The 2017 Oscar nominations were announced yesterday, and a big congrats to all the nominees! Here are the in-depth stories behind some of the movies that were Oscar-nominated for their excellent sound:
Critics describe Arrival as ‘a must-see experience for fans of thinking person’s sci-fi’ – and in this A Sound Efffect interview with the Arrival sound team, you’ll discover why the sound for the film is definitely something else too.
The Deepwater Horizon accident was a devastating disaster for the environment in the Gulf of Mexico. And now, the Deepwater Horizon movie tells the story of just what happened on that fateful day on the oil rig, from the crew’s perspective.
The Deepwater Horizon sound team was led by supervising sound editor Wylie Stateman – and here, sound designer/re-recording mixer Dror Mohar tells the story behind the dramatic sound for the movie
The team at The Soundworks Collection put together this great feature on the sound for Hacksaw Ridge, featuring director Mel Gibson and Supervising Sound Editor and Sound Designer Robert Mackenzie, Supervising Sound Editor and Re-recording Mixer Andy Wright and Picture Editor John Gilbert.
The Soundworks Collection has also done a great interview with Production Sound Mixer Steve Morrow about his work on Director Damien Chazelle’s new film, La La Land. Here’s their introduction:
From an early age, production sound mixer Steven A. Morrow, CAS knew that his passion for movies would lead to a career in the entertainment industry. What began as a teenage hobby making films has since turned into a full-time career recording sound for a wide range of prominent films and television series, including the critically acclaimed musical comedy La La Land, starring Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone.
Hear the interview below:
Tom Ozanich spoke with Gold Derby about his work on Sully here
Technicolor has a brief feature on the sound for 13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi here
Thanks to Sound & Picture for the list below:
ARRIVAL, Sylvain Bellemare
DEEPWATER HORIZON, Wylie Stateman and Renée Tondelli
HACKSAW RIDGE, Robert Mackenzie and Andy Wright
LA LA LAND, Ai-Ling Lee and Mildred Iatrou Morgan
SULLY, Alan Robert Murray and Bub Asman
ARRIVAL, Bernard Gariépy Strobl and Claude La Haye
HACKSAW RIDGE, Kevin O’Connell, Andy Wright, Robert Mackenzie and Peter Grace
LA LA LAND, Andy Nelson, Ai-Ling Lee and Steve A. Morrow
ROGUE ONE: A STAR WARS STORY, David Parker, Christopher Scarabosio and Stuart Wilson
13 HOURS: THE SECRET SOLDIERS OF BENGHAZI, Greg P. Russell, Gary Summers, Jeffrey J. Haboush and Mac Ruth
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