The Guilty Pleasures of Story Analysts: Movies They Hate to Love…

July 1, 2009

CineMontage has turned to the Guild’s erudite, critical and scholarly branch––the story analysts––and asked them to venture deep inside their inner film geeks, to forget that their professional reputations could be at stake and to admit to the world––or at least to their fellow Guild members––what their favorite guilty pleasure movies are.  […]

UNION MADE: The Mixing Console as a Musical Instrument

July 1, 2009

As a conductor leads an orchestra, and a composer creates ideas and sounds, so does a mixer.  All the elements of dialogue, sound effects, music, creativity and technical ability coalesced as a career choice.  My goal of sound for picture evolved. […]

Sounds Like the 1930s: The Mixing of ‘Public Enemies’

July 1, 2009

Re-recording mixers Kevin O’Connell and partner Beau Borders have been working tirelessly since last October on mixing Michael Mann’s period gangster crime drama Public Enemies. Mann’s passion for detail and authenticity has been the hallmark of the film’s sonic nuances, according to O’Connell. […]