Being a natural environment enthusiast, a field recordist and a sound designer it has been great to research for this article. There I mention Chris Watson approach to build a soundscape and talk a little about subjective experiences. Check it out here.
What follows is an article I wrote for the SFX website SoundSnap. I discuss some examples of films of Terrence Malick, Gus Van Sant and Hayao Miyazaki (whose sound design’s film The Wind Rises has been dissected on previous articles) and mention very interesting interviews with their sound designers. These director have gotten my attention […]
Two films I am involved in inspired me mostly to write this article. I have been giving this matter a lot of thought, which bursted particularly while working for 8 months on history and social related TV programs with a regular interview / stock footage format (which unfortunately felt kind of flat). One is an […]
The Wind Rises is the first film being covered on this sound analysis upcoming series. Among the the many many films I’ve watched, TWR, was the one that left on me a significant impression with its exceptional approach to sound design. Now I need to admit here – as a person living in the western culture, film […]
This is a post with the collaboration of my friend and director Sérgio. We will both share our thoughts on our process creating and communicating between a sound designer and a director. This idea came up long time ago when we were both whining about the people we were working with and for; and the realisation […]
Extremely Loud and Incredible Close is one of those films that I will remember for a long time. The excellent sound design makes it a great experience. The excerpt above is by far what got my ears most attention. Not only is this dialogue edit impressive by itself as it translates Oskar´s emotions and state of mind […]