the Sound of Skyfall

The sound of Skyfall

The SoundWorks Collection dives into the latest installment in the long-running saga based on Ian Fleming’s James Bond character.

Director Sam Mendes (American Beauty and Jarhead) brings the audience an entirely new storyline to the Bond character in “Skyfall”.

Exploring the sound and music of the film we talk with Scott Millan (Sound Re-recording Mixer), Greg Russell (Sound Re-recording Mixer),
Karen Baker Landers (Supervising Sound Editor), and Per Hallberg (Supervising Sound Editor).

see also

http://soundworkscollection.com/skyfall

Skywalker Sound Legend to visit Nottingham 27th June 2012

The Institute for Screen Industries Research at the University of Nottingham is pleased to announce a presentation and Q&A with two-time Oscar winning sound designer Randy Thom. Randy is Director of Sound Design at Skywalker Sound and has been responsible for the sound design on dozens of Hollywood blockbusters including Star Wars Episode VIHarry Potter and the Goblet of FireForrest GumpThe Right Stuff and The Incredibles.

Event details:

Wednesday  27th June at 3pm – Presentation and Q&A (with Gianluca Sergi, Director of the Institute for Screen Industries Research)

Clive Granger A48,

University Park Campus

University of Nottingham

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The event is free and open to all but please register by contacting Elizabeth.evans@nottingham.ac.uk

 

Mr FOLEY – short film


A darkly funny but nightmarish scenario, a man wakes up in hospital with a group of sound artists soundtracking his life. Mr Foley is an award winning short film directed by Dublin directing duo Mike Ahern & Enda Loughman aka D.A.D.D.Y. The film has been on the festival circuit for a while but has just premiered online for all to see, YAY!

link to VIMEO
Written & Directed by D.A.D.D.Y.
Short film
Duration: 4.50 m

Game Sound Design – in Vancouver

Over the water, the Vancouver Film School runs a Sound Design course. Join Head of Sound Design for Visual Media Shane Rees for an exclusive inside look at BioWare’s Edmonton campus, and interviews with the many VFS grads on the Dragon Age and Mass Effect sound teams.

They also have a blog – http://blog.vfs.com/2011/11/09/sound-design-at-bioware/

Audio Synch Manager – (what’s that?)

Ninja Tune is a London-based independent record label started by DJs Matt Black and Jonathan More, better known as Coldcut. The label has a strong leaning towards electronic, alternative hip hop, instrumental hip hop, nu jazz, drum and bass, and chillout music.