Cecelia Hall

Cecelia Hall

Cecelia Hall

First year at SCAD:


Supervising editor and sound designer for 35 years; winner of the 1991 Academy Award for Best Sound Effects Editing for The Hunt for Red October; first woman nominated for Academy Award for Best Sound Effects Editing on Top Gun; first woman elected president of the Motion Pictures Sound Editors

Awards, recognition and honors

Academy Award winner for The Hunt for the Red October; Academy Award nominee for Best Sound Editing for Top Gun; MPSE Golden Reel Award winner for Something So Right and Top Gun; nominated for numerous MPSE Golden Reel Awards


Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, Motion Picture Sound Editors, Editor's Guild 700

Previous Positions

Senior vice president, Paramount Pictures; supervising sound editor and sound designer, Paramount Films

Courses Taught

SNDS 201 Intro to Sound Design SNDS 440 Post-Production SNDS 495 Careers in Sound Design