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Films featuring my work as sound editor, composer and rerecording mixer are crisscrossing the world, screening at festivals and winning awards. Some highlights:


Twin Cities, feature, d. David Ash

This film has had a good run recently. Some recent honors:

Film Invasion Los Angeles - Audience Award for Best Film
IndieFest - Award of Excellence for Feature Film
IndieFest - Award of Excellence for Lead Actress
Speechless Film Festival - Best of Fest, Minnesota-Made
Screencritix - Nominated for Best Independent Film of the Year

The movie has also gotten a distribution deal with Summer Hill Entertainment, and has garnered some rave reviews as well.


Summer, short, d. Pearl Gluck

Recent and upcoming screenings include New York Jewish Film Festival, NYC (Film Society of Lincoln Center), LGBT Film Festival (Warsaw, Poland), Moscow Jewish Film Festival (Moscow, Russian Federation), Washington DC Jewish Film Festival, and SAG/AFTRA Short Film Showcase in (NYC).

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Beebox, animated short, d. Cable Hardin

Recent and upcoming screenings include BEFF (The Barents Ecology Film Festival) in Petrozavodsk, capital of the Russian Republic of Karelia. The film will also screen at the River Film Festival in Padua, Italy, where the audience sits on stone steps by the riverbank and the films screen on a raft in the middle of the river.


Elixir, short, d. Justin Staggs

Recently won Best Fantasy Film (Traditional) at FantaSci Short Film Festival, Orlando, FL

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More film sound by Mike Hallenbeck/ Junior Birdman Audio

More music for film by Mike Hallenbeck/ Junior Birdman Audio

Original music by Mike Hallenbeck



Sound edit and mix on a promo featuring med tech by Ellex Medical for glaucoma surgery. The client wanted VO way out front, FX and music low-key and understated. Many sonic events hover on the horizon line at the verge of perception: an enjoyable challenge to balance all the elements.

More work by Junior Birdman Audio for medical animation

More work by Junior Birdman Audio for corporate video