Watson Wu

American sound designer.

Watson Wu is a Sound Designer and Master Sound Effects Recording Artist who has been creating and capturing audio content for film, television, commercials, and video games since 2001. His list of credits includes major projects such as Call of Duty: Modern Warfare, Baby Driver (film), Mercedes-AMG (ad), Lexus (ad), Transformers, Madden, Assassin’s Creed, and the Need for Speed franchise. In addition to his work for hire, Watson is also known for his incredibly detailed and meticulously recorded and edited sound effects libraries which comprise of a variety of weapons, vehicles, aircraft, watercraft, crowds, animals, and ambiance. These libraries have appeared in a multitude of films, television, commercials, and video games worldwide. Watson has studied business, composition, conducting, voice, piano, and music education at Florida International University and Miami Dade College. (Written by Aaron Marks)

FAQ: Watson is a Featured Artist for Seagate, Sound Devices, Rode Microphones, DPA Microphones, K-Tek, PortaBrace, and Energy Transformation Systems. Most of what he does is Work for Hire.
The Rode WU-1 microphone was named after Watson Wu

Baby Driver film - was hired to record stunt car sounds
This movie has won multiple awards including Excellence in Sound by AMPS.net (Association of Motion Picture Sound). This movie has also been nominated for an Oscar, Bafta, etc.

Call of Duty Modern Warfare - was hired to source out location and organize to multi-track record sounds of various weapons and explosives for the game.

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