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. There he worked on films such as: Apocalypse Now Redux, and a 5.1 remix of The Conversation under the mentorship of Walter Murch and has worked in various roles on seven films with Murch.  In 2007, he began working at Skywalker Sound on Errol Morris’ Standard Operating Procedure.  Pete has mixed and/or designed many films that have premiered at the Sundance Film Festival including HellionRich Hill20 Feet From StardomThe Queen of Versailles, and Upstream Color, which won a Special Jury Prize for Sound Design. In 2012 he designed and mixed Philip Kaufman’s Hemingway and Gellhorn, for which he won an Emmy. He won a second Emmy for Morgan Neville’s The Music of Strangers.  Recently, Pete finished work on Jurassic World: Fallen KingdomThe Apollo, Initials SG, and Won’t You Be My Neighbor.