Contributors to this edition

Coleman Metts, CAS
Coleman has been a Production Sound Mixer for 20 years and a surfer and paddleboarder for even longer. Some of his credits include Donnie Darko, Bobby (about the assassination of Robert Kennedy), Project X, and the TV series Awkward and Dollhouse. With Ride, he was able to combine two passions.


James Tanenbaum, CAS
With decades of experience as a Production Mixer, Jim Tanenbaum, CAS is known to many as the man who “wrote the book” on timecode (Using Timecode in the Reel World) and as an educator. He has taught sound classes at UCLA since 1988, and traveled to Japan (1995), China (2010 and 2011) and Vietnam (2012) to train other mixers and film school students in the discipline of sound for movies and TV. He continues to work in production, most recently completing the first season of the reality series Jim Henson’s Creature Shop Challenge. He worked on the last three years of James Cameron’s Avatar, and hopes to do Avatar 2, 3, and 4.
David Waelder
David has recorded sound for films for several decades and has been an editor of the 695 Quarterly since its inception five years ago.