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
Before fixing my loud toilet, I thought I’d record it. It’s amazing what sounds you can find around your house. Continue reading Siren’s Wail of a Toilet
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
Have you wondered what all those job titles mean? I recently interviewed David Acord of Skywalker Sound, on my podcast, The Closing Credits Podcast about just that. Check it out here: http://closingcreditspodcast.libsyn.com/ Episodes Continue reading Sound Editing, Sound Design, Re-Recording Mixing?
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
Hello all! My friends Bex Francis and Samantha K Henderson recently started a group called For the Love of Cinema where we will be putting on mixers and events in the Sacramento area centered around filmmaking. It all started from some women talking about how the Sacramento film scene needed a group where women filmmakers can come and strengthen one another. We all have our … Continue reading Women of Film Networking Event