Mark Mangini (Supervising Sound Editor / Sound Designer) is an Oscar-winning (“Mad Max: Fury Road”) and five-time Oscar-nominated Sound Designer known for films including “Blade Runner 2049,” “Star Trek IV & IV,” “The Fifth Element” and “Gremlins.” He has spent his 45-year career in Hollywood imagining and composing altered sonic realities for motion pictures.
He is a frequent lecturer, an outspoken proponent for sound as art and a guitarist/songwriter with compositions in “sex, lies and videotape,” “Star Trek IV,” “Picard” and others. He is a member of S.A.G, SMPTE, and ASCAP.
A Boston native, Mangini attended Holy Cross College as a foreign language major but could not ignore his love of film and filmmaking. He moved to Los Angeles in 1976 and landed his first job in the entertainment industry in the sound department of Hanna Barbera Studios, making funny noises for children’s cartoons at the age of 19.
He founded and ran Weddington Productions, a successful Hollywood post-production sound company, for 25 years. Today he works at the Formosa Group in Hollywood, California continuing his work as a Supervising Sound Editor, Sound Designer and Re-recording mixer.