Ex Machina: How Sound Links A.I. to Atomic Weapons

Have you ever wondered how sound influences your experience of a film? Beyond dialog, loud sound effects, or prominent music, people often don’t pay much attention to sound when watching a film. Instead, they tend to focus on the visual dimension of film: acting, set design, lighting, photography, and so on. But sound is a vitally important tool for the …

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Casino Royale Student Sound Project

A few years ago, I took a course in sound for film. I signed up looking forward to getting to know the more esoteric preferences and dialog boxes in Pro Tools. But what I encountered on day one was something far more interesting, and far more valuable. We embarked on nothing less than a study of the history of sound …

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Pulp Fiction Meets Casablanca

A few years ago, I took a course in sound for film. It was an amazing experience. A soundscape assignment we were given by our instructor changed how I heard noise and how I approached music composition, and our final assignment was to create an entire soundtrack for a sequence. Prior to that, one of our other assignments was to …

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