Paula Fairfield

Main focus: Sound design

Twitter handle: @noizgirl

Languages: English

City: Desert Hot Springs

Country: United States

Topics: sound design, sonic art


Paula Fairfield is an International and Emmy award winning supervising sound editor and sound designer for tv, film, commercials, and basically anything that makes noise. She has sixteen Motion Picture Sound Editors Guild Golden Reel nominations, with 4 wins for her work on Game of Thrones and LOST, eight Emmy nominations and one win (LOST, The River, GOT), and a Gemini (aka Canadian Screen Award) for Due South, among others.

Her passion is high concept sound design and her main interest is working with visionary filmmakers, which is clearly reflected in her resume and her background as an artist. Paula is from a tiny town in Nova Scotia and has a BFA from NSCAD University in Halifax, N.S. During her career as an exhibiting artist, she was the co-director of Canada's foremost media art center, Charles Street Video. Her art work resides in several collections worldwide, including the National Gallery of Canada. She started her sound work with Sound Dogs in Toronto, before relocation to LosAngeles in 1998. In 2014, she established her sound design company Eargasm Inc. Current and recent projects include Hands of Stone, Game of Thrones, The Strain, The Mist and Darren Aronofsky’s upcoming Mother!.

She will be debuting her new immersive audio work "Ocean of Tears" in 2018/9. She happily works and lives with her awesome canine family in the peace and quiet of the magical desert.

Examples of previous talks / appearances:

Dragons GOT

At Con of Thrones

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Dragons and GOT
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At Con of Thrones

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Ice Dragon sound GOT

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GOT sound

This talk is in: English