David Stone

Sound design professor


B.F.A., fine arts, Cornell University, 1969


Winner of the 1992 Academy Award for Best Sound Effects Editing

See full filmography on IMDB.com

Awards, recognitions and honors

Motion Picture Sound Editors' Golden Reel awards for sound editing on "Top Gun," "Speed" and "Die Hard," and for supervising sound on "Beauty and the Beast" and "Predator," along with many past nominations


Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences; Motion Picture Sound Editors; Cinema Audio Society; Local 700, Motion Picture Editors' Guild; Local 839, The Animation Guild; University Film and Video Association

Publications and Presentations


  • Book illustrator and editor of textbook's DVD documentary short "Watch Yer Ears!"
  • Book, "The Foley Grail," by Vanessa T. Ament, (pub. by Focal Press, Feb. 2009)
  • Editor, "Moviesound Newsletter," 1989-1993


  • 2000. Presentation and panel - Motion Picture Sound scholarship and practitioners' conference, Iowa University
  • 2008. Presentation and panel - "Now Hear This II, An Evening on Animation Sound," Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, Los Angeles, California
  • 2005. Presentation and panel - International conference on games development and education, Business College Nowy Sanc, Poland