Michael Cullen

Michael Cullen

Michael Cullen Post

Sound designer, sound editor and sound mixer in Los Angeles, California

About Michael

I'm a freelance audio engineer in the film, TV, music, or video game industry. I have worked on over 35 short films, a feature, 2 music albums, and 2 video games. I am also a 2015 Cinema Audio Society Student Recognition Award Nominee and Avid Pro Tools User Certified.

Name: Michael Cullen

Lives in: Los Angeles, California

Company: Michael Cullen Post

Occupation: Sound Designer, Sound Editor and Sound Mixer


  • Res-Life: The Musical

    Res-Life: The Musical (2015)
    Film (short) by Chad King (Comedy and Musical) Sound department Set in the upbeat world of a college residence hall, Res-Life: The Musical is the story of starry-eyed resident advisor Oliver - who thinks he has it all until an unexpected breakup with his boyfriend forces him to reconsider what it means to be in love. Written by Anonymous

  • Beware of Bunny

    Beware of Bunny (2015)
    Film (short) by Rebecca Gill (Animation, Comedy, Fantasy, Horror and 1 More) Sound department On the way home, a little boy finds the pet of his nightmares.

  • Cold Winter's Night

    Cold Winter's Night (2015)
    Film (short) by Gabe Figueroa (Drama, Family and Fantasy) Sound department As her father prepares to re-marry two years after her mother's death, young Clara goes on a journey of self-discovery in the snowy forest on Christmas Eve. After getting lost in the woods, she is confronted by the spirit of her mother, a service woman lost in battle, who challenges her daughter to move forward.

  • Run

    Run (2015)
    Film (short) by Trevor Stevens (Action, Crime, Drama and Thriller) Sound department When a drug deal goes awry, disengaged gang member Marcus is forced into a situation in which he must place his trust in a young rival gang member named Dean in order to survive the night.

  • Christmas with the Karountzoses

    Christmas with the Karountzoses (2015)
    Film by Robert Krantz (Comedy) Sound department Christmas with the Karountzoses is a Greek Christmas film, set in present day "Chicago", centered around a Greek family at their dinner table on Christmas Eve. Michael, our protagonist, has chosen to work his entire life, sacrificing a lot of family time, in order to provide for his family. After hearing a rumor about getting promoted to a long over-due position, Michael invites all of his family over to celebrate. However, the promotion falls through and Michael has to face defeat through a long night filled with 14 Greek's at his dinner table. Short on money and filled with regrets, Michael has a night infused with the most important people of his life, transitioning his workaholic demeanor back into the loving father he once was. Written by JJ Englert

  • Titanes of Art

    Titanes of Art (2015)
    Film by Mor Albalak (Documentary) Sound department Titanes del Arte is about three successful contemporary Cuban artists overcoming great odds while their livelihood is on the line due to material shortages and political obstacles.

  • Island Dreams

    Island Dreams (2015)
    Film (short) by Toby Wosskow (Sport) Sound department

  • Wicho

    Wicho (2015)
    Film (short) by Luis Gonzalo Soto Flores (Drama) Sound department

  • Voices of Orange County: Beneath the Peel

    Voices of Orange County: Beneath the Peel (2015)
    Film (short) by Hannah McDonald (Documentary) Sound department

  • Guide

    Guide (2015)
    Film (short) by Jackson Miller (Drama) Sound department When John, a blind man, discovers that his guide dog and best friend, Jubilee, is dying, his world seems to crumble. Unwilling to apply for a new dog, but unable to live without one John struggles to find the strength to say goodbye and find a way to push on.

  • Murphy's Law

    Murphy's Law (2015)
    Film (short) by Alex Fichera (Comedy) Sound department Police officer Tim Murphy is the best negotiator the department has to offer, until his overconfidence gets the best of him. After screwing up one to many times, Murphy must fight for his job, his love, and his father's legacy in this dark, 80s-style cop comedy.

  • Money Shot

    Money Shot (2014)
    Film (short) by Jackie Zhou (Comedy) Sound department In 1993, a high school senior pursues his lifelong dream of creating a pornographic film in spite of AV Club opposition.

  • You've Got to be Kidding

    You've Got to be Kidding (2014)
    Film (short) by Hannah McDonald (Comedy and Family) Sound department A man makes a wish that he could be happy again, like he was as a kid, and wakes up to find that the world has turned into children.

  • It Had to Be Jew

    It Had to Be Jew (2014)
    Film (short) by Asher Pink (Comedy) Sound department

  • Demons in the Dark

    Demons in the Dark (2013)
    Film (short) by J. David Ruby (Drama) Sound department

  • Slut Cousin

    Slut Cousin (2013)
    Film (short) by Sam Schlenker (Comedy) Sound department

  • Flux: Redefining Women's Surfing

    Flux: Redefining Women's Surfing (2013)
    Film (short) by Sarah Lee (Documentary and Drama) Sound department FLUX is a powerful essay documentary that reveals sexism in the surfing industry. As talent becomes an accessory to beauty, the sexualization of women in surf media creates damaging effects for women surfers everywhere. Featuring the voices of female surf icons both past and present, FLUX will empower audiences with its call for change and hope for the future. Written by Sarah Lee

  • Avalon

    Avalon (2013)
    Film (short) by Gabe Figueroa (Drama and Romance) Second Unit Director or Assistant Director Everything seems to be a dream for Rebecca Taylor on her wedding day. As her best friend, Doris helps with the finishing touches of the dress, everything suddenly begins to unravel. Martha Taylor, Rebecca's mother, rushes in with a note. Rebecca reads it, only to discover that she has just been jilted at the altar. Meanwhile, a ferry boat prepares to leave the island. On it is Tucker, and his new girlfriend, Vanessa. Three years later, Rebecca wakes up to her new boyfriend, Colin, who surprises her with a marriage proposal. Her response is lukewarm at best. As she begins to say no, he jumps in and convinces her to think it over for the day. That night at work, Rebecca and Doris are closing up for the night when they look up to see Tucker Riley in the doorway. After a long confrontation, the memories of the past flood back to haunt Rebecca and she slides back into his arms. The next morning, Rebecca wakes up to Doris at the window, with a gossip magazine headlining the breakup of ... Written by Anonymous

  • Cassie & Elaine

    Cassie & Elaine (2012)
    Film (short) by Chad King (Comedy, Drama and Romance) Sound department Frustrated with love, lonely birthday girl Cassie is consoled by her best friend Elaine and discovers that she may already have the relationship she craves.

  • Killing Perfection

    Killing Perfection (2012)
    Film (short) by Alex Tomko (Drama) Sound department

  • Only Human

    Only Human (2012)
    Film (short) by Sten Olson (Drama) Sound department

  • Dinner Date

    Dinner Date (2012)
    Film (short) by Olivia-Diane Joseph (Drama) Sound department As her wealthy long-time boyfriend proposes marriage, an ambitious young woman is forced to choose between a life of freedom and uncertainty, or security with limitation.

  • It Just Got Real

    It Just Got Real (2012)
    Film (short) by Mishka Kornai Sound department

  • Green Acres

    Green Acres (2012)
    Film (short) by James Beck Sound department

  • The Birds and the Bees

    The Birds and the Bees (2012)
    Film (short) by Hannah McDonald (Drama) Second Unit Director or Assistant Director A socially awkward father tries to explain to his well experienced son all there is to know about the birds and the bees.

  • Adam of the Sheetlands

    Adam of the Sheetlands (2012)
    Film (short) by Elliott Cattell (Family and Fantasy) Camera and Electrical Department After running away from his father, an unruly young boy struggles to learn empathy.

  • The Miraculous Gary Hope

    The Miraculous Gary Hope (2012)
    Film (short) by Michael Yunez Camera and Electrical Department


  • Chapman University

  • Dodge College

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