We are a passionate, in-house team of audio professionals, treating each and every project with the utmost care and quality.
Tom Disher - Composer, Sound Designer and Audio Post Engineer
Tom is passionate about bringing your story to life through music and sound. Whether it’s intense and powerful, simple and heartfelt, or quirky and unexpected, Tom knows how to elicit the perfect sound- both hands-on, and conducting an ever widening stable of world class musicians and sound designers.
Decades of experience mixing and editing means you get a nuanced soundtrack that delivers your story with style. Son of an aero-space engineer, technical details have an organic fluency that translate into artistic excellence.
An Emmy (John Wooden: Victory, Values and Peace of Mind, 2001) 5 Addies, a degree in piano performance and 4 years of post grad composition, orchestration and electronic music studies are balanced with 5 long years in the “school of hard knocks” on the road with a variety of performers. Tom and his team bring a relaxed and energetic joie d’vivre to the creation of your soundtrack- the other 50% of your film.
Paul Zahnley, CAS - Re-recording Mixer and Sound Editor
Paul is best known as a creative technician whose passion is film. He loves his work, whether it calls for creating the perfect sound effect, smoothing out difficult dialogue, or mixing the multitude of tracks in a complicated scene. He primarily mixes long form films and non-fiction television, as well as commercials and trailers. During his more than 20 years in the industry, Paul was nominated for CAS Award in 2013 and an Emmy in 2007 and also inducted into the Cinema Audio Society (CAS) in 2001 due to his many film credits. He has a Masters in Documentary TV/Film from Goldsmiths College/University of London.
Matt Strasser - Sound Editor and Sound Designer
With Sound Design experience in Film, TV, Video Games, and Commercial Advertising, Matt Strasser provides creative hands-on work to enhance any project. To him, building great relationships with the client in a welcoming environment is the most crucial element in each and every audio endeavor. Matt is also skilled in Music Production and Voice Over recording, having directed and collaborated with numerous artists to draw out their best talents. He works in tandem with the rest of the team to create immersive and outstanding projects.
Ben Hicks - Recording Engineer and Sound Designer
Ben Hicks is dedicated to telling your story through sound. Whether it’s recording or composing music, performing foley, mixing, or creating custom sound design, he focuses on how sound improves your artistic vision. With experience at numerous professional recording studios and an education from Berklee College of Music, Ben brings a strong mix of musical performance and recording experience to the Disher Sound team.