Sound Designer and Sound Editor for Film and Television
Location and Studio Sound Recording for Music and Dialogue
Swashbuckling, microphone-wielding fieldman, sophisticated studio hound, Alan Geldart is the best type of sound designer - one who can record and edit his own field material. With thirty years experience in sound design and postproduction, Geldart is one of the merchant marines in Toronto's burgeoning film industry. His own recorded library of award-winning sound effects and ambiences rivals commercial collections. A heavy-weight sound editor in a wide array of formats and subjects, Geldart has a proven track record in audio post. Facility in four languages, familiarity with countless microphones, recorders, editing systems - both video and audio - Alan Geldart's award winning work has earned him a permanent place in Canadian film.
Browse Alan Geldart's extensive CREDIT LIST.
» Thirty years of professional involvement in the film industry.
» Sound Effects Editor/Sound Designer on over 25 feature films.
» Sound Editor/Supervisor on over one hundred documentaries.
» Extensive knowledge of Film/TV production and postproduction.
» Documentary sound recording around the globe.
» Music Engineer for numerous classical and experimental works.
» Freelance location sound engineer.
» Full ProTools audio editing studio.
Awards and Scholarships
» 1986 Genie Award for best sound editing: One Magic Christmas
» 1997 Gemini Nomination best documentary sound: Hollywoodism
» 2004 Gemini Nomination best documentary sound: Shake Hands With The Devil
» 2008 Gemini Nomination best documentary sound: Geologic Journey / The Nature of Things
» 1990 Electronic Film Media; The Banff Centre full scholarship
» 1982 Banff School of Fine Arts; full scholarship
» Academy of Canadian Cinema and Television
» Directors Guild of Canada
» PADI Certified Diver
» Fully bilingual in English and French
» Working Spanish and Portuguese
International Work and Travel
» Middle East: Crossing Bridges, production mixer
» Arctic - all regions: National Geographic, NFB, IBC
» United Kingdom: Pinewood Studios, 'Nightbreed' sound editor
» Guyana, South America: Mustard Bath production mixer
» Japan: K.K.Dic Animation, dialogue editor
» Caribbean: Ind. Tourism and underwater photography
» El Salvador, Guatemala: photo journalism
» Ivory Coast, West Africa: Canada World Youth
» China, Taiwan, Central America
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email: alan at geldart dot ca
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