Optical Audio

Audio post production. sound design. Voice-over Recording.

SLASH premiered at SXSW 2016 under the Narrative Spotlight category. Directed by Clay Liford. Sound design and mix by Optical Audio.

Heckbender's first feature film is coming! SYNOPSIS: Clark doesn't care about you. He doesn't care about the world. He barely cares about himself. But after an incident with an old bowl of spaghetti and a malfunctioning microwave, he becomes a superhero that can fight crime with the power of spaghetti. Sound design and mix by Optical Audio.

Directed By: Todd Rohal Hosted/Presented By: Todd Rohal and Kent Osborne Run Time: 73 Minutes Starring: Kent Osborne, Kate Herman, Lyndsay Hailey, Jennifer Prediger, Steve Little, Joe Swanberg Kent Osborne, the mild-mannered animator whose mundane daily routines and love life fueled Joe Swanberg’s Uncle Kent, is desperate to make a sequel—an idea that excites precisely no one else. But when Swanberg gives Osborne his blessing to take the idea elsewhere, things takes a decidedly warped turn. Sound design and mix by Optical Audio.

Kill or be killed Trailer - 2016 Western movie starring Justin MeeksIn the autumn of 1900, outlaw Claude Barbee puts his 'retirement plan' in action, attempting to lead his train-robbing gang across Texas to recover a cash stash hidden after a botched railroad heist. Sound design and mix by Optical Audio.

The story of the disappearance of Francis, a beautiful young bank teller missing since her car was found submerged in a river in 1974. Sound design and mix by Optical Audio.

Sound design and mix by Optical Audio.

The Retrieval Official Trailer directed by Chris Eska and starring Ashton Sanders, Tishuan Scott, Keston John. On the outskirts of the U.S. Civil War, a boy is sent north by his bounty hunter gang to retrieve a wanted man. Sound design and mix by Optical Audio.

In this perfectly crafted American drama, openly gay Ernesto (Marcus DeAnda) and closeted Gabe (Bill Heck) grapple with the sad tribulations of being gay in a small, working-class Texas town. Sound design and mix by Optical Audio.

Pretend marriages, comic books, and candy are just part of the job for Marie when she agrees to work as a maid for an overworked businessman and his messy roommate in this quirky and totally original comedy. Sound design and mix by Optical Audio.

Leigh's 29th birthday party takes a sudden turn when she announces that the evening may be the last time her friends see her alive. A night of questions, coping and debauchery immediately follow. Sound editing by Optical Audio.

After the tragic death of a newly arrived Ex-pat, ESL kindergarten teachers Simon and Darin, steal the corpse in order to perform the final rites for the fallen stranger. Their quest for the perfect burial spot becomes a quixotic odyssey along Taiwan's picturesque East Coast Highway, where they encounter welcoming families, violent gangsters, personal demons, and Nikita, their traveling companion. Dialogue editing by Optical Audio.

Nick Offerman Movie HD Nick Offerman ("Parks and Recreation") stars in this smart, subversive comedy about a man, his best friend (Keith Poulson), and the woman they both adore (Jess Weixler, Teeth) watching their lives fly by. Sound FX editing by Optical Audio.

Orlando, a lifeguard in the summer and gangster in the winter, abandons his life of crime and returns to his hometown of Priddy, Texas. After getting in over his head with his Olympic swimmer ex-girlfriend and a crew of volunteer firefighters, his former lifeguard gang comes after him and the contents of his fanny pack. Sound design and mix by Optical Audio.

A crew of young paranormal investigators and their dog struggle for cash until they land a job getting to the bottom of a series of gruesome deaths in an abandoned schoolhouse. Sound design and mix by Optical Audio.

Sundance, Cannes' Directors' Fortnight, Outfest, Frameline and Iris Prize fest fave! Sound design and mix by Optical Audio.

Sphereland' is the sequel to 2007's 'Flatland: The Movie', an animated adaptation of Edwin A. Abbott's classic novel about geometric shapes living in the second dimension and what happens when they receive a visit from the third dimension. Sound design and mix by Optical Audio.

A new comedy from Mark Potts and Cole Selix, creators of 'Simmons on Vinyl,' 'The Stanton Family Grave Robbery,' 'S&M Lawn Care,' and 'Kane.' Sound design and mix by Optical Audio.

Trailer for upcoming homage remake of Richard Linklater's SLACKER by 24 Austin-based filmmakers. Additional mixing by Optical Audio.

2011 SXSW World Premiere and winner of countless other festival audience awards all over the country, WUSS is the darkly comic drama of Mitch, a high school teacher, who faces constant ridicule after he's repeatedly beaten up by several of his own students. Sound design and mix by Optical Audio.

An intensely bizarre tale of a mother who inhabits her husband's suffocating behavior before falling into her own flawed maternal instincts. Mix by Optical Audio.

Bill, an out-of-work poet, puts his heart, soul, and last few dollars into starting an all-organic mostly-vegetarian food stand. Complications with the business jeopardize his dreams for a hot dog-free future. Original score, sound design and mix by Optical Audio.

Additional voice recording engineer.