Summary

I'm a sound mixer, boom operator, and composer. After 15+ years of working in the music industry, I transitioned into location sound when I was offered a job on a documentary film in 2016. Since then, I've worked on commercials, narrative films, + more.

Credits

1/18 – Current

Sound Mixer (Co-Founder / Head of Sound Dept.) – Bird Murmur

Details
1/18 – Current

Bird Murmur is an LA-based full-service video production company creating TV commercials, online ad campaigns, branded content, and films. At our blossoming new company my co-founding partner and I wear many hats to make this endeavor grow and thrive. In addition to heading the sound department, I also compose music/sound design for commercial spots, record audio and dialogue on location, and deliver meticulously organized meta data for our post production team. I am also responsible for new client acquisition. Visit http://birdmurmur.com to view our reel + client testimonials.

2/16 – Current

Sound Mixer (Sound Mixer + Boom Op on set. I am also the composer + producer.) Stateless (Doc) - 2016-2020, currently in production

Netflix — Reality/Doc (TV) — Bird Murmur Details
2/16 – Current

Our crew has been shooting this film in Acapulco, Mexico over a period of three years. In addition to being a producer on this project, I have done all location audio, and scored the first two cuts of our sizzle reel. As we enter into the post production phase, I will be scoring the full film. Visit http://statelessdoc.com for more info.

6/19 – 8/19

Sound Mixer Generation Wreck

Netflix — Film (Theatrical)
6/19 – 8/19
6/19 – 8/19

Sound Mixer Generation Wrecks (2020)

Netflix — Film (Theatrical) Details
6/19 – 8/19

Sound Mixer + Boom Op

4/19 – 5/19

Sound Mixer – Herbalife Nutrition (Junk Films)

Commercial/Ad
4/19 – 5/19
4/19 – 4/19

Sound Mixer – Thrive! (smoothie - sold exclusively at Target) (Jora Creative)

ABC Digital — Commercial/Ad
4/19 – 4/19
3/19 – 3/19

Sound Mixer Adulting (Season 2)

YouTube — Digital
3/19 – 3/19
3/19 – 3/19

Sound Mixer Foreign America

Film (Short) — A Nahreen Tarzi Production
3/19 – 3/19

Media

  • Bird Murmur Demo Reel

  • Pismo Spot

Recos

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James Nolan
Sound Mixer
Kim is very professional and friendly on set. She'll fit perfectly into any team and get you great results, even in tough conditions! ...MORE...
Nahreen Tarzi
Writer/Production
Kim was a great one-woman band! She was ready with all our sound needs, asked questions beforehand so we didn't waste time on set, and was a shark with catching problematic noise. She was organized, efficient, and very communicative, which helps so m ...MORE...

Education

Class of '18

Mills College

B.F.A. AUDIO ENGINEERING & MUSIC COMPOSITION

My Gear

  • Lectrosonics wireless
  • Tentacle Sync Timecode Generator
  • Zoom F8 ten track field recorder
  • Sennheiser EK/SK 100 G4 Wireless
  • Audio-Technica ATW-T1001
  • Sanken COS 11-D Lav Mic
  • Audio-Technica MT830cW lav mic
  • Sennheiser ME 2-II Lav Mic
  • Røde NTG 4+ Shotgun Mic
  • Sennheiser 461 Shotgun Mic
  • + various cables + boom poles + wind protection + etc

Skills

  • Audio Engineering
  • Sound Design
  • Production Sound
  • Music composition
  • Boom Mic Operation
  • Location Sound Mixing