Josh Winget grew up in suburban Washington, D.C., studying visual art and music from an early age. He graduated from Ithaca College after having designed and completed a planned studies major in sound design and composition, and headed to Los Angeles to pursue a career in sound design and film scoring. After a year of working as a freelance music editor and sound designer on album and studio projects, Josh got the chance to work on his first major feature film, Barry Levinson’s Toys (1992), assisting Jim Flamberg in editing sequences of music for the film. From that time on, he was hooked and began a feature film music editing career in earnest. He’s had many opportunities, including ongoing relationships with several film composers, directors, and producers. He’s been nominated nine times for Motion Picture Sound Editors (MPSE) Golden Reel awards for music editing for Strange Days, Titan A.E., Dune, Ice Age, And Starring Pancho Villa as Himself, Everybody Hates Chris, and Robots. He won the MPSE Golden Reel award for his work on Empire. Nominated for an Emmy for CSI: NY and Dune, he won an Emmy for his work on And Starring Pancho Villa as Himself.
Josh Winget '91
Panelist: Film Music Mixing & Sound Editing