Lord of the Rings sound design Asbjoern Andersen


The INDEPTH Sound Design channel returns with another impressive, educational sound design deep-dive - this time on the sound for the Lord of The Rings trilogy, with commentary by David Farmer, Ethan Van Der Ryn, and the late Mike Hopkins (RIP):
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Sound topics covered in the video:

The Fellowship of The Ring:
The Watchers In The Water • Wizard Fight • Moria Orcs • Cave-Troll • Balrog • Moria Worldizing • Nazgûl / Ringwraiths • The One Ring • Galadriel

The Two Towers:
Gríma Wormtongue • Gollum • Uruk-Hai Crowds • Fangorn Forest • Gandalf The White • Ambush of the Wargs • Fellbeast • The One Ring • Battle of Helm’s Deep

Return of the King:
Siege of Minas Tirith • Minas Morgul • Paths of The Dead • Shelob • Palantír • Battle of the Pelennor Fields • Mûmakil • Tower of Cirith Ungol • Wind • The One Ring • Collapse of Barad-Dûr

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Shared by INDEPTH Sound Design. The video features the voice of Oscar-winning supervising sound editor Mike Hopkins, who sadly passed away in 2012. Designing Sound posted these words in his memory at the time.

 

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