The Sound Of Transformers: Age Of Extinction

shockleewebpic_soundoftransformersageextinctionDirector Michael Bay and Producer Steven Spielberg return this summer for the fourth film in the Transformers franchise, Transformers: Age of Extinction. The amazing visual effects in this film are complemented by the talented efforts of the sound team including Re-recording Mixer Greg Russell, Re-recording Mixer Jeff Haboush, Re-recording Mixer Scott Millan and Supervising Sound Editor and Sound Designer Erik Aadahl and Sound Designer John Marquis.

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The Sound Of Transcendence

shockleewebpic_soundoftranscendanceThe orchestral meets synthetic sound continues to gain popularity in Hollywood, where recent movies like The Dark Knight Rises, Divergent and most recently Transcendence show that the major motion picture industry has been bit by the electronic music bug. Hopefully they will continue to bring in new innovative audio artists that can bring fresh perspectives to films.

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The Sound Of The Hunger Games: Catching Fire

shockleewebpic_hungergamescatchingfiresoundWatch Jeremy Peirson, re-recording mixer, sound designer and supervising sound editor and director Francis Lawerence talk about how they created the sound for one of the year’s most most watched movies, The Hunger Games: Catching Fire.

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The Sounds Of Gravity: How The Filmmakers Created The Feeling Of Deep Space

shockleewebpic_soundofgravityDirector Alfonso Cuarón and Skip Lievsay, sound re-recording mixer for the new film Gravity discuss the use and placement of sound and how it was mixed in order to make it a realistic immersive theater experience. If you haven’t seen this movie yet do yourself a favor and check it out.

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The Sound Of The Hobbit: Making The Music Of Middle Earth

Check out how the music for one of the biggest movies to hit the theaters this year, The Hobbit, was created. The SoundWorks Collection sits down with the sound team at Park Road Post Studios in Wellington, New Zealand to discuss director Peter Jackson’s latest film.

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The Sound Of The Hunger Games

Author Suzanne Collins’ best-selling novel “The Hunger Games”, is the first in a trilogy that has over 16 million copies in print in the United States alone, has developed a massive global following.

Movie Director Gary Ross and his sound team including Supervising Sound Editor Lon Bender, Re-recording Mixer Michael Keller, and Re-recording Mixer Mike Prestwood Smith discuss their approach to creating the lush soundscapes for this highly anticipated film adaptation.

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MTV: The First Broadcast Hour August 1, 1981

30 years ago today on August 1, 1981, at 12:01 a.m the MTV cable network was first introduced and the concept of a channel that would just play ‘music television’ 24/7 was born.

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