Neil Kesterson has been a sound designer for film, video, television, radio, audiobooks, theatre, games, web, and multimedia since 1985. His very first sound design job was to recreate the Bell X-1 breaking the sound barrier, of which pilot and aviation legend Chuck Yeager said was the most realistic depiction of the historic even he had ever heard.
Neil Kesterson's work has been heard on most major television and radio networks, in theaters, on video, and in arenas. Some projects of note include the television shows "Treme" on HBO; "Mad Dogs" on Amazon; and "Mind Games" on ABC. Documentaries include "A&E Biography: The Monkees"; "The Lincolns in Kentucky"; and "The Johnny Cash Anthology." Motion pictures include "War for the Planet of the Apes"; "Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days"; and "Hide and Seek.”
Other projects of note include "The Dick Vitale Alarm Clock"; comedy albums for Greg Warren and Mike Macrae; and live radio broadcast work for the NCAA, The Triple Crown Radio Network, and NPR.
Awards include those from the International Broadcasting Awards, Telly Awards, Silver Microphone Awards, the American Advertising Federation, and one Emmy nomination.