncertain in relation are Bruce Markoe & Kiki Morris, whom Matthew Iadarola thanks in regards to his work at Skywalker.

Not listed otherwise temporarily is Jason Skipper (freelance Foley recordist at Skywalker following sound design on "Leader of the Pack" in 2010) as he's know namely for "[...] Robot and the Benefits of an Artificial Mind", a title using strong coarse language that must be censored by the FCC on TV.

1. Ben Burtt

Sound_department | WALL·E

Ben Burtt was born in New York, USA. Though he is a writer, an editor and a director, he is best known for his work as a sound designer. Ben has worked on many Pixar and Star Trek movies and all of the Star Wars movies. He is credited for creating Chewbacca's voice and sounds as well as the voice ...

Sound Designer, Re-Recording Mixer, Founder of Skywalker Sound (1975-)

2. Randy Thom

Sound_department | The Revenant

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 ...

Sound Designer, Supervising Sound Editor, Re-Recording Mixer (1979-), rooted from Saul Zaentz/Zoetrope. Finest of all sound designers.

3. Gary Rydstrom

Sound_department | Minority Report

Gary Rydstrom, Director of Creative Operations/Sound Designer and Mixer, joined Skywalker Sound in 1983 as an operator in the machine room. Since then, he has contributed his talents to many projects as a sound designer, re-recording mixer, effects mixer and foley mixer. In 1998, Rydstrom was ...

Sound Designer, Re-Recording Mixer, Supervising Sound Editor (1983-)

4. Christopher Boyes

Sound_department | Avatar

Christopher Boyes is known for his work on Avatar (2009), King Kong (2005) and Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (2003).

Sound Designer, Re-Recording Mixer (1991-), rooted from Saul Zaentz

5. Tom Myers

Sound_department | Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith

Tom Myers received a degree in film from Northwestern University and went on to do graduate film studies at San Francisco State. From there he worked in a variety of capacities in the San Francisco film industry including a long stint working with picture at Monaco Film Labs. In 1987 he took a job ...

Sound Designer/Editor, Re-Recording Mixer (1987-)

6. David Acord

Sound_department | Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens

David Acord is known for his work on Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015), Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (2017) and Phantom Thread (2017).

Sound Designer, Re-Recording Mixer (2002-)

7. Andrea Gard

Sound_department | Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens

Andrea Gard is known for her work on Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015), The Revenant (2015) and Inherent Vice (2014).

Foley/Sound Editor, Foley Artist (1998-)

8. Randy Singer

Sound_department | Paycheck

Randy Singer is known for his work on Paycheck (2003), The Host (2013) and Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow (2004).

Foley/ADR Mixer (1990-1995)

9. Matthew Wood

Sound_department | Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith

Matthew Wood was born on August 15, 1972 in Walnut Creek, California, USA as Matthew Russell Wood. He is known for his work on Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith (2005), Star Wars: Episode VIII - The Last Jedi (2017) and Rogue One (2016).

Supervising Sound Editor, Assistant Sound Designer (1991-)

10. Frank E. Eulner

Sound_department | Iron Man

Frank E. Eulner was born in 1963. He is known for his work on Iron Man (2008), The Avengers (2012) and The Jungle Book (2016).

Supervising Sound Editor, Sound Designer (1990-), rooted from Saul Zaentz

11. Michael Semanick

Sound_department | King Kong

Michael Semanick was born in 1963. He is known for his work on King Kong (2005), The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003) and The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001).

Re-Recording Mixer (1996-), rooted from Saul Zaentz

12. Lora Hirschberg

Sound_department | Inception

Lora Hirschberg is known for her work on Inception (2010), The Dark Knight (2008) and Iron Man (2008).

Re-Recording Mixer, Sound Editor (1992-)

13. Gary Summers

Sound_department | Avatar

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 ...

Re-Recording Mixer, Sound Effects Recordist (1980-)

14. Tom Johnson

Sound_department | Children of Men

Tom Johnson is known for his work on Children of Men (2006), Terminator 2 (1991) and Titanic (1997).

Re-Recording Mixer (1983-)

15. Gary Rizzo

Sound_department | Inception

Gary Rizzo was born on January 31, 1972 in New Jersey, USA. He is known for his work on Inception (2010), Dunkirk (2017) and The Dark Knight (2008).

Re-Recording Mixer (1995-), rooted from EFX Systems

Son of Ben Burtt, Sound Designer, Supervising Sound Editor (2002, 2008-)

Sound Effects Editor (2005?-)

18. Ryan J. Frias

Sound_department | Rogue One

Sound/Dialogue Editor, Re-Recording Mixer, Digital Editorial Services/Support (2011-)

19. Bonnie Wild

Sound_department | Star Wars: Episode VIII - The Last Jedi

Bonnie Wild is known for her work on Star Wars: Episode VIII - The Last Jedi (2017), Jurassic World (2015) and Solo: A Star Wars Story (2018).

Sound Editor, Re-Recording Mixer, Digital Editorial Services/Support (2012-)

20. Kimberly Patrick

Sound_department | Star Wars: Episode VIII - The Last Jedi

Kimberly Patrick is known for her work on Star Wars: Episode VIII - The Last Jedi (2017), Rogue One (2016) and Thor: Ragnarok (2017).

Sound/Foley Editor, Re-Recording Mixer, Sound Effects Recordist (2012-)

21. Steve Boeddeker

Sound_department | All Is Lost

Steve Boeddeker joined Skywalker Sound in 1995 as an assistant sound designer for The Frighteners and Mars Attacks! He began his career in sound creating high end audio libraries for digital sampling keyboards at companies such as Emu, Akai and Roland. He did freelance CD mastering and was a ...

Sound Designer, Re-Recording Mixer (1996-), rooted from Saul Zaentz

22. Michael Silvers

Sound_department | The Incredibles

Michael Silvers is known for his work on The Incredibles (2004), Up (2009) and Iron Man (2008).

Dialogue/ADR/Sound Editor (1988-)

23. Erik Foreman

Sound_department | The Batman

Is a founder with Christopher Barnett for Earstorm Corporation.

Sound Editor/Designer, Re-Recording Mixer (2001-2016)

24. John Countryman

Sound_department | Minority Report

John began his film studies at San Francisco State University in 1983 and graduated with a BA in Cinema Production from USC in 1989. In 1990 he began his career in audio post production when he was hired by Skywalker Sound in Marin County, California. John celebrated his 20th year with Lucasfilm in...

Transfers, Sound Editor (Assistant) (1990-)

Sound Editor/Designer (1998-)

26. Gwendolyn Yates Whittle

Sound_department | Avatar

Gwendolyn Yates Whittle was born in 1961. She is known for her work on Avatar (2009), Fight Club (1999) and Tron (2010).

Sound/Dialogue/ADR Editor (1988-)

27. Ken Fischer

Sound_department | Avatar

Sound Effects Editor (1980-)

28. Teresa Eckton

Sound_department | The Avengers

Teresa Eckton was born on March 6, 1950 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Teresa Louise Eckton. She is known for her work on The Avengers (2012), Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith (2005) and Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace (1999).

Sound Effects Editor (1980-)

29. Jeremy Bowker

Sound_department | The Post

Jeremy Bowker is a Sound Designer and Supervising Sound Editor. He has worked with directors such as Jeff Nichols, Steven Spielberg, Robert Zemeckis, Pete Docter, and Brad Bird. He's also collaborated with sound design leading industry icons such as Randy Thom, Gary Rydstrom, Ben Burtt & Ren Klyce....

Sound Editor/Designer (2007-), rooted from VFS

30. Malcolm Fife

Sound_department | Her

Sound Effects Editor (1997-), rooted from Mit Out Sound/Saul Zaentz

Sound Designer (1997?-), rooted from Mit Out Sound/Saul Zaentz

32. Nia Hansen

Sound_department | Ant-Man

Sound Editor/Designer, Re-Recording Mixer (2009-), rooted from VFS

33. Kyrsten Mate

Sound_department | Minority Report

Kyrsten Mate was born in 1968. She is known for her work on Minority Report (2002), Guardians of the Galaxy (2014) and The Avengers (2012).

Sound Effects Editor, Sound Designer (2000-), rooted from Saul Zaentz

34. E.J. Holowicki

Sound_department | Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens

E.J. Holowicki is known for his work on Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015), The Incredibles (2004) and Up (2009).

Sound Designer/Editor, Re-Recording Mixer (2003-)

35. Kevin O'Connell

Sound_department | Hacksaw Ridge

Kevin O'Connell is an Academy Award winning sound mixer who has worked in the film business for more than 30 years, contributing to over 220 films and earning a record 21 Academy Award nominations. His credits include Jumanji, Welcome To The Jungle (2017), Spider-man, Homecoming (2017), Hacksaw ...

Re-Recording Mixer (1990?-1995)

36. Gregg Landaker

Sound_department | Dunkirk

Gregg was born in 1951 to a second generation sound family. His first job, as a film cleaner at Disney Studios, eventually led him to run the dub stage machine room. Gregg has worked as a television and film mixer for several studios including Universal Studios, Goldwyn Studios and currently Warner...

Re-Recording Mixer (1990-1995)

37. Steve Maslow

Sound_department | Speed

Born and raised in the San Fernando Valley, Steve entered the entertainment industry in late 1969 as a roadie with a local group called the Strawberry Alarm Clock that hit it big with their national hit, "Incense and Peppermint." From there he went into the recording industry learning and becoming ...

Re-Recording Mixer (1990-1995)

38. Matthew Iadarola

Sound_department | Powder

Re-Recording Mixer (1989-1995)

39. John Roesch

Sound_department | Inception

John Roesch is a professional foley artist that has worked in the film business for over 30 years. He was an actor at Radnor High School and attended the United States International University School for Preforming Arts in San Diego for one year. During that time, he, along with 3 other peers, ...

Foley Artist (2015-), present on Ren Klyce Skywalker projects prior to 2015

40. Dennie Thorpe

Sound_department | Avatar

Dennie Thorpe is known for her work on Avatar (2009), Iron Man (2008) and Guardians of the Galaxy (2014).

Foley Artist (1983-)

41. Jana Vance

Sound_department | Avatar

Jana Vance is known for her work on Avatar (2009), Iron Man (2008) and 9 (2009).

Foley Artist (199_-)

Sound/Foley Editor (1980s-), founder with Ewa Sztompke-Oatfield of Sztompke Sound

43. Robert Shoup

Sound_department | Cloverfield

Sound Effects Editor (1988?-), rooted from Saul Zaentz

44. Gary Weimberg

Editor | Soldiers of Conscience

Gary Weimberg has spent the last two decades making award-winning documentaries as an editor, director, and producer. He has won two national Emmy Awards (Earth and the American Dream (1992); Loyalty & Betrayal: The Story of the American Mob (1994)) Two other documentaries that he edited two ...

Sound Editor (1980s-1990?)

Sound Editor (1980s)

46. James Lebrecht

Sound_department | Battlefield Earth

James Lebrecht is known for his work on Battlefield Earth (2000), Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me (1992) and Bad Santa (2003).

Sound Editor/Designer (1997-)

47. Erich Stratmann

Music_department | Life of Pi

Erich Stratmann is known for his work on Life of Pi (2012), Rent (2005) and I Am Number Four (2011).

Sound/Music Editor (2000-)

48. Kevin Bolen

Sound_department | Jurassic World

Kevin Bolen is known for his work on Jurassic World (2015), Pixels (2015) and Now You See Me (2013).

Assistant Re-Recording Mixer, Technical Audio Designer

49. J.R. Grubbs

Sound_department | Minority Report

Sound Effects Editor (1988-)

50. Scott Guitteau

Sound_department | The Avengers

Sound Effects Editor (1992-), rooted from Saul Zaentz

51. Andre Fenley

Sound_department | Minority Report

A member of the Skywalker Sound team since the 1990s, André has worked on the soundtrack to some of the most successful and sonically brilliant films of the past 15 years, including Iron Man, Minority Report, Munich, AI, Fight Club and Jurassic Park. André and Chris [Brown] have collaborated on ...

Assistant Supervising Sound Editor (1990s-)

52. Pascal Garneau

Sound_department | Moana

Sound/Foley Editor (2005-)

53. Colette D. Dahanne

Sound_department | How to Train Your Dragon

Colette is a supervising sound editor, sound designer and re-recording mixer. Her career spans 16 years in 3 countries (UK, France, USA). She has noticeably worked at De Lane Lea studios (now part of Warner Bros Sound) in Soho, London, and Skywalker Sound, San Francisco. She is now freelance and is...

Sound/Foley Editor, Re-Recording Mixer (2007-2012)

Re-Recording Mixer, Music Engineer, Sound Designer (late 1980s-)

55. James Spencer

Sound_department | Rogue One

Sound Editor (Assistant), Assistant Re-Recording Mixer, Sound Designer (2011-)

56. Richard Quinn

Sound_department | Minority Report

Dialogue/ADR/Foley/Sound Editor (1997-), rooted from Saul Zaentz

57. Will Files

Sound_department | War for the Planet of the Apes

Profiled in The Hollywood Reporter's "Crafts: The Next Generation" issue as one of "the brightest and most talented 35-and-under artisans" in the industry. (August 6, 2007).

Sound Designer/Editor, Re-Recording Mixer (2004-2014)

Sound Designer/Editor (1995-)

59. Christopher Scarabosio

Sound_department | Rogue One

Christopher Scarabosio is known for his work on Rogue One (2016), Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith (2005) and Avatar (2009).

Sound Effects Editor, Sound Designer, Re-Recording Mixer (1992-)

60. Dennis Leonard

Sound_department | The Iron Giant

Dennis Leonard is known for his work on The Iron Giant (1999), Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (2005) and Flight (2012).

Supervising Sound Editor (1988-)

Sound Effects Editor (2011-), rooted from VFS

62. Dmitri Makarov

Sound_department | Oblivion

Sound/Foley Editor, Re-Recording Mixer, Digital Editorial Services (2011-)

63. Tim Nielsen

Sound_department | Avatar

Sound Designer/Editor (1998-)

64. Mark Berger

Sound_department | The English Patient

Mark Berger was born on May 14, 1943 in San Francisco, California, USA. He is known for his work on The English Patient (1996), Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1978) and Amadeus (1984).

Re-Recording Mixer (2000s-)

65. Colin O'Neill

Sound_department | Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within

Colin O'Neill was born on April 11, 1970 in Onondaga, New York, USA. He is known for his work on Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within (2001), Titan A.E. (2000) and Hart's War (2002).

Sound Editor (Assistant), Digital Audio Technician (1999-2006)

66. Leff Lefferts

Sound_department | The Croods

Assistant Sound Designer, Digital Audio Technician (2005-)

67. Tony Sereno

Sound_department | Ant-Man

Mix Technician, Assistant Re-Recording Mixer, Foley Mixer (1996-), rooted from EFX Systems

68. Tony Villaflor

Sound_department | Oblivion

Assistant Re-Recording Mixer (2011-)

69. Greg Orloff

Sound_department | No Country for Old Men

Greg Orloff brings a passion for creativity and excellence to every project. Orloff, who began his career in the music industry, has both an Oscar and a British Academy Award to his credit, along with six Emmy nominations. He loves his work and feels fortunate to be able to assist filmmakers in ...

Re-Recording Mixer, ADR Mixer (1990-1995)

70. Bobby Mackston

Sound_department | Men in Black

Supervising Sound Editor (1991-1995)

71. Travis Powers

Sound_department | New Jack City

Travis Powers was born as Travis F. Powers. He is known for his work on New Jack City (1991), The Simpsons (1989) and Cry-Baby (1990).

Sound Designer/Editor (1992-1995)

72. Rick Kline

Sound_department | Godzilla

Re-Recording Mixer (1990-1995, 2002, 2010)

Sound/Foley/Dialogue Editor (1992-2007)

74. Dan O'Connell

Sound_department | Speed

Dan O'Connell is known for his work on Speed (1994), The Island (2005) and Skyfall (2012).

Foley Artist (1990-1995) (freelance/in collaboration)

75. Nerses Gezalyan

Sound_department | Lone Survivor

Foley Mixer/Recordist (1990-1995)

76. Corey Tyler

Sound_department | The Croods

Foley Mixer/Recordist, Sound Design Intern (2008-2015?)

77. Geoff Vaughan

Sound_department | Coco

Foley Artist (2016-)

78. Sean England

Sound_department | Ant-Man

Foley Artist/Recordist, Machine Room Operator (1995-)

79. Cameron Patrick

Music_department | Star Trek: Beyond

Cameron Patrick is known for his work on Star Trek: Beyond (2016), John Carter (2012) and Star Trek: Into Darkness (2013).

Sound Editor (Assistant) (2015-)

80. Devon Kelley

Editorial_department | Rogue One

Sound Editor (Assistant) (2015-)

81. Stuart McCowan

Sound_department | Captain America: Civil War

Stuart McCowan grew up in the county of Fife, Scotland. After graduating from Waid Academy High School in Anstruther, Fife, Stuart studied Radio Broadcasting at Glenrothes College and graduated with a Higher National Certificate. Stuart was immediately headhunted by Central FM in Stirling, Scotland...

Sound/Dialogue Editor (1998-)

82. Mac Smith

Sound_department | Dawn of the Planet of the Apes

Mac Smith is known for his work on Dawn of the Planet of the Apes (2014), Tron (2010) and Scouts Honor: Inside a Marching Brotherhood (2014). He has been married to Ashley Gordillo Smith since May 20, 2000. They have two children.

Sound Designer/Editor (2000-)

83. Steve Slanec

Sound_department | Finding Dory

President of Slanecon Digital, Inc. which develops software for the audio post industry. One of their products, ADR Manager, is the most widely used ADR spotting system in feature film today.

Dialogue/ADR/Supervising Sound Editor (1993-)

Foley/Assistant Sound Editor (1992?-)

85. Trey Turner

Sound_department | Solo: A Star Wars Story

Trey Turner grew up in Detroit, Michigan and Danville, California. He has had the opportunity to live and work all around the world, including in the United States, France, Denmark, Spain, and Thailand. He has worked on a variety of film and television projects in post-production film sound at ...

Sound Editor (Assistant) (2012-); produced Night of The Black Widow (1992), Matthew Wood's first project as sound designer/supervisor

86. David Farmer

Sound_department | Ant-Man

David Farmer is known for his work on Ant-Man (2015), King Kong (2005) and The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003).

Sound Designer/Editor (1996-)

87. Marco Alicea

Sound_department | Oblivion

Transfers, Digital Media Services Manager

88. Ronald G. Roumas

Sound_department | Star Wars

Transfers, Mix Recordist, Machine Room Operator/Supervisor (1996-)

89. Brandon Proctor

Sound_department | A Quiet Place

Brandon Proctor is known for his work on A Quiet Place (2018), Midnight Special (2016) and Black Panther (2018).

Sound Designer/Editor, Re-Recording Mixer (1998-)

90. Zach Martin

Sound_department | Super 8

Sound Designer, Re-Recording Mixer (2007-), rooted from Zoetrope

91. Scott R. Lewis

Sound_department | Inception

Scott R. Lewis is known for his work on Inception (2010), House of Cards (2013) and Super 8 (2011).

Re-Recording Mixer, Sound Editor (2007-), rooted from Muse Media Center?

92. Danielle Dupre

Sound_department | Ant-Man

Assistant Re-Recording Mixer, Mix Recordist (2013-)

93. Ronni Brown

Sound_department | Ant-Man

Ronni Brown is known for her work on Ant-Man (2015), Iron Man (2008) and Star Wars: Episode VIII - The Last Jedi (2017).

Foley Artist (2008-)

94. Richard Hymns

Sound_department | The Post

Richard Hymns has journeyed from film studio tea-boy to Academy Award-winning Supervising Sound Editor. He got his start as a 16-year-old at Elstree Studios in London running tea service to film editing crew members on their breaks, becoming an apprentice editor soon after.

He rose through the ranks...

Supervising Sound Editor (1984-), rooted from Saul Zaentz

Sound Designer, Sound Effects Editor (1999-)

96. Everett Moore

Sound_department | Chocolat

Sound Editor, rooted from Saul Zaentz

Supervising Sound Editor, Re-Recording Mixer (2000s-)

98. Stephen Urata

Sound_department | Oblivion

Assistant Re-Recording Mixer (2013-)

99. Danny Caccavo

Sound_department | Oblivion

San Francisco, California, with his wife (Madeleine Robins) and two kids (Juliana and Rebecca).

Digital Editorial Services/Support, Assistant to Re-Recording Mixer (2009-)

100. R. Russell Smith

Sound_department | True Lies

R. Rusty Smith is the winner of four CAS Awards, alongside seven CAS nominations. He is also the winner of an Emmy Award (with eight nominations). He has more than 20 years of experience as a dialog and music mixer of high-profile television and feature films. He is well-versed in Pro Tools with ...

Re-Recording Mixer (1990-1995)



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