Like Wanda in WandaVision. When I’m dealing with grief, I focus all my energy on watching films and TV to take me away from the real world. The last few weeks has been rough due to a recent passing in my family but, I’ve made a list of what I’ve been watching to keep my mind off of things. What have you been watching in … Continue reading What Have You Been Watching?
In episode 12, I had the immense pleasure of speaking with Phillip W. Palmer. We spoke about his job as a location sound mixer, how it’s an overlooked aspect of set, the differences in working in film and television, communication is a key factor on set, and how to approach problems that can arise on any type of location. Listen Here Phillip’s IMDb: https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0658419/ Cinema Audio … Continue reading Episode 12 – Phillip W. Palmer (Location Sound Mixer)
Click here to listen. Hello and welcome to episode 9 of The Closing Credits Podcast. Today, I interviewed location manager Peter Bardsley. His lists of credits include: Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1 and 2, War Horse, Rogue One, Solo: A Star Wars Story, and Aladdin. In this episode, we spoke about how much behind the scenes work the locations department does, working … Continue reading Episode 09 – Peter Bardsley (Location Manager)
Episode 7 of my behind the scenes of filmmaking podcast is up. Robin Kincade is a TV field producer and location professional running a successful freelance business out in California’s Bay Area. She’s worked on tv shows and documentaries with clients ranging from NBC, ABC, HBO, Showtime, Food Network, and many more. In this episode, we chat about how she got started in my hometown of … Continue reading Episode 07 – Robin Kincade (Reality TV Field Producer, Location Professional)
In the latest episode of The Closing Credits Podcast, I interview 7 time Oscar winner Gary Rydstrom who is a sound designer, re-recording mixer, and director working at Skywalker Sound. Checkout it out wherever you get your podcasts. Gary Rydstrom Continue reading Episode 06 – Gary Rydstrom (Sound Designer, Re-Recording Mixer, Director)
CDC COVID-19 Information I hope you all are doing alright during this crazy time. Please stay safe out there! I thought I’d put together an ongoing list of of resources for productivity and working from home. For Field Recordist Free Temporary Licenses Sound Resources by Women in Sound Free Software for the Creative Community Adapting Your Sound Editing Workflow Method for Organizing Field Recordings Video … Continue reading Resources For Working From Home
Have you wondered what a Sound Editor or Re-Recording Mixer does? A few months ago, Vanity Fair posted a video detailing what it is they do in Ford v Ferrari (which, if you haven’t seen the movie, you really should!) Don Sylvester (who also recently won the Oscar for Best Sound Editing!) and David Giammarco breakdown some scenes in this video. Check it out! Continue reading What Does a Sound Editor/Re-Recording Mixer Do?
Vanity Fair recently posted a video featuring director Rian Johnson breaking down the “Eat Shit” scene from his latest film, Knives Out. It’s one of the most detailed breakdowns in awhile with lots of great information. Give it a watch! Continue reading Scene Breakdown of Knives Out
As many of you know, outside of video editing, blogging, and podcasting, I really want to be a sound designer. Though, I was a bio major for many years, and changed my major a lot, I ended up with film way later in my career. (Remember: it’s never too late to start!) I own the Sounds of Star Wars book, and my current projects have … Continue reading The Sonic Journey of Following in Ben Burt’s Footsteps
By now, you’ve probably heard the long list of nominees for the 2020 Oscars. One of the films up for Best Animated Feature–Laika Studio’s Missing Link. If you haven’t seen it, it’s up on Hulu right now! You might recognize the name Laika Studios. They’ve made Coraline, ParaNorman, and Kubo and the Two Strings. They are one of the few stop motion studios in the … Continue reading The Beauty of Missing Link