Erik Aadahl

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Born in 1976 to Scandinavian parents, Erik grew up in the San Francisco Bay Area. He graduated 1 of 330 in high school, garnering the Valedictory, and was accepted to Yale and Stanford Universities. He took a full Trustee scholarship to USC's Cinema-Television School as a film production major where he went on to supervise the Spielberg Scoring ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 3 Oscars. Another 13 wins & 31 nominations. See more awards »


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A Quiet Place Sound Department
Godzilla Sound Department
Argo Sound Department


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 2021 Mission: Impossible 7 (sound recordist) (announced)
 2022 Mission: Impossible 8 (sound recordist) (announced)
 2021 Jungle Cruise (supervising sound editor/sound designer) (post-production)
 2020 A Quiet Place Part II (supervising sound editor)
 2020 Sonic the Hedgehog (Supervising Sound Editor - as Erik Aadahl MPSE)
 2019 6 Underground (sound designer - as Erik Aadahl M.P.S.E.) / (supervising sound editor - as Erik Aadahl M.P.S.E.)
 2019 Abominable (supervising sound editor & designer - as Erik Aadahl M.P.S.E.)
 2019 Godzilla: King of the Monsters (sound designer) / (supervising sound editor)
 2019 Pokémon Detective Pikachu (supervising sound editor)
 2019 Pet Sematary (supervising sound editor)
 2019 Wonder Park (Co-Supervising Sound Editor) / (sound designer)
 2019 The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part (supervising sound editor)
 2018/I Bumblebee (supervising sound editor/designer)
 2018 Air Strike (supervising sound editor)
 2018 The Meg (supervising sound editor)
 2018 Christopher Robin (supervising sound editor)
 2018 Pacific Rim: Uprising (supervising sound editor)
 2018 A Quiet Place (sound designer - uncredited) / (supervising sound editor)
 2017 Transformers: The Last Knight (sound designer) / (supervising sound editor)
 2016 Live by Night (supervising sound editor)
 2016 Spectral (sound supervising editor)
 2016 Trolls (sound designer) / (supervising sound editor)
 2016 All I See Is You (sound design by)
 2016 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows (supervising sound designer)
 2016 Kung Fu Panda 3 (sound designer) / (supervising sound editor)
 2016 13 Hours (supervising sound editor)
 2015 Terminator Genisys (supervising sound editor)
 2014 The Sound of Godzilla (Documentary short) (sound designer) / (supervising sound editor)
 2014 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (supervising sound editor)
 2014 Transformers: Age of Extinction (supervising sound editor/designer)
 2014 Godzilla (sound designer) / (supervising sound editor)
 2014 Need for Speed (sound designer) / (supervising sound editor)
 2013 Midway (Documentary) (sound designer)
 2013 World War Z (supervising sound designer: U.K.)
 2013 Pain & Gain (sound designer) / (supervising sound editor)
 2013 G.I. Joe: Retaliation (supervising sound editor)
 2012 The Man with the Iron Fists (sound designer)
 2012 To the Wonder (sound designer)
 2012 Argo (sound designer) / (supervising sound editor)
 2011 Transformers: Dark of the Moon (supervising sound editor)
 2011 Kung Fu Panda 2 (supervising sound editor)
 2011 The Tree of Life (sound designer) / (co-supervising sound editor)
 2010 Megamind (supervising sound editor)
 2010 Ramona and Beezus (sound designer)
 2010 Shrek Forever After (supervising sound editor)
 2009 Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen (supervising sound editor)
 2009 Monsters vs. Aliens (supervising sound editor)
 2008 Valkyrie (sound designer) / (supervising sound editor)
 2008 Kung Fu Panda (sound designer) / (supervising sound editor)
 2007 Transformers (sound designer)
 2006 Superman Returns (sound designer)
 2005 The New World (sound effects editor)
 2005/I Fantastic Four (sound effects editor)
 2005 Hide and Seek (sound designer)
 2005 Elektra (sound effects supervisor)
 2004 They Are Among Us (TV Movie) (re-recording mixer) / (sound designer)
 2004 I, Robot (sound designer)
 2003 The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen (sound effects editor)
 2003 X2: X-Men United (sound effects editor)
 2003 Children of Dune (TV Mini-Series) (supervising sound editor - 3 episodes)
- Episode #1.3 (2003) ... (supervising sound editor)
- Episode #1.2 (2003) ... (supervising sound editor)
- Episode #1.1 (2003) ... (supervising sound editor)
 2003 Daredevil (sound effects editor)
 2002 National Geographic Special: Skin (TV Movie documentary) (re-recording mixer) / (supervising sound editor)
 2002 Barbershop (sound effects editor - as Eric Aadahl)
 2002 Undisputed (sound effects editor)
 2002 Last Call (TV Movie) (sound effects editor)
 2001 The Shape of Life (TV Series documentary) (sound supervisor - 1 episode)
- Origins (2001) ... (sound supervisor: Miles o' Fun)
 2001 The Feast of All Saints (TV Movie) (sound effects editor)
 2001 In the Time of the Butterflies (TV Movie) (sound effects editor)
 2001 The Last Castle (sound editor)
  Anne Frank: The Whole Story (TV Mini-Series) (sound effects editor - 2 episodes, 2001) (adr mixer - 1 episode, 2001)
- Episode #1.2 (2001) ... (adr mixer) / (sound effects editor)
- Episode #1.1 (2001) ... (sound effects editor)
 2001 Avon (Short) (sound effects editor)
 2001 Eyeball Eddie (Short) (sound designer)
 2000 Dune (TV Mini-Series) (sound effects editor)
 2000 The Last Producer (sound effects editor)
 2000 They Nest (TV Movie) (sound effects editor)
 2000 Ready to Run (TV Movie) (sound editor)
 2000 Family Guy (TV Series) (sound editor - 1 episode)
- He's Too Sexy for His Fat (2000) ... (sound editor - uncredited)
 1999 Los gringos (Short) (foley editor)
 1999 The Annihilation of Fish (assistant sound editor)
 1999 Forces of Nature (assistant dialogue editor - uncredited)
 1998 The Merriment of Katie Huckaby (Short) (re-recording mixer)
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Eric Aadahl | Erik Aadahl M.P.S.E. | Erik Aadahl MPSE

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