AES New York 2013 Presenter or Author
SKIP LIEVSAY (Supervising Sound Editor) is one of the most accomplished and respected sound technicians in the film industry today having worked on more than 100 feature films.
In addition to editing sound on the Coen brothers first film, Blood Simple, and either mixing, editing or supervising the sound on all their subsequent films, Lievsay has also worked with Martin Scorsese (The Color of Money, The Last Temptation of Christ, GoodFellas, Age of Innocence, Casino and many others); Spike Lee (Do the Right Thing, Jungle Fever, Mo’ Better Blues, Crooklyn and others); John Sayles (Matewan, Passion Fish); Aflonso Cuaron (Y tu Mama Tambien); Terrence Malik (The New World); and Jonathan Demme (The Silence of the Lambs).
Lievsay’s credits also include John waters’ Polyester, James Bridges’ Bright Lights, Big City, Robert Altman’s O. C. and Stiggs and Pret-A-Porter, Julie Taymor’s Titus, and Barry Sonnenfeld’s Get Shorty and Men In Black I and II, and Tim Burton’s Sleepy Hollow.
More recent films are Francis Lawrence’s I Am Legend, Kevin MacDonald’s State of Play, Cameron Crowe’s EIizabethtown, Bryan Singer’s Valkyrie, Lawrence’s Water for Elephants, Stephen Daldry’s Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close, the documentaries An Inconvenient Truth and Waiting for ‘Superman’ , and Jonathan Dayton and Valerie Faris’ Ruby Sparks among many others. Lievsay recently completed work on Afonso Cuaron’s Garvity.
In 2007, Lievsay and was nominated for Sound Mixing and Sound Editing Academy Awards for No Country for Old Men, and in 2010 in the same categories for True Grit. He received BAFTA nominations for these films as well for his work on The Silence of the Lambs.
Lievsay has also been the recipient of awards from the Cinema Audio Society (CAS) for No Country for Old Men and True Grit); Motion Picture Sound Editors Awards (True Grit, A Serious Man, Waiting for ‘Superman’, No Country for Old Men), and has received many other accolades for his work.
Recording Competition—Part 2 (Judge)
Oct 19: SP5: Sound Design for Film (Sound for Pictures Master Class) (Presenter)