The Dialog Re-Assign Workflow

Monday, November 25, 2013
02_Complete Setup

My first exposure to noise reduction processing was with Waves X-Noise, working clip-by-clip, finding a snippet of noise in the clear, setting the noise profile, then processing the…

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Tunes and Tones: A Writer/Director’s Perspective on Sound

Thursday, September 26, 2013
Pierce O'Toole, photo by Kosuke Haga

Guest Contribution by Pierce O’Toole Writer/Director Pierce O’Toole shares his thoughts on music and sound design, and how they play into his creative process.   As a writer and…

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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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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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The Sound of “Brave”

Wednesday, June 27, 2012

In this exclusive SoundWorks Collection sound profile we talk with Director Mark Andrews, Re-recording Mixer and Sound Designer Gary Rydstrom, Supervising Sound Editor Gwen Yates Whittle, and Sound…

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The Sound and Music of John Carter

Monday, March 12, 2012

From Academy Award-winning filmmaker Andrew Stanton comes “John Carter”–a sweeping action-adventure set on the mysterious and exotic planet of Barsoom (Mars). “John Carter” is based on a classic…

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