Mac Smith

Supervising Sound Editor

Mac's story

Mac was born and raised in Omaha, Nebraska and studied film at the University of Iowa and USC. Both music and film have had a strong presence in his life from a young age, and his musical performance talents took him on tour across the United States. He’s made sonic contributions to over 90 films, has been nominated for 13 Golden Reel awards and has worked with filmmakers Robert Zemeckis, Gore Verbinski, and Guillermo del Toro. His filmography includes: Up, Enchanted, Tron Legacy, Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, and Columbus. Mac is also an award winning documentary producer & director. He has been a part of Skywalker Sound since August of 2000.


More on Mac:


Designing Sound Interview: Mac Smith on Experimentation 


Sound Stories Make Their Sundance Debut: Supervising Sound Editors Discuss Their Work on Burning Sands, Band Aid and Life, Animated 


Oscar night: Sound career looking Up