How Good Sound Design Dictates the Perspective, Mood and Tension Within a Film

In “See With Your Ears“, video essayist and web producer Evan Puschak (aka The Nerdwriter) insightfully examined the 2005 Steven Spielberg film Munich, noting how the exquisite sound design dictated the perspective, mood and tension of a scene. The visual side of film gets most of the attention because it’s right in front of you and it’s usually what you remember… Continue reading How Good Sound Design Dictates the Perspective, Mood and Tension Within a Film

2018 BAFTA BEST SOUND NOMINEES

BABY DRIVER: Nominees: Tim Cavagin, Mary H. Ellis, Julian Slater. Read the interview on the sound for Baby Driver here. BLADE RUNNER 2049: Nominees: Ron Bartlett, DougHemphill, Mark Mangini, Mac Ruth. Watch the Soundworks feature on the sound for Blade Runner 2049 here. DUNKIRK: Nominees: Richard King, Gregg Landaker, Gary A. Rizzo, Mark Weingarten. Read… Continue reading 2018 BAFTA BEST SOUND NOMINEES

BEHIND BABY DRIVER’S MASTERFULLY MUSICAL SOUND DESIGN: by Asbjoern Andersen

Hey there, I recently watched Baby Driver and felt the urge to post something after my long absence from blogging. At times I felt I was watching a magnificent sound design musical with a well-combined perpetual tempo of effects and music, running from the beginning till the end of the film not dropping for a… Continue reading BEHIND BABY DRIVER’S MASTERFULLY MUSICAL SOUND DESIGN: by Asbjoern Andersen

And What About Visual Effects? Why CGI Sucks (Except It Doesn’t)

Here Is  a video explaining a lot about CGI and how come viewers think visual special effects are ruining cinema. RocketJump Film School has created a “visual essay” as they call it, with many more to come explaining the world of visual effects and applications. Source: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC3KpzBeoM8lDvn85m4szzfA

Unlocking the Mystery of the Greatest Loudspeaker in History: the Yamaha NS10

“Ever wonder why the small Yamaha NS10 monitor is poised so confidently behind the mixing consoles of every major recording studio around the world? I have. When you explore this little loudspeaker’s list of credits, you’ll discover that no other single loudspeaker has played a greater role in your musical library than the Yamaha NS10—period!… Continue reading Unlocking the Mystery of the Greatest Loudspeaker in History: the Yamaha NS10

Win 200+ High-Quality Sound FX Libraries

For all of you guys out there into post-production, Sonniss.com now have over $8000 worth of sound libraries to give away (204 in total containing nearly 200GB of files) – all royalty-free with commercial usage rights. Image Source: https://mwpdigitalmedia.com/blog/using-sound-design-to-create-better-brand-films/ Simply enter your details in the boxes provided and 2 lucky winners will be randomly selected in 27 days… Continue reading Win 200+ High-Quality Sound FX Libraries