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Tom Efinger

Tom Efinger was born in Greenwich Connecticut in 1963. He attended Phillips Andover Academy and later graduated from the University of Vermont, where he studied music, English literature, and theater. He began his film career in New York City in the early 90's, and has since worked on numerous film and television projects as Supervising Sound ... See full bio »

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Europa Report
Europa Report Sound Department
Stake Land
Stake Land Sound Department
The Spectacular Now
The Spectacular Now Sound Department
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  Ovid and the Art of Love (re-recording mixer) (post-production)
  Marfa Girl 2 (re-recording mixer) / (supervising sound editor) (completed)
 2018 A Picnic Table, At Dusk (Short) (re-recording mixer) (completed)
 2018 Owned, A Tale of Two Americas (Documentary) (sound mixer) (completed)
 2016 Prickly Pear (Short) (re-recording mixer) / (supervising sound editor) (completed)
 2012 Paco and the Wolf (Documentary short) (sound editor) (completed)
 2019 Chromophobia (Short) (sound mixer)
 2018 Personal Statement (Documentary) (re-recording mixer)
 2018 3100, Run and Become (Documentary) (sound mixer)
 2018 Warrior Women (Documentary) (re-recording mixer)
 2018 All These Small Moments (re-recording mixer)
 2018/I Sidelined (Documentary short) (dialogue editor) / (re-recording mixer) / (supervising sound editor)
 2014-2017 Z Nation (TV Series) (re-recording mixer - 48 episodes)
- Return to Mercy Labs (2017) ... (re-recording mixer)
- Frenemies (2017) ... (re-recording mixer)
- We Interrupt This Program (2017) ... (re-recording mixer)
- Crisis of Faith (2017) ... (re-recording mixer)
- Warren's Wedding (2017) ... (re-recording mixer)
 2017 Atomic Homefront (Documentary) (re-recording mixer)
 2017/I Heroin (Documentary) (sound editor)
 2017/I No Man's Land (Documentary) (re-recording mixer) / (sound supervisor)
 2017 Bronx Gothic (Documentary) (re-recording mixer)
 2017 Hairat (Short) (sound mixer)
 2016 98 ST: Playland (Short) (supervising sound editor)
 2016 The Killing Season (TV Series documentary) (re-recording mixer - 8 episodes)
- American Nightmare (2016) ... (re-recording mixer)
- Wasteland (2016) ... (re-recording mixer)
- A Killer on the Road (2016) ... (re-recording mixer)
- Different Seasons (2016) ... (re-recording mixer)
- A Darkness on the Edge of Town (2016) ... (re-recording mixer)
 2016 95 and 6 to Go (Documentary) (re-recording mixer) / (supervising sound editor)
 2016 He Who Dances on Wood (Documentary short) (re-recording mixer) / (supervising sound editor)
 2016 The Stakelander (re-recording mixer)
 2016 Lewis Black: Black to the Future (TV Special) (sound mixer)
 2016 Marathon: The Patriots Day Bombing (Documentary) (re-recording mixer)
 2016 Stray Bullets (re-recording mixer)
 2016 Spring Break Zombie Massacre (re-recording mixer) / (sound mixer)
 2016 Approaching the Unknown (re-recording mixer) / (supervising sound editor)
  Independent Lens (TV Series documentary) (re-recording mixer - 3 episodes, 2010 - 2016) (supervising sound editor - 1 episode, 2016) (sound supervisor - 1 episode, 2010)
- The Armor of Light (2016) ... (re-recording mixer) / (supervising sound editor)
- When the Drum is Beating (2012) ... (re-recording mixer)
- Goodbye Solo (2010) ... (re-recording mixer) / (sound supervisor)
 2016 Just a Dog (Documentary short) (re-recording mixer) / (supervising sound editor)
 2016 Team Foxcatcher (Documentary) (supervising sound editor)
 2016 The First Monday in May (Documentary) (re-recording mixer) / (supervising sound editor)
 2016 In a Valley of Violence (re-recording mixer)
 2016 Floyd Norman: An Animated Life (Documentary) (re-recording mixer) / (supervising sound editor)
 2016 Gone: VR 360 (post sound supervisor) / (re-recording mixer)
 2016 It's Us (re-recording mixer)
 2015 The Lost Arcade (Documentary) (re-recording mixer) / (supervising sound editor)
 2015 Anthony Jeselnik: Thoughts and Prayers (Video documentary) (audio mixer)
 2015 Time to Choose (Documentary) (sound editor/re-recording mixer) / (sound engineering)
 2015 Beatbox (re-recording mixer) / (supervising sound editor)
 2015 Growing Up Smith (adr editor)
 2015 Jim Breuer: Comic Frenzy (TV Special documentary) (sound mixer)
 2015 The Armor of Light (Documentary) (re-recording mixer) / (supervising sound editor)
 2015 Thought Crimes: The Case of the Cannibal Cop (Documentary) (re-recording mixer)
 2015 Thank You for Playing (Documentary) (re-recording mixer)
 2015 (Dis)Honesty: The Truth About Lies (Documentary) (re-recording mixer)
 2015 Fresh Dressed (Documentary) (re-recording mixer)
 2015 Mississippi Grind (re-recording mixer)
 2015 Ratter (re-recording mixer)
 2015 Sweet Micky for President (Documentary) (sound editor)
 2014 Clown (re-recording mixer) / (sound supervisor)
 2014 Magician: The Astonishing Life and Work of Orson Welles (Documentary) (post production sound)
 2014 Dogs on the Inside (Documentary) (re-recording mixer)
  American Masters (TV Series documentary) (re-recording mixer - 2 episodes, 2005 - 2014) (sound supervisor - 1 episode, 2005)
- Joan Rivers: A Piece of Work (2014) ... (re-recording mixer)
- Sketches of Frank Gehry (2005) ... (re-recording mixer) / (sound supervisor)
 2014/II After (re-recording mixer) / (sound supervisor)
 2014 The Rant Is Due: Live from Napa (TV Movie) (sound mixer)
 2014 First to Fall (Documentary) (re-recording mixer)
 2014 Dior et moi (Documentary) (re-recording mixer)
 2014 Born to Fly: Elizabeth Streb vs. Gravity (Documentary) (re-recording mixer)
 2014 Ivory Tower (Documentary) (re-recording mixer)
 2014 Days and Nights (re-recording mixer) / (supervising sound editor)
 2013 12-12-12 (Documentary) (re-recording mixer)
 2013/I Innocence (re-recording mixer)
 2013/III Remote Control (re-recording mixer)
 2013 Cold Comes the Night (re-recording mixer)
 2013 Supermensch: The Legend of Shep Gordon (Documentary) (re-recording mixer) / (sound supervisor)
 2013 What Is Cinema? (Documentary) (re-recording mixer) / (sound editor)
 2013 The Sacrament (re-recording mixer) / (supervising sound editor)
 2013 Europa Report (re-recording mixer) / (sound supervisor)
 2013/I Beneath (re-recording mixer) / (supervising sound editor)
 2013 Keep the Change (Short) (supervising sound editor)
 2013 Peanut Butter & Jelly (Short) (supervising sound editor)
 2013 Deep Powder (re-recording mixer)
 2013 +1 (re-recording mixer) / (sound supervisor)
 2013 The Cold Lands (re-recording engineer) / (sound supervisor)
 2013 The Spectacular Now (adr recordist)
 2013 May in the Summer (re-recording mixer) / (supervising sound editor)
 2012 7 Clinics with Buck Brannaman (Video documentary) (supervising sound editor)
 2012 Marfa Girl (adr recordist) / (re-recording mixer) / (sound supervisor)
 2012 Chasing Home (sound supervisor)
 2012 Wolf Dog (re-recording mixer) / (supervising sound editor)
 2012 At Any Price (adr engineer: Dig It Audio) / (re-recording mixer) / (sound supervisor)
 2012 Universal Soldier: Day of Reckoning (re-recording mixer: Inner Ear Audio Post)
  P.O.V. (TV Series documentary) (re-recording mixer - 2 episodes, 2004 - 2012) (sound supervisor - 1 episode, 2012)
- Up Heartbreak Hill (2012) ... (re-recording mixer) / (sound supervisor)
- A Family Undertaking (2004) ... (re-recording mixer)
 2012/V Sweet Dreams (Documentary) (re-recording mixer: Dig It Studios/New York - as Tom Effinger)
 2012 Wolf Dog Tales (Video short) (re-recording mixer) / (sound editor)
 2012 Fresh Air 2: 2 Fresh 2 Furious (Short) (re-recording mixer)
 2012 Knuckleball! (Documentary) (re-recording mixer) / (sound supervisor)
 2012 Lewis Black: In God We Rust (TV Special documentary) (sound mixer)
 2012 Delta Boys (sound mixer)
 2012 Sleepwalk with Me (adr & vo engineer) / (re-recording mixer) / (sound supervisor)
 2012 Nobody Walks (adr engineer) / (re-recording mixer) / (sound supervisor)
 2012 We're Not Broke (Documentary) (supervising sound editor)
 2011 The Greater Good (Documentary) (re-recording mixer) / (sound supervisor)
 2011 First Position (Documentary) (additional sound recording staff - as Tom Effinger)
 2011 Roadie (re-recording mixer) / (sound supervisor)
 2011 Patang (re-recording mixer) / (sound supervisor)
 2011 Charlotte: A Wooden Boat Story (Documentary) (re-recording mixer) / (sound supervisor)
 2011 The Green (re-recording mixer) / (sound supervisor)
 2011 The Trouble with Bliss (re-recording mixer) / (sound supervisor)
 2011 American Experience (TV Series documentary) (re-recording mixer - 1 episode)
- Stonewall Uprising (2011) ... (re-recording mixer)
 2011 When the Drum Is Beating (Documentary) (re-recording mixer)
  Expedition Week (TV Series) (sound mixer - 1 episode, 2011) (sound supervisor - 1 episode, 2011)
- Man vs. Volcano (2011) ... (sound mixer) / (sound supervisor)
  Futurestates (TV Series) (re-recording mixer - 1 episode, 2011) (sound supervisor - 1 episode, 2011)
- That Which Once Was (2011) ... (re-recording mixer) / (sound supervisor)
 2011 The Innkeepers (re-recording mixer) / (sound supervisor)
 2011 R.E.M.: It Happened Today (Video short) (re-recording mixer)
 2011 The Forgiveness of Blood (re-recording mixer) / (sound supervisor)
 2011 Page One: Inside the New York Times (Documentary) (re-recording mixer) / (sound supervisor)
 2011 Animals Distract Me (re-recording mixer) / (sound supervisor)
 2010 Burma Soldier (Documentary) (re-recording mixer) / (sound supervisor)
 2010 The Soprano State: New Jersey's Culture of Corruption Part 1 (Documentary) (re-recording mixer) / (sound supervisor)
 2010 Jim (re-recording mixer) / (sound supervisor)
 2010 Stake Land (re-recording mixer) / (sound mixer) / (sound supervisor)
 2010 The Virginity Hit (re-recording mixer) / (sound supervisor)
 2010 Satan Hates You (re-recording mixer)
 2010 Fog (re-recording mixer) / (sound supervisor)
 2010 Bitter Feast (re-recording mixer) / (sound supervisor)
 2010 Stonewall Uprising (Documentary) (re-recording mixer)
 2010 Monogamy (re-recording mixer) / (sound supervisor)
 2010 Camp Victory, Afghanistan (Documentary) (re-recording mixer) / (sound supervisor)
 2010 Nonames (re-recording mixer) / (supervising sound editor)
 2010/I Nothing Happened (Short) (supervising sound editor)
 2010 Gabi on the Roof in July (sound supervisor)
 2010 Inside Job (Documentary) (re-recording mixer) / (supervising sound editor)
 2010 12th & Delaware (Documentary) (re-recording mixer) / (sound supervisor)
 2010 Joan Rivers: A Piece of Work (Documentary) (re-recording mixer) / (sound supervisor)
 2010 The Tillman Story (Documentary) (re-recording mixer) / (sound supervisor)
 2009 2k3 (re-recording mixer) / (sound supervisor)
 2009/II Coup de Grâce (Short) (re-recording mixer)
 2009 Lewis Black: Stark Raving Black (Video) (re-recording mixer) / (sound supervisor)
 2009 Universal Soldier: Regeneration (re-recording mixer) / (sound supervisor - uncredited)
 2009 Plastic Bag (Short) (re-recording mixer) / (sound supervisor)
 2009 October Haze (Short) (re-recording mixer) / (sound supervisor)
 2009 Now (TV Series documentary) (re-recording mixer - 1 episode)
- Rehab for Terrorists? (2009) ... (re-recording mixer)
 2009 Cropsey (Documentary) (re-recording mixer) / (supervising sound editor)
 2009 The House of the Devil (re-recording mixer) / (supervising sound editor)
 2009 Blood Red Earth (Short) (re-recording mixer)
 2009 Which Way Home (Documentary) (re-recording mixer) / (supervising sound editor)
 2009 Fixer: The Taking of Ajmal Naqshbandi (Documentary) (re-recording mixer)
 2009 Peter and Vandy (re-recording mixer)
 2009 Against the Current (re-recording mixer) / (supervising sound editor)
 2008 I Sell the Dead (re-recording mixer) / (supervising sound editor)
 2008 The Dungeon Masters (Documentary) (sound supervisor)
 2008 Valentino: The Last Emperor (Documentary) (re-recording mixer) / (supervising sound editor)
 2008 Soul Power (Documentary) (re-recording mixer) / (sound supervisor)
 2008 Goodbye Solo (re-recording mixer) / (sound supervisor)
 2008 Pindemonium (Documentary) (re-recording mixer) / (sound supervisor)
 2008 The Crack Down (supervising sound editor)
 2008 Hotel Gramercy Park (Documentary) (re-recording mixer) / (supervising sound editor)
 2008 Familiar Strangers (re-recording mixer) / (sound supervisor)
 2008 Lioness (Documentary) (re-recording mixer) / (supervising sound editor)
 2008 New Orleans, Mon Amour (re-recording mixer) / (supervising sound editor)
 2008 Dream Boy (sound mixer)
 2008 Full Battle Rattle (Documentary) (re-recording mixer) / (supervising sound editor)
 2008 Husband for Hire (TV Movie) (re-recording mixer) / (supervising sound editor)
 2008/I Sugar (re-recording mixer) / (supervising sound editor)
 2008 Roman Polanski: Wanted and Desired (Documentary) (re-recording mixer) / (sound supervisor)
 2008 The Recruiter (Documentary) (re-recording mixer) / (sound supervisor)
 2007 War Eagle, Arkansas (re-recording mixer) / (sound supervisor)
 2007 The Cry (re-recording mixer)
 2007 The Favor (re-recording mixer)
 2007 Superheroes (re-recording mixer) / (sound supervisor)
 2007 The Girl Next Door (re-recording mixer) / (sound supervisor)
 2007 Chop Shop (re-recording mixer) / (sound supervisor)
 2007 Where God Left His Shoes (re-recording mixer) / (sound supervisor)
 2007 My Secret Record (Documentary) (re-recording mixer) / (sound supervisor)
 2007 The Hunter (Short) (re-recording mixer)
 2007 Joshua (re-recording mixer) / (sound supervisor)
 2007/I The Pool (re-recording mixer)
 2007 Grace Is Gone (re-recording mixer) / (sound supervisor)
 2007 The Devil Came on Horseback (Documentary) (re-recording mixer) / (sound supervisor)
 2006 The Last Winter (re-recording mixer) / (sound supervisor)
 2006 Approaching Union Square (re-recording mixer) / (sound supervisor)
 2006 The War Tapes (Documentary) (re-recording mixer) / (sound supervisor)
 2006 Another Gay Movie (re-recording mixer) / (sound supervisor)
 2006 Deviation (Short) (re-recording mixer) / (sound supervisor)
 2006 Kettle of Fish (re-recording mixer)
 2006 Choking Man (re-recording mixer) / (sound supervisor)
 2006 Rank (Documentary) (re-recording mixer)
 2006 Super Powers (Short) (re-recording mixer)
 2006 What Remains (Short) (re-recording mixer)
 2006 The Trials of Darryl Hunt (Documentary) (re-recording mixer) / (sound supervisor)
 2006 Half Nelson (post-production supervising sound editor) / (re-recording mixer)
 2006 The Hawk Is Dying (adr engineer - uncredited)
 2006 Threat (supervising sound editor)
 2005 Romancing the Bride (TV Movie) (re-recording mixer) / (supervising sound editor)
 2005 Man Push Cart (re-recording mixer) / (sound supervisor)
 2005 Headspace (re-recording mixer) / (sound supervisor)
 2005 12 and Holding (re-recording mixer) / (sound supervisor)
 2005 Buddy (Documentary) (re-recording mixer)
 2005 Charlie's Party (re-recording mixer)
 2005 WTC View (re-recording mixer)
 2005/I Missing (Short) (re-recording mixer) / (supervising sound editor)
 2005 Press On (Documentary) (re-recording mixer) / (sound supervisor)
 2005 Our Brand Is Crisis (Documentary) (audio mix services: Dig It Audio)
 2005 The Roost (re-recording mixer)
 2005 Occupation: Dreamland (Documentary) (re-recording mixer)
 2005 Game 6 (re-recording mixer) / (sound supervisor)
 2005 Swimmers (re-recording mixer) / (sound supervisor)
 2004 Tempting Adam (TV Movie) (re-recording mixer) / (sound supervisor)
 2004 The Off Season (re-recording mixer)
 2004 Zombie Honeymoon (re-recording mixer) / (sound supervisor)
 2004 America Brown (re-recording mixer)
 2004 Surviving Eden (re-recording mixer)
 2004 My Sexiest Mistake (TV Movie) (re-recording mixer) / (sound supervisor)
 2004 The First Three Lives of Stuart Hornsley (Short) (re-recording mixer) / (sound supervisor)
 2004/I Winter Solstice (re-recording mixer) / (sound supervisor)
 2004 Book of Love (re-recording mixer) / (sound supervisor)
 2004 The Best Thief in the World (re-recording mixer)
 2003 Dave Matthews Band: The Central Park Concert (TV Special documentary) (sound re-recording mixer: Dig It Audio - as Tom Effinger)
 2003 Coyote Beach (Short) (sound supervisor)
 2003 Assisted Living (re-recording mixer)
 2003 This Corrosion (re-recording mixer)
 2003 The Station Agent (re-recording mixer) / (sound supervisor)
 2003 The Mudge Boy (re-recording mixer) / (sound supervisor)
 2002 The Smashing Machine (Documentary) (re-recording mixer)
 2002 Laurel Canyon (adr recordist)
 2002 Rising Low (Documentary) (re-recording mixer)
 2002 Dummy (re-recording mixer - uncredited)
 2002 Sister Helen (Documentary) (re-recording mixer)
 2001 American Saint (re-recording mixer)
 2001 Passing Stones (re-recording mixer - uncredited)
 2001 Riders (re-recording mixer)
 2001 Southern Comfort (Documentary) (re-recording mixer) / (sound supervisor)
 2001 Wendigo (re-recording mixer) / (supervising sound editor)
 2000 Grateful Dawg (Documentary) (re-recording mixer)
 2000 Calling Bobcat (re-recording mixer)
 2000 Five Feet High and Rising (Short) (re-recording mixer) / (supervising sound editor)
 2000 Well-Founded Fear (Documentary) (re-recording mixer)
 2000 Happy Accidents (re-recording mixer)
 1999 The Green Monster (TV Movie documentary) (supervising sound editor)
 1999 Julien Donkey-Boy (re-recording mixer) / (sound conform)
 1998 Call Me Fishmael (Short) (re-recording mixer)
 1998 Trans (re-recording mixer)
 1998 Side Streets (re-recording mixer) / (supervising sound editor)
 1998 Happiness (supervising sound editor)
 1998 Mixing Nia (supervising sound editor)
 1998 Moment of Impact (Documentary) (re-recording mixer)
 1998 High Art (supervising sound editor)
 1998 2by4 (re-recording mixer)
 1997 Cartoon Sushi (TV Series) (sound - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.5 (1997) ... (sound - segment "Call Me Fishmael")
 1997 The Sticky Fingers of Time (supervising sound editor)
 1996 The Delta (sound designer) / (sound editor)
 1995 Pictures of Baby Jane Doe (re-recording mixer)
 1995 The Pompatus of Love (sound editor)
Show Show Music department (2 credits)
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Alternate Names:

Tom Effinger | Thomas Efinger

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