JOHN FINKLEA
Music Editor

Home Town: Cypress, CA
First Concert: Electric Light Orchestra
Bio

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.


Music
Select Credits

ROGUE ONE: A STAR WARS STORY Gareth Edwards Lucasfilm, Ltd / Walt Disney Studios Music Editor
MOONLIGHT Barry Jenkins A24 Music Editor
THE BIG SHORT Adam McKay Paramount Pictures Music Editor
WORLD WAR Z Mark Forster Paramount Pictures Music Editor
IF BEALE STREET COULD TALK Barry Jenkins Annapurna Pictures Music Editor
Select Awards / Nominations

MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE – ROGUE NATION Golden Reel Nominee Best Sound Editing - Music in a Feature Film

ROGUE ONE: A STAR WARS STORY Golden Reel Nominee Best Sound Editing - Music in a Feature Film

WORLD WAR Z Golden Reel Nominee Best Sound Editing - Music in a Feature Film

THE PACIFIC (Mini Series) Primetime Emmy Award Winner Outstanding Sound Editing for a Miniseries, Movie or a Special

VAN HELSING: THE LONDON ASSIGNMENT Golden Reel Nominee Best Sound Editing - Direct To Video