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Mark Mangini

Mark Mangini is an American Sound engineer and designer. The Academy award winning sound artist has contributed in over hundred Hollywood movies and got nominated for the Oscars for four times. He took birth in Boston, Massachusetts, the USA on 31st August 1956. Mark did sound design for films like Mad Max-Fury Road, Aladdin, Blade Runner 2049, etc. He became the sound artist behind the famous lion roar for the MGM lion mascot. Mark gives guest lecturers in different Art Colleges including Savannah College of Art, Academy of Motion Picture Arts, etc. He took birth in Boston, Massachusetts, the USA on 31st August 1956. He went to the Sudbury Regional High School. At 19, left college and moved to LA to build a career in films. He became a sound editor for a cartoon show at Hanna Barbera Studios; the company did work on Scooby-Doo which aired on Sundays. Later, after three years, Mark founded Weddington Productions Inc. The company became successful with time and now is part of Formosa Group. From being an apprentice to one of the biggest names in Sound mixing, Mark earned respect for his dedication. He started his career in 1976, and ten years later he got nominated for the Academy awards for the first time. Star Trek IV got him his debut nomination at Oscars. In 1992, he again got nominated for Aladdin at the Academy Awards. In 1997, he got named for The Fifth Element, but luck did not go his way. At the 88th Academy award in 2015, Mark got nominated for Mad Max-Fury Road and won the Oscars. Mark defeated the sound artists of the favorite, The Revenant, and went on to bag the Oscar Award. For Mark great sound start with storytelling, and just like movie editing, sound mixing is the same. Last year, Mark got nominated for Blade Runner 2049 at the 89th Oscars, but it lost to Christopher Nolan’s Dunkirk. He is a member of S.A.G. - Screen Actors Guild, The Academy of Motion Picture Arts, Society of Motion Picture and Television, etc. His other works include Die Hard, The Green Mile, Jack the Giant Slayer, Beauty and the Beast, etc. A college dropout has been a part of over hundred movies and also received AACTA Best Sound Mixing award for Mad Max. He is married to Ann Mangini, and they have three children. One of their sons, Rio Mangini, is a pianist.

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