Join in the conversation with Supervising Sound Editors Margit Pfeiffer and David Acord as they break down the sounds of Andor.  Watch Now

Join the conversation with Gwendolyn Yates Whittle, Dick Bernstein, Michael Hedges, Julian Howarth and Gary Summers. The Sound behind the Scenes.

“Philharmonia Fantastique,  which won a Grammy for Best Engineered Classical Album, was performed by the Chicago Symphony, recorded by Charlie Post and Shawn Murphy, and mixed right here at Skywalker Sound.  Shameless plug: check it out on Apple +!” – Gary Rydstrom

Philharmonia Fantastique: The Making of the Orchestra is a captivating introduction to the instruments, sounds and science of the orchestra with a masterful score and classy, creative animation. The album was performed by the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and conducted by Edwin Outwater.  More Info

Grammy Award winning Director of Music and Scoring, Music and Scoring Recording Engineer and Mixer, Leslie Ann Jones, will join University of the Pacific in early April as Artist in Residence. She will mentor students and host a Master Class in recording and mixing as part of the Pacific Music Business Conference in early April 2023.

More information here.

Skywalker Sound has received two Academy nominations in the Best Sound category!

A huge congratulations to nominees Gwendolyn Yates Whittle, Christopher Boyes and Gary Summers for Avatar: The Way of Water; and to Al Nelson for Top Gun: Maverick. We also would like to congratulate Supervising Sound Editor, Bjørn Schroeder for his significant contribution to Top Gun: Maverick!

For the complete list of 2023 Nominees in all categories, please click here.

The 95th Academy Awards will be held at the Dolby Theater @ Ovation Hollywood on March 12, 2023.

Top Gun: Maverick and Avatar: The Way of Water have been nominated for BEST SOUND by the British Academy of Film and Television Arts. Congratulations to our Skywalker Sound Nominees:

Christopher Boyes and Gwendolyn Yates Whittle for Avatar: The Way of Water

Al Nelson for Top Gun: Maverick

The Awards Ceremony will take place on February 19, 2023. For a full list of the 2023 nominees, click here.