Lianna Squillace is a sound recordist and sound designer currently based in Chicago. She earned her Bachelor's in Audio Design and Production from Columbia College Chicago and is currently pursuing a Master's in Sound Arts and Industries from Northwestern University.
After finishing her undergraduate degree, Lianna worked as a recording and mixing engineer for the Chicago arm of the musical movement Sofar Sounds from 2015 to 2017. Lianna went on to work as sound designer for the acclaimed web series Brown Girls. The series premiered on OpenTV in February 2017 and in July of 2017 was nominated for an Emmy in the "Outstanding Short Form Comedy or Drama Series" category. She then worked as sound designer for the Instagram-based microseries Menace. Menace premiered on Instagram in November 2017, its final episode going viral shortly after.
Lianna is currently producing the 3rd season of Don't Ask Jen & Liz, a comedy podcast she has recorded and edited since 2016. Click here to listen to episodes of the show on the Arcade Audio network.
Since beginning her work at Northwestern in September 2018, Lianna has been expanding her knowledge of digital signal processing. She is passionate about exploring such topics as generative music, ambisonics, and experimental sound design in her future work.
Please feel free to explore this site to experience some examples of Lianna's work. Please click here if you are looking for Lianna's music website.