Sound Innovator Thom to Address SIGGRAPH

Oscar-winning sound editor and designer Randy Thom will deliver a keynote address at this year’s SIGGRAPH conference, set for August 3-7 in New Orleans.

Thom has worked on more than 75 films and won Oscars for Best Sound Editing on The Incredibles and Best Sound for 1983′s The Right Stuff. He also has 12 Oscar nominations for sound work on films ranging from Return of the Jedi to Ratatouille.

He began his career working as a sound designer and re-recording mixer for Lucasfilm in 1979. He is now the director of sound design at Skywalker Sound.