Title: Sound Designer, X-Men: First Class
Craig Berkey is a leading feature film Sound Designer and Mixer. He is an Academy Award and BAFTA nominee as well as the recipient of the Cinema Audio Society Award for Best Sound Mixing on No Country for Old Men and True Grit. He has received two Golden Reel Awards and 12 nominations.
A native of Canada, Berkey completed a program in recording arts in Vancouver, where he was introduced to the world of post-production sound and landed his first job editing on the TV series Mom P.I. (1990). In 1993, Berkey moved to Los Angeles where he has since had the opportunity to work on a wide a variety of films as a sound designer, mixer, and editor. His recent credits include: Hanna, The Soloist, Anna Karenina (directed by Joe Wright), The New World, The Tree of Life, To the Wonder (directed by Terrence Malick), True Grit, A Serious Man, No Country for Old Men (directed by the Coen brothers), Superman Returns, X-Men, X2 (directed by Bryan Singer), Sleepy Hollow, Big Fish (directed by Tim Burton), State of Play (directed by Kevin Macdonald) and X-Men: First Class (directed by Matthew Vaughn).
Berkey has a penchant for pushing technology and the use of sound. He is currently pioneering new ways of designing and mixing his various projects. He recently returned to Vancouver with his family and is working on several new films from his home studio.