Elise Baldwin

Audio Director at Electronic Arts/Maxis

Elise Baldwin currently serves as Audio Director at Electronic Arts/Maxis. She holds a BFA in Film/Video production from UCSC and an MFA in Electronic Music from Mills College. She has spent much of the past two decades working as a sound designer, audio director and recording engineer on video game, broadcast and educational projects for Electronic Arts, MTV.com and Purple Moon, among many others. Active in the experimental music and electronic art community, she focuses on intermedia performance, solo music ventures and building her own software instruments for live performance. She has designed sound and created musical compositions for many theater and film productions, and had the good fortune to collaborate with many talented Bay Area performers. Recent solo performances include the SoundWave Festival, SF Cinematheque, New York Electronic Arts Festival, Electronic Cinema, ResBox, San Francisco Electronic Music Festival, and the CalArts CEAIT Festival. She has received numerous awards, including Experimental Television Center and CESTA residencies in 2008, a Harvestworks Artist in Residency, and the Frogs Peak Award for Experimental Music.