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.
Re-recording mixer Andy Nelson, CAS, brings to his craft several decades of experience in the art of balancing dialogue, music and sound effects in an immersive soundtrack that supports the director’s storytelling vision […]
During the past 35 years, Randy Thom, CAS, MPSE, has helped define the creative art of sound for feature films, and has been an inspiration to colleagues and assistants alike. Thom is this year’s recipient of the MPSE Career Achievement Award from the Motion Picture Sound Editors, which was presented at its 61st annual Golden Reel Awards, held at the Westin Bonaventure Hotel in Los Angeles February 16. […]
“There were several gun battles and a serious rocky fall that contained no traditionally scored music. The absence of music allowed our sound effects and Foley to take the soundtrack’s exclusive and full dynamic range.” – Wylie Stateman […]
I was preparing for a career in Foley. Whether I was imitating a birdcall that I heard during recess or pantomiming the rhythm of Miss Brady’s heels clip-clopping down the hall, I’ve always had a heightened awareness of sound and movement. […]