The Sound of Man of Steel

Wednesday, July 3, 2013

In another exclusive SoundWorks Collection profile we talk with the sound team for Director Zack Snyder’s new film Man of Steel including re-recording mixer Chris Jenkins, re-recording mixer Frank…

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From Wax to Bits: Dynamics of the Film Sound Medium

Monday, July 1, 2013
Photo by flickr user Carbon Arc, and used under Creative Commons license.

As dynamics month comes to a close, I thought it would be fun to talk about the evolution of film sound mediums and how they impact dynamics. Since the widespread…

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Nathan Johnson on creating a sound-based score for Looper

Sunday, June 30, 2013
Nathan Johnson, composer for Looper

I caught up with Looper’s composer Nathan Johnson to talk about the dynamics between his sound-based score, the sound design of the film and between himself and director…

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The Sound of Music, or the Music of Sound?

Monday, March 4, 2013

By: Karen Collins  *note: some excerpts from this section are taken from my book, Playing with Sound (MIT Press, 2013). Music and sound design are often treated as…

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Wednesday, August 1, 2012

Visionary Director Christopher Nolan returns for the final chapter of the Batman saga. In this exclusive SoundWorks Collection video we profile the sound and music team including Composer…

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Exclusive Interview: Bryan Jerden on Trailer Sound Design

Thursday, July 19, 2012

For quite a few years, sound design for trailers has become increasingly creative and interesting. For blockbusters in Hollywood, an imaginative trailer campaign seems to be more and…

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“The Dark Knight Rises” – On the Sound Stage with Christopher Nolan

Friday, July 13, 2012

For someone who considers themselves the ultimate Batman fanatic (I freely admit, I’m a bit of nerd when it comes to this), just the opportunity to meet Christopher…

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The Sound and Music of La Source

Wednesday, July 4, 2012

The SoundWorks Collection is pleased to feature an exclusive behind-the-scenes feature about the sound and music of La Source. Narrated by Oscar nominated actor Don Cheadle, Directed and…

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Randy Thom Interview

Wednesday, July 4, 2012

Liam Forrest put a few questions to the mind behind the sounds that enhance our movie going experience. Randy Thom is a double Oscar winning sound designer and…

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A Sound Life – Oriol Tarragó

Wednesday, June 27, 2012

Sound sparks your imagination, carries emotions, and takes you back to that special moment or to a place where you have not been before. Movies such as Blade Runner, Star…

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