The Sound of Godzilla

In this exclusive SoundWorks Collection sound profile Michael Coleman talks with Supervising Sound Editor and Sound Designer Erik Aadahl and Supervising Sound Editor Ethan Van der Ryn about the sound of Director Gareth Edwards Godzilla.

This 45-minute conversation covers the creative and technical process that the sound team of E2 ( pursued to create the dark and powerful sound of the king of all monsters, Godzilla.

Special thanks to Legendary Studios and Warner Bros. Studio


E² is a sound design team dedicated to the art of sound. Founders, Ethan Van der Ryn and Erik Aadahl, are responsible for the sound design and sound editing of the TRANSFORMERS and KUNG FU PANDA films. Other credits include the LORD OF THE RINGS series and THE TREE OF LIFE. Together they have garnered 7 Oscar nominations and 2 wins.

Sound Credits

Erik Aadahl. Sound Designer And Supervising Sound Editor
David Alvarez Sound Mixer
James Ashwill Foley Mixer
Paul Buscemi Epk Sound
David V. Butler Dialogue And Adr Editor
Blake Collins Foley Mixer
John T. Cucci Foley Artist
Steven Ghouti Adr Mixer
John Guentner Foley Mixer
Jason W. Jennings Sound Effects Editor
Bob Kellough First Assistant Sound Editor
Jonathan Klein Supervising Foley Editor
Matt Klimek Post Production Sound Assistant
Rick Kline Sound Re Recording Mixer
Gregg Landaker Sound Re Recording Mixer
Tim LeBlanc Sound Re Recording Mixer
John Marquis Sound Effects Editor
Michael McGee Sound Mixer
Harrison Meyle Adr Editor: Temp
Ryan Murphy Mix Technician
Nancy Nugent Supervising Dialogue And Adr Editor
Dan O'Connell Foley Artist
Charles O'Shea Boom Operator
Diego Perez Sound Editorial Production Assistant
Eric Potter Sound Effects Recordist
Jesse Rosenman Second Assistant Sound Editor
Jacob Farron Smith Boom Operator
Andy Stallabrass Adr Mixer
John C. Stuver Adr Editor
Ethan Van der Ryn Supervising Sound Editor
Lito Villareal Adr Loop Artist
Juniper Watters Sound Assistant