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James Lebrecht

James Lebrecht is known for Crip Camp (2020), Battlefield Earth (2000) and Pitch Black (2000). See full bio »

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Known For

Crip Camp Sound Department
Battlefield Earth Sound Department
Pitch Black Sound Department
The Skulls Sound Department


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 2016 Paparon (Documentary short) (sound editor) (completed)
 2015 The Georgia Girl (Documentary short) (sound editor) (completed)
 2014 The County of Mercy (Documentary short) (sound editor) (completed)
 2013 A Confused War (Documentary short) (sound editor - uncredited) (completed)
 2013 Bamba (Documentary short) (sound mixer) (completed)
 2022 Barry & Joan (Documentary) (re-recording mixer)
 2022 Move Me (Documentary) (re-recording mixer)
 2021 All These Sons (Documentary) (re-recording mixer) / (sound designer)
 2021 Still I Rise (Documentary) (re-recording mixer) / (sound designer)
 2020 12 Hour Shift (Rerecording Mixer - as James LeBrecht)
 2020 Crip Camp (Documentary) (Re-recording Mixer - as James LeBrecht) / (audio mix - uncredited) / (sound: design - uncredited)
 2019/II All That Remains (Documentary short) (re-recording mixer)
 2019 InTime (Short) (re-recording mixer)
 2019 Alpha Mare (Documentary short) (re-recording mixer) / (sound mixer)
 2019 State of Pride (Documentary) (re-recording mixer)
 2018 From Baghdad to The Bay (Documentary) (sound editor)
 2018 I Am Maris: Portrait of a Young Yogi (Documentary) (sound mixer)
 2018 Women of the Gulag (Documentary) (sound mixer)
 2018 Op-Docs (TV Series documentary) (sound mixer - 1 episode)
- Mapping the Disability Trap (2018) ... (sound mixer)
 2018 Chasing Portraits (Documentary) (re-recording mixer) / (sound editor)
 2018 Exit Music (Documentary) (sound editor)
 2018 The Pushouts (Documentary) (sound editor)
 2018 Minding the Gap (Documentary) (re-recording mixer)
 2017 Coin Operated (Short) (sound)
 2017 The Judge (Documentary) (re-recording mixer)
 2017 Real Artists (Short) (re-recording mixer and sound design - as James LeBrecht)
 2017 The Force (Documentary) (rerecording mixer - as James LeBrecht) / (sound: design - as James LeBrecht)
 2017/I Unrest (Documentary) (re-recording mixer) / (sound designer)
 2016 Escaping Agra (Documentary short) (sound editor)
 2016 A Dangerous Idea (Documentary) (re-recording mixer)
 2016 4.1 Miles (Documentary short) (recording mixer)
 2016 In Search of Perfect Consonance (Documentary short) (re-recording mixer)
 2016 Green is Gold (re-recording mixer) / (sound effects editor)
 2016 Approaching the Unknown (additional sound)
 2016/VIII Sanctuary (Documentary short) (sound editor)
 2016/II The Search (Documentary short) (rerecording mixer - as James LeBrecht) / (sound editor - uncredited)
 2016 The Nine (Documentary) (contributing sound editor)
 2016 Extremis (Documentary short) (sound designer)
 2016 Bang! The Bert Berns Story (Documentary) (sound designer)
 2016/I Remember Me (re-recording mixer)
 2016 Agents of Change (Documentary) (sound editor)
  Independent Lens (TV Series documentary) (post-production sound - 7 episodes, 2007 - 2012) (sound designer - 6 episodes, 2008 - 2015) (sound mixer - 2 episodes, 2013 - 2015) (sound editor - 1 episode, 2016) (re-recording mixer - 1 episode, 2011)
- In Football We Trust (2016) ... (sound editor - as James LeBrecht)
- Kumu Hina (2015) ... (sound designer)
- The Kill Team (2015) ... (sound designer) / (sound mixer)
- Waiting Room (2013) ... (sound designer) / (sound mixer)
- The Revolutionary Optimists (2013) ... (sound designer)
 2015/I El Camino (Short) (sound editor)
 2015 Eric & Anna (Documentary short) (sound mixer: Berkeley Sound Artists)
 2015 Daddy Don't Go (Documentary) (sound editor)
 2015 Dogtown Redemption (Documentary) (re-recording mixer)
 2015 Forest Born (Short) (re-recording mixer: at Berkeley Sound Artists - as Jim LeBrecht)
 2015 Noma: Forgiving Apartheid (Documentary short) (supervising sound editor)
 2015 Love & Taxes (re-recording mixer) / (sound designer - uncredited) / (sound effects editor)
 2015 Four Women, One World (Documentary) (sound: sound designer)
 2015 CODE: Debugging the Gender Gap (Documentary) (re-recording mixer: Berkeley Sound Artists)
 2015 Mind/Game: The Unquiet Journey of Chamique Holdsclaw (Documentary) (re-recording mixer)
 2015 Return to Dak To (Documentary) (sound editor)
 2015 Advantageous (re-recording mixer)
 2015 In Football We Trust (Documentary) (sound editor - as James LeBrecht)
 2014 Cab City (Documentary short) (sound editor)
 2014 Selling Rosario (Short) (supervising sound editor)
 2014 My Voice, My Life (Documentary) (re-recording mixer) / (sound editor)
 2014 Plastic Man: The Artful Life of Jerry Ross Barrish (Documentary) (sound editor)
 2014 Finding the Gold Within (Documentary) (supervising sound editor)
 2014 Soft Vengeance: Albie Sachs and the New South Africa (Documentary) (sound designer) / (sound editor) / (sound mixer)
 2014 In the Image: Palestinian Women Capture the Occupation (Documentary) (sound mixer)
 2014 Kumu Hina (Documentary) (sound editor)
 2014 Fight Life (Documentary) (sound mixer)
 2014 Common Ground: The Music Festival Experience (Short) (re-recording mixer)
 2014 Riding My Way Back (Documentary short) (sound designer) / (sound editor)
 2013 Harmon (Short) (re-recording mixer: at Berkeley Sound Artists - as Jim LeBrecht)
 2013 Fixed: The Science/Fiction of Human Enhancement (Documentary) (sound editor)
 2013 Sweet Blues: A Film About Mike Bloomfield (Documentary) (sound mixer)
 2013 The Illness and the Odyssey (Documentary) (sound editor)
 2013 Facing Fear (Documentary short) (sound designer: audio - uncredited) / (sound supervisor & mixer - as James LeBrecht)
 2013 The Campaign (Documentary) (re-recording mixer)
 2013 The Kill Team (Documentary) (re-recording mixer)
 2013 Not Today (sound designer: berkeley sound artists - as james lebrecht)
 2013 The Revolutionary Optimists (Documentary) (re-recording mixer)
 2013 Spark: A Burning Man Story (Documentary) (sound designer) / (sound mixer)
 2013 Big Joy: The Adventures of James Broughton (Documentary) (re-recording mixer)
 2013 Sly Cooper: Thieves in Time (Video Game) (sound designer: cinematics - as James LeBrecht)
 2013 The Battle of Amfar (Documentary short) (rerecording mixer - as James LeBrecht) / (sound: design - as James LeBrecht)
 2012 Captive Radio (Documentary short) (sound mixer)
 2012 Casablanca Mon Amour (sound mixer)
 2012 The Missing Piece: Mona Lisa, Her Thief, the True Story (Documentary) (sound designer)
 2012 A Lovely Day (Documentary) (sound mixer)
 2012 Past Their Prime (Documentary short) (sound editor)
 2012 Touchdown (Short) (re-recording mixer)
 2012 Persistence of Vision (Documentary) (post-production audio)
  P.O.V. (TV Series documentary) (sound designer - 4 episodes, 2004 - 2010) (sound mixer - 2 episodes, 2009 - 2010) (Sound Design and Re-recording Mixer - 1 episode, 2012) (re-recording mixer - 1 episode, 2012) (Sound - 1 episode, 2008) (sound - 1 episode, 2003)
- The Barber of Birmingham: Foot Soldier of the Civil Rights Movement (2012) ... (Sound Design and Re-recording Mixer) / (re-recording mixer)
- In the Matter of Cha Jung Hee (2010) ... (sound designer)
- Ella es el matador (2009) ... (sound designer) / (sound mixer)
- Soldiers of Conscience (2008) ... (Sound: design - as James LeBrecht)
 2012 Hava Nagila (Documentary) (re-recording mixer)
 2012 The Rolling Stones: LIVE! (Short) (re-recording mixer)
 2012 Symphony of the Soil (Documentary) (sound design and mix - as James LeBrecht)
 2012 Without a Net (Documentary) (audio post production: Berkeley Sound Artists - as James LeBrecht) / (sound editor)
 2011 Rain Power (Video documentary short) (sound mixer - as Jim Lebrecht)
 2011 Still No More (Short) (sound editor)
 2011 The Second Wind (Short) (sound editor)
 2011 The Barber of Birmingham: Foot Soldier of the Civil Rights Movement (Documentary short) (sound design and re-recording mixer) / (supervising sound editor - uncredited)
 2011 The Island President (Documentary) (post-production sound)
 2011 The Storm That Swept Mexico (TV Movie documentary) (sound designer) / (sound mixer)
 2011 Fredericka (Short) (sound editor)
 2011 Arthur Savile's Crime (Short) (re-recording mixer)
 2011/I We Were Here (Documentary) (audio post-production: Berkeley Sound Artists)
 2010 Atomic Mom (Documentary) (mixer)
 2010 A Moment in Time (Documentary) (sound mixer)
 2010 Laredo, Texas (Short) (sound editor)
 2009 Devious, Inc. (re-recording mixer)
 2009 Freedom Riders (TV Series) (sound designer)
 2009 Why Isn't Chris von Sneidern Famous? (Video documentary) (sound mixer)
 2009 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Live (TV Special) (audio post production)
 2009 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Live: Come Together (Video) (audio post production)
 2009 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Live: I'll Take You There (Video) (audio post production)
 2009 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Live: Light My Fire (Video) (audio post production)
 2009 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Live: Message of Love (Video) (audio post production)
 2009 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Live: Start Me Up (Video) (audio post production)
 2009 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Live: Sweet Emotion (Video) (audio post production)
 2009 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Live: Whole Lotta Shakin' (Video) (audio post production)
 2009 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Live: Feelin' Alright (Video) (audio post production)
 2009 The Most Dangerous Man in America: Daniel Ellsberg and the Pentagon Papers (Documentary) (supervising sound editor)
  American Experience (TV Series documentary) (sound designer - 1 episode, 2009) (sound editor - 1 episode, 2003) (sound mixer - 1 episode, 2003)
- We Shall Remain: Part V - Wounded Knee (2009) ... (sound designer)
- Daughter from Danang (2003) ... (sound editor) / (sound mixer)
 2009 Trimpin: The Sound of Invention (Documentary) (re-recording mixer) / (supervising sound editor)
 2009 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony (TV Special) (sound mixer: tribute films "Wanda Jackson, " " Little Anthony & The Imperials")
 2009 Ella es el matador (Documentary) (Sound Design and Mix - as James LeBrecht)
 2009 Trece años (Short) (sound editor)
 2009 Miya of the Quiet Strength (Documentary) (sound mixer)
 2008/I Americana (Documentary) (sound editor)
 2008 Archeology of Memory: Villa Grimaldi (Documentary) (sound mixer)
 2008 Harrison Montgomery (sound designer)
 2008 The Conscience of Nhem En (Documentary short) (sound mixer)
 2008 Ready, Set, Bag! (Documentary) (sound mixer)
 2008 Alfred (Short) (sound editor)
 2008 God Only Knows (Short) (sound designer - as Jim Lebrecht)
 2007/I Nuts (Short) (sound designer) / (sound mixer)
 2007 Soldiers of Conscience (Documentary) (sound designer)
 2007 Last Flight Home (Documentary) (sound editor)
 2006 Salud (Documentary) (sound mixer)
 2006 The Rape of Europa (Documentary) (post-production sound: Berkeley Sound Artists - as James LeBrecht)
 2006 I'll Believe You (sound designer)
 2006 The Blood of Yingzhou District (Documentary short) (re-recording mixer)
 2006 Runners High (Documentary) (sound mixer)
  California and the American Dream (TV Mini Series documentary) (fx editor - 1 episode, 2006) (re-recording mixer - 1 episode, 2006)
- The Price of Renewal (2006) ... (fx editor - as Jim LeBrecht) / (re-recording mixer - as Jim LeBrecht)
 2006 Sentenced Home (Documentary) (post-production sound)
 2005 'Rumble Fish': The Percussion-Based Score (Video short) (post-production sound)
 2005 On Location in Tulsa: The Making of 'Rumble Fish' (Video short) (post-production sound)
 2005 Better Than Sex (Short) (post-production sound supervisor - as James LeBrecht)
 2005 Popcorn People (Short) (supervising sound editor)
 2005 Pursuit of Equality (Documentary) (supervising sound editor)
 2005 Fathers and Sons (TV Movie) (sound designer)
 2005 The Devil and Daniel Johnston (Documentary) (re-recording mixer) / (sound designer)
 2004 Wilderness Survival for Girls (re-recording mixer) / (sound designer)
 2004 Happily Even After (sound designer) / (supervising sound editor)
 2004 Dandelion (re-recording mixer) / (sound designer)
 2003 Bad Santa (sound effects editor - as James LeBrecht)
 2003 Aging in America: The Years Ahead (Documentary) (sound editor/audio post-production)
 2003 Confessions of a Burning Man (Documentary) (sound editor)
 2003 The Singing Detective (sound designer)
 2002 Ty the Tasmanian Tiger (Video Game) (sound editor: San Francisco - as Jim Lebrecht)
 2002 Swimfan (special sound effects designer - as Jim Lebrecht)
 2002 Hope Along the Wind: The Life of Harry Hay (Video documentary) (sound designer)
 2002 The Cockettes (Documentary) (sound)
 2001 Everyday Heroes (Documentary) (sound editor)
 2001 In Service to the Dream (Documentary) (sound editor)
 2000 Battlefield Earth (sound designer)
 2000 The Skulls (sound designer - as James 'Shadow' LeBrecht)
 2000 Pitch Black (additional sound design - uncredited) / (conform sound editor - uncredited) / (sound effects editor - as James LeBrecht)
 2000 Waking the Dead (sound effects designer - as James LeBrecht)
 1999 The Iron Giant (conform sound editor - uncredited)
 1999 Existo (supervising sound editor)
 1999 Simply Irresistible (sound effects editor)
 1998 Barney's Great Adventure (sound designer/supervisor - as James LeBrecht)
 1997 Bloody Roar (Video Game) (voice editor)
 1997 The Game (conforming editor - uncredited)
 1997 Masterminds (assistant sound editor)
 1996 Blood Omen: Legacy of Kain (Video Game) (cinematic sound effects)
 1996 Race the Sun (sound editor - as James Le Brecht)
 1995 Slam Dunk Ernest (Video) (supervising sound editor)
 1995 500 Nations (TV Mini Series) (sound - 8 episodes)
- Roads Across the Plains (1995) ... (sound: design)
- Attack on Culture (1995) ... (sound: design)
- Removal (1995) ... (sound: design)
- Cauldron of War (1995) ... (sound: design)
- Clash of Cultures (1995) ... (sound: design)
 1994 Ruff's Bone (Video Game) (sound)
 1993 A Home of Our Own (sound effects editor - as James Le Brecht)
 1993 Mr. Wonderful (sound effects editor - as James L. LeBrecht)
 1993 Dragon: The Bruce Lee Story (sound editor - as James LeBrecht)
 1992 Earth and the American Dream (Documentary) (sound editor - as James LeBrecht)
 1992 Crossing the Bridge (assistant sound editor)
 1992 Equinox (sound effects editor)
 1992 Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me (sound effects editor - as James LeBrecht)
 1992 The Paint Job (sound effects editor)
 1992 A Midnight Clear (assistant sound editor)
 1991 The Knife (additional sound effects - as James LeBrecht)
 1990 Madhouse (sound intern - as James LeBrecht)
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James Le Brecht | James 'Shadow' LeBrecht | James L. LeBrecht | James LeBrecht | Jim LeBrecht | Jim Lebrecht | james lebrecht

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