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Dave Nelson (III)

Dave Nelson's career spans over twenty years in the film, sound and recording industry. His work involves an interesting mixture of documentaries, features, shorts as well as albums (some of which have been nominated for Academy, Emmy and Grammy Awards). Dave was the re-recording mixer on five films for Werner Herzog and his most recent work ... See full bio »

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Known For

Ghostbox Cowboy Sound Department
Little Dieter Needs to Fly Sound Department
I Am a Sex Addict Sound Department
The Cult of JT LeRoy Sound Department


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  Good Egg (Foley recordist) / (sound designer) (post-production)
 2021 Amina (re-recording mixer)
 2021 Baloney (Documentary) (re-recording mixer) / (sound designer)
 2021 The Human Solution (re-recording mixer) / (sound designer)
 2020 Shit & Champagne (re-recording mixer)
 2020 Am I See You? (Short) (re-recording mixer)
 2020 Animation Outlaws (Documentary) (re-recording mixer) / (sound editor: Outpost Studios)
 2019 A Day with Benton (Short) (re-recording mixer)
 2019 Cheo (re-recording mixer)
 2019 My Soul to Keep (foley supervisor: Outpost Studios)
 2018 Moonlighter (Short) (supervising sound editor)
 2018 Ghostbox Cowboy (additional re-recording mixer)
 2018 The Ashram (re-recording mixer) / (supervising sound editor)
 2018 Wolves in the Walls (Short) (foley engineer)
 2017 Another Barrio (Video) (re-recording mixer)
 2017 30, 000 Days (Short) (sound editor)
 2017 True Conviction (Documentary) (re-recording mixer)
 2017 Time Quest (Short) (sound designer)
 2016 Monster Trucks (adr mixer)
 2016 Garden of Carnivorous Plants (re-recording mixer)
 2016 Even in Darkness (Documentary short) (sound designer)
 2016 50/50: Rethinking the Past, Present, and Future of Women in Power (Documentary short) (sound designer) / (sound mixer)
 2016 Swingers' Serenade (Short) (re-recording mixer)
 2016/I Unleashed (sound editor) / (sound mixer/re-recording mixer)
 2016 The Red Pill (Documentary) (re-recording mixer) / (supervising sound editor)
 2016 Pushing Dead (International Re-recording mixer & foley engineer)
 2016 Almost Sunrise (Documentary) (re-recording mixer) / (supervising sound editor)
 2016 Surviving International Boulevard: Domestic Child Sex Trafficking (Documentary short) (sound designer)
 2016 Gibby (re-recording mixer) / (sound designer) / (supervising sound editor)
 2016 Life Is Love (Documentary) (re-recording mixer)
 2015 Diablo (adr mixer)
 2015 The Adaptable Mind (Documentary short) (sound mixer)
 2015 The Making of a Mensch (Documentary short) (sound mixer)
 2015 Graham's Tales (Documentary) (re-recording mixer)
 2015 God Bless the Child (recording mixer) / (sound designer)
 2015 The Other Barrio (re-recording mixer)
 2014/I In Plain Sight (Documentary) (re-recording mixer)
 2014 ParenTechnology (Documentary short) (sound editor)
 2014 Punk Rock Diplomacy (Documentary short) (sound editor)
 2014 Robots, Botox, & Google Glass (Documentary short) (sound editor)
 2014 The Photosynthesis of Social Media (Documentary short) (sound editor)
 2014 TransBoom (Documentary short) (sound editor)
  The Future Starts Here (TV Series documentary short) (re-recording mixer - 16 episodes, 2013 - 2014) (sound editor - 16 episodes, 2013 - 2014)
- The Future of Our Species (2014) ... (re-recording mixer) / (sound editor)
- Creative Bondage (2014) ... (re-recording mixer) / (sound editor)
- ParenTechnology (2014) ... (re-recording mixer) / (sound editor)
- TransBoom (2014) ... (re-recording mixer) / (sound editor)
- The Photosynthesis of Social Media (2014) ... (re-recording mixer) / (sound editor)
 2014 The Cult of JT LeRoy (Documentary) (re-recording mixer) / (sound designer)
 2014 A Case for Dreaming (Video documentary short) (sound editor)
 2014 True Son (Documentary) (supervising sound editor)
 2014 Video Games: The Movie (Documentary) (dialogue editor) / (re-recording mixer) / (sound designer)
 2014 Red Knot (adr engineer: San Francisco - as David Nelson)
 2013 A Case for Optimism (Documentary short) (re-recording mixer) / (sound designer)
 2013 Idea Porn (Short) (re-recording mixer) / (sound designer)
 2013 Motherhood Remixed (Documentary short) (re-recording mixer) / (sound designer)
 2013 Participatory Revolution (Documentary short) (re-recording mixer) / (sound designer)
 2013 Preciptious Intervention (Short) (sound editor)
 2013 Tech Etiquette (Documentary short) (re-recording mixer) / (sound designer)
 2013 Technology Shabbats (Documentary short) (re-recording mixer) / (sound designer)
 2013 The Final 4 (re-recording mixer) / (supervising sound editor)
 2013 The Science of Character (Documentary short) (sound designer) / (sound effects editor)
 2013 Why We Love Robots (Video documentary short) (re-recording mixer) / (sound designer)
 2013 Rice Field of Dreams (Documentary) (sound editor)
 2013 The Creative Process in 10 Acts (Documentary short) (re-recording mixer) / (sound editor)
 2013 China in Three Words (Documentary short) (supervising sound editor)
 2013 Four Days in Chicago (Documentary) (re-recording mixer)
 2013 Looking for Mr. Stieglitz (Short) (re-recording mixer)
 2013 Naedelei (Short) (sound designer)
 2012 SUX2BME (Short) (supervising sound editor)
 2012 Brain Power: From Neurons to Networks (Documentary short) (sound designer) / (sound effects editor)
 2012 Joann Sfar Draws from Memory (Documentary) (re-recording mixer)
 2011 A Declaration of Interdependence (Video documentary short) (sound designer)
 2011 Valley of the Sun (re-recording mixer) / (supervising sound editor)
 2011 Age of the Dragons (adr recordist - uncredited)
 2011 Paracusia (Short) (re-recording mixer)
 2011 Connected: An Autoblogography About Love, Death & Technology (Documentary) (re-recording mixer) / (supervising sound editor)
 2010 Dearly Departed (Short) (sound editor) / (sound mixer)
 2010 Opal (adr recordist)
 2010 Bunraku (narration recordist)
 2010 Friends and Lovers (foley recordist)
 2010 The Singularity Is Near (Documentary) (re-recording mixer) / (supervising sound editor)
 2010 Seducing Charlie Barker (supervising sound editor)
 2010 The Dead Sleep (foley engineer) / (re-recording mixer) / (sound designer) / (supervising sound editor)
 2010 How the Earth Was Made (TV Series documentary) (sound - 1 episode)
- Everest (2010) ... (sound)
 2009 Better Get Straight (Short) (sound editor)
 2009 Um médico rural (Short) (re-recording mixer)
 2009 One Way to Valhalla (sound designer) / (supervising sound editor)
 2009 Chloe (adr recordist)
 2009 (Untitled) (print master) / (printmaster engineer)
 2008 A Film About Anna Akhmatova (Documentary) (sound designer) / (supervising sound editor)
 2008 Stealing America: Vote by Vote (Documentary) (re-recording mixer)
 2008 25 to Life: Ice T Presents (Documentary) (supervising sound editor)
 2007 The Hunt (Short) (supervising sound editor)
 2007 Spek.ter (Short) (sound editor)
 2007 Lucy: The Daughter of the Devil (TV Series) (re-recording mixer - 1 episode)
- The Busboy (2007) ... (re-recording mixer)
 2007 Searchers 2.0 (adr recordist)
 2007 Audience of One (Documentary) (re-recording mixer) / (sound designer)
 2007 A Ripple in the World (re-recording mixer)
 2007 Perfect Effort (Video documentary) (supervising sound editor and re-recording mixer)
 2006 Where Are You Going? Where Have You Been? (Short) (re-recording mixer)
 2006 Chores (re-recording mixer)
 2006 The Godfather (Video Game) (Foley recordist)
 2006 Who Needs Sleep? (Documentary) (re-recording mixer)
 2005 Knight to F4 (m&e and foley mixer) / (re-recording mixer)
 2005 The Tribe (Documentary short) (re-recording mixer)
 2005 Eyes of a Child (Short) (sound mixer - as David Nelson)
 2005 Remembrance (Short) (sound designer) / (sound mixer)
  P.O.V. (TV Series documentary) (sound designer - 1 episode, 2005) (sound mixer - 1 episode, 2005)
- The Fire Next Time (2005) ... (sound designer: Outpost) / (sound mixer: Outpost)
 2005 Last Full Show (Short) (sound designer)
 2005 Slaughterhouse of the Rising Sun (re-recording mixer)
 2005 The Cleaning Lady (re-recording mixer)
  Independent Lens (TV Series documentary) (re-recording mixer - 2 episodes, 2003 - 2005) (supervising sound editor - 1 episode, 2005) (sound designer - 1 episode, 2003) (sound editor - 1 episode, 2003)
- A Hard Straight (2005) ... (re-recording mixer) / (supervising sound editor)
- Man Bites Shorts (2003) ... (sound designer)
- Off the Charts: The Song-Poem Story (2003) ... (re-recording mixer) / (sound editor)
 2005 I Am a Sex Addict (re-recording mixer) / (sound designer) / (sound supervisor)
 2004 25 to Life (Documentary short) (sound designer) / (sound editor)
 2004 Fear of Darkness (Short) (supervising sound editor)
 2003 Banana Brothers (re-recording mixer)
 2003 Corner of Your Eye (re-recording mixer)
 2003 Kung Phooey! (re-recording mixer - as David Nelson) / (supervising sound editor - as David Nelson)
 2003 Want (re-recording mixer)
 2003 Reconocer (Short) (sound editor)
 2003 Off the Charts: The Song-Poem Story (TV Movie documentary) (supervising sound editor)
 2003 I.P.O. (sound edit supervision)
 2002 Cherish (adr engineer) / (foley engineer - as David Nelson) / (re-recording mixer - as David Nelson) / (sound designer - as David Nelson) / (sound editor - as David Nelson)
 2001 A Bridge of Books (Documentary short) (re-recording mixer)
 2001 The Best Little Towns in America (TV Series documentary) (supervising sound editor)
 2001 BigLove (Short) (sound editor)
 2000 In the Wake (sound designer)
 2000 Bus Rider's Union (Documentary) (re-recording mixer) / (sound - as David Nelson)
 2000 Radio Free Steve (sound designer)
 2000 What a Cartoon! (TV Series short) (sound design - 1 episode)
- Prickles the Cactus (2000) ... (sound design: Outpost Film Center)
 2000 Pleasures of Urban Decay (Documentary short) (re-recording mixer)
 1999 2000 Years of Christianity (TV Series documentary) (re-recording mixer - 1 episode)
- Christ and Demons in New Spain (1999) ... (re-recording mixer - as David Nelson)
 1999 Wings of Hope (TV Movie documentary) (re-recording mixer)
 1999 My Best Fiend (Documentary) (re-recording mixer)
 1997 Conceiving Ada (foley recordist - as David Nelson) / (re-recording mixer - as David Nelson) / (sound designer - as David Nelson) / (supervising sound editor - as David Nelson)
 1997 Little Dieter Needs to Fly (Documentary) (re-recording mixer - as David Nelson)
 1997 The Sixth Sun: Mayan Uprising in Chiapas (Documentary) (sound mixer)
 1997 The Last Express (Video Game) (supervising sound editor - as David E. Nelson)
 1997 KaBlam! (TV Series) (sound designer - 1 episode)
- Cramming Cartoons Since 1627 (1997) ... (sound designer - segment "The Brothers Tiki")
 1997 Dream with the Fishes (re-recording mixer - as David E. Nelson)
 1997 Farmer & Chase (re-recording mixer - as David E. Nelson)
 1995 Shockwave 2: Beyond the Gate (Video Game) (dubbing mixer) / (foley editor)
 1994 Rebirth of the Babymaker (sound mixer)
 1994 Parole Violators (re-recording mixer)
 1994 That's Entertainment! III (Documentary) (production sound recorder)
 1994 Fun (sound designer) / (sound effects editor - as David E. Nelson)
 1993 Rocko's Modern Life (TV Series) (voice recordist - 1 episode)
- The Good, the Bad and the Wallaby/Trash-o-Madness (1993) ... (voice recordist - segment "Trash-O-Madness", as David Nelson)
 1993 The Bed You Sleep In (re-recording mixer) / (sound mixer)
 1992 When Abortion Was Illegal: Untold Stories (Documentary short) (re-recording mixer)
 1992 Star Time (re-recording mixer)
 1990 Kamillions (foley - as David E. Nelson) / (sound recording engineer - as David E. Nelson)
 1975-1980 V.I.P.-Schaukel (TV Series documentary) (sound - 17 episodes)
- Episode #10.1 (1980) ... (sound)
- Episode #9.4 (1979) ... (sound)
- Episode #9.3 (1979) ... (sound)
- Episode #9.2 (1979) ... (sound)
- Episode #9.1 (1979) ... (sound)
 1980 Nur der Name bleibt... Henry Miller - Erkenntnisse und Bekenntnisse (TV Movie documentary) (sound - as David Nelson)
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Official Sites:

Outpost Studios Inc.

Alternate Names:

David E. Nelson | David Nelson

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