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sound design

Luiz Melo Paiva e Silva is since 2007 a postgraduated sound designer. During his studies he already worked for various film productions as a sound designer and sound mixer. After working in Germany, USA and Brazil, Luiz now has an international work experience.

about me

Post graduation sound designer
Date of birth: 27.06.1979
Place of birth: Boston/USA
Nationality: Brazilian/ American
Languages: Portuguese, German, English

Luiz Melo Paiva e Silva

curriculum vitae

Sound Designer and Re-recording mixer for the TV-Soap „Verbotene Liebe“, production UFA Serial Drama, Cologne, Germany

2010  2 months working as sound designer for the post production company Point 360 West in Los Angeles/USA

3 months working as audio engineer for the music production studio Muzix in Rio de Janeiro/Brazil

2009  Sound Design workshop coach at the Urban Media Festival Cologne 2009

since 2005  Working independently for many film productions as sound designer and sound mixer (see filmography)

2005 - 2007  Post graduation as sound designer at the IFS international filmschool in Cologne/ Germany Successfully concluded

2003 - 2004 

Practical training at the film post production company Picture Pan Productions in Cologne/ Germany

2001 - 2003 Formation as Audio-Engineer at the SAE in Cologne/ Germany Completed with diploma and Mackie Certificate


Sound designer
Sound editor
Dialogue editor
Foley editor
Sound FX editor
Rerecording mixer
Production sound mixer
Boom operator

software knowledges

Pro Tools

Luiz Melo Paiva e Silva . Sound Designer
Trajanstraße 10 . 50678 Cologne . Germany

phone +49 (0) 221 / 94 65 54 15
mobil +49 (0) 157 / 72 15 99 06