Steve Venezia, C.A.S. is an independent sound engineer working in both production and post-production.
He worked in both live music and studio recording with numerous artists including Frank Zappa, The Pretenders, Dire Straits, Chaka Khan, INXS, Howard Jones and Tom Waits. He’s also worked on the audio production for 17 Oscar broadcasts.
He was Sr. Director of Worldwide Production and Post-Production Services at Dolby for over 20 years. He worked with the Advanced Television Systems Committee on the audio standards and launch of digital television. More recently, he worked on the development of Dolby Atmos for cinema and broadcast.
He is a member of Cinema Audio Society, Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, and the Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers. He holds 2 patents for digital audio used in both television and film.