John Finklea Music Editor
John Finklea is a music editor with over 80 films and television shows of every genre to his credit. Specializing in both creating temp tracks and working with the composer and filmmakers to produce the final score, John’s love of music makes him an ideal addition to any team. Some highlights of his career include The Rock, The Mummy, Sliding Doors, 42, World War Z, Blades of Glory, Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation, The Big Short and The Pacific, for which he won an Emmy.

With a background in studying film production at Ithaca College and medieval history at The University of Georgia, alongside his experience as a live performer, John brings a unique perspective to every project.
Select Credits
ROGUE ONE: A STAR WARS STORY Gareth Edwards MOONLIGHT Barry Jenkins THE BIG SHORT Adam McKay MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE – ROGUE NATION Christopher McQuarrie TRANSFORMERS: AGE OF EXTINCTION Michael Bay WORLD WAR Z Mark Forster 42 Brian Helgeland JACK REACHER Christopher McQuarrie X-MEN: FIRST CLASS Matthew Vaughn KICK ASS Matthew Vaughn THE PACIFIC (Mini Series) Multiple Directors


2017 Golden Reel Award Nomination Rogue One: A Star Wars Story Best Sound Editing - Music in a Feature Film 2016 Golden Reel Award Nomination Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation Best Sound Editing - Music in a Feature Film 2014 Golden Reel Award Nomination World War Z Best Sound Editing - Music in a Feature Film 2010 Primetime Emmy Award Winner The Pacific Outstanding Sound Editing for a Miniseries, Movie or a Special 2005 Golden Reel Award Nomination Van Helsing: The London Assignment Best Sound Editing - Direct to Video 1996 Golden Reel Award Nomination The Rock Best Sound Editing - Music in a Feature Film