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WCA #286 with Cullen Brooks – Music to Film Sound, Star Wars, Michigan, Recording Punk bands, Division of Labor and Disruptive Clients

Cullen Brooks works in television & film as a dialogue editor, re-recording mixer, sound designer, sound editor, sound effects editor, and sound mixer.

In this episode, we discuss:

  • Transitioning from Music to Film Sound 
  • The Impact of Star Wars & the Matrix
  • Recording Punk bands
  • Learning Film Sound 
  • Jumping in With Both Feet
  • Working Remotely
  • Disruptive Clients
  • New York
  • Michigan
  • Lost Tax Incentives 
  • Division of Labor
  • Terms
  • Business
  • Work Ethic
  • Watching Your Mouth
  • Getting More Work
  • How to Use Social Media

Links and Show Notes:


  • Guest: Cullen Brooks
  • Host: Matt Boudreau 
  • WCA Theme Music: Cliff Truesdell 
  • Announcer: Chuck Smith
  • Editing: Anne-Marie Pleau & Matt Boudreau
  • Additional Music: The License Lab