Re-Recording Mixer & Sound designer
Two-time Emmy Award winning Re-Recording Mixer and highly regarded Sound Designer, Tom Paul is one of New York City's most sought after talents in the field of post production audio. The last few years have been filled with supervising and mixing the sound for many wonderful films including The Big Sick, City Of Ghosts, Weiner, Nuts!, The Wolfpack, Cartel Land, Particle Fever, The Square, and Doris to name just a few. Tom was honored to be the president of the jury for the feature doc competition at IDFA in 2016.
A New York City native, Tom Paul was surrounded by music and sound from the moment he was born. As the son of an opera singer father and pianist mother, Tom's exposure to the power of music planted the seed for his passion and aptitude for all things sonic. Tom got his professional start as a boom operator in 1988, moving on to production mixing in 1991. Some notable titles of his early years in production sound include: Trust, The Wedding Banquet, Eat Drink Man Woman, Little Odessa, Swoon and The Yards. In 1994, his passion for sound led him to the creative environment of post production.
Some early highlights of his sound design and re-recording credits include the Academy Award winning films The Fog of War and Born Into Brothels. Other notable films include: Junebug, Palindromes, The Baxter, The King, and U2 360, the largest selling concert DVD of all time. Tom won a Primetime Emmy for Outstanding Mixing on Joe Berlinger's Under African Skies, and another for Best Sound Editing on Cartel Land. Tom Paul is a partner at Gigantic Studios in New York City.