Daily Archives: May 15, 2015

Sound Mixer for Indie Projects, Y7A in the Local 695

Welcome to Nicole Zwiren’s sound mixer website. Nicole Zwiren has been in the sound mixing business for over 5 years. She started as a student at Chapman University where she mixed student films in production and post. She won an award from the school (a Cecil Award) for best sound design as a graduate student for her thesis film, “Jeremy.” Not only skilled as a sound mixer, boom operator and utility sound technician, she is also adept at using video cameras because of her work as a documentarian. She has her own feature documentary film called “HIV, The Story Behind the Fear,” narrated by Ed Asner, which she directed herself, and she is camera and sound person on a new docu-series that is in progress called “Pot-Patient Zero,” about the beneficial effects of marijuana oil in treating cancer patients. Nicole is in the union, the Local 695, as a utility sound technician (Y7A classification), where she does the cable wrangling, battery changing, and second boom operating on various union productions. In her spare time, Nicole enjoys playing basketball and singing. Her women’s basketball league is called “We Mean Ball,” and you can find more information here: www.weball.playowt.com