John Dykstra - Recording Engineer

John Dykstra

Recording Engineer

Group:Sound Mixers

Location:Technicolor Toronto

Meet John Dykstra, Recording Engineer at Technicolor Toronto.

John joined Technicolor as a Foley/ADR Recordist before moving into mixing in 2006. He has found a lot of artistic influence and inspiration from the colleagues who have mentored him over the years, and has earned three Gemini Nominations for best sound for his work on The Rest of My Life (2011), Flashpoint (2011), and Would Be Kings (2008). 

John spends a lot of his time in the Pro Tools mixing theatres, and also enjoys using Avid’s ICON digital consoles.  He says that he looks forward to seeing how new advances in technology might impact his work as a mixer.

One of John’s favorite characters in film is The Dude, played by the talented Jeff Bridges in The Big Lebowski.  Though it’s hard to say if The Dude abides by John’s favorite bit of advice, listen before you speak.

When not working, John enjoys playing hockey, watching movies and playing guitar.

Recent Technicolor Credits:

  • Degrassi
  • LA Complex
  • Don Cherry
  • Wrath of Grapes
  • Borealis
  • Flashpoint