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Sound Devices Launches New MixPre Series

This week we talk with Paul Isaacs, Director, Product Management & Design at Sound Devices about their new MixPre Series. This podcast is brought to you in part by RØDE Microphones presenting My RØDE Reel, the world’s largest short film competition. Now with over $500,000 in prizes to be won. Visit ... More

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The Sound of Ghost in the Shell

In this episode we spoke with co-supervising sound editors Per Hallberg and Karen Baker Landers about their recent work on Ghost in the Shell directed by Rupert Sanders. In the near future, Major is the first of her kind: a human who is cyber-enhanced to be a perfect soldier devoted to stopping the world's most ... More

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The Sound of Power Rangers Movie

We recently chatted with Supervising Sound Editor Joe Dzuban about his work on the Power Rangers movie reboot directed by Dean Israelite. This podcast is brought to you in part by RØDE Microphones – providing premium audio products at an accessible price, enabling people around the world to achieve their creative ... More

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Cinematic Winds Sound Effects Library with Ann Kroeber and Alan Splet

We chatted with sound recordist Ann Kroeber about her latest sound effects library release, Cinematic Winds, recently released by Pro Sound Effects. This sound library features 98 wind recordings with diverse, compelling moods: from eerie, lonely winds; to whirling, buffeting storm winds; to resonant ... More

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The Sound of Kong: Skull Island

We chat with the sound team of Kong: Skull Island and discuss their collaboration with Director Jordan Vogt-Roberts featuring re-recording mixer and sound designer Pete Horner, co-supervising sound editor Al Nelson and co-supervising sound editor Steve Slanec. A secret government organization mounts an expedition to ... More

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The Music of Life with Composer Jon Ekstrand

We recently chatted with Composer Jon Ekstrand who is a long time collaborator with Director Daniel Espinosa about his work on the sci-fi thriller film LIFE. This marks his sixth project with Espinosa, having previously composed music for his films Babylonsjukan, Outside Love, Snabba Cash, and Child 44, ... More

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The Music of Beauty and the Beast with Scoring Mixer Frank Wolf

This week we talk with Scoring Mixer Frank Wolf who worked on Disney’s Beauty and the Beast directed by Bill Condon. Frank has a long working history collaborating with Composer Alan Menken and we discuss what it was like to record and mix many of the beloved songs from this 1991 Disney ... More

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The Music of The Last Guardian with Composer Takeshi Furukawa

Composer Takeshi Furukawa had the incredible task of creating the musical score for The Last Guardian, which is best described as a traditional orchestral fantasy score. The Last Guardian, from Shadow of the Colossus designer Fumito Ueda, centers on a boy and his friendship with Trico, ... More

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The Music of The Lego Batman Movie with Composer Lorne Balfe

It should come as no surprise that a movie that explores the loneliness that Batman must feel in the bat-cave after leaving his adoring public behind — even one involving LEGOs — has a fairly dark orchestral score thanks to composer Lorne Balfe, who argues that The LEGO Batman Movie has just as ... More

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2017 Motion Picture Sound Editors Golden Reel Award Video

“Hacksaw Ridge” was the big winner on Sunday night at the Motion Picture Sound Editors’ Golden Reel Awards, winning two feature-film awards, including the category that most closely corresponds to the Oscar for sound editing. Mel Gibson’s war film won awards for dialogue and ADR in a feature film ... More

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2017 Cinema Audio Society Award Videos

The Cinema Audio Society Award for Outstanding Sound Mixing Motion Picture - Live Action was presented to the sound mixing team of Steven Morrow, CAS, Andy Nelson, CAS, Ai Ling Lee, Nicholai Baxter, David Betancourt, and James Ashwill for “La La Land”. Director Damien Chazelle was on hand to support his winning sound ... More

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The Sound of 13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi

Greg Russell (17 Oscar nominations), Gary Summers (11 Oscar nominations and 4 wins), and Jeffrey Haboush (4 Oscar nominations) talk about their work, nominated for Best Sound Mixing, on Michael Bay’s film. The artists describe their long collaboration with Bay, and their work on this film to keep the ... More