April Tucker has been described as a “Jane of all trades,” performing nearly every major role in post-production sound over her career in Los Angeles (Foley and ADR mixer, dialog editor, music editor, score mixer, sound designer, sound supervisor, re-recording mixer).
April has mixed major television network series with some audiences over 10 million viewers. Her film work has been seen at major festivals such as Sundance, Cannes, SXSW and Tribeca. April’s clients range from major studios and corporations to indie filmmakers and composers.
April has been writing for industry publications and websites, and her own blog for over 10 years. She is currently writing a textbook for Routledge (Taylor & Francis Group), and enjoys doing educational outreach and consulting.
April holds two degrees in sound (Master’s Degree in Sound Recording, McGill University; Bachelor’s Degree in Music Production and Technology, University of Hartford) and a certificate of Business Entrepreneurship from Santa Monica College.
Nominated for three Motion Picture Sound Editors (MPSE) Golden Reel Awards. April’s creative sound design and mixing has been apart of many Clio and Promax award-winning promos
Member of the Cinema Audio Society (CAS)
Early credits are listed as April Cech
Post Production Sound
Currently, April works as a re-recording mixer for FX Networks, focusing on sound design and mixing for promotions and marketing. She also occasionally does score mixing for tv and film projects.
Living Sound: Ethel Gabriel Documentary
April is co-producer and lead researcher for Living Sound, a documentary about Ethel Gabriel, the first female record producer for a major record label. The film is co-produced with directors Christoph Gelfand and Caroline Losneck, in association with SoundGirls.org.
Education & Advocacy
April enjoys doing educational outreach and guest lectures with audio students. She is involved with the audio community through organizations like SoundGirls.org, which supports inclusiveness in the audio industry. She is especially interested in children and sound, and how children perceive sound differently than adults (and what the audio community generally does not know about it).