Sam Petty,
sound designer

"What keeps loneliness at bay are the tiny sounds that accompany actions and thoughts."

Sam Petty is an experienced sound designer and mixer with 20 years in the industry, having started in 1986 as a second-assistant editor at Kennedy-Miller. He studied editing and sound at AFTRS in the early ‘90’s. With his facility BigEars, his feature film credits as sound designer include THE BOYS, SOFT FRUIT, the New Zealand film RAIN (2000), THE BANK, SOMERSAULT, THREE DOLLARS and LITTLE FISH.

AFI and IF awards have come his way, with many nominations over the years. His sound work is notable for it’s atmospheric abstraction and integration with the films score. He also works as picture editor on projects with his father Bruce Petty.

Sam Petty