Julie Buchanan

music + sound design

Julie Buchanan is an award-nominated composer and sound designer for games currently living in San Diego. She recently helped ship Say No! More which was nominated for IGF's Excellence in Audio Award (2021), contributed an anthem pack for Rocket League, and did additional sound design for Godfall.

 

Before relocating to California, Julie graduated in 2014 from Berklee College of Music in Boston, MA as a Film Scoring major and Video Game Scoring minor. Afterwards, she moved to Los Angeles and interned under Henry Jackman and Lorne Balfe at Remote Control Productions. Following her internships Julie started working freelance in game audio and now has about 6 years of experience. Some of her favorite genres to work in are horror, narrative-focused, and sci-fi. She loves writing electronic music and creating creature and gore sound design. In her downtime Julie buys way more cat beds and cat trees than her 2 cats could ever need. 

Speaking experience:

- GDC 2021 Audio Summit: Behind the Scenes of the Audio in 'Say No! More'

Interviews:

https://www.gamasutra.com/view/news/383719/Using_audio_to_emphasise_the_positive_power_of_NO_in_Studio_Fizbins_Say_No_More.php

About Me

 
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photo by Lawrence Jung

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Featured Projects

 
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Say No! More

Say No! More is out! I'm super happy to share that I did both music and sound for this game.

Get the soundtrack HERE!

Get the game here:

iOS - apps.apple.com/us/app/say-no-more/id1528696908
Switch - www.nintendo.co.uk/-1947857.html
Steam - store.steampowered.com/app/1191900/