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Producer Greg Fidelman and the music of Metallica's Hardwired…To Self Destruct

This week we spoke with music producer Greg Fidelman who recently finished Metallics’s new album Hardwired...To Self-Destruct. This is Metallica's first studio album since 2008 and is not the first time Fidelman has worked with the band. Greg also worked as an engineer and ... More

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A discussion with Sound Designer and Film Editor Walter Murch

Three-time Academy Award-winner Walter Murch joins the “Conversations with Sound Artists” podcast. In part one of our talk, Walter takes questions from other leading sound designers Ren Klyce and Gary Rydstrom about his work, talks about how documentary film has affected modern cinema style, ... More

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The Music of Lion with Composer Dustin O'Halloran and Hauschka

Composers Dustin O'Halloran and Hauschka discuss the unique challenges of crafting the emotional score for LION in eight weeks and collaborating from their studios in Los Angeles and Germany. We also explore the approach and inspiration behind four of the tracks from this incredible ... More

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Ryan Coogler: The Sound and Music of Creed and Fruitvale Station

In this special podcast presentation of our recent Dolby Institute master class at the Los Angeles Film Festival, writer/director Ryan Coogler is joined by his composer Ludwig Göransson and sound designer Steve Boeddeker to present clips and discuss their use of sound and music in Creed and ... More

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Jad Abumrad: The Sound of Radiolab

Radiolab is one of the most distinctive sounding shows in the radio and podcast world. In this episode, creator and co-host of the show Jad Abumrad talks about how he uses music as a metaphor to explore abstract topics like what a manta shrimp sees when it looks at a rainbow, why it’s important to drop into the story ... More

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The Sound of Star Wars Battlefront

This week we are celebrating the 1-year anniversary of Star Wars Battlefront by talking with the sound team including Audio Director Ben Minto, Sound Designer David Jegutidse and Sound Designer Martin Wohrer. Check out the fourth and final digital expansion pack which gives you access to new content inspired by ... More

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The Sound and Music of Life Animated with Director Roger Ross Williams

From Academy Award® winning director Roger Ross Williams, LIFE, ANIMATED is the inspirational story of Owen Suskind, a young man who was unable to speak as a child until he and his family discovered a unique way to communicate by immersing themselves in the world of classic Disney animated ... More

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Composer Johann Johannsson and the music of Arrival

We recently chatted with Composer Jóhann Jóhannsson from his Berlin studio about his otherworldly soundtrack for Denis Villeneuve's alien-invasion feature film "Arrival". Johannsson worked with several singers and vocal ensembles and combined both classical and avant-garde elements in the composition, ... More

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Composer Sascha Dikiciyan / Sonic Mayhem and the music of Deus Ex: Mankind Divided

We recently chatted with Composer Sascha Dikiciyan also known as Sonic Mayhem about his incredible career in video game music composition for such titles as Quake II, TRON: Evolution, Borderlands, Mass Effect 3 and Deus Ex: Mankind Divided. Sascha also recently released an original album ... More

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The Sound of Doctor Strange

This week we return to the Marvel Universe to talk about the sound of Doctor Strange with Supervising Sound Editor Shannon Mills, Sound Designer Nia Hansen and Re-recording Mixer Juan Peralta from Skywalker Sound. Dr. Stephen Strange's (Benedict Cumberbatch) life changes after a car accident robs him of the use of his ... More

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Erik Aadahl Presentation at Savannah Film Festival 2016

Sound Designer and Supervising Sound Editor Erik Aadahl recently joined Michael Coleman of SoundWorks Collection on Friday, October 29, at the Savannah Film Festival, where sound-savvy SCAD students and intrigued festivalgoers packed the SCAD Museum of Art theater as Aadahl discussed his work on such ... More

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Composer Lesley Barber and the music of Manchester by the Sea

This week we talk with Composer Lesley Barber who recently worked on Director Kenneth Lonergan's new film, Manchester by the Sea starring Casey Affleck and Michelle Williams. Barber previously worked with Lonergan on his acclaimed debut feature, “You Can Count On Me,” and she has provided ... More

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The Sound of Battlefield 1

Attention soldier! In this episode we talked with Lead Sound Designer Andres Almstrom and Audio Director Bence Pajor from EA Dice studios located in Stockholm, Sweden who recently finished work on Battlefield 1. In Battlefield 1 the player will experience the origins of modern warfare where the old world was destroyed, giving ... More

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VR Sound Design Panel at Pyramind Studios

This week we are featuring a special panel discussion on VR Sound Design co-hosted by Pyramind studios based in San Francisco and the VR Film meetup group. This panel was moderated by Greg Gordon, CEO and Creative Director of Pyramind and included Sharosh Khuwaja from Subpac, Kevin Bolen from Skywalker Sound, ... More

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Exclusive: 2016 Mix Magazine Sound for Film Panels - Audio Podcast

This week we are featuring the third annual Mix Presents Sound for Film, which this year has grown into Mix Presents Sound for Film and Television, an all-day exhibition and conference spotlighting the technologies and techniques behind sound for picture, from production to playback. The ... More

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Dolby Institute Presents Conversations with Sound Artists - Season 2

The Dolby Institute and SoundWorks Collection's Conversations with Sound Artists returns for Season Two, featuring episodes about Broadway musical theater, Virtual Reality, podcasting, cinematic sound design, Foley, and much more! Glenn Kiser, Director of the Dolby Institute, and Michael ... More

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Mix Magazine Sound for Film Event 2016 - Gary Bourgeois Keynote

This week we are featuring the 2016 Mix Magazine Presents Sound for Film event hosted at Sony Pictures Studios in Culver City. This event focused on a theme of “The Merging of Art, Technique and Tools”. In this weeks episode we are featuring re-recording mixer Gary Bourgeois, who delivered ... More

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Mix Sound for Film Conference 2015 - Dialog Panel

This week we are featuring the 2015 Mix Magazine Presents Sound for Film event hosted at Sony Pictures Studios in Culver City. This event focused on a theme of “The Art of Sound Design: Music, Dialog and Effects in an Immersive World.” The topic of this third roundtable discussion is on dialog recording ... More

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Mix Sound for Film Conference 2015 - Sound Effects Panel

This week we are featuring the 2015 Mix Magazine Presents Sound for Film event hosted at Sony Pictures Studios in Culver City. This event focused on a theme of “The Art of Sound Design: Music, Dialog and Effects in an Immersive World.” The topic of this second roundtable discussion is on sound ... More

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Mix Sound for Film Conference 2015 - Music Panel

This week we are featuring the 2015 Mix Magazine Presents Sound for Film event hosted at Sony Pictures Studios in Culver City. This event focused on a theme of “The Art of Sound Design: Music, Dialog and Effects in an Immersive World.” The topic of this first roundtable discussion is on Music: Composing, ... More

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The Sound of Stranger Things

This week we chat with the sound team behind Netflix’s hit show Stranger Things Directed by the Duffer Brothers. Joining us are re-recording mixer Adam Jenkins, re-recording mixer Joe Barnett, Sound Designer Craig Henighan and Supervising Sound Editor Brad North. This podcast is brought to you in part by RØDE ... More

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The Sound of Suicide Squad with Richard King

This week we chat with Supervising Sound Editor and Sound Designer Richard King about his recent work on the DC comic movie Suicide Squad directed by David Ayer. This podcast is brought to you in part by RØDE Microphones – providing premium audio products at an accessible price, enabling people ... More

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Pete Horner - 2016 Sundance Institute Music and Sound Design Lab

In this exclusive interview we chat with Sound Designer and Re-recording Mixer Pete Horner about his involvement as a mentor at the 2016 Sundance Institute Music and Sound Design Lab at Skywalker Sound and his experience working on independent ... More

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Composer Jermaine Stegall and Composer Morgan Kibby - Sundance Institute Music and Sound Design Lab

In this exclusive interview we chat with Composer Jermaine Stegall and Composer Morgan Kibby about their experience of being selected for the 2016 Sundance Institute Music and Sound Design Lab at Skywalker Sound. ###About the ... More

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Meyer Sound Amie Speaker - Steve Shurtz and Miles Rogers

In this exclusive interview we talk with Cinema Group Director Steve Shurtz and Application Director Miles Rogers to explore their new studio monitor Amie which is designed for postproduction professionals whose work needs to translate from smaller rooms to larger ... More

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The Music of Swiss Army Man with Composers Andy Hull and Robert McDowell

In this exclusive interview we talk with Manchester Orchestra's Andy Hull and Robert McDowell who composed the music for Swiss Army Man directed by Daniel Kwan and Daniel Scheinert. Being stranded on a deserted island leaves young ... More

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Composer Cliff Martinez and Director Nicolas Winding Refn on the music of The Neon Demon

In this exclusive interview we talk with Director Nicolas Winding Refn and Composer Cliff Martinez about their recent film, The Neon Demon. When aspiring model Jesse moves to Los Angeles, her youth and vitality are ... More

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Director Andrew Stanton on the sound of Finding Dory

In this exclusive interview we talk with Director Andrew Stanton about his new film, Finding Dory. We explore his collaboration with Composer Thomas Newman and his approach to using sound as a storytelling tool. ###ABOUT FINDING DORY: Disney•Pixar's “Finding Dory” ... More

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Composer Alex Heffes on the TV mini-series Roots

In this exclusive interview we talk with Composer Alex Heffes about his recent work on the History Channel mini-series *Roots* which chronicles the history of an African slave sold to America and his descendants. ###ABOUT ROOTS: The epic tale spanning 100 years of one ... More

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Composer Duncan Thum on Netflix's Chef's Table

In this exclusive interview we talk with Composer Duncan Thum about his role providing a sonic landscape for the second season of Netflix's Chef's Table. Chef's Table goes inside the lives and kitchens of six of the world's most renowned international chefs. Each episode ... More