Doug Hemphill began his career in film as a Mix Recordist on "Apocalypse Now (1979)." He continued working for Francis Ford Coppola through the release of "Rumble Fish (1983)," after which he moved to Southern California, where he did field recordings for "Gremlins (1984)." Over the years, he's enjoyed collaborating on a wide variety of films as a re-recording mixer, primarily mixing sound effects but also adept at mixing dialogue and music. Features include the "X-Men" series, "Walk the Line (2005)," "Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World (2003)," "Life of Pi (2012)" "Almost Famous (2000)," and countless others. He has been honored with multiple BAFTAs, Cinema Audio Society awards, and Academy Award nominations, as well as an Oscar win for "The Last of the Mohicans (1992)." Originally from Texas, Hemphill's first job mixing came from Willie Nelson on "Red Headed Stranger (1986)." Nelson was involved in Farm Aid and knew Doug's family had been farmers in Texas. He gave Doug his start mixing sound.