Pete Horner

Supervising Sound Editor, Sound Designer, Re-recording Mixer

Pete's Story

Pete Horner is an Emmy-winning sound designer and re-recording mixer at Skywalker Sound.  He studied percussion and music recording at the Cleveland Institute of Music and discovered the musicality of film sound at American Zoetrope working on films such as: Apocalypse Now ReduxThe Virgin Suicides, and a 5.1 remix of The Conversation.  At Skywalker he has worked on a range of projects from the family film How To Train Your Dragon to Errol Morris’s Abu Ghraib prison doc, Standard Operating Procedure.  In 2007, Walter Murch asked him to work as sound designer and mixer on Francis Coppola’s Youth Without Youth, and in 2009 as a mixer on Tetro.  In 2012 he designed and mixed Philip Kaufman’s Hemingway and Gellhorn, for which he won an Emmy.  In 2013 he won the Sundance Special Jury Prize for Sound Design for his work on Upstream Color. He most recently finished mixing Jurassic World, directed by Colin Trevorrow.