Gary Rizzo was born and raised in New Jersey and was valedictorian of Full Sail Center for the Recording Arts, having graduated in 1993. Gary joined Skywalker Sound as a mix tech in 1995 working on such films as Toy Story and Titanic and started mixing in 1999 on films such as Office Space, Dogma and Anywhere But Here. Currently he has contributed to over 200 feature films. Some of Gary’s most notable work includes Tron: Legacy, How to Train Your Dragon, Maleficent, Batman Begins and Sing! In 2010, he won the Academy Award® for Best Sound for Christopher Nolan’s Inception and he won again in 2018 for Dunkirk. Additionally, he was nominated for Best Sound For The Incredibles (2004), The Dark Knight (2008) and Interstellar (2014). In 2021, he was nominated for an Emmy Award for Outstanding Sound Mixing on the documentary The Bee Gees: How Can You Mend A Broken Heart.