Sound Design and Music: Diluting the Distinctions, Strengthening the Art Form

Wednesday, March 13, 2013
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Guest Contribution by Doron Reizes Traditionally, the concepts of music composition and sound design have been viewed as distinctly separate creative audio disciplines. Karen Collins points out in…

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Collaborating with the Music Team – An Interview with Randy Thom

Tuesday, March 5, 2013
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When we talk about the blurry lines that exist between sound design and music, it’s important to remember that we don’t work in a vacuum. Media is collaborative….

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Ideas in Sound Design: Semiotics and Language – Part 2

Wednesday, August 29, 2012

Cross-posting from my personal blog. In my last article, I talked about Semiotics and encouraged sound designers and editors to think of sound for picture as a language;…

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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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Randy Thom Interview at VIEW Conference 2011

Tuesday, February 21, 2012

An interview with sound designer Randy Thom at VIEW Conference 2011. Thanks to Matteo for the link!

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Cast Away Discussion with Randy Thom: Recording now Available

Saturday, December 17, 2011

We had a great time discussing the sound of Cast Away with Randy Thom this morning, and the recording is now available. I have to apologize though, I…

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Film Sound Discussion Group: Cast Away (2000)

Saturday, November 19, 2011

For the next Film Sound Discussion Group, we’ll be taking a look at the film Cast Away (2000)…directed by Robert Zemeckis, with sound design by Randy Thom. This…

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Randy Thom at View Conference 2011, Italy

Saturday, October 8, 2011

Randy Thom will be speaking at View Conference 2011 in October at TorinoIncontra, Turin, Italy. Sound Design and Story Telling, a Master Class with Randy Thom Randy Thom,…

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The Sound of “Apocalypse Now”

Monday, April 18, 2011

While there have been numerous videos and interviews on the sound of “Apocalypse Now“, Andrew Quinn’s posted two awesome videos on his blog, featuring discussions between Walter Murch, Francis Coppola…

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Behind the Art: Randy Thom

Wednesday, January 12, 2011

Welcome to “Behind the Art”, a new section of Designing Sound created with the goal of studying the artistic and creative aspects of sound design, featuring several interviews…

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