22 blog posts found matching keyword search for: soundtrack in Glendale
5 Ways to Use Music to Tell A Story
In film, soundtrack is just as important as visuals for telling the story - it helps to fully convey the intended emotion of a scene, establish continuity and add momentum.
Published on Friday, July 22, 2016 1:00 PM
The Art of the Composer: An exclusive Q&A with Film Composer Ezra Reich
Ezra Reich is a film composer and one half of the electronic duo ROOM8, known for their work on multiple shorts, the feature film Cuck, soundtrack available on Lakeshore Records and the upcoming documentary, Absolute Power, about a scandal involving the Nasdaq.
Published on Wednesday, July 22, 2020 11:05 AM
Mixing Immersive Ambient Sound for Madden NFL 2018
Will Morton, founder and director at Solid Audioworks, knows how much an immersive soundtrack can enhance a player’s experience. Morton is an award-winning senior sound designer and dialogue supervisor who formerly worked at Rockstar North, where he enhanced many high-profile video games, including the Grand Theft Auto series. He founded Solid Audioworks with partner Craig Conner in 2014, to provide audio production, sound design and dialogue for some of the most popular video games on the market today. These include detective action-adventure game L.A. Noire and western-themed adventure Red Dead Redemption. Most recently, Morton and Conner provided cinematic audio for Madden NFL 2018 from EA Sports™.
Published on Wednesday, July 11, 2018 10:00 AM
Want a Great Sounding Film? Don't Skip These Key Details
If I had to pick one constant among independent film festival submissions it would be unintelligible dialogue. The cause of desperation of every director; the bane of every mixing engineer’s existence; the source of suffering of your friends and family, forced to go through a whole movie they don’t understand because the actors’ words simply can’t be heard. This and many other nuances of your film’s sound are the victims of a few often overlooked details, which in turn result in the delivery of a subpar soundtrack, driving your audio post team insane and wasting production money. Good news is these mistakes can very easily be prevented. You can start by tackling a few key issues often associated with your role.
Published on Tuesday, March 14, 2017 10:00 AM
The Importance of Music on Film & Emotion
If you took a second to close your eyes and think about Star Wars, what comes to mind? What are you hearing? Laser blasters, light sabers, possibly a dramatic score by John Williams? For the major films in pop culture, music plays a major role in developing the themes and tone of the production.
Published on Friday, January 15, 2021 10:00 AM
Get Sound Advice from Edward Kaufman on Post Production & More
Get insight from our exclusive interview with sound designer, Ed Kaufman on life as a post production pro, tips on how to best make dialogue, music, and audio pieces all fit together and more!
Published on Tuesday, March 31, 2015 9:30 AM
Create a Lasting Memory Through Music
Think of the Hollywood hit “Ghost” starring Patrick Swayze and Whoopi Goldberg - what song comes to mind? Chances are you will remember “Unchained Melody” and the emotions it evoked in you more than the storyline or dialogue. That’s the power that music brings to movies. Harness it by considering the following when selecting music for your next film or video.
Published on Tuesday, January 8, 2013 3:43 PM
Get More Attention With Your Commercial Video’s Sound (Plus a DIY Trick)
Audio mixing and mastering is a technical and creative process that gives your narrated commercial video a huge psychological edge on the competition.
Published on Monday, December 12, 2016 2:38 PM
How to Make Your Brand Promotional Video Work Harder
You've got an idea, a script and already weighing out your options for casting and crew. But will your promotional video turn out to be a triumph or a flop? Planning on how to use the video and what the goals are can drastically change the outcome and effectiveness this video has on your brand. Here are a few things to think about when planning your video.
Published on Monday, June 25, 2018 10:00 AM
How to Make the Most of a Music Archive
The effect of music in the world of production is apparent in almost everything produced. When used correctly, music can uplift a piece to its full potential. It can speak when words fail.
Published on Wednesday, January 27, 2016 11:00 AM
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