Cinema Audio Society and SoundWorks Collection present the videos of "Meet the Winners" Panels, featuring a panel discussion on sound mixing, with the winners of the recent CAS Awards, including: CAS Career Achievement Recipient: Randy Thom, Director of Sound Design at Skywalker Sound Outstanding Achievement in Sound Mixing for Motion Pictures: “The Hurt Locker” … [Read more...]
"The Hurt Locker" – Exclusive Interview with Supervising Sound Editor/Re-recording Mixer Paul Ottosson
Some days ago, I asked to Paul Ottoson for an interview on the sound of "The Hurt Locker". That was days before the Oscars night, so he becomes very busy, but he made an effort and sent me the answers to all the questions I did. Many thanks, Paul! Designing Sound: Tell us... How did you get involved with "The Hurt Locker"? Paul Ottosson: I got a call from one of the producers … [Read more...]
All About the Sound of "The Hurt Locker"
As you may already know, Paul N.J. Ottosson has won the academy award for Best Sound Editing and Best Sound Mixing with Ray Beckett. Need to know why "The Hurt Locker" won the two prizes? Here are some links to the posts previously published, all with info about the sound of this amazing film: “The Hurt Locker” and “Avatar”, Two Different Paths on Sound Editing Thoughts of … [Read more...]
Paul Ottosson Talks About Working on "The Hurt Locker"
More "The Hurt Locker", this time a really cool video from "Making Of" with Paul Ottosson talking about the sound editing and mixing of this great film. … [Read more...]
Thoughts of the Oscars Sound Nominees
I've found two interesting articles with thoughts and general info from the sound nominees to the Oscars, talking about his respetive works on films such as "Avatar", "The Hurt Locker", "Star Trek", "Up" and "Inglourious Basterds". The first one is from MPEG, with comments of some of the sound editors with best sound nomination: Though the movies they worked on were all … [Read more...]
"The Hurt Locker" and "Avatar", Two Different Paths on Sound Editing
Peter Canaricas has published a nice article on Variety featuring "The Hurt Locker" and "Avatar" sound, two films nominated to Academy Award for Best Sound Editing, but also two different worlds and different perspectives and ways to treat the sound. Check some excerpts: "We absolutely invented sounds," says Boyes, whose team created aural experiences that don't exist on Earth, … [Read more...]
Exclusive Interview with Paul Ottosson, Sound Designer of "2012"
Last week, I had a great interview with Paul N. J. Ottosson, sound designer and supervising sound editor of 2012, talking about the sound of the film. I hope you enjoy it, let's read! Designing Sound: First of all give us an introduction about your carreer and your past works. Paul Ottosson: I've been a sound supervisor and sound designer on movies like 2012 , The Hurt … [Read more...]