Claude A. “C.A.” Shumaker, Jr. passed away suddenly on June 15, 2015, at the age of 79. Born in Missouri, C.A.’s family relocated to Southern California, where, in addition to his profession as a film technician, he pursued a lifelong love of travel and adventure. […]
Film editing may be known as “the invisible art,” but picture editors Zene Baker and Evan Henke never expected that all their work cutting The Interview was in danger of becoming invisible itself. […]
It’s not surprising that director Christopher Nolan drove the sound to a greater extent than ever before on his first space adventure, Interstellar, opening November 7 through Paramount Pictures. That’s because it was pivotal that the organic nature of the aesthetic worked for soundscape and imagery alike.
What is a Foley artist? 41 years after its namesake’s death, Foley is among the last bastions of organic filmmaking––a cinematic art that is still relatively untouched by the digital revolution, and whose true origin belongs more to the Golden Age of radio than to the visual medium it so greatly enhances. […]