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021 – Ann Kroeber

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


Show Links:
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

019 – Listener Questions and Willem Sannen

In this Episode, Rene and Timothy tackle a bunch of recent listener questions about sound design. Next up, Rene interviews Willem Sannen, a field recordist in Belgium. They talk about his home-made binaural dummy head microphone setup as well as other adventures recording out in the world.

Show Links:
Live Sound Design Episode referenced in listener Question.
GearSluts forum question referenced in Listener Soundminer question
Paul Virostek’s eBook on Field recording and Metadata
Forum post referenced about audio job interview etiquette
Social Sound Design question that inspired our mic eq segment
Slate Digital Mic emulation system
Free Chains SFX Library from Kyle Evans Kyle Evans’ Sound Design Website
Free Kickstarter Firearms SFX Library
Paul Virostek’s blog post on metadata fixes for the free firearms
SFX Library Guest Willem Sannen’s Tumblr
German Webshop selling silcone ears Blog post (in Dutch) with pictures of how to make your own binaural headset turning cheap earphones into microphone clips on your ears.