Hey there! I'm Paul Hackner

Location: Los Angeles
Experience: 21 years
Title/Headline: Sound Designer / Supervising Sound Editor / Re-recording Mixer at Warner Bros. Post Production Services
Known for: Sound designer on Trolls World Tour (2020), Crawl (2019), Nic Refn's Too Old To Die Young (2019), It (2107), Sinister 2 (2015) , Sinister (2012)
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About Me

Paul Hackner is an award winning sound designer and mixer who was born in South Africa, raised in Los Angeles, and attended Emory University in Atlanta, GA. Paul's 20+ year career as a audio engineer and sound designer has included work on over 130 films and other projects. Notable feature projects include the Trolls World Tour. The Incredible Hulk, Drive, Sinister, Insidious 3, The Revenant and the 2017 remake of Stephen King's It.

Although he's worked on Hollywood blockbusters, Paul continues to work with indie filmmakers on documentaries and features. Notable indies include the award winning documentary The Garden as well as Asia Argento's Misunderstood. Paul lives in Los Angeles with his wife Angela Hackner and his son Ari.

This expert donates all Sidetime proceeds to NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc..
  • independent film
  • horror
  • documentary
  • audio restoration
  • Sound Design
  • Sound Mixing
  • Sound Supervision
  • Sound
  • Music Editing
  • Voice Over
  • sci-fi
  • Post
  • Post Production

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