During an era when movies were mostly about disasters and dystopian societies, a movie about a space adventure became a big hit. Through interviews with cast and crew we learn how the idea for Star Wars ... More
The Academy Award for Best Sound Editing is an Academy Award granted yearly to a film exhibiting the finest or most aesthetic sound editing or sound design. The award is usually ... More
Join legendary film editor Walter Murch in this fascinating masterclass covering his body of work, including his new feature documentary Particle Fever, which is screening at this year's Doc/Fest. ... More
The Motion Pictures Sound Editors (MPSE) recently honored Randy Thom with the prestigious MPSE Career Achievement Award.
The award recognizes those that have distinguished themselves by ... More
Next Sunday, Arcade Fire and Owen Pallett have a shot at the Best Original Score Oscar for the music they created for Spike Jonze's Her. Here's a new behind-the-scenes video shot during the creation of the score, which finds Arcade Fire and Pallett working alongside clips from the film.
John Meyer, CEO and co-founder of Meyer Sound Laboratories, was inducted into the TEC Awards Hall of Fame at the 2014 NAMM Show. Following an introduction by Dennis "Wiz" ... More
Machine Shop is a collaboration between percussionist Karen Stackpole and engineer and electronic music artist Drew Webster. Stackpole coaxes otherworldly vibrations from her wall of gongs with an arsenal of ... More
The RoboCop remake starring Joel Kinnaman and Abbie Cornish is currently in theaters and you can check out this amazing behind-the-scenes look at how the music for the highly anticipated film was ... More
"Silent" is an animated short film created by Academy Award® winning Moonbot Studios. It celebrates how storytellers, inventors, and technology work together to create cinema magic.
The story follows two street ... More
If you’ve watched all the supplements on several Criterion releases over the past decade or so, you’ve no doubt seen some short pieces on how the company’s film restoration process works. But methods always change, ... More
Discovering new music was always an act of revolution for me. When I was 5, it was in my parents’ house, sitting near a stack of records I wasn’t allowed to touch, waiting for whatever was next on the ... More
Continuing its dominance in below the line guilds Sunday night was Alfonso Cuarón's "Gravity," which took the top honor of Best Sound Effects and Foley in a feature film at the 2014 Motion Picture Sound Editors (MPSE) ... More