Christopher Hegstrom - Senior VR Audio Specialist - The Sound Lab at Technicolor

Christopher Hegstrom

Senior VR Audio Specialist - The Sound Lab at Technicolor

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Chris’s story:

Christopher Hegstrom is Senior VR Audio Specialist for The Sound Lab at Technicolor & is located in Seattle, Washington. 

With 5 years combined audio experience in Virtual and Mix Reality and 15 years’ experience in video game audio, Christopher has created audio experiences for titles across many interactive platforms. 

Christopher spent 6 years at Microsoft where he was most recently Aesthetic Audio Director for HoloLens. Since then he has worked with clients like HBO Code Labs and Unity Creative Content.

He’s very excited about joining the Sound Lab at Technicolor during this exciting time for interactive audio, noting “Technicolor is the only existing 100 year old media technology company and being a part of it during this next media evolution is a dream come true.” 

Select awards:

  • Multiple BAFTA nominations for Audio Achievement
  • Game Developers Choice Awards nomination for Excellence in Audio
  • Dice Awards nomination for Outstanding Achievement of Sound Design
  • Develop award nomination for Audio Accomplishment

 

Select credits:

  • Black (Xbox, PS2) 
  • Burnout Paradise (Xbox 360, PS3)
  • Burnout Paradise (Xbox 360, PS3)
  • God of War 3 (PS3) 
  • HBO Code Lab VR Projects (HTC Vive)
  • Lord of the Rings, The Two Towers (Xbox / PS2) 
  • Star Wars, Episode 3 (Xbox, PS2)