Jon Taylor has mixed dialogue, music, and effects on over a hundred feature films including Bardo, False Chronicles of a Handful of Truths, Guillermo del Toro’s Pinocchio, Star Trek: Beyond, Straight Outta Compton, Fast & Furious 5 through 10, The Elf, and 13 Going on 30.
Taylor earned double Academy Award nominations for the features Unbroken and Birdman in 2014. In 2015, he received an Academy Award nomination and his first BAFTA win for the Alejandro G. Iñárritu film, The Revenant. Taylor earned his fourth Academy Award nomination for his work on First Man in 2019.
Born and raised in the San Fernando Valley, Taylor knew he wanted to mix films at an early age. In 1987, he landed his first job as a receptionist at a small sound house in Hollywood. It was there, Taylor embraced opportunity, learning about each facet of the sound business. Taylor soon found himself at the forefront mixing his first commercial, and never looked back.
As his career gained traction, Taylor immersed himself into the television world, mixing hundreds of episodes for network broadcast before finding his way into feature films.
Taylor now resides on the newly opened Hitchcock Mixing Stage, a part of NBCUniversal StudioPost at Universal Studios, and works with mixing partner Frank A. Montaño and Mix Tech Bill Meadows.