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

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

Hearing Tarantino

From the delicate intricacies used to display the fastidiousness of a character, to the overzealous noises paying tribute to a genre. Here is a quick video I created to showcase the many unique and effective sounds used in the films of Quentin Tarantino. Films used: Reservoir Dogs (1992) Pulp Fiction (1994) Kill Bill: Vol. 1… Continue reading Hearing Tarantino

10 Weirdest Origins Of Classic Science Fiction Sound Effects

Nowadays, when people want to add a sound effect to a movie, they mostly just pull up a digital archive, choose a sound, and drag and drop. But in the pre-digital age, people created sounds using whatever objects were close to hand. Here are the 10 most unusual sources for your favorite sound effects. 1)… Continue reading 10 Weirdest Origins Of Classic Science Fiction Sound Effects

Hooray #Survey Time!

Hello there! I am writing a report on Post Production in which I am studying several sound effect purposes and sound design elements. I am researching the background of sound design in film, and I am doing a comparison of two movies: King Kong 1933 and King Kong 2005. The report is performing an analysis… Continue reading Hooray #Survey Time!