The Sound/Music of The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

In this SoundWorks Collection exclusive we talk with Composers Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross, Sound Re-recording Mixer Michael Semanick, and Re-recording Mixer, Sound Designer, and Supervising Sound Editor Ren Klyce.


The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo is a 2011 English-language drama/thriller film. It is the second film to be adapted from the Swedish novel of the same name by Stieg Larsson. The first was a 2009 Swedish-language/English dubbed film. The 2011 film was written by Steven Zaillian and directed by David Fincher. Daniel Craig stars as Mikael Blomkvist, and Rooney Mara stars as Lisbeth Salander. In essence, the film follows a man's mission to find out what has happened to a girl who has been missing for 36 years, and may have been murdered.

Sound Credits

Thom Brennan Foley Editor
Sandy Buchanan Adr Recordist: Uk
Mattias Eklund Voice Over Recordist
Coya Elliott Assistant Sound Effects Editor
Malcolm Fife Dialogue Supervisor
Mark C. Grech Second Boom
Daniel A. Greenwald Additional Utility Sound
Scott Guitteau Sound Effects Editor
David C. Hughes Sound Effects Editor
Doc Kane Adr Mixer
Noah Katz Digital Audio Engineer
Ren Klyce Re Recording Mixer
Ren Klyce Sound Designer
Ren Klyce Supervising Sound Editor
Oleg Kulchytskyy Sound Re Recording Mixer
Stefan Ljungberg Boom Operator: Sweden
Kyrsten Mate Sound Effects Editor (As Kyrsten Mate Comoglio)
Jeremy Molod Assistant Supervising Sound Editor
Alyson Dee Moore Foley Artist
Chris Munro Sound Mixer: Uk
Nathan Nance Assistant Sound Re Recording Mixer
Al Nelson Sound Effects Editor
Larry Oatfield Sound Effects Editor
Rune Palving Sound Recordist: Sweden
David Parker Re Recording Mixer
Bo Persson Sound Mixer: Sweden
Michael Primmer Boom Operator
Richard Quinn Adr Supervisor
David Raymond Sound Utility
John Roesch Foley Artist
Ronald G. Roumas Recordist
Michael Semanick Re Recording Mixer
James Spencer Assistant Sound Re Recording Mixer
Mark Weingarten Sound Mixer
P.J. Corvus Audio Technical Support (Uncredited)