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Lone Survivor is the story of how former US Navy SEAL Marcus Luttrell and his team fought for their lives after a mission to kill an al Qaeda target in June 2005 went badly wrong. In this SoundWorks Collection profile the Oscar nominated sound team behind Director Peter Berg’s film – Supervising Sound Editor Wylie […]
For the past 12 years, Dolby has played a key role in the Academy Awards ceremony. In this blog post, we get a an idea of what happens behind the scenes, from Director of Content Services Steve Venezia. In the infographic shown below, we learn how they help a global TV audience of 1 billion […]
I was really impressed with this sound effects showreel, published on YouTube by sound designer for games Robert Jackson. It features his recent work, on the Halo 3 promotional trailer, the Lego Movie Video Game, the Transformers, Dark of the Moon promotional trailer and the Call of Duty Modern Warfare 3 promotional trailer.
Following swiftly on from its BAFTA success last weekend and one week ahead of ‘the big one’, the Academy Awards ceremony at the Kodak Theatre in Hollywood, Gravity was again a big award winner at the 50th annual Cinema Audio Society Awards on Saturday, this time for best sound mixing in the feature film category. […]
Ben Burtt, the sound designer on the original Star Wars films, explains some of the tricks they pulled in this interview extracted from the deep archive and posted on YoutTube He reveals, for example, that the soundtrack is completely fabricated in a studio, with only about 15 to 20% of the dialogue recorded on-set. Everything […]