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sound supervision, field recording, re-recording mixing

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About Charles Maynes

Sound designer | Charles Maynes | USA | California

I am 20+ year audio veteran in the film and media business, with have extensive experience in film audio with over 100 feature film credits, I also have extensive field recording experience specializing in military subjects and weapons.

Awards include participation in the sound work on two Academy Award winning films for Best Sound Editing (U-571 and Letters From Iwo Jima) as well as 2 Emmy Awards, (The Pacific and Gettysburg) and 5 MPSE awards and numerous nominations.

I am very interested in collaboration and am a very strong team player-


YearProject nameClientRole
2010The PacificHBOSound Editor / Designer
2006Letters From Iwo JimaWarner Brothers / DreamworksSound Designer
2005Fantastic Four20th Century FoxSound Designer
2005ConstantineWarner Brothers / VIllage RoadshowSound Designer
2013After EarthSonySupervising Sound Editor
2011MoneyballSonySound Editor
2011Fast FiveUniversalSound Effects Editor / Designer
2002SpidermanSonySound Designer
2001Lara Croft: Tomb RaiderParamount PicturesSound Effects Editor / Designer
2000U-571UniversalSound Editor / Designer
1997Starship TroopersSonySound Editor / Designer
1996TwisterWarner Brothers / DreamworksSound Editor / Designer


YearAwardAwarded for
2000AMPAS Best Sound EditingU-571
2006AMPAS Best Sound EditingLetters From Iwo Jima
2013ATAS Outstanding Sound Editing for Nonfiction Programming (Single or Multi-Camera)Gettysburg
2010ATAS Outstanding Sound Editing for a Miniseries, Movie or a SpecialThe Pacific
2015Nomination MPSE Best Sound Editing – Direct to Video – Live ActionWar Pigs
2014MPSE Best Sound Editing – Sound Effects, Foley, Dialogue, and ADR in a Foreign Language FeatureLibertador
2013MPSE Best Sound Editing – Computer Episodic EntertainmentHalo 4: Forward Unto Dawn
2011Nomination MPSE Best Sound Editing – Direct to Video – Live ActionStreet Kings 2: Motor City
2012Nomination MPSE Best Sound Editing – Sound Effects and Foley in a Feature FilmFast Five
2010Nomination MPSE Best Sound Editing – Computer EntertainmentWolfenstein
2006Nomination MPSE Best Sound Editing in Sound Effects and Foley for a Feature FilmFlags of Our Fathers
2007Nomination MPSE Best Sound Editing in Special VenueRoar: Lions of the Kalahari
2002Nomination MPSE Best Sound Editing – Effects & Foley, Domestic Feature FilmLara Croft: Tomb Raider

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