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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


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


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


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


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


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


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


Director Jon Favreau to receive Cinema Audio Society Filmmaker Award

Multi-hyphenate Jon Favreau will receive the Cinema Audio Society Filmmaker Award at the 53rd Annual CAS Awards on February 18th, at the Omni Los Angeles Hotel at California Plaza in downtown Los Angeles. “Having worked with Jon on multiple projects, including the iconic Iron Man ... More


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


Composer Kris Dirksen and the music of Cinemax's Quarry

Check out this great video with Composer Kris Dirksen which profiles his work behind the sounds of Cinemax's show Quarry. ###ABOUT COMPOSER KRIS DIRKSEN: Kris Dirksen is a dynamic and sought-after film and TV composer with over one hundred aired credits to his name. Currently, Kris is scoring ... More


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


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