irin strauss

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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.

Irin moved on and became involved with The Shooting Gallery where he met Jeff Pullman who mentored him in Location Production sound. Through Pullman he gained invaluable experience as a Sound mixer.

Selected Filmography

Sculptors at Storm King (1992) 

Dangerous Affairs (1993) 

Tilt-A-Whirl (1995)  

Mercy (1995) 

Closer to Home (1995) 

The Incredibly True Adventures of Two Girls In Love (1995)

Welcome to the Dollhouse (1995)

Trouble With Happiness (1995)

Drop Dead Rock (1996)

Manny and Lo (1996) 

Girls Town (1996)


Blues Clue’s (132 episodes 1996-2007)

A Gun for Jennifer (1997)

A Midwife's Tale (1997-1998)

Scrapple (1998)

The Battle For Midway (1998-1999)

The True Story of the Untouchables

Voyage to the Milky Way

Phobia’s (2002)

What Alice Found (2003)

Seamless (2005)

The Human Behavior Experiments (2006)

The Immaculate Misconception (2006)

Greg the Bunny (2005-2006)

Feeheld (2007)

Meatloaf: In search of Paradise (2007)

The Scientists (2009)

My So called Enemy (2010)

Utrasuede (2010)

Warren the Ape (9 episodes 2010)

The Romantics (2010)

Uncertain Times (2011)

Long Island Medium (2011)

Totally Biased with Kamau Bell (2012)

Booster (2012)

Starlet (2012)

30 for 30 (2012-2013)

Team Umizoomi (76 episodes)(2010-2015)

Tangerine (2015)

Louder Than Bombs (2015)

Madam Secretary (1 episode)

CoCo (2016)

The Healer (2016)

The Vanishing Women (2016)

Humor Me (2017)

Stuck (2017)

MTV TRL - Digital (Fall, 2017 to present)

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Spring, 2019 -  A Sound Effect

Spring, 2019 - A Sound Effect

Fall, 2017 -  MovieMaker Magazine

Fall, 2017 - MovieMaker Magazine