AES New York 2013 Presenter or Author
Primary Affiliation: Dolby - San Francisco, CA, USA
Jurgen Scharpf has worked on many notable films, including Titanic, Million Dollar Baby, Finding Nemo, Saving Private Ryan, and the Star Wars prequels. A graduate of the Recording Arts program at Full Sail University in Orlando, Jurgen started in the music industry at Dallas Austin’s Atlanta studio, where he engineered tracks for the fledgling Usher and R&B producers such as Mario Winans. He moved to California in 1997 to take a job at Skywalker Sound, making the transition from music to film. While at Skywalker, Jurgen had the opportunity to learn the craft from Academy Award-winning sound designers like Gary Rydstrom, Randy Thom, and Christopher Boyes, and legendary directors like James Cameron, Steven Spielberg, and Clint Eastwood. Jurgen joined Dolby in March 2010 as Senior Audio/Video Production Engineer. His role includes composing original music, sound design, and mixing for multichannel formats. He also plays an active part in the development of Dolby’s Atmos cinema technology.
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