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March's Featured Sound Designer: Erik Aadahl

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We have a new special guest on the blog: Erik Aadahl, a talented sound designer who will be with us during this month, giving some articles, interviews and lots of cool stuff. We hope you enjoy it.

Bio

Erik Aadahl was born in San Francisco, and graduated high school Valedictorian. He took a full-ride scholarship to the University of Southern California (USC) and studied Film Production in the Cinema Department.

His early television credits include the Dune and Anne Frank miniseries, which garnered him two of his four Emmy nominations.

Since, Erik has sound designed films such as I, Robot, Superman Returns and Transformers, and was supervising sound editor on Valkyrie, Kung Fu Panda, Monster vs. Aliens and Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen. He is currently working with partner and Oscar-winning supervising sound editor Ethan van der Ryn.

Awards & Nominations

  • Emmy Award Nomination for Outstanding Sound Editing for a Miniseries, Movie or a Special – Children of Dune
  • Emmy Award Nomination for Outstanding Sound Editing for a Miniseries, Movie or a Special – Feast of All Saints
  • Emmy Award Nomination for Outstanding Sound Editing for a Miniseries, Movie or a Special – Anne Frank: The Whole Story
  • MPSE Golden Reel Nomination for Best Sound Editing – Sound Effects, Foley, Dialogue and ADR Animation in a Feature Film – Kung Fu Panda
  • MPSE Golden Reel Nomination for Best Sound Editing – Sound Effects and Foley for Feature Film – Transformers
  • MPSE Golden Reel Nomination for Best Sound Editing in Sound Effects and Foley for a Feature Film – Superman Returns
  • MPSE Golden Reel Nomination for Best Sound Editing in Domestic Features – Sound Effects & Foley – I, Robot
  • MPSE Golden Reel Award for Best Sound Editing – Television Mini-Series – Effects & Foley - Ready to Run
  • MPSE Golden Reel Award for Best Sound Editing – Television Movies and Specials – Dialogue & ADR - Introducing Dorothy Dandridge

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Selected Works

  • Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen (2009) – Supervising sound editor
  • Monsters vs Aliens (2009) – Supervising sound editor
  • Valkyrie (2008) – Supervising sound editor
  • Kung Fu Panda (2008) – Supervising sound editor
  • Transformers (2007) – Sound designer
  • Superman Returns (2006) – Sound designer
  • Fantastic Four (2005) – Sound effects editor
  • Hide and Seek (2005) – Sound designer
  • Elektra (2005) – Sound effects supervisor
  • I, Robot (2004) – Sound designer
  • The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen (2003) – Sound effects editor
  • X2 (2003) – Sound effects editor
  • Daredevil (2003) – Sound effects editor
  • Undisputed (2002) – Sound effects editor
  • Avon (2001) – Sound effects editor
  • Dune (2000) TV mini-series – Sound effects editor
  • Forces of Nature (1999) – Assistant dialogue editor

Erik Aadahl at IMDB

8 Comments

  1. Nice! Erik is Rocks!!!!

  2. Sorry, I meant to Erik Is an amazing sound designer AND he Rock! :-)

  3. Awesome! looking forward to this feature!

  4. Nice one. Looking forward to it. His work is on another level.

  5. he’s so sexy !

  6. Erik is amazing!!!
    Expecting to see more.

  7. Hey Erik! Looking forward to this!

  8. HI ERIK, GREAT WORK MAN!!!! THANK YOU FOR SHARING

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