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SoundWorks Collection Profile: Gravity

I just watched Gravity yesterday and…good sweet merciful crap.  Such an amazing film on so many fronts, but for all of you sound-designers out there; it is REQUIRED viewing. No excuses. Go out RIGHT NOW and experience this phenomenal film, then come back here and watch this video: I’m still trying to really collect my thoughts on the movie as a whole; but when I remove the emotional aspect and I focus specifically on the audio-design and mix, I get inspired. … Continue reading

Sound Profile: Tron Legacy

Tron.  That one word is synonymous with so many images for so many people.  The original was so incredibly revolutionary on multiple levels.  For a sound-designer; it’s  a bit of a wet dream.  SoundWorks Collection’s latest doc is one that I’ve been looking forward to for a long time.  There’s some great info about how the lightbikes are originally envisioned for the initial trailer and how that approach changed for the final film, the use of processing on the voices, what sort … Continue reading

Soundworks Collection: Inception

Another great video from SoundWorks Collection.  This one is focused on the latest Christopher Nolan masterpiece: Inception. Use of lfe recordings along with multiple layers of the practical to the fantastical during some of the dreamscape scenes are incredibly impressive and inspiring.  I love how so many practical recordings are used.  You can tell that Nolan has a great respect to sound and will spare no expense for his features.  The simple fact that he goes out of his way … Continue reading

Randy Thom & How To Train Your Dragon & Communication

Anyone in the sound-design field knows the name Randy Thom.  If you don’t…school yourself.  Many also know how active Randy is on online newsgroups and forums. He’s incredibly open and willing to share his experiences, knowledge, and thoughts on telling stories through audio (which is the very definition of audire fabula). He’s also always ready to fight the good fight in terms of getting audio more recognized, respected, and talked about within the industry. Randy is an incredible inspiration for … Continue reading

SoundWorks Collection: GARY HECKER – VETERAN FOLEY ARTIST

I’ve decided to have some link backs to a few really great videos that I like revisiting from time to time. SoundWorks Collection (http://soundworkscollection.com/) has some amazing resources available to us as sound designers, editors, mixers, recordists, etc… This following is a special feature about Foley Artist Legend: Mr. Gary Hecker Gary Hecker, Veteran Foley Artist from Michael Coleman on Vimeo. From SoundWorks Collection: Award-winning Foley artist Gary Hecker recently joined CSS Studios’ Todd-AO in late 2009. One of the … Continue reading