Michael Minkler is a three time Academy Award winning Sound Rerecording Mixer who has mixed over 275 motion pictures over the last five decades. He was awarded the Oscar for BLACK HAWK DOWN, CHICAGO, and DREAMGIRLS. He has received many other awards including the Career Achievement Award from the Cinema Audio Society, Three BAFTA Awards for Star Wars, JFK and Chicago. Also two Emmys. It is fair to say that Mike has collaborated with most of Hollywood’s elite producers and directors dating back to the 70’s. He is a Hollywood native and the family’s third generation sound professional. His father Donald was an owner of his own independent post production sound facility, Producers Sound Service. His grandfather Darrell was a pioneer in the field of sound recording for both films and records as well as part owner of the Hollywood landmark Radio Recorders.