Born in Chile in 1972, David Miranda Hardy grew up in Spain where his parents were exiled during the Pinochet dictatorship years. Returned to Chile in 1987, he finished his BA in Sound at the University of Chile in 1994, when he started his work in Film and Music. David has been Sound Designer, Sound Editor and or Sound Mixer for more than 60 feature films for all the Americas, working for directors such as Francisco Lombardi (Peru), Andres Wood (Chile) and Lucrecia Martel (Argentina). He has also taught at film programs in universities in Chile, Cuba and the USA. He has received the Chilean National Arts Development Grant in four occasions, in both Music and Film. In 2008 he wrote-directed his first short film, Persistence of Memory, featured in the Philadelphia International Film Festival. David Miranda Hardy is currently living in Philadelphia, pursuing an MFA in Film at Temple University, under a Fulbright Scholarship.