About Cabba Jiaxuan CaiSound designer | USA | California
Cabba Jiaxuan Cai is a bilingual sound editor born and raised in Hunan, China, and divides her time between her home country and Los Angeles. She has an MFA degree from the University of Southern California’s graduate film and television production program.
Cabba began developing and honing her craft from a young age, inheriting her love of filmmaking from her father, who works professionally in the China film industry. She obtained a BA, majoring in Film Sound, from the Beijing Film Academy, one of the most esteemed film schools in Asia.
She loves the visual and aural elements of film as a medium for storytelling and hopes to continue sharing stories that move her. She wrote, directed, and did sound design for her first short film Mobius (2016), for which the China Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers bestowed upon her the First Prize in the Sound Academy Awards. After graduating from college, she worked as a sound editor and post supervisor on feature films, television shows, and web series in China. In her three years at USC, she performed the dual roles of editor and sound designer on several award-winning shorts, including Breaking and Entering: Women of the LAPD (2019), Go! Go! (2019), Unfinished Lives (2020), Ripple Effect (2020).
She continues to lend her skills to countless films, television, and commercials, bringing the more immersive experience alive.
|2020||University of Southern California||Film & TV Production|
|2016||Beijing Film Academy||Film Sound|