Paul N.J. Ottosson

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A three-time Academy Award® winner, Paul Ottosson brings exceptional creative talent to every project, from blockbusters such as Men in Black 3 (2012) to independent films such as The Hurt Locker (2008) and Zero Dark Thirty (2012)". Ottosson has earned respect as a sound supervisor, sound designer and re-recording mixer by focusing on telling the ... See full bio »

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The Hurt Locker Sound Department
Zero Dark Thirty Sound Department
2012 Sound Department
Spider-Man 2 Sound Department


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 2021 The Boss Baby: Family Business (Sound Designer) / (Supervising Sound Editor)
 2021 Willy's Wonderland (Sound Supervisor) / (re-recording mixer)
 2020 Bloodshot (re-recording mixer) / (sound designer) / (supervising sound editor - uncredited)
 2019 Men in Black: International (re-recording mixer) / (sound designer) / (supervising sound editor)
 2017-2019 A Series of Unfortunate Events (TV Series) (re-recording mixer - 27 episodes)
- The End (2019) ... (re-recording mixer: supervising sound editor)
- Penultimate Peril: Part 2 (2019) ... (re-recording mixer: supervising sound editor)
- Penultimate Peril: Part 1 (2019) ... (re-recording mixer: supervising sound editor)
- Grim Grotto: Part 2 (2019) ... (re-recording mixer: supervising sound editor)
- Grim Grotto: Part 1 (2019) ... (re-recording mixer: supervising sound editor)
 2017 Detroit (re-recording mixer) / (sound designer) / (supervising sound editor)
 2017 The Boss Baby (re-recording mixer) / (sound design and sound supervisor) / (supervising sound editor - uncredited)
 2016 Independence Day: Resurgence (re-recording mixer) / (sound designer) / (supervising sound editor)
 2015 Stonewall (Sound Supervisor) / (re-recording mixer)
 2015 Parched (re-recording mixer) / (sound designer) / (sound supervisor)
 2014 Penguins of Madagascar (re-recording mixer) / (sound designer) / (supervising sound editor)
 2014 Fury (re-recording mixer) / (sound designer) / (supervising sound editor)
 2014/II Last Days (Short) (sound designer)
 2014/I Deliver Us from Evil (sound designer / sound re-recording mixer / sound supervisor)
 2014 Flight 7500 (re-recording mixer) / (supervising sound editor)
 2013 White House Down (re-recording mixer) / (sound design and re-recording mixer)
 2012 Zero Dark Thirty (re-recording mixer) / (sound designer) / (sound supervisor)
 2012 Men in Black 3 (re-recording mixer) / (sound designer) / (supervising sound editor)
 2011/I Anonymous (re-recording mixer - uncredited)
 2011 Battle Los Angeles (sound effects designer)
 2009/I 2012 (sound designer) / (supervising sound editor)
 2009 Terminator Salvation (sound designer)
 2009 Horsemen (sound designer) / (supervising sound editor)
 2008 The Hurt Locker (re-recording mixer) / (sound designer)
 2008 Harold & Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay (sound supervisor)
 2007 Boogeyman 2 (re-recording mixer) / (sound supervisor)
 2007 Rise: Blood Hunter (re-recording mixer) / (sound designer) / (sound supervisor)
 2007 Spider-Man 3 (sound designer) / (supervising sound editor)
 2007 The Messengers (re-recording mixer) / (supervising sound editor)
 2006 The Grudge 2 (sound designer) / (sound supervisor)
 2006 RV (sound designer) / (supervising sound editor)
 2005 Firecracker (re-recording mixer)
 2005 The Exorcism of Emily Rose (sound designer - uncredited) / (supervising sound editor)
 2004 The Grudge (sound designer - uncredited) / (supervising sound editor)
 2004 Spider-Man 2 (sound designer) / (supervising sound editor)
 2003 Kingdom of David: The Saga of the Israelites (TV Movie documentary) (supervising sound editor)
 2003 Peter Pan (sound designer - uncredited)
 2003 S.W.A.T. (sound designer)
 2003 Down with Love (sound effects editor)
 2002 The Scorpion King (sound designer)
 2001 Chasing the Sun (TV Series documentary) (sound supervisor - 4 episodes)
- The Visionaries (2001) ... (sound supervisor)
- Into the Jet Age (2001) ... (sound supervisor)
- All Aboard (2001) ... (sound supervisor)
- Heroes and Daredevils (2001) ... (sound supervisor)
 2001 Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius (sound designer)
 2001 Josie and the Pussycats (sound designer) / (sound effects editor - as Paul Ottosson)
 2001 Burning Down the House (sound effects editor)
 2001 Delivering Milo (sound editor)
 2000 Rugrats in Paris (sound designer) / (sound editor)
 2000 A Better Way to Die (sound designer) / (co-supervising sound editor)
 2000 100 Girls (sound effects editor - as Paul Ottosson)
 2000 The Natural History of the Chicken (Documentary) (supervising sound editor - as Paul Ottosson)
 2000 Blast (sound designer)
 2000 Stranger Than Fiction (sound design supervisor)
 2000 Whispers: An Elephant's Tale (sound effects editor - as Paul Ottosson)
 2000 Partners in Crime (sound design supervisor)
 2000 American Experience (TV Series documentary) (sound designer - 1 episode)
- The Duel (2000) ... (sound designer)
 2000 Operation Sandman (TV Movie) (sound editor)
 1999 Sesame Street: CinderElmo (TV Movie) (sound effects - as Paul Ottosson)
 1999/II Black and White (sound designer) / (sound effects editor)
 1999 Operation Delta Force 4: Deep Fault (sound designer)
 1999 Diamonds (sound effects editor)
 1999 Late Last Night (TV Movie) (sound effects editor - as Paul Ottosson)
 1999 Shark Attack (TV Movie) (effects supervisor) / (sound designer) / (sound effects supervisor)
 1999/I Justice (TV Movie) (sound designer)
 1999/I Life (foley editor)
 1999 The Hunter's Moon (Video) (sound effects editor)
 1999 The Base (Video) (sound effects editor)
 1999 BitterSweet (Video) (sound designer)
 1999 My Favorite Martian (foley editor)
 1998 Sweepers (sound designer)
 1998 No Code of Conduct (sound designer - as Paul Ottosson)
 1998 Ground Control (background sound editor - as Paul Ottosson) / (sound designer - as Paul Ottosson)
 1998 Phantasm IV: Oblivion (sound design editor) / (sound effects supervisor)
 1998 The Dentist 2 (sound designer - as Paul Ottosson) / (sound supervisor - as Paul Ottosson)
 1998 Border to Border (sound effects editor)
 1998 Progeny (sound effects editor)
 1998 Heartwood (sound effects editor)
 1998 Rat (Documentary) (sound effects editor)
 1998 Confessions of a Sexist Pig (sound effects editor)
 1998 McCinsey's Island (sound effects editor)
 1998 Boogie Boy (sound effects editor)
 1998 The Prophecy II (Video) (sound designer)
 1997 The Curse of Inferno (sound effects editor)
 1997 Moonbase (sound effects editor)
 1997 Jack Frost (Video) (sound effects editor)
 1997 Glam (sound effects editor)
 1997 Executive Power (Video) (sound effects editor)
 1997 Drive (lead sound effects editor)
 1997 Mystery Monsters (sound effects editor)
 1997 Mean Guns (sound effects editor)
 1997 Murder in Mind (sound effects editor)
 1997 Amnesia (sound effects editor)
 1997 The Invader (sound effects editor)
 1997 Plump Fiction (sound effects editor)
 1997 Poison Ivy: The New Seduction (Video) (sound effects editor)
 1997 Snide and Prejudice (sound effects editor)
 1997 The Corporate Ladder (sound effects editor)
 1997/I Asylum (sound effects editor)
 1997 Nevada (sound effects editor)
 1997 Midnight Blue (sound effects editor)
 1997 Casualties (sound effects editor)
 1997 Back in Business (sound effects editor)
 1997 Skeletons (TV Movie) (sound effects editor)
 1997 Vampire Journals (Video) (sound effects editor)
 1997 Cupid (sound effects editor)
 1997 George B. (sound effects editor)
 1997 This World, Then the Fireworks (sound effects editor)
 1997/I Eight Days a Week (sound effects editor)
 1997 Retroactive (sound effects editor)
 1996 The Elevator (sound effects editor)
 1996 Little Witches (sound effects editor)
 1996 Nemesis 4: Death Angel (Video) (sound effects editor)
 1996 The Cold Equations (TV Movie) (sound effects editor)
 1996 Prey of the Jaguar (Video) (sound effects editor)
 1996 Head of the Family (sound effects editor - as Paul N. J. Ottosson)
 1996 Rebound: The Legend of Earl 'The Goat' Manigault (TV Movie) (sound effects editor)
 1996/I Small Time (sound effects editor)
 1996 An Occasional Hell (sound effects editor) / (sound effects supervisor)
 1996 Daddy's Girl (sound effects editor)
 1996 Sworn to Justice (sound effects editor)
 1996 Omega Doom (sound designer) / (sound effects editor) / (sound effects supervisor)
 1996 To the Ends of Time (TV Movie) (sound effects editor)
 1996 Amityville Dollhouse (Video) (sound effects editor)
 1996 The Secret Agent Club (sound effects editor)
 1996 Exit (Video) (sound effects editor)
 1996 Zarkorr! The Invader (sound effects editor)
 1996 Oblivion 2: Backlash (sound effects editor)
 1996 Virtual Encounters (sound effects editor)
 1996 Demon in the Bottle (sound effects editor)
 1996 Nemesis 3: Time Lapse (Video) (sound effects editor)
 1996 Flipping (sound effects editor)
 1995 The Demolitionist (sound effects editor)
  The Secret World of Alex Mack (TV Series) (post sound mixer - 13 episodes, 1994 - 1995) (sound effects editor - 13 episodes, 1994 - 1995)
- Road Trip (1995) ... (post sound mixer) / (sound effects editor)
- The Solo (1995) ... (post sound mixer) / (sound effects editor)
- Annie Bails (1995) ... (post sound mixer) / (sound effects editor)
- Cold Day in Paradise Valley (1995) ... (post sound mixer) / (sound effects editor)
- Alex and Mom (1995) ... (post sound mixer) / (sound effects editor)
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