Randy Thom

Randy Thom started his career in radio and music recording before making the transition to film in 1975, when he was hired on Apocalypse Now as a sound effects recordist. Since then, Thom has worked in a wide variety of creative capacities in over 30 films, and is currently a sound designer and mixer at Lucasfilm's Skywalker Sound facility. Thom received an Academy Award for sound for The Right Stuff, and is striving, along with a small group of other sound designers, to develop motion picture sound into an art form.


Object Piece

Based on a short story by Drury Pifer, Object Piece is the story of a man digging his own grave after he loses his wife to a friend.


Seeing Sound

Sound editor Walter Murch (The Godfather, Apocalypse Now, The English Patient), sound designer Randy Thom (The Right Stuff, The Thin Blue Line), and radio artist Joe Frank deconstruct excerpts from their work...