Rob Walker is a freelance Re-recording Mixer and Sound Designer with over 20 years of experience in independent film and TV. He is mostly known for international projects including hybrids of cinema, drama, documentary, and art installation.
Rob studied Film at the University of Stirling and then UCLA, going on to lecture on the MA in Sound Production at Edinburgh Napier University. He delivered the Avid Certified Training courses and has published academic book chapters on Mark E Smith and The Fall, the sound of the TV show The Wire and the topic of Cinematic Tinnitus.
He also worked for four years on the 13 feature films of the controversial ‘DAU’ project, and his sound installations created with Brian Eno and Stefan Smith were used throughout the release venues. Recent credits include the 8-hour Japanese film ‘Works and Days’ which won a Silver Bear at the Berlin Film Festival 2020, ‘Bank Job’, a documentary about blowing up £1 million of debt and Ben Russell’s ‘Invisible Mountain’, one of several collaborations with Sound Designer Nicolas Becker.
From 2018 to 2021, he was the Chair of AMPS (Association of Motion Picture Sound) leading the industry organisation that represents film and TV sound professionals based in the UK. Outside of this, he also produces music under the name ‘King Replica’. You can find out more about Rob on his website.