Foley artist Catherine Harper, MPSE, remembers the first time she encountered filmmaker David Lynch. In 1996, she was about to start creating Foley sounds for Lynch’s upcoming film, ‘Lost Highway.’ […]
The Motion Picture Sound Editors society has announced nominees for excellence in sound editing, to be awarded at the 64th annual Golden Reel Awards on February 19. On the feature side, Arrival and Rogue One: A Star Wars Story landed […]
The old edict “Necessity is the mother of invention” certainly rings true for Foley artists — the people who create sounds for film and television. To be a Foley artist is to be creative and detail-oriented, intuitive and analytical; they must be in good physical condition and, as it turns out, quite often a mind reader.
Knowing that I was unhappy with my apartment maintenance job, my cousins invited me to travel with them as their soundman. There was no pay, but they thought I might go for it. They were right; I accepted! […]
Editors Guild members sometimes need to exercise their storytelling talents and share their insights on their craft in the print medium in addition to the audio- visual. This year to date, four books have been published by members of the Guild about their work. […]