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Leslie Gaston-Bird AMPSRe-Recording Mixer

Full Member / Council Member

Active Member: Motion Picture Sound Editors (MPSE); The Recording Academy (The Grammys) and The Recording Academy Producers and Engineers (P&E) Wing. Specialties: Supervising Sound Editor, Sound Re-recording Mixer, Sound Editor, Sound Designer.
Other experience: Music scoring, Foley Editor, Foley Mixer.
I got my start restoring film soundtracks for Sony/Columbia Pictures at Post Modern Company in Denver, Colorado. Titles included films such as "Too Many Husbands", "The Mad Room", and "Neighbors" and television series such as "The Partridge Family", "The Flying Nun", and "Hart to Hart". More recent titles include "Doc of the Dead" featuring Simon Pegg; "Infinity Chamber", a sci-fi psychological drama, and "Feral", a feature-length film about the adventures of a boy living in a post-apocalyptic world (currently in production).


2020: Sundance premiere of "Leap of Faith", a documentary on the making of "The Exorcist" featuring director William Friedkin (dir. Alexandre O. Phillippe for Exhibit A Pictures)
2020: Rent-a-Pal (dir. Jon Stevenson, Pretty People Pictures) 2020: "A Feral World" (dir. David Liban, Tiny Fist Films)
2019: "Leap of Faith" premieres at La Biennale di Venezia; shows at BFI
2019: Nominated: Heartland Emmy "Enough White Teacups
2019: "Cinema is the Weapon", a short film essay on cinematographer Bradford Young ("Solo: a Star Wars Story", "Selma", "The Arrival)
2019: Governor-at-Large, Audio Engineering Society; Chair of Diversity and Inclusion Committee
2016-2018: Audio Engineering Society Vice President, Western Region
2017 Nomination: Utah Film Festival Short Sound category (dir. Michelle Carpenter)
2011 Fulbright Award
2000 RTNDA Edward R. Murrow award for "A Columbine Diary" (regional, large market radio documentary)

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