Posts Tagged ‘sound_design’

2014 Godzilla remake sounds amazing

As well as being tantalising and a wee bit scary, this trailer for Gareth Edwards’ remake of Godzilla, which hits our screens this Summer, also boasts some ace, atmospheric sound design. Roll on 15 May … especially as it’s going to sound awesome in Dolby Atmos.  

The sound of Lone Survivor

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 […]

Star Wars sound designer, Ben Burtt

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 […]

2014 Best Sound BAFTA goes to ‘Gravity’

Glenn Freemantle and the rest of the Gravity sound team, Skip Lievsay, Christopher Benstead, Niv Adiri and Chris Munro, receive the BAFTA Award for Best Sound at the Royal Opera House on Sunday evening, and talk to the BBC’s Zöe Ball backstage about working on the film.  

Changing the sound of Ridley Scott’s ‘Alien’

Alien – Sound Design Exercise from Adam Simmons on Vimeo. In this Vimeo video Adam Simmons and his classmates in Portland, Oregon have stripped the audio away from Ridley Scott’s sci-fi horror classic Alien and replaced it with sounds they themselves have recorded. Of the exercise, Adam says, “the sounds are then bent to my […]