Peter Kurland

Audio Engineer, Award Winner

1958 –


Who is Peter Kurland?

Peter Franklin Kurland is a production sound mixer.

Kurland has done boom operation work along with sound mixing on many films, such as Walk the Line, The Ladykillers, Intolerable Cruelty, Men in Black, Wild Wild West, and O Brother, Where Art Thou?. He won two Grammy's for O Brother, Where Art Thou?, a BAFTA award and a CAS award for Walk the Line, and was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Sound for Walk the Line.

In 2008 he won the CAS award for No Country for Old Men was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Sound as well as the BAFTA award. In 2011, he was nominated again for the Best Sound Oscar, this time for the film True Grit.

Kurland is a frequent collaborator with the Coen Brothers, working on every Coen Brothers' film for the past 25 years.

Kurland and his wife, Shannon Wood, are co-owners of the Darkhorse Theater, a performing arts venue in Nashville.

In 2014, he was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Sound for Inside Llewyn Davis.

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Also known as
  • Peter Franklin Kurland
  • Peter F. Kurland
  • Peter Furland
  • Antioch College

on July 23, 2013


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