René sits down with Gordon from A Shell In The Pit and freelancer Carlye Nyte to talk VR design and mixing.
In this episode Timothy sits down with Bob Hein, in his Studio in New York City, for a one on one interview about Mr. Hein’s impressive career as a Sound Supervisor. He talks about what it is like to work with great directors (Wes Anderson, Woody Allen, Lee Daniels, Jim Jarmusch), how the industry in NYC has changed in recent years, and lots more. This is a man who has seen it all in this industry and has great stories to tell.
Here are some trailers for films he talks about in the interview:
In this episode we talk with Steve Bissinger about his career, how he ended up at Skywalker Ranch, and the new film In Pursuit of Silence. The film is unlike anything you have ever seen and presented a lot of unique sound challenges. As Sound Supervisor on the project, Steve walks us through how this film is different than his main gig on the Netflix series House of Cards and the upcoming MindHunter series.
If you live in NYC you can see In Pursuit of Silence at Cinema Village // June 23-29, 2017
In LA it will be at Laemmle’s Ahrya Fine Arts Theater // June 30 – July 6, 2017
There will be Q&As and a lot of the screenings and after parties on Opening nights in each city.
The film should be rolling out to other cities after these. Track future screenings at http://www.pursuitofsilence.com/#
Steve Bissinger IMDB
In Pursuit of Silence Trailer
Steve’s personal website, SineLanguage.com
Guest host Teresa Morrow sits down with documentary film maker Carlo Guillermo Proto and location recordist Pablo Villegas about their new, award winning film “Resurrecting Hassan”. They discuss the film’s unique soundtrack and their battle to get the film to sound the best it possibly could. They talk the about everything from the first day of shooting all the way up to the final mix.
Resurrescting Hassan’s Facebook Page
Tonebenders co-host, Timothy, wrote an article for DesigningSound.org about the ways shop talk and pro audio lingo effect us all. The article is part of the websites theme for May 2017 “Sound Language and Lingo”
A familiar job interview scenario involves a studio owner giving the interviewee a tour of the studio while throwing gear names and version numbers around to see if the prospective hire can follow along or, better yet, has their own opinions on which model/version of “widget X” they prefer. The industry seems to thrive on building up it’s own language that outsiders don’t really understand and that helps distinguish the old pros from the newbies.
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