Gustavo Borner has been engineering and producing albums and soundtracks for over 30 years. After high school in Buenos Aires, Gus attended Berklee College of Music in Boston, MA and graduated magna cum laude with a double major in Music Production and Engineering and Film Scoring.
Once he was done at Berklee he moved to Los Angeles to pursue a career in recording studios. After a couple of internships he landed an assistantship at former Giorgio Moroder’s studio, Rusk Sound in Hollywood where he became chief engineer. At Rusk he was in charge of numerous album sessions as well as soundtracks for films like My Cousin Vinnie, Kindergarten Cop and Come See the Paradise (Alan Parker).
Gus then became a freelance engineer and continued making records and soundtracks as an engineer, mixer and producer. Album projects include Andres Calamaro, Juanes, Roberto Carlos, Carlos Vives, Marilyn Manson, Pepe Aguilar, Kinky, Placido Domingo, Phil Collins, Luis Miguel. Totaling over 40 Million records sold and receiving 11 Latin Grammys and 4 Grammys.
His relationship with MTV led to many unpluggeds, like the multi-platinum seller Ricky Martin Unplugged, Juanes, Los tigres del Norte (Producer and engineer), Pepe Aguilar, Kinky, Bunbury, Zoe, and recently Molotov and Los Autenticos Decadentes.
Live projects include Cirque de Soleil / SODA -Septimo Día, mixing for CD and live multi-speaker show. Also mixing the broadcast for the New Orleans Jazz Fest from 2004 to 2010, remixing several DVD’s from the festival as well. Also the Newport JVC Jazz Fest and music shows like Blind Boys of Alabama, Live from New York, Santana’s “Corazon LIVE” and the music film Make it Funky (Bonnie Rait, Keith Richards, Aaron Neville). Gustavo also mixed live several MTV awards shows and webcasts like the Foo Fighters for Microsoft’s MSN Music.
Film scores include Deadpool 2, the Rush Hour franchise with Lalo Schifrin, Guardians of the Galaxy 1 and 2, Watchmen and Suckerpunch with Tyler Bates, Sunshine, Miami Vice and 28 Weeks later with John Murphy. Gustavo produced songs for films like Finding Nemo (Beyond the Sea) and Fly me to the Moon, big band. Gustavo was the scoring engineer / mixer for the critically acclaimed Alejandro Gonzalez Iñarritu’s Birdman, winning a CAS award, a TEC award and a Grammy.
Video game work includes Destiny 1 and 2, God of War, Fallout, several games for Blizzard and the upcoming Spiderman. Gustavo has been working for several groups within The Walt Disney Company since 1996. Since the year 2000 Gustavo operates from his state of the art studio complex in Burbank, Igloo Music, where he runs 5 studios to record, edit and mix in stereo, 5.1 and Atmos. Clients at Igloo include Sony, Warner Brothers, Universal, Facebook, Ubisoft, and Disney.