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SoundWorks Collection Interview Series - Composer Jack Wall - Call of Duty: Black Ops III

This week we talk with Composer Jack Wall about his work on the critically acclaimed Call of Duty: Black Ops III video game. ###ABOUT COMPOSER JACK WALL: Jack Wall’s distinguished musical career includes composing for film, television, video games and ... More

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Ric Viers Releases His 666th Sound Effects Library “Haunted FX”

On Halloween 2015, Ric Viers released “Haunted FX” a new horror sound effects library available from Blastwave FX. The library marks lucky number “666” in Viers’ catalog of collections produced throughout his 16 year career. Appropriately, the product contains 666 horror-themed sound effects and ... More

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SoundWorks Collection Interview Series - Composer David Lang on the film YOUTH

Composer David Lang discusses his collaboration with Director Paolo Sorrentino crafting the music for his recent film YOUTH. Fred and Mick, two old friends, are on vacation in an elegant hotel at the foot of the Alps. Fred, a composer and conductor, is now retired. Mick, a film director, is still working. ... More

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Composer Charlie Clouser and Wayward Pines

ABOUT COMPOSER CHARLIE CLOUSER: Charlie Clouser is a multi-instrumentalist composer, musician, producer, programmer and remix artist who has worked with some of the seminal recording artists of the last twenty years. With his concentration now on music for visual media, Charlie continues to impress and amaze ... More

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The Foley Artist - A Short Film

"The Foley Artist" is a charming short which follows a pretty young woman waking up and getting ready to leave the house as a wizened, behind-the-scenes gentleman mimics her every move with a number of inventive props—the palms of his meaty hands, a live duck, a pan of sloppy spaghetti noodles, a gun—that recreate ... More

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ADR Mixer, Doc Kane to be Honored with CAS Career Achievement Award

Cinema Audio Society President Mark Ulano, CAS, announced that the organization will honor multiple CAS and Oscar® nominee ADR Mixer Doc Kane, with the Cinema Audio Society’s highest accolade, the CAS Career Achievement Award, to be presented at the 52nd CAS Awards on February 20, 2016 in ... More

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SoundWorks Collection Interview Series - Geoffrey Patterson - Sound Mixer of "Beasts of No Nation"

This week we talk with sound mixer Geoffrey Patterson who worked with Director Cary Fukunaga on his most recent film "Beasts of No Nation" which is currently available on Netflix. Geoffrey's additional film and tv credits include True Detectives, House of Lies, ... More

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SoundWorks Collection Interview Series - Craig Henighan and Will Files - Pacific Standard Sound

Supervising Sound Editors, Re-recording Mixers, Sound Designers Craig Henighan and Will Files have recently joined forces to form Pacific Standard Sound to offer a wider range of audio services for their already impressive roster of film directors and clients ... More

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James Newton Howard Honored at Hollywood in Vienna Concert Event

Director M. Night Shyamalan and composer Hans Zimmer both sent personal greetings to the Vienna Concert Hall that were delivered to an emotional James Newton Howard on stage by Hollywood in Vienna founder, Sandra Tomek. Hans Zimmer graciously expressed his admiration for his colleague and for ... More

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Soundly - Cloud based Sound Effects App

Soundly lets you drag sound effects from the cloud and drop them into your project, saving precious time you now can spend on something else, like petting your neglected dog. Once in a while, a game-changer comes along – and in the world of sound effects, Soundly looks to be exactly that. It’s an entirely new way of ... More

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Composer Hans Zimmer & Composer Clint Mansell - Masters At Work with Moog

A view inside the personal studios and creative processes of acclaimed film composers, Hans Zimmer and Clint Mansell.

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SoundWorks Collection Interview Series - Re-recording Mixer Greg Russell

This week we met up with Re-recording Mixer Greg Russell who has mixed more than 195 feature films and has been nominated for 16 Academy Awards™, 11 Cinema Audio Society awards, two BAFTA and two Emmys, with one Emmy win. Greg is a long time collaborator with Director Michael Bay and has worked on movies such as Skyfall, ... More