The Sound of First Man

November 19, 2018 6:27pm

Academy Award and Grammy-winning composer Justin Hurwitz, sound supervisor and re-recording mixer Ai-Ling Lee, sound supervisor Mildred Iatrou, re-recording mixer Frank Montaño, re-recording mixer Jon Taylor, and Academy Award-winning picture editor Tom Cross discuss how the film’s documentary look (it was filmed in Super-16mm) affected the approach to sound and music, how the sound elements contributed to the understanding of how dangerous the early space flights were, and why it was important to focus on the sound of an errant fly in the space capsule.

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