Peter Albrechtsen and the sound of Generation Wealth

July 18, 2018 8:52am

Peter Albrechtsen is a Danish sound designer and music supervisor based in Copenhagen and working on both feature films and documentaries. We chatted with Peter about his recent work on the Amazon Studios documentary, Generation Wealth directed by Lauren Greenfield.

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Peter is well-known for his extensive work in film and television including such projects as the Oscar-winning film Dunkirk (sound effects re-recording mixer), Netflix’s Godless (re-recording mixer, sound designer, supervising sound editor), Thelma, When She Runs, The Distant Barking of Dogs, and the documentary The Last Race (re-recording mixer, sound designer, supervising sound editor), which premiered at the 2018 Sundance Film Festival.

Among Peter Albrechtsen’s recent fiction credits are the Danish thriller smash hit "Darkland", Finnish Cannes winner "The Happiest Day in the Life of Olli Mäki", and sound effects recording for Christopher Nolan's "Dunkirk". His recent documentary credits include the festival favorites "Bill Nye: Science Guy", "Land of the Free" and "True Conviction". This year, Peter was invited to become a member of Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

Along with his sound work, Peter Albrechtsen has worked as a music supervisor and has collaborated closely with globally acclaimed musicians such as Antony and the Johnsons, Jóhann Jóhannsson and Efterklang.

Peter has also written about music and movies for different Danish and international magazines and has been lecturing about sound design around the world.