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Jonathan Wales Immerses Horror Film Audiences

February 27, 2024

When it comes to horror films, production teams work hard to find new approaches to scare audiences. Today, with Dolby Atmos and immersive sound growing in popularity, there are even more ways to give viewers a fright. That’s exactly what Re-recording Mixer Jonathan Wales accomplishes for the horror shows and films on which he works, both as a freelancer and for Warner Brothers Studios.

Wales didn’t set out to specialize in horror, but a 30-year-long career path brought him there. “I tend to work on a lot of horror movies,” he says. “It wasn’t supposed to be that way, but when you start doing something well, people notice, and you end up doing more of it. It was an accidental career path, but it’s a fun genre to work in. Right now, there’s probably an even amount of time spent between original series content and horror films and shows.”

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