When I saw/heard Gravity last year it set me of on an exploration of dialogue panning to such an extent that I experimented with some fairly extreme panning in the film I was working on at the time. My experiment proved to be, well, inconclusive at best. So I went back to Gravity to see just how the panning worked within the context of the film, then decided to look beyond it … [Read more...]
Interview: Randy Coppinger
Randy Coppinger has been dealing with voice and microphones for over sixteen years and is currently Dialog Production Supervisor at Disney Publishing Worldwide. He is active on twitter and his blog with studio anecdotes and thoughts concerning asset management, microphones, acoustics, recording and anything else related to audio and voice. In this interview we tackle topics … [Read more...]
Happy New Year…All Hail the King!
A very "Happy New Year" to everyone in our community from the team at Designing Sound! We're starting off the year with something we don't often associate with sound design. I'm going to assume you've seen The Wizard of Oz before. Recall that scene described in the script above, and remember everything that came before it. Picture the sudden burst of color when you get your … [Read more...]