Job Title: Recording Engineer/Mixing Engineer/Sound Designer
Member since: 2013
Primary Section: Los Angeles
Other Professional Website: http://www.imdb.com/name/nm5670635/
Personal Website: http://www.xdecibel.com
Contact: Xiao Hou
Facebook Address: https://www.facebook.com/xiaosound
LinkedIn Address: https://www.linkedin.com/pub/xiao-hou/64/303/358
Xiao Hou is a Los Angeles based recording, mixing engineer and sound designer, the Grammy Awards voting member. Specializing in studio recording, field recording, 5.1 surround sound mixing and sound design. He has worked with Academy Award Winning Supervising Sound Editor for The Revenant and Birdman - Martin Hernandez, Paris Hilton, Los Angeles Clippers, Phil Morrison, EmmoLei Sankofa, Ekendra Das, Bob Weitz, Howard Paul, Eric Jones, Jody Espina, Kristopher Kohut. His works have won or selected by California International Shorts Fest, Hollyshorts Film Fest, Cincinnati Film Fest. Orlando Film Fest, Macon Film Festival, Madrid International Film Festival.
He was also the recording engineer for 6th Beijing Nine Gates Jazz Festival, the sound consultant for Beijing Poly Theater, and the past president of Professional Sound and Lighting association at Southwest University of Science and Technology.
Inspired by the oriental culture and obsessed with western culture, he came to America to start his journey in sound. His interest in audio sprouted from becoming an audiophile in his early age. Xiao is a graduate of The Savannah College of Art and Design with a Master's Degree in Sound Design.
2015 - Emerging Filmmaker Competition Winner
2014 - Joseph J. Harper Memorial Scholarship
2013 - 135th AES Student Recording Competition - Silver Award
2013 - SCAD Honor Grad Scholarship
2012 - SCAD Honor Grad Scholarship
2008 - Red Cross Society of China - Best Volunteer
B.A.- English (Southwest College of Science and Technology)
M.F.A - Sound Design (Savannah College of Art and Design)
2014 - Equipment Checkout Staff at SCAD
2014 - Studio Assistant - SCAD Radio
2014 - Audio Engineer - Christ Church Anglican
Studio / Field Recording
Stereo / Surround Sound Mixing Sound Design
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