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The Sound of Dunkirk - Oscar Podcast

We wrap up our Oscar nominees series with the team from Dunkirk. In this two part episode, the artists show how the carefully engineered track builds and maintains tension for the entire running time of the movie, with music playing almost continuously from the opening shot of soldiers walking down the street to the ... More

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Cinema Audio Society (CAS) Present the 54th CAS Awards - Complete Winners List

The Cinema Audio Society Award for Outstanding Sound Mixing Motion Picture - Live Action was presented to the sound mixing team from “Dunkirk” of Mark Weingarten CAS, Gregg Landaker, Gary Rizzo CAS, Alan Meyerson CAS, Thomas J. O’Connell and Scott Curtis. Top honors for Motion ... More

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The Sound of Star Wars: The Last Jedi - Oscar Podcast

Ren Klyce, primarily known for his sound design of David Fincher’s films, talks about the challenges and opportunities of joining an already-established sound universe while adding his own spin. Ren Klyce, Matthew Wood, and Michael Semanick discuss the security of reading the script before the shoot, and ... More

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Motion Picture Sound Editors (MPSE) Present the 65th Annual Golden Reel Awards - Complete Winners List

The Motion Picture Sound Editors tonight presented the 65th MPSE Golden Reel Awards at a black-tie ceremony at the Bonaventure Hotel in Los Angeles. Golden Reel Awards recognizing outstanding achievement in sound editing were presented in 23 categories ... More

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The Sound of The Shape Of Water - Oscar Podcast

The artists behind The Shape of Water discuss the creation of the sounds of the creature (nicknamed “Fishman” by the team), revealing that director Guillermo del Toro’s vocalizations became a key part of the sound of the creature’s breathing. They describe how the creature’s sound design evolves over the course ... More

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The Sound of Blade Runner 2049 - Oscar Podcast

The team behind Blade Runner 2049 talks about how they paid homage to the iconic original film while breaking new sonic ground. They explore the film’s distinctive blend of sound design and musical score, and discuss the producers’ wise decision to start the sound design while the shoot was still going on. They ... More

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The Sound of Baby Driver - Oscar Podcast

In this episode, production sound mixer Mary Ellis talks about her very first day of the shoot—recording the sound on set during the continuous 5-minute shot set to “Harlem Shuffle,” and the challenges of mic’ing all those fast-moving cars. Sound supervisor/mixer Julian Slater talks about using tinitis to take the ... More

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The Music of Call of Duty WWII with Composer Wilbert Roget II

In this exclusive SoundWorks Collection podcast conversation we chat with Composer Wilbert Roget II about his work on Call of Duty WWII and discuss the unique creative challenges of writing music for video games, his extensive career working as a video game composer and how he landed the project ... More

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2018 Sound Editing & Mixing Oscar Nomination Podcast Episodes

###THE SHAPE OF WATER: In this exclusive SoundWorks Collection podcast, we talk with the sound team behind Director Guillermo del Toro's latest film, The Shape of Water. Featuring re-recording mixers Christian Cooke and Brad Zoern, supervising sound editors Nelson Ferreira and Nathan Robitaille. ###BABY ... More

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2018 Cinema Audio Society Nominations for Outstanding Achievement in Sound Mixing

The Cinema Audio Society announces the nominees for the 54th Annual CAS Awards for Outstanding Achievement in Sound Mixing for 2017 in seven categories. Also announcing the Outstanding Product Nominations. “The CAS would like to congratulate all our nominees for their ... More

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The Sound of The Shape of Water

In this exclusive SoundWorks Collection podcast, we talk with the sound team behind Director Guillermo del Toro's latest film, The Shape of Water. Featuring re-recording mixers Christian Cooke and Brad Zoern, supervising sound editors Nelson Ferreira and Nathan Robitaille. ####Subscribe on iTunes: Elisa is a mute, ... More

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Sound Supervisor Skip Lievsay and Composer Carter Burwell - Conversations with Sound Artists - Season 3

Composer Carter Burwell and sound designer/mixer Skip Lievsay talk about their remarkable 30-year collaboration with the Coen Brothers and share stories starting with Blood Simple in 1985 and continuing through all 17 of the Coen’s films. Scenes are ... More