Ian Bodzasi is a mixer, producer, and engineer based out of Toronto, Canada.
In 1999 he was hired by Metalworks Recording Studios. Metalworks is one of Canada’s leading music facilities, has won the CMW Award for Best Studio 14 times, and has been host to such artists as David Bowie, Prince, and Guns N’ Roses. In time he became the studio’s Chief Engineer, and in 2006 went freelance.
Some of Ian’s credits include Katy Perry, Nelly Furtado, Sum 41, Sam Roberts, Ronnie Hawkins, D12, Randy Bachman & Burton Cummings, Hedley, Treble Charger, The Tea Party, Cowboy Junkies, Kim Mitchell, Platinum Blonde, Robert Munsch, Hey Rosetta!, and the documentary film Festival Express, which included live performances by Janis Joplin, Grateful Dead and The Band. The film was featured at the 2003 Toronto Film Festival, and went on to an international theatrical release the following year. According to RottenTomatoes.com, the leading independent source of US film reviews, Festival Express was the second most critically acclaimed film released in 2004.
Ian’s work has been included on other feature film soundtracks including Shark Tale, Spiderman, and Wes Craven’s The Hills Have Eyes. He also recorded the soundtrack for The Warriors (Rockstar Games’ video game adaptation of the 1979 cult film) which has sold over 1 million copies, and mixed “Free To Be”, the anthem of the Toronto Maple Leafs.
Ian has worked with many of the industry’s leading record producers, including Bob Rock (Metallica, Bon Jovi, Aerosmith), Eddie Kramer (Led Zeppelin, Jimi Hendrix), David Bottrill (Tool, Peter Gabriel, Kid Rock), Dave Ogilvie (NIN, Marilyn Manson), and George Massenburg (Frank Sinatra, Phil Collins). As 2nd engineer, Ian’s credits include Tina Turner, Aerosmith, Geddy Lee, Limp Bizkit, Ben Folds Five, NSync, Finger Eleven, and the Academy Award winning film Chicago.