Greg Smith

Greg Smith

GS Audio Post
Music Composer, Sound Designer, Sound Editor and Sound Mixer

New York City, New York

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About Greg

I am an Emmy nominated sound editor/re-recording mixer and classically trained composer with sixteen years of experience in the fields of sound and music for film, television, live performance, and interactive media. I have successfully combined highly developed artistic and technical skills to provide consistently refined audio and music content for many high profile productions. I am also an expert with Pro Tools, virtual instruments, and other audio production and performance software and hardware.

Credits

  • Anchovies

    Anchovies (2016)
    Film (Short, Comedy and Drama) Sound department Vern, a genderqueer boi whose mother drowned five years earlier, spends the day alone with his father's new girlfriend, but Vern isn't interested in walks on the beach, motherly advice or eating anchovies.

  • All Downhill From Here

    All Downhill From Here (2015 - 2016)
    Television (Comedy) Sound department Add a Plot »

  • The Quantified Self

    The Quantified Self (2016)
    Film (Short, Drama and Sci-Fi) Sound department When well-meaning parents turn the self-tracking into a family religion, the consequences fall outside the quantifiable.

  • The Shining Star of Losers Everywhere

    The Shining Star of Losers Everywhere (2016)
    Film (Documentary and Short) Sound department Haru Urara, a Japanese racehorse, became a national icon after enduring a losing streak of epic proportions.

  • Green Screen

    Green Screen (2015)
    Film (Short and Sci-Fi) Sound department In the near future, Dr. Helen Monroe, an idealistic neuroscientist, is recruited to treat a mysterious patient suffering from severe amnesia, by using a neural-interface form of therapy that plunges the patient into movie scenarios. Gradually, Monroe realizes that her patient is actually a prisoner - of a conspiracy to control the human race via brain implants - and, like it or not, she herself is one of the conspirators.

  • Hot Girls Wanted

    Hot Girls Wanted (2015)
    Film (Documentary) Sound department A documentary about young women who have been drawn into the sex trade - and how easy it is for a web-savvy generation to end up making porn.

  • 112 Weddings - Storyville

    112 Weddings - Storyville (2014)
    Television by Doug Block HBO (Documentary) Sound department Series showcasing the best in international documentaries.

  • The Other Man: F.W. de Klerk and the End of Apartheid

    The Other Man: F.W. de Klerk and the End of Apartheid (2014)
    Film (Documentary, Biography and History) Sound department F.W. de Klerk was the last President of apartheid-era South Africa. In less than 4 years he went from being Mandela's jailor to his vice president. Together they changed history for the better and may have prevented a civil war, yet little is known about de Klerk. Through his probing lens, Rossier explores the fascinating political journey and legacy of this complicated figure.

  • An Ornament of Faith

    An Ornament of Faith (2013)
    Film (Drama and Thriller) Sound department Set in the stark, harsh industrial fringes of the City, a parolee's fraternal love for his sociopath sister is put to the test by a paternal Parole Officer, with emotionally shattering results.

  • The Abominable Crime

    The Abominable Crime (2013)
    Film (Documentary, Drama and News) Sound department This is a story about a mother's love for her child and an activist's love for his country - and the stakes are life and death. Spanning five countries, THE ABOMINABLE CRIME explores the impacts of homophobia through the eyes of two gay Jamaicans who are forced to choose between their homeland and their lives. Simone, a young lesbian mother, survives being shot outside of her home by anti-gay gunmen. She must choose between living in hiding with her daughter in Jamaica or traveling alone to seek safety and asylum abroad. Maurice, Jamaica's leading gay-rights activist, is outed shortly after filing a lawsuit to overturn Jamaica's anti-sodomy law. He escapes to Canada, but decides to return to continue his activism... Written by Anonymous

  • Kiss the Water

    Kiss the Water (2013)
    Film (Documentary, Animation and Biography) Sound department In a small cottage on the northern coast of Scotland, Megan Boyd twirled tiny bits of feather and fur, silver and gold into fishing flies that were at once works of art, magical - and absolutely lethal. Wherever men and women cast their lines for the mighty Atlantic salmon, her name is whispered in mythic reverence, and stories about her surface and swirl like fairy tales. Written by Eric Steel

  • The House at the Edge of the Galaxy

    The House at the Edge of the Galaxy (2013)
    Film (Short, Drama and Mystery) Sound department A lonely boy is taught by a passing Cosmonaut how to plant a "star".

  • American Promise

    American Promise (2013)
    Film (Documentary) Sound department This intimate documentary follows the 12-year journey of two African-American families pursuing the promise of opportunity through the education of their sons.

  • Good People Go to Hell, Saved People Go to Heaven

    Good People Go to Hell, Saved People Go to Heaven (2012)
    Film (Documentary and News) Sound department Good People Go to Hell, Saved People Go to Heaven explores evangelical Christian belief and culture against the backdrop of hurricanes, coastal devastation and apocalyptic fear. The film follows a cross-carrying fundamentalist preacher, a moralizing youth choir leader, an agenda-filled mega church pastor, and a compelling array of urban and rural born-again believers. All believe in a literal interpretation of the Bible, and share a desire to prepare themselves and the world for the biblical End Times. In its pursuit to present this world authentically, Good People Go to Hell offers fresh and valuable insight into conservative evangelical Christian belief and its connection to the essence of American identity and doctrine in the 21st century. Written by Anonymous

  • Gregory Crewdson: Brief Encounters

    Gregory Crewdson: Brief Encounters (2012)
    Film (Documentary, Biography and Drama) Sound department Filmed over a decade, Brief Encounters follows internationally renowned photographer Gregory Crewdsons quest to create his unique, surreal, and incredibly elaborate portraits of suburban life. He sets a house on fire, builds 90 foot sets with crews of sixty, shuts down city streets...all in the service of his haunted image of American life, and his own anxieties, dreams and inner desires. Brief Encounters is an intimate portrait of one of the most heralded image-makers of our time. Written by Anonymous

  • Every Day Is a Holiday

    Every Day Is a Holiday (2012)
    Film (Documentary) Sound department Add a Plot »

  • Art in the Twenty-First Century

    Art in the Twenty-First Century (2001 - 2012)
    Television (Documentary) Sound department A look at contemporary art and artists.

  • Sexy Baby

    Sexy Baby (2012)
    Film (Documentary) Sound department An ex adult film star, a 12 year old girl and a 22 year old who yearns for "normal" private parts are chronicled in this thought provoking doc about how porn, social media and pop culture affect women and girls. A FilmBuff Presentation.

  • An Affair of the Heart

    An Affair of the Heart (2012)
    Film (Documentary) Sound department The first-ever feature documentary about Grammy® Winning musician, songwriter, actor, and New York Times best-selling author Rick Springfield and his ardently loyal fan base. Film focuses on some universal human desires, such as the importance of connecting with like-minded friends and the ability to create new memories as adults reminiscent of the carefree days of our adolescence. The film highlights Springfield's unique connection with his fans and how this relationship has been a source of happiness, comfort, and inspiration. Written by Anonymous

  • A Place at the Table

    A Place at the Table (2012)
    Film (Documentary) Sound department A documentary that investigates incidents of hunger experienced by millions of Americans, and proposed solutions to the problem.

  • Carol Channing: Larger Than Life

    Carol Channing: Larger Than Life (2012)
    Film (Documentary, Biography, Comedy and Music) Sound department If Carol Channing didn't exist, no one could have made her up. One in a billion, Carol , at 89, remains an unstoppable, megawatt dynamo. Broadway diva extraordinaire is just the icing. Carol Channing hovered at the pinnacle of the entertainment world from the late-1950's through the 1960's and beyond, living life sensationally large. As Carol has observed, '...if you're lucky enough to have two hit shows, the world passes through your dressing room'. At 89, she remains irrepressible. Written by Anonymous

  • Soul Food Junkies

    Soul Food Junkies (2012)
    Film Sound department To many African Americans, soul food is sacrament, ritual, and a key expression of cultural identity. But does this traditional cuisine do more harm to health than it soothes the soul?

  • Treasures from the Rubble

    Treasures from the Rubble (2011)
    Film (Documentary, Biography and History) Sound department The story of an art rebel who broke all rules for Southern women in order to live alone up north so that she could fulfill her dreams of dedicating her life to the creation of her art and leaving an inspiring legacy to her small Alabama hometown by establishing an art museum there. Written by Alexandra Branyon

  • Women Who Rock

    Women Who Rock (2011)
    TV Movie (Documentary) Sound department Add a Plot »

  • Semper Fi: Always Faithful

    Semper Fi: Always Faithful (2011)
    Film (Documentary) Sound department Marine Corps Master Sgt. Jerry Ensminger was a devoted Marine for nearly twenty-five years. As a drill instructor he lived and breathed the "Corps" and was responsible for indoctrinating thousands of new recruits with its motto Semper Fidelis or "Always Faithful". When Jerry's nine-year old daughter Janey died of a rare type of leukemia, his world collapsed. As a grief-stricken father, he struggled for years to make sense of what happened. His search for answers led to the shocking discovery of a Marine Corps cover-up of one of the largest water contamination incidents in U.S. history. Semper Fi: Always Faithful follows Jerry's mission to expose the Marine Corps and force them to live up to their motto to the thousands of soldiers and their families exposed to toxic chemicals. His fight reveals a grave injustice at North Carolina's Camp Lejeune and a looming environmental crisis at military sites across the country. Written by Rachel Libert

  • Kwanini

    Kwanini (2011)
    Film (Documentary) Sound department He's from a place so old it's been called the cradle of mankind. She's led a privileged life in America without hardship or pain. Together these two unlikely friends embark upon a journey from the heights of Mt. Kilimanjaro to the depths of an AIDS ravaged village where even the smallest children become outcasts at the mere hint of the disease and malaria is an ever-present threat. As Venance and Kristen experience the ancient culture, heart-breaking poverty, and eternal spirituality of Venance's motherland, the ability of the Tanzanian people to love, dream, and persevere in the face of overwhelming hardship triggers a life-changing transformation in Kristen-one that brings her face to face with her own mortality and will ultimately cause thousands of lives to be saved. Tanzania: A Journey Within is a dramatic, emotional, and visually stunning odyssey that will challenge and inspire you. Written by bloodclay

  • Minka

    Minka (2011)
    Film (Documentary, Short, Biography, Drama and 1 More) Sound department In 1967, an American journalist and a Japanese architect rescued an ancient farmhouse found in the snow country of Japan, and their lives were forever changed. Minka is an intimate story about architecture, memory and the meaning of home.

  • Magic Trip: Ken Kesey's Search for a Kool Place

    Magic Trip: Ken Kesey's Search for a Kool Place (2011)
    Film (Documentary) Sound department A freewheeling portrait of Ken Kesey and the Merry Pranksters' fabled road trip across America.

  • Top Ten Monks

    Top Ten Monks (2010)
    Film Sound department A small group of Cistercian monks in Austria made music history recently when their album of Gregorian chant climbed England's pop charts, landing in the Top Ten for two months and selling more than a million copies worldwide. This documentary takes an unprecedented look at the daily lives of these unlikely celebrities, who rarely allow cameras inside their walls. Written by HBO Publicity

  • To Be Heard

    To Be Heard (2010)
    Film (Documentary) Sound department To Be Heard follows three Bronx teens whose struggle to change their lives begins when they start to write poetry. Only with their writing, and each other, will they be able to survive and perhaps even make their dreams come true.

  • Windfall

    Windfall (2010)
    Film (Documentary and Drama) Sound department Wind power... It's green... It's good... It reduces our dependency on foreign oil... That's what the people of Meredith, in upstate New York first thought when a wind developer looked to supplement this farm town's failing economy with a farm of their own -- that of 40 industrial wind turbines. Attracted at first to the financial incentives, residents grow increasingly alarmed as they discover side effects they never dreamed of, as well as the potential for disturbing financial scams. With wind development growing rapidly at 39% annually in the US, WINDFALL is an eye-opener for anyone concerned about the future of renewable energy. Written by Anonymous

  • Freedom Riders

    Freedom Riders (2010)
    Film (Documentary and History) Sound department This is the story of more than four hundred Americans who participated in a bold and dangerous experiment designed to awaken the conscience of a complacent nation. These self-proclaimed, 'Freedom Riders' challenged the mores of a racially segregated society by performing a disarmingly simple act. Written by Anonymous

  • Rachel Is

    Rachel Is (2009)
    Film (Documentary) Sound department In her feature directorial debut, Charlotte Glynn moves home to chronicle her sister Rachel's last year in school. Rachel, her only sibling, is developmentally disabled. The resulting film, RACHEL IS, moves past the safety of political correctness and into the most intimate and honest moments in their family's life. Rachel - mysterious, funny, and difficult - challenges her mother on a daily basis, forcing her to make tough choices about her daughter's future. Along the way Charlotte documents the tug of war between parent and child, while struggling to come to terms with her sister's disability. Written by Anonymous

  • The Kids Grow Up

    The Kids Grow Up (2009)
    Film (Documentary) Sound department A humorous and deeply moving look at father-daughter relationships, modern-day parenting, marriage and the looming empty nest.

  • Saint Misbehavin': The Wavy Gravy Movie

    Saint Misbehavin': The Wavy Gravy Movie (2009)
    Film (Documentary) Sound department Wavy Gravy is known as the MC of the Woodstock festival, a hippie icon, activist, clown, and even a Ben & Jerry's ice cream flavor. In SAINT MISBEHAVIN' we meet a true servant to humanity who carries his message through humor, compassion and a song he wrote called "Basic Human Needs". SAINT MISBEHAVIN' weaves together intimate vérité footage, reflections from an array of cultural and counter-cultural peers, and a rich collection of never-before-seen archival footage to tell a story that is bigger than the man himself. Written by Anonymous

  • The Good Soldier

    The Good Soldier (2009)
    Film (Documentary) Sound department Follows the journeys of five combat veterans from different generations of American wars as they sign up, go into battle, and eventually change their minds about what it means to be a good soldier.

  • Boy Interrupted

    Boy Interrupted (2009)
    Film (Documentary, Biography and Drama) Sound department Boy Interrupted looks at the life of Evan Perry a 15-year-old boy from New York who committed suicide in 2005. The film made by his parents Dana and Hart examines how Evan's bipolar disorder and depression affected his life and the life of his family. Written by Shatterdaymorn

  • Breath Made Visible: Anna Halprin

    Breath Made Visible: Anna Halprin (2009)
    Film (Documentary) Sound department BREATH MADE VISIBLE is the first feature length film about the life and career of Anna Halprin, the American dance pioneer who has helped redefine our notion of modern art with her belief in dance's power to teach, heal, and transform at all ages of life. This cinematic portrait blends recent interviews with counterparts such as the late Merce Cunningham, archival footage, including her establishment of the first multiracial dance company in the U.S., and excerpts of current performances such as "Parades and Changes" at the Georges Pompidou Center in Paris, to weave a stunning, inspiring account of one of the most important cultural icons in modern dance. Written by ZAS Film AG

  • The Last Truck: Closing of a GM Plant

    The Last Truck: Closing of a GM Plant (2009)
    Television (Documentary and Short) Sound department To the residents of Moraine, Ohio, General Motors was more than just a car company, it was the lifeblood of a community. In the wake of GM's 2008 announcement that it was closing the plant, stunned workers looked back at their careers at GM, reminiscing about the opportunities, friendships and pride that the factory line had given them. Through their words, this documentary stands as an elegy to a dying American manufacturing system--and a timely look at the U.S. auto industry in crisis. Written by Anonymous

  • Harvard Beats Yale 29-29

    Harvard Beats Yale 29-29 (2008)
    Film (Documentary, Biography, Sport and War) Sound department On November 23, 1968, Yale and Harvard's undefeated football teams met in Cambridge, with Yale heavily favored. Contemporary interviews with 30 men who played that day mix with game footage (with instant replay). Led by Brian Dowling and Calvin Hill, Yale goes up 22-0. With less than one minute to play, Yale leads 29-13. For Harvard, the end is exhilarating; for Yale, supreme confidence gives way to a life lesson and to being a small part of football history. Adding context are comments about the Vietnam War, the sexual revolution, Garry Trudeau's Yale cartoons, and players' friendships with George W. Bush (Yale), Al Gore (Harvard), and Meryl Streep (Vassar). Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

  • Gonzo: The Life and Work of Dr. Hunter S. Thompson

    Gonzo: The Life and Work of Dr. Hunter S. Thompson (2008)
    Film (Documentary, Biography and Music) Sound department Fueled by a raging libido, Wild Turkey, and superhuman doses of drugs, Thompson was a true "free lance, " goring sacred cows with impunity, hilarity, and a steel-eyed conviction for writing wrongs. Focusing on the good doctor's heyday, 1965 to 1975, the film includes clips of never-before-seen (nor heard) home movies, audiotapes, and passages from unpublished manuscripts. Written by Anonymous

  • Patti Smith: Dream of Life

    Patti Smith: Dream of Life (2008)
    Film (Documentary and Music) Sound department An intimate portrait of poet, painter, musician and singer Patti Smith that mirrors the essence of the artist herself.

  • Frontline

    Frontline (2008)
    Television (Documentary) Sound department Investigative journalist documentaries.

  • Boogie Man: The Lee Atwater Story

    Boogie Man: The Lee Atwater Story (2008)
    Film (Documentary and Biography) Sound department The Murrow, Polk, and IDA Award-winning documentary Boogie Man is about Lee Atwater, a blues-playing rogue whose rise from the South to Chairman of the GOP made him a political rock star. He mentored George W. Bush and Karl Rove while leading the Republican party to historic victories, helping make liberal a dirty word, and transforming the way America elects our Presidents. In interviews with Republicans and friends of Atwater, Boogie Man examines his role in America's shift to the right. To Democrats offended by the 1988 Willie Horton controversy, Atwater was a remorseless political assassin dubbed by one Congresswoman "the most evil man in America." The film examines his irreverent sense of humor, his understanding of the American heartland, and his unapologetic vision of politics as war. It ends with a portrait of a cynic's deathbed search for meaning. Written by Anonymous

  • Body of War

    Body of War (2007)
    Film (Documentary and War) Sound department Body of War is a documentary following Tomas Young, an Iraq War veteran paralyzed from a bullet to the spine, on a physical and emotional journey as he adapts to his new body and begins to question the decision to go to war in Iraq. From soldier to anti-war activist, the film takes an unflinching view of the physical and emotional aftermath of war through the eyes of an American hero. The film unfolds on two parallel tracks. On the one hand, we see Tomas evolving into a powerful voice against the war as he struggles to deal with the complexities of a paralyzed body. And on the other hand, we see the historic debate unfolding in the Congress about going to war in Iraq. Written by Ellen Spiro

  • Taxi to the Dark Side

    Taxi to the Dark Side (2007)
    Film (Documentary, Crime and War) Sound department Using the torture and death in 2002 of an innocent Afghan taxi driver as the touchstone, this film examines changes after 9/11 in U.S. policy toward suspects in the war on terror. Soldiers, their attorneys, one released detainee, U.S. Attorney John Yoo, news footage and photos tell a story of abuse at Bagram Air Base, Abu Ghraib, and Guantanamo Bay. From Bush, Cheney, Rumsfeld, and Gonzalez came unwritten orders to use any means necessary. The CIA and soldiers with little training used sleep deprivation, sexual assault, stress positions, waterboarding, dogs and other terror tactics to seek information from detainees. Many speakers lament the loss of American ideals in pursuit of security. Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

  • Oprah's Roots: An African American Lives Special

    Oprah's Roots: An African American Lives Special (2007)
    TV Movie (Documentary and Biography) Sound department Add a Plot »

  • Ghosts of Abu Ghraib

    Ghosts of Abu Ghraib (2007)
    Film (Documentary, History and War) Sound department Examines the abuse, torture, and murder of detainees at Abu Ghraib prison at the hands of U.S. military police in the fall of 2003 and debunks the "bad apples" theory. The film asks: how can decent young soldiers take these actions, and, what orders came from the chain of command. The filmmaker interviews former detainees, soldiers, and MPs involved in photographed degradation. He references Dr. Stanley Milgrim's early 60's experiments. The film also traces memoranda from Secretary Rumsfeld, General Sanchez, and the U.S. Department of Justice allowing various interrogation methods along with a 2003 visit to Abu Ghraib by General Miller, who had been running Guantanimo. Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

  • Jesus Camp

    Jesus Camp (2006)
    Film (Documentary) Sound department Jesus Camp follows several young children as they prepare to attend a summer camp where the kids will get their daily dose of evangelical Christianity. Becky Fischer works at the camp, which is named Kids on Fire. Through interviews with Fischer, the children, and others, Jesus Camp illustrates the unswerving belief of the faithful. A housewife and homeschooling mother tells her son that creationism has all the answers. Footage from inside the camp shows young children weeping and wailing as they promise to stop their sinning. Child after child is driven to tears. Juxtapose these scenes with clips from a more moderate Christian radio host (who is appalled by such tactics), and Jesus Camp seems to pose a clear question: are these children being brainwashed? Written by Ken Miller <wkmiller704@yahoo.com>

  • Beyond Conviction

    Beyond Conviction (2006)
    Film (Documentary) Sound department BEYOND CONVICTION tells the moving story of three crime victims on a journey towards healing and resolution. The film follows participants in a pioneering program run by the state of Pennsylvania in which victims of the most violent crimes meet face-to-face with their perpetrators. BEYOND CONVICTION provides a rare glimpse into the lingering pain, questions and regrets for both victims and perpetrators and reveals the bold and difficult path to redemption and reconciliation. Written by Rachel Libert

  • The Human Behavior Experiments

    The Human Behavior Experiments (2006)
    TV Movie (Documentary) Sound department Add a Plot »

  • The Bridge

    The Bridge (2006)
    Film (Documentary and Drama) Sound department People suffer largely unnoticed while the rest of the world goes about its business. This is a documentary exploration of the mythic beauty of the Golden Gate Bridge, the most popular suicide destination in the world, and those drawn by its call. Steel and his crew filmed the bridge during daylight hours from two separate locations for all of 2004, recording most of the two dozen deaths in that year (and preventing several others). They also taped interviews with friends, families and witnesses, who recount in sorrowful detail stories of struggles with depression, substance abuse and mental illness. Raises questions about suicide, mental illness and civic responsibility as well as the filmmaker's relationship to his fraught and complicated material. Written by G. Leggat

  • Toots

    Toots (2006)
    Film (Documentary) Sound department Toots Shor (1903-1977) was Manhattan's premier saloonkeeper from 1940 to 1959. At 18, he went to New York from South Philly, becoming a speakeasy bouncer. In 1940, he opened his place at 51 51st St., the watering hole for sports heroes, actors, mobsters, cops, politicians, visiting dignitaries, and writers. Shor's daughter, Frank Gifford, Peter Duchin, former sports writers, and others comment throughout as the filmmaker mixes still photographs, archive footage, including an appearance on "This Is Your Life," and an audio-tape interview from 1975 to present a portrait of New York during and after Prohibition and of a lovable, larger-than-life, uniquely New York public figure. Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

  • Herbie Hancock: Possibilities

    Herbie Hancock: Possibilities (2006)
    Film (Documentary and Music) Sound department "Possibilities" is an intimate documentary about Herbie Hancock and his in-studio collaborations with a dozen formidable pop recording artists, collaborations that explore the unexpected, like jazz improvisations. The film is also about how Herbie's unique world view shapes a creative environment that encourages artists to step outside the velvet prison of easy expectations. "The hip stuff," Herbie tells Trey Anastasio, in a scene from the film, "is outside the comfort zone." "Possibilities" follows Herbie over a year and a half collaborating with musical icons Carlos Santana, Sting, Angelique Kidjo, Annie Lennox and Paul Simon, young superstars Christina Aguilera, John Mayer, Trey Anastasio and Jonny Lang and newcomers Joss Stone, Raul Midon, Damien Rice and Lisa Hannigan. The film also puts Herbie's latest work in the context of his extraordinary musical career, and includes rarely seen archival footage of Herbie with the Miles Davis Quintet in 1962; Herbie leading his Headhunters ... Written by Max Whiteside <RavenWerkheiserHexorcist>

  • African American Lives

    African American Lives (2006)
    Television (Documentary and History) Sound department This 4 part PBS series attempts to trace the roots of 8 guests using genealogy, oral history, family stories, and DNA analysis.

  • 51 Birch Street

    51 Birch Street (2005)
    Film (Documentary) Sound department Documentary filmmaker Doug Block had every reason to believe his parents' 54-year marriage was a good one. But when his mother dies unexpectedly and his father swiftly marries his former secretary, he discovers two parents who are far more complex and troubled than he ever imagined. 51 Birch Street is a riveting personal documentary that explores a universal human question: how much about your parents do you really want to know? Written by Anonymous

  • Twelve Disciples of Nelson Mandela

    Twelve Disciples of Nelson Mandela (2005)
    Film (Documentary) Sound department Confronted with the death of his stepfather, Director Thomas Allen Harris embarks on a journey to understand the man who raised him, Pule Benjamin Leinaeng ("Lee") - an ANC foot-soldier who sacrificed his life for the freedom of his country. As part of the first wave of South African freedom fighters, Lee and his comrades left their homeland in 1960 to broadcast to the world the brutality of apartheid and to raise support for the African National Congress ("ANC") and its leaders, Nelson Mandela and Oliver Tambo. This film is an intimate tale about an African-American family, the anti-apartheid movement and the quest for reconciliation between a father and son. Written by Thomas Allen Harris

  • The Untold Story of Emmett Louis Till

    The Untold Story of Emmett Louis Till (2005)
    Film (Documentary and Biography) Sound department Never-before-seen testimony is included in this documentary on Emmett Louis Till, who, in 1955, was brutally murdered after he whistled at a white woman.

  • American Masters

    American Masters (2000 - 2005)
    Television (Documentary and Biography) Sound department The life story of Louisa May Alcott based on her writings as well as those of family, friends and associates.

  • The Search for Eternal Egypt

    The Search for Eternal Egypt (2005)
    TV Movie (History) Sound department Add a Plot »

  • Mad Hot Ballroom

    Mad Hot Ballroom (2005)
    Film (Documentary, Family and Music) Sound department Eleven-year-old New York City public school kids journey into the world of ballroom dancing and reveal pieces of themselves and their world along the way. Told from their candid, sometimes hilarious perspectives, these kids are transformed, from reluctant participants to determined competitors, from typical urban kids to "ladies and gentlemen," on their way to try to compete in the final citywide competition. Providing unique insight into the incredible cultural diversity that is New York City, this film profiles several kids from three schools (out of 60) at this dynamic age, when becoming that "cool" teenager vies for position with familiar innocence, while they learn the merengue, rumba, tango, the foxtrot and swing. Written by Anonymous

  • How to Eat Your Watermelon in White Company (and Enjoy It)

    How to Eat Your Watermelon in White Company (and Enjoy It) (2005)
    Film (Documentary) Sound department Feature-length documentary on renegade filmmaker, novelist, musician and theater impresario, Melvin Van Peebles.

  • Making Grace

    Making Grace (2004)
    Film (Documentary) Sound department Ann Krsul and Leslie Sullivan want to be mothers - together. They complement one another perfectly.Together, they discover the process of creating a family-from selecting a sperm donor and determining who will carry the baby.

  • Beyond Brown: Pursuing the Promise

    Beyond Brown: Pursuing the Promise (2004)
    TV Movie (Documentary) Sound department On May 17, 1954, in its decision in Brown v. Board of Education, the U.S. Supreme Court struck down the doctrine of "separate but equal," ending legal segregation in American education. Fifty years later, how close is America to fulfilling the promise of Brown? Written by Anonymous

  • My Architect

    My Architect (2003)
    Film (Documentary and Biography) Sound department World-famous architect Louis Kahn (Exeter Library, Salk Institute, Bangladeshi Capitol Building) had two illegitimate children with two different women outside of his marriage. Son Nathaniel always hoped that someday his father would come and live with him and his mother, but Kahn never left his wife. Instead, Kahn was found dead in a men's room in Penn Station when Nathaniel was only 11. Nathaniel travels the world visitng his father's buildings and haunts in this film, meeting his father's contemporaries, colleagues, students, wives, and children. Written by Martin Lewison <dr@martinlewison.com>

  • The Nazi Officer's Wife

    The Nazi Officer's Wife (2003)
    Film (Documentary, History and War) Sound department Edith Han was an outspoken young woman studying law in Vienna when the Gestapo forced Edith and her mother into a Jewish ghetto. Edith was taken away to a labor camp, and when she returned home months later, she found her mother had been deported. Knowing she would become a hunted woman, Edith went underground, scavenging for food and searching each night for a safe place to sleep. Her boyfriend, Pepi, proved too terrified to help her, but a Christian friend was not. Using the woman's identity papers, Edith fled to Munich. There she met Werner Vetter, a Nazi Party member who fell in love with her. Despite her protests and even her eventual confession that she was Jewish, he married her and kept her identity a secret. Written by Sujit R. Varma

  • For Earth Below

    For Earth Below (2002)
    Film (Short) Sound department A couple checks into a motel, and the following day the wife goes to visit her father, who is an invalid, to give a break to his hired caretaker. The husband stays at the motel and strikes up a friendship with another man who is staying there. Written by Michael C. Berch <mcb@postmodern.com>

  • Let the Church Say, Amen

    Let the Church Say, Amen (2002)
    Film (Documentary) Sound department In Washington D.C., one church becomes the symbol of a local community dedicated to one another.

  • Strange Fruit

    Strange Fruit (2002)
    Film (Documentary) Sound department In 1937, after seeing a photo depicting the lynching of a black man in the south, Bronx-born high school teacher Abel Meeropol wrote a poem entitled "Strange Fruit" that begins with the words: "Southern trees bear a strange fruit / Blood on the leaves and blood at the root." He set the poem to music and a few years later convinced Billy holiday to record it in a legendary heartbreaking performance. Intertwining jazz genealogy, biography, performance footage, and the history of lynching, director Joel Katz fashions a fascinating discovery of the lost story behind a true American classic. Written by Excerpted from Coolidge Corner Theatre Program Update

  • The Execution of Wanda Jean

    The Execution of Wanda Jean (2002)
    Film (Documentary) Sound department The Execution of Wanda Jean chronicles the life-and-death battle of Wanda Jean Allen, the first black woman to be put to death in the United States in the modern era.

  • Digging for Dutch: The Search for the Lost Treasure of Dutch Schultz

    Digging for Dutch: The Search for the Lost Treasure of Dutch Schultz (2001)
    Film (Documentary) Sound department In 1935, gangster Arthur "Dutch Schultz" Fleggenheimer, his advisor Otto "Abbadabba" Berman, and henchmen Bernard "Lulu" Rosenkrantz and Abe "Misfit Irving" Landau were gunned down in New York's Palace Chophouse. With Schultz and Berman died the knowledge of the whereabouts of Schultz's fortune: Seven million dollars in stocks, bonds, and cash. Many have speculated what happened to it. Some believe Lucky Luciano was lying when he said his gang never turned it up, and kept it for himself. Others believe Schultz gang members picked away at it in several hidden locations. The residents of the Catskill Mountains, though, believe Schultz had it buried there; and for decades, every spring, they have dug up the ground in search of it. This is the story of the people of the Catskills, and their unending quest for riches. Written by Jojo Mac

  • That's My Face

    That's My Face (2001)
    Film (Documentary) Sound department Add a Plot »

  • LaLee's Kin: The Legacy of Cotton

    LaLee's Kin: The Legacy of Cotton (2001)
    TV Movie (Documentary) Sound department This documentary follows a Mississippi Delta school district and a single Delta family as they struggle against the crippling effects of poverty in the wake of more than one hundred years of slavery.

  • The Endurance

    The Endurance (2000)
    Film (Documentary and History) Sound department A retelling of Sir Ernest Shackleton 's ill-fated expedition to Antarctica in 1914-1916, featuring new footage of the actual locations and interviews with surviving relatives of key expedition members, plus archived audio interviews with expedition members, and a generous helping of the footage and still photos shot on the expedition. Written by Jon Reeves <jreeves@imdb.com>

  • Connections 2

    Connections 2 (1994)
    Television (Documentary) Sound department Sequel series to the 1979 "Connections" where historian James Burke walks the viewer through the tenuous threads of history that link seemingly obscure scientific breakthroughs and the events and products that we have today. For example, why the winner of the Le Mans owes his victory to photography or what do police detectives, billiard balls, clear glass and Darwin have to do with each other. Written by Maestro-1

Awards

  • Emmy Nomination Sound Editing
    (2007)

  • Emmy Nomination Sound Editing
    (2004)

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