Full Name
Larry Blake
Job Title
Supervising Sound Editor/Re-Recording Mixer
Speaker Bio
Larry Blake Larry Blake is a supervising sound editor/re-recording mixer of feature films. He has mixed over 65 features since 1989, and was also the supervising sound editor on 50 of them. Included in this number are 29 features and three television seasons with Steven Soderbergh, plus multiple films from Victor Nunez, David Gordon Green, and the Duplass Brothers. In addition, he has mixed 15 feature-length documentaries. In 2013 won both Emmy and Cinema Audio Society awards for Best Sound for a Miniseries or a Movie for his work on Behind the Candelabra. In 2002 he won a Golden Satellite Award for Solaris. He has written extensively on film sound, beginning in 1981 for Recording Engineer/Producer and then in Mix; these writings total over 110 columns and 35 feature articles. He soon will be publishing separate anthologies of the columns and features, in addition to the autobiography of film sound great Murray Spivack. First up is a book he’s writing on the digital archiving of motion pictures, Solving the Digital Dilemma. Following from his work as a writer, he has curated many seminars on film sound for the Director’s Guild of America, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, SMPTE, and the Audio Engineering Society. He has been a guest speaker at the Camerimage Film Festival, USC, UCLA, and the Savannah College of Art and Design, among many others. From 2000-2016 he owned Swelltone Labs, a post-production sound facility in New Orleans, where he lives.
Larry Blake