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Planet of the Apes Sound Department
Daylight Sound Department
Speed Racer Sound Department
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 2019 Show Me Yours (Short) (Supervising Sound Editor) (post-production)
 2015 Sense8 (TV Series) (sound effects editor - 10 episodes)
- Death Doesn't Let You Say Goodbye (2015) ... (sound effects editor)
- We Will All Be Judged by the Courage of Our Hearts (2015) ... (sound effects editor)
- Demons (2015) ... (sound effects editor)
- Smart Money's on the Skinny Bitch (2015) ... (sound effects editor)
- Art Is Like Religion (2015) ... (sound effects editor)
 2015 Jupiter Ascending (sound effects editor)
 2014/I Selma (dialogue/adr supervising editor)
 2014 Million Dollar Arm (sound effects editor)
 2013 The Best Man Holiday (sound editor)
 2013 Ender's Game (sound effects editor)
 2013 Gimme Shelter (supervising sound editor)
 2013 Metallica Through the Never (sound effects editor)
 2013 2 Guns (dialogue editor - as David Whitaker)
 2012 Bullet to the Head (sound effects editor)
 2012 The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 2 (sound effects editor)
 2012/V The Factory (sound effects editor)
 2012 What to Expect When You're Expecting (dialogue editor)
 2012 Ghost Recon: Alpha (Short) (sound effects editor)
 2012 For Greater Glory: The True Story of Cristiada (sound effects editor)
 2012/I Sinister (sound effects editor)
 2012 Project X (sound effects editor - uncredited)
 2011 The Cabin in the Woods (co-supervising sound editor)
 2011 The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 1 (sound effects editor)
 2011 Footloose (dialogue editor)
 2011 Contagion (dialogue editor)
 2011/I Abduction (sound effects editor)
 2011 Honey 2 (sound effects editor)
 2011/II Tattoo (Short) (sound designer)
 2011 Hood to Coast (Documentary) (sound effects editor - uncredited)
 2010/II Neighbors (Short) (re-recording mixer) / (supervising sound editor)
 2010 Amexica (Short) (re-recording mixer) / (supervising sound editor)
 2010/I The Losers (dialogue editor - uncredited)
 2009 Prep & Landing (TV Short) (sound effects editor - uncredited)
 2009 Ninja Assassin (sound effects editor)
 2009 Whiteout (sound effects editor)
 2009 Orphan (sound effects editor)
 2008 The Day the Earth Stood Still (sound editor)
 2008/I Mirrors (sound effects editor)
 2008 Speed Racer (sound effects editor)
 2008 White Out (sound effects editor)
 2008 Welcome Home, Roscoe Jenkins (sound editor)
 2007 Battle in Seattle (adr editor)
 2007/I The Invasion (sound editor)
 2007 Shrek the Third (sound effects editor)
 2007 Ghost Rider (sound effects editor)
 2006/I The Return (sound effects editor - as Dave Whittaker)
 2006 Flushed Away (sound effects editor)
 2006 Chicxulub (Short) (sound effects editor)
 2006 Over the Hedge (sound effects editor)
 2006 She's the Man (sound effects editor)
 2006 16 Blocks (sound effects editor)
 2005 The Madagascar Penguins in a Christmas Caper (Short) (sound effects editor)
 2005 Cry Wolf (sound editor)
 2005 Serenity (sound effects editor)
 2005 The Island (dialogue editor)
 2005 Madagascar (sound effects editor)
 2005 The Pacifier (supervising sound editor)
 2004/I Taxi (supervising sound editor)
 2004 Lonely Place (Short) (sound editor)
 2004 Paparazzi (sound editor)
 2004 Catch That Kid (supervising sound editor)
 2003 High Tension (sound effects editor: United States version)
 2003 A Man Apart (supervising sound editor)
 2003 Bringing Down the House (supervising sound editor - as David Whittaker)
 2002 Unconditional Love (sound editor)
 2002 Stuart Little 2 (supervising sound editor)
 2002 The Time Machine (dialogue editor)
 2002 A Walk to Remember (supervising sound editor - as David Whittaker MPSE)
 2001 Lover's Prayer (sound editor - as David Whittaker)
 2001 Planet of the Apes (sound effects editor)
 2001 Just Visiting (sound effects editor - as David Whittaker)
 2001 Tomcats (supervising sound editor)
 2000 Traffic (sound editor - uncredited)
 2000 Rave (supervising sound editor)
 2000 Urban Legends: Final Cut (sound effects editor - as David Whittaker)
 2000 The Kid (sound effects editor)
 2000/I Gossip (sound editor)
 2000 Ready to Rumble (sound editor)
 2000 Erin Brockovich (additional sound editor)
 1999 New Jersey Turnpikes (supervising sound editor)
 1999 Primal Force (TV Movie) (dialogue editor - as David Whittaker)
 1999 Analyze This (sound effects editor - as David Whittaker)
 1999 Virus (sound editor)
 1998 The Rat Pack (TV Movie) (supervising sound editor)
 1998 Lethal Weapon 4 (sound effects editor)
 1998 Sour Grapes (supervising sound editor)
 1997 The Fifth Element (sound effects editor - as David Whittaker)
 1997 Strays (additional sound supervisor)
 1996 The Legend of Sarmoti: Siegfried & Roy (TV Series short) (sound effects editor - as David Whittaker)
 1996 Daylight (supervising sound editor - as David A. Whittaker M.P.S.E.)
 1996 Deep in the Heart (supervising sound editor)
 1996 2 Days in the Valley (sound editor)
 1996 Escape from L.A. (sound effects editor - as David Whittaker)
 1996 DragonHeart (adr editor)
 1996 The Pallbearer (sound editor)
 1996 Getting Away with Murder (sound editor)
 1996 A Family Thing (sound editor - uncredited)
 1996 Hype! (Documentary) (sound editor - as Dave Whittaker)
 1995 Fluke (co-supervising sound editor - as Dave Whittaker M.P.S.E.)
 1995 Die Hard with a Vengeance (sound editor - as David Whittaker)
 1994 The Little Rascals (supervising sound editor - as David Whittaker M.P.S.E.)
 1994 The Flintstones (sound effects editor)
 1994 Fresh (sound editor)
 1993 Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit (sound editor - as Dave Whittaker)
 1993 Lush Life (TV Movie) (sound editor)
 1993 Suture (sound editor - as Dave Whittaker)
 1993 Hard Target (dialogue editor)
 1993 King of the Hill (sound effects editor - as David Whittaker)
 1993 The Pickle (supervising sound editor)
 1993 Matinee (sound editor)
 1992 The Bodyguard (sound editor)
 1992 The Mighty Ducks (sound editor - uncredited)
 1992 Newsies (sound editor)
 1992 Gladiator (supervising sound editor)
 1992 Falling from Grace (dialogue editor)
 1991 Pure Luck (sound editor)
 1991 Point Break (sound editor - as David Whittaker)
 1991 Scenes from a Mall (supervising sound editor)
 1990 RoboCop 2 (sound effects editor - as David Whittaker) / (special sound effects)
 1989 Enemies, A Love Story (supervising sound editor)
 1989 Fat Man and Little Boy (supervising sound editor)
 1989 Star Trek V: The Final Frontier (sound effects editor)
 1989 Road House (sound editor)
 1989 Brenda Starr (supervising sound editor)
 1989 Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure (supervising sound editor)
 1989 Three Fugitives (sound editor)
 1988 Oliver & Company (sound effects editor - uncredited)
 1988 The Good Mother (sound effects editor - as David Whittaker)
 1988 Moon Over Parador (sound editor - as Dave Whiitaker)
 1988 Midnight Run (supervising sound editor - as David Whittaker)
 1988 Pass the Ammo (sound editor)
 1988 Pulse (sound editor)
 1988 '68 (dialogue editor)
 1987 Cherry 2000 (sound effects editor - as David Whittaker)
 1987 Jaws: The Revenge (sound editor)
 1987 RoboCop (sound editor)
 1987 Project X (sound editor)
 1987 Black Widow (sound editor)
 1987 Outrageous Fortune (sound editor - as Dave Whittaker)
 1986 ¡Three Amigos! (sound editor - as David Whittaker)
 1986 Soul Man (sound editor - as David Whittaker)
 1986 'night, Mother (sound editor)
 1986 SpaceCamp (sound editor)
 1986 Psycho III (sound editor)
 1985 The Color Purple (sound editor - as David Whittaker)
 1985 I Dream of Jeannie... Fifteen Years Later (TV Movie) (sound editor)
 1985 My Science Project (sound editor)
 1985 Hell Town (TV Movie) (sound editor)
 1984 The Flamingo Kid (sound editor - as David Whittaker)
 1984/I Runaway (sound editor - as Dave Whittaker)
 1984 Body Double (sound editor - as David Whittaker)
 1984 Flight 90: Disaster on the Potomac (TV Movie) (sound editor)
 1982-1983 Tucker's Witch (TV Series) (supervising sound editor - 11 episodes)
- Murder Is the Key (1983) ... (supervising sound editor - uncredited)
- Living and Presumed Dead (1983) ... (supervising sound editor - uncredited)
- Formula for Revenge (1983) ... (supervising sound editor - uncredited)
- Rock Is a Hard Place (1983) ... (supervising sound editor - uncredited)
- Psych-Out (1983) ... (supervising sound editor - uncredited)
 1983 Wizards and Warriors (TV Series) (supervising sound editor - 8 episodes)
- Vulkar's Revenge (1983) ... (supervising sound editor - uncredited)
- The Dungeon of Death (1983) ... (supervising sound editor - uncredited)
- The Caverns of Chaos (1983) ... (supervising sound editor - uncredited)
- Skies of Death (1983) ... (supervising sound editor - uncredited)
- Night of Terror (1983) ... (supervising sound editor - uncredited)
 1982 Fantasy Island (TV Series) (supervising sound editor - 7 episodes)
- The Kleptomaniac/Thank God, I'm a Country Girl (1982) ... (supervising sound editor)
- Roller Derby Dolls/Thanks a Million (1982) ... (supervising sound editor)
- The Beautiful Skeptic/The Lost Platoon (1982) ... (supervising sound editor)
- Everybody Goes to Gilley's/Face of Fire (1982) ... (supervising sound editor)
- The Angel's Triangle/Natchez Bound (1982) ... (supervising sound editor)
 1982 Love Child (sound editor - uncredited)
 1982 Ripley's Believe It or Not! (TV Series documentary) (sound effects editor - 1983-1984)
 1982 Cannery Row (sound editor - uncredited)
 1982 Vice Squad (sound editor - uncredited)
 1980-1981 Palmerstown, U.S.A. (TV Series) (sound editor - 17 episodes)
- Crossroads (1981) ... (sound editor)
- The Suitor (1981) ... (sound editor)
- Dry Hole (1981) ... (sound editor)
- Roadhouse (1981) ... (sound editor)
- The Threat (1981) ... (sound editor)
 1981 The Funhouse (sound editor - as David Whittaker)
 1981 East of Eden (TV Mini-Series) (sound editor - 3 episodes)
- Part Three (1981) ... (sound editor - uncredited)
- Part Two (1981) ... (sound editor - uncredited)
- Part One (1981) ... (sound editor - uncredited)
 1980 Enola Gay: The Men, the Mission, the Atomic Bomb (TV Movie) (assistant sound editor - uncredited)
 1980 Blood Beach (assistant sound editor - uncredited)
 1980 The Shadow Box (TV Movie) (assistant sound editor - uncredited)
 1980 Airplane! (assistant sound editor - uncredited)
 1980 Urban Cowboy (assistant sound editor - uncredited)
 1980 Carny (assistant sound editor - uncredited)
 1979 Salem's Lot (TV Series) (first assistant sound editor - uncredited)
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Alternate Names:

Dave Whittaker M.P.S.E. | David A. Whittaker M.P.S.E. | David Whittaker M.P.S.E. | David Whittaker MPSE | Dave Whiitaker | David Whitaker | Dave Whittaker | David Whittaker

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