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...]
Video Interviews: The Hurt Locker
Wait the Oscars were last weekend? Hurt Locker blew up winning both sound categories, positioning sound soup and re-recording mixer Paul Ottosson up on stage for back to back acceptance speeches. Production sound mixer Ray Beckett was the only other sound winner for the film sharing the mixing award with the Swedish ex-sniper. Below are a few interviews with Paul and Ray(the … [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...]
Paul Ottosson on "The Hurt Locker"; An Interview with Oscar Nominee for Sound Editing and Mixing
Mix Magazine published a new interesting interview with sound designer Paul N.J Ottosson, Academy Award Nominee for Sound Editing and Sound Mixing for his amazing work on "The Hurt Locker". Did you do much original effects recording? A fair amount. I also had a lot of my own library material that I’d recorded through the years. Ray Beckett also recorded a lot out in the … [Read more...]
How to Judge the Best Sound Editing Oscar
As the Academy Awards approach, Skip Lievsay expalins at Slate V what goes into great sound editing. Via: FilmSound Daily … [Read more...]