Irin Strauss (born May 11, 1966) is an American Sound mixer. He has 27 years experience in the sound department for motion pictures, television, mixed media and web content.
Life and Career
Strauss was born in Queens, NY. He graduated from SUNY Stony Brook in 1988. He began his career in sound engineering at the University’s radio station WUSB of which he volunteered during his undergraduate time and after his graduation until he joined WGSM/WCTO in Huntington Long Island maintaining station operations.
During this time he began interning on independent features and short films for Apparatus Productions, as an assistant editor. There he worked on La Davina, a film by Brooke Dammkoehler and He was Once, an animated film by Mary Hestand. Through Apparatus he joined up with Todd Haynes and Jim Lyons to assist in the edit of Poison and finally making a departure from a potential career in radio and to pursue filmmaking full time.