Daniel Pellerin and Steve Munro have been working together as re-recording engineer and sound designer for nearly 30 years. Together they have worked on indie films, oscar nominees and vehicles for A-list actors – all outside the traditional Hollywood system. In this episode they talk about their careers and work on two recent Adam Egoyan directed films.
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Daniel Pellerin IMDB
Steve Munro IMDB
Film Steve recorded Stadium Crowd SFX for – Turk182!
Trailer for The Sweet Hereafter
Trailer for The Captive
Trailer for The Devil’s Knot
In this episode, Rene and Timothy sit down with Ann Kroeber, veteran audio post and field recording professional. Ann tells us of her career path and her work on classic films like the Black Stallion, Dune and others. She also shares some of her techniques used to record animal vocals and her unique SFX service at soundmountain.com.
Ann’s SFX Company Sound Mountain
Ann Kroeber’s IMDB
Alan Splet’s IMDB page
Interviews with Peter Weir, Carroll Ballard and Phillip Kaufman on working with Alan Splet
In episode 16 Timothy talks to Gordon Hempton about recording in pristine wilderness, protecting natural silence and his personal bouts with hearing loss. That interview is followed up with a talk with audiologist Marshall Chasin about the best ways to keep our ears in long term health.
One square inch of silence
Soundtracker documentary about Gordon Hempton
Quiet Planet SFX Libraries
Free PDF of “Hear The Music: Hearing Loss Prevention for Musicians” by Marshall Chasin
Musician’s Clinic of Canada
After a summer break, the Tonebenders are back! In episode 13, Rene, Dustin and Timothy answer listener’s questions – including how to best manage the demands of the business while keeping our personal lives afloat. Then, Rene shows us his process for building a huge powerdown sound effect, layer by layer.
In Episode 12, we do our first deep dive into the sound design of a specific film, Martha Marcy May Marlene. To help us go through the film, we welcome the sound designer and re-recording mixer, Coll Anderson. We learn about his personal journey that has lead to his career in audio as well as a bunch of the techniques and strategies used throughout the film.
Coll Anderson’s web site
Coll’s RiverRun Demo from Designing Sound
Simon Killer IMDB
Coll’s Blog on Martha Marcy May Marlene
Desert Cathedral IMDB
Pandora’s Promise IMDB