Alan Decker Memorial

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Alan Decker CAS | Re-recording Mixer

CAS and Emmy Award-winning re-recording mixer Alan Decker passed away in December. Alan started in production sound and studio engineering, transitioning to dialogue editing and then re-recording mixing. He held posts at 3rd Street Sound, National Geographic, Stage 2 Audio, Sony Pictures, Universal, and Technicolor. Known for mixing series including The Simpsons, Grimm, and Outlander, Alan was a multiple Emmy and CAS Award nominee for his work on Homeland, collecting a CAS Award for the series in 2013. Over the years, Alan received additional nominations for both awards, winning Emmys for Sound Editing and Sound Mixing in 1999 for his work on Avalanche: The White Death. Alan was a mentor to many and a strong figure in the sound community known for his positive and encouraging nature. CAS Board member David Bondelevitch shares, “Al was a really sweet guy and will be missed.” The CAS extends our condolences to Alan’s family, friends, and colleagues.

Last modified: December 23, 2020

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