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Skip Lievsay

Skip Lievsay is known for his work on Gravity (2013), No Country for Old Men (2007) and Roma (2018). See full bio »

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Known For

Gravity Sound Department
No Country for Old Men Sound Department
Roma Sound Department
True Grit Sound Department


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  Boon (re-recording mixer) (post-production)
 2021 Red Stone (re-recording mixer)
 2021 The Tragedy of Macbeth (re-recording mixer) / (supervising sound editor)
 2021 The Humans (Supervising Sound Editor) / (re-recording mixer)
 2021 Old (re-recording mixer)
 2021 Neptune Frost (re-recording mixer) / (sound mixer)
 2021 Simple as Water (Documentary) (re-recording mixer)
 2021 Judas and the Black Messiah (re-recording mixer)
 2021 These Days (TV Series short) (re-recording mixer - 1 episode)
- Pilot ... (re-recording mixer)
 2020 Ma Rainey's Black Bottom (re-recording mixer) / (supervising sound editor)
 2020 My Psychedelic Love Story (TV Movie documentary) (re-recording mixer) / (supervising sound editor)
 2020 The Blech Effect (Documentary) (re-recording mixer)
 2020 Goldman v Silverman (Short) (re-recording mixer)
 2019 Little Women (re-recording mixer) / (supervising sound editor)
 2019 21 Bridges (re-recording mixer)
 2019/I Harriet (re-recording mixer)
 2019 The Goldfinch (re-recording mixer) / (supervising sound editor)
 2019 Uncut Gems (re-recording mixer)
 2019 The Sound of a Wild Snail Eating (Short) (re-recording mixer)
 2019 Booksmart (re-recording mixer)
 2019 A Boy, a Man and a Kite (Short) (re-recording mixer)
 2019 Glass (re-recording mixer)
 2018 Fahrenheit 11/9 (Documentary) (additional re-recording mixer)
 2018 Shadow (sound effects editor)
 2018 The Ballad of Buster Scruggs (re-recording mixer) / (supervising sound editor)
 2018 Roma (re-recording mixer)
 2018 In a Relationship (supervising sound editor)
 2017 American Assassin (re-recording mixer) / (supervising sound editor)
 2017 Mother! (re-recording mixer)
 2017 Hostiles (re-recording mixer) / (supervising sound editor)
 2017 Lady Bird (re-recording mixer)
 2017 Wormwood (TV Mini Series documentary) (supervising sound editor - 6 episodes)
- Chapter 6: Remember Me (2017) ... (supervising sound editor)
- Chapter 4: Opening the Lid (2017) ... (supervising sound editor)
- Chapter 5: Honorable Men (2017) ... (supervising sound editor)
- Chapter 3: The Forbidden Threshold (2017) ... (supervising sound editor)
- Chapter 2: A Terrible Mistake (2017) ... (supervising sound editor)
 2017 The Power of Rock (Short) (re-recording mixer)
 2017 The Wizard of Lies (TV Movie) (supervising sound editor and re-recording mixer)
 2017 How Far She Went (Short) (sound editor)
 2017 A Dog's Purpose (re-recording mixer)
 2016 Ms. Bula Banerjee (Short) (supervising sound editor - as Skip Leivsay)
 2016/IX Split (re-recording mixer) / (supervising sound editor)
 2016 The Girl on the Train (sound designer)
 2016 Hail, Caesar! (re-recording mixer) / (supervising sound editor)
 2015/IV Vera (re-recording mixer) / (sound editor)
 2015 The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2 (re-recording mixer) / (supervising sound editor)
 2015 The Family Fang (re-recording mixer) / (supervising sound editor)
 2015 Heart of a Dog (Documentary) (theatrical mix)
 2015 He Named Me Malala (Documentary) (re-recording mixer) / (supervising sound editor)
 2015/I The Visit (re-recording mixer) / (supervising sound editor)
 2015 We Are Your Friends (re-recording mixer)
  It's Not Crazy, It's Sports (TV Series short) (supervising sound editor - 6 episodes, 2015) (sound supervisor - 4 episodes, 2015)
- Chrome (2015) ... (sound supervisor) / (supervising sound editor)
- Most Valuable Whatever (2015) ... (sound supervisor) / (supervising sound editor)
- Being Mr. Met (2015) ... (sound supervisor - as Skip Leivsay) / (supervising sound editor)
- The Streaker (2015) ... (supervising sound editor)
- The Heist (2015) ... (sound supervisor) / (supervising sound editor)
 2015 The Center (re-recording mixer) / (sound mixer)
 2015/II Focus (re-recording mixer)
 2014 Backstage with Disney on Broadway: Celebrating 20 Years (TV Special) (sound editorial)
 2014 The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1 (re-recording mixer)
 2014 Crescendo! The Power of Music (Documentary) (sound editor)
 2014 This Is Where I Leave You (re-recording mixer) / (supervising sound editor)
 2014 Top Five (re-recording mixer)
 2014 Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) (additional sound re-recording mixer)
 2014 Noah (re-recording mixer)
 2014/I The Bag Man (re-recording mixer)
 2014 The Ganzfeld Haunting (sound design producer)
 2013 The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (re-recording mixer) / (supervising sound editor)
 2013 The Secret Life of Walter Mitty (sound mixer)
 2013 Fading Gigolo (re-recording mixer) / (supervising sound editor)
 2013 The Unknown Known (Documentary) (re-recording mixer) / (supervising sound editor)
 2013 Gravity (re-recording mixer)
 2013 Inside Llewyn Davis (re-recording mixer) / (supervising sound editor)
 2012 Ruby Sparks (re-recording mixer)
 2012 Independent Lens (TV Series documentary) (re-recording mixer - 1 episode)
- Revenge of the Electric Car (2012) ... (re-recording mixer)
 2012 The Lucky One (re-recording mixer)
 2012 3, 2, 1... Frankie Go Boom (re-recording mixer) / (supervising sound editor)
 2012 The Words (re-recording mixer)
 2011 Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close (re-recording mixer) / (supervising sound editor)
 2011 From the Sky Down (Documentary) (re-recording mixer) / (supervising sound editor)
 2011/I Ana (Short) (re-recording mixer) / (supervising sound editor)
 2011 Revenge of the Electric Car (Documentary) (sound editor)
 2011 Water for Elephants (re-recording mixer) / (supervising sound editor)
 2011 There Be Dragons (re-recording mixer)
 2011 The Sunset Limited (TV Movie) (re-recording mixer)
 2010 True Grit (re-recording mixer) / (supervising sound editor)
 2010 Stone (re-recording mixer) / (supervising sound editor)
 2010 Tabloid (Documentary) (re-recording mixer) / (supervising sound editor)
 2010 Going the Distance (re-recording mixer)
 2010 Ramona and Beezus (re-recording mixer)
 2010 The Company Men (re-recording mixer)
 2010 Waiting for Superman (Documentary) (re-recording mixer) / (supervising sound editor)
 2009/I Brothers (re-recording mixer)
 2009 A Serious Man (re-recording mixer) / (supervising sound editor)
 2009 We Were Once a Fairytale (Short) (sound designer)
 2009 Paper Man (re-recording mixer)
 2009 Handsome Harry (post-production sound mixer) / (sound mixer)
 2009 State of Play (re-recording mixer) / (supervising sound editor)
 2009 Tenderness (re-recording mixer)
 2008 Valkyrie (re-recording mixer)
 2008 It Might Get Loud (Documentary) (sound)
 2008 A Mother's Promise: Barack Obama Bio Film (Documentary short) (supervising sound editor)
 2008 Burn After Reading (re-recording mixer) / (supervising sound editor)
 2008 Tyson (Documentary) (re-recording mixer)
 2008 Nim's Island (re-recording mixer) / (supervising sound editor)
 2008 X (Short) (sound designer)
 2007 I Am Legend (re-recording mixer) / (supervising sound editor)
 2007 Order Up (Short) (supervising sound editor)
 2007 No Country for Old Men (re-recording mixer) / (supervising sound editor)
 2007 U2 (Documentary) (re-recording mixer)
 2007 The Invisible (re-recording mixer)
 2007 Gracie (re-recording mixer) / (supervising sound editor)
 2007 Flakes (re-recording mixer)
 2007 Because I Said So (re-recording mixer)
 2007 Dedication (re-recording mixer)
 2006 The Painted Veil (re-recording mixer) / (supervising sound editor)
 2006 Smokin' Aces (re-recording mixer) / (supervising sound editor)
 2006 Gridiron Gang (supervising sound editor)
 2006 A Scanner Darkly (re-recording mixer)
 2006 An Inconvenient Truth (Documentary) (re-recording mixer) / (supervising sound editor)
 2005 The New World (re-recording mixer) / (supervising sound editor)
 2005 Elizabethtown (supervising sound editor)
 2005 Constantine (supervising sound editor)
 2004 Blade: Trinity (re-recording mixer)
 2004 The Ladykillers (re-recording mixer) / (supervising sound editor)
 2003 House of Sand and Fog (supervising sound editor)
 2003 Big Fish (supervising sound editor)
 2003 Duplex (sound effects consultant)
 2003 Intolerable Cruelty (re-recording mixer) / (supervising sound editor)
 2002 Men in Black II (supervising sound editor)
 2002 Happy Here and Now (re-recording mixer)
 2002 Ash Wednesday (re-recording mixer)
 2002 Big Trouble (re-recording mixer) / (supervising sound editor)
 2002 Death to Smoochy (supervising sound editor)
 2002 The Dummy (sound supervisor - as Skips Lievsay)
 2001 Y tu mamá también (re-recording mixer)
 2001 The Man Who Wasn't There (re-recording mixer) / (supervising sound editor)
 2001 Sidewalks of New York (re-recording mixer)
 2001 The Center of the World (sound mixer)
 2001 Series 7: The Contenders (recording mixer)
 2001 Jump Tomorrow (re-recording mixer)
 2001 The Business of Strangers (re-recording mixer)
 2001 The Invisible Circus (supervising sound editor)
 2000/II Hamlet (TV Movie) (re-recording mixer)
 2000 Shaft (re-recording mixer) / (supervising sound editor)
 2000 O Brother, Where Art Thou? (re-recording mixer) / (supervising sound editor)
 1999 Titus (foley mixer)
 1999 Sleepy Hollow (re-recording mixer) / (supervising sound editor)
 1999/I Ride with the Devil (foley re-recording mixer)
 1999 Wild Wild West (supervising sound editor)
 1998 Beloved (supervising sound editor)
 1998 Claire Dolan (re-recording mixer)
 1998 The Big Lebowski (re-recording mixer) / (supervising sound editor)
 1997 Fast, Cheap & Out of Control (Documentary) (sound effects)
 1997 4 Little Girls (Documentary) (re-recording mixer)
 1997 Men in Black (re-recording mixer) / (supervising sound editor)
 1997 States of Control (re-recording mixer)
 1997 This World, Then the Fireworks (supervising sound designer)
 1996 Matilda (supervising sound editor)
 1996 Fargo (re-recording mixer) / (supervising sound editor)
 1996 Looking for Richard (Documentary) (sound effects supervisor)
 1995 Casino (supervising sound editor)
 1995 Get Shorty (supervising sound editor)
 1995 Clockers (sound designer)
 1995 The Indian in the Cupboard (supervising sound editor)
 1995 Georgia (supervising sound editor)
 1995 The Perez Family (re-recording mixer) / (supervising sound editor)
 1994 Ready to Wear (supervising sound editor)
 1994 Imaginary Crimes (re-recording mixer) / (supervising sound editor)
 1994 The Secret of Roan Inish (sound effects editor)
 1994 Crooklyn (sound designer)
 1994 The Hudsucker Proxy (supervising sound editor)
 1993 Household Saints (supervising sound editor)
 1993 The Age of Innocence (supervising sound editor)
 1993 Life with Mikey (supervising sound editor)
 1993 Mad Dog and Glory (sound effects editor)
 1992 Malcolm X (supervising sound editor)
 1992 Passion Fish (sound effects editor)
 1992 Cool World (sound designer)
 1992 Monster in a Box (sound effects)
 1992 Zebrahead (supervising sound editor)
 1991 Cape Fear (supervising sound editor)
 1991 Barton Fink (supervising sound editor)
 1991 Jungle Fever (sound designer)
 1991 City of Hope (supervising sound editor)
 1991 The Silence of the Lambs (sound designer)
 1990 Miller's Crossing (supervising sound editor)
 1990 Goodfellas (supervising sound editor)
 1990 Mo' Better Blues (sound designer)
 1989 Penn & Teller Get Killed (sound editor supervisor)
 1989 Do the Right Thing (sound designer)
 1989 New York Stories (supervising sound editor - segment "Life Lessons")
 1989 Parents (supervising sound editor)
 1988 The Last Temptation of Christ (supervising sound editor)
 1988 Bright Lights, Big City (sound supervisor)
 1987 Michael Jackson: Bad (Music Video) (sound editor)
 1987 Matewan (supervising sound editor)
 1987 Raising Arizona (supervising sound editor)
 1986 The Color of Money (supervising sound editor)
 1986 Maximum Overdrive (sound editor)
 1986 Billy Galvin (supervising sound editor)
 1985 O.C. and Stiggs (sound effects editor - as Skip Livesay)
 1985/I After Hours (supervising sound editor)
 1984 Tales from the Darkside (TV Series) (sound editor - 1 episode)
- A Case of the Stubborns (1984) ... (sound editor)
 1984 Alphabet City (sound editor)
 1984 Blood Simple (sound editor)
 1983 Marvin & Tige (sound editor - as John Lievsay)
 1983 The Returning (sound effects consultant - as John 'Skip' Lievsay)
 1982 Model Behavior (supervising sound editor)
 1981 Stiletto (sound editor)
 1981 Madman (sound effects consultant)
 1981 Polyester (sound editor)
 1980 Christmas Evil (associate sound editor)
 1980 Fist of Fear, Touch of Death (Documentary) (sound editor - as John Lievsay)
 1979 Don't Go in the House (sound editor - as John Lievsay)
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Alternate Names:

Skip Leivsay | John 'Skip' Lievsay | John Lievsay | Skips Lievsay | Skip Livesay

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The essence of sound design is you can't record the sound. You have to take a lot of sounds and put them together. You can't just go somewhere with a shotgun and a silencer.

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