Richard Hymns - Getting his start in the industry

Richard Hymns left school at the age of 16 to be a tea-boy at the Associated British Pictures Corporation in Elstree, England. After a few months he found himself working as an apprentice editor on the television series The Saint.

Richard has worked with directors Steven Spielberg, George Lucas, Francis Ford Coppola, Robert Redford, David Lynch, Brad Bird, David Fincher, James Cameron, Tim Burton, Ron Howard, Roman Polanski, Alan Parker, Ang Lee, Adrian Lyne, Richard Lester, Tony Richardson & many others.

He came to the United States in 1978 and Skywalker Sound in 1983. He has won three Academy Awards & been nominated eight times.