Waves Audio has published a very cool interview with sound designer Ben Minto. Let's read: Ben Minto is an Audio Director/Sound Designer working out of EA DICE’s Stockholm studio. Over his 12 years working in the games audio industry, he has accumulated vast insight and knowledge into all aspects of field recording, sound design, and production. Ben’s credits include audio … [Read more...]
Vanity Fair: Mark Stoeckinger Talks Unstoppable’s Sound Editing
Vanity Fair has published an article featuring Mark Stoeckinger, who gives an overview of the sound editing process, step-by-step, by showcasing several clips (Full mix, dialogue only, and sfx only). If you’ve ever lost money in an Oscar pool, at some point you’ve had to ask, “What exactly is the difference between sound editing and sound mixing?” Although that probably means … [Read more...]
Sound on Film: “Uncle Boonmee”
Sound and Music has a fantastic section called Sound on Film, where you can find several interesting articles already published. On of the lasts is a great interview with sound designer Akritchalerm Kalayanmitr, talking about his work on "Uncle Boonmee". The predominant sound in the film is that of the natural world: insects, birds, water and weather. While this is in the … [Read more...]
The Sound of "Unstoppable"
[vimeo]http://vimeo.com/16867382[/vimeo] The SoundWorks Collection team has published another of their great videos, this time about the sound of "Unstoppable". Unstoppable is an action thriller film directed by Tony Scott, written by Mark Bomback and starring Denzel Washington and Chris Pine. The film tells the story of a runaway train, and the two men (Washington and Pine) … [Read more...]
"Fable III" – Exclusive Interview with Kristen Quebe, Kristofor Mellroth and Shannon Potter
Fable is one of those unique games with features that keep you intrigued all the time. That includes the sound, which is fantastic. I loved the sound work on Fable III, so I interviewed several members of the audio team: -- Kristen Quebe - Sound Design Supervisor -- Kristofor Mellroth - Sound Design Director -- Shannon Potter - Sound Supervisor at Soundelux DS: Could you guys … [Read more...]
More About the Sound of "SALT"
The August Issue of Mix Magazine is available for download. It contains a detailed article on the sound of SALT, which you can see online in Mix Online: There’s been no shortage of action movies over the past couple of decades, with dozens of subgenres proliferating to satisfy the audience’s appetite for war, worldwide destruction, comic books, videogames, legal procedure, … [Read more...]
Mixing "Robin Hood"
Mix has published an article about the sound mixing of Ridley Scott's Robin Hood. Check: “It’s going to need a lot of work,” acknowledges dialog/music re-recording mixer Paul Massey, as he turns from the screen in the Cary Grant Theater on Sony Pictures’ Culver City lot to face other members of the sound and picture crew. Massey has just rolled a faders-up mix of the … [Read more...]