The Oscars are coming up, so readers should see as many contenders as possible. And for those who have seen the movies, here's a chance to remind yourselves of the five nominees for best original…
Below-the-line pros talk about the hurdles they overcame in their year’s top films.
When it comes to creating believable sound for film, the key is quality over quantity. After all, say many of the Oscar-nominated sound editors and re-recording mixers, well-articulated and defined…
Complaints about the "Interstellar" soundtrack popped up before the film even opened. First reporters and bloggers, then ticket buyers, complained that the sound effects were abrasive, the dialogue…
Visual effects aren't always the realm of the bright and the shiny. Just as often, f/x tools are used to create a distressed, gritty and grounded reality, as they were in two of this year's vfx…
Visual effects are often called a “tech” category, but after you look at the Oscar-nominated vfx films and hear from vfx supervisors Joe Letteri (“Dawn of the Planet of the Apes”) and Paul Franklin…
This is the time of year when filmgoers addicted to awards shows find themselves asking, "What happened to the movies I saw last year?" Box office hits like "Interstellar," "Guardians of the Galaxy"…
“Interstellar,” “American Sniper,” “Birdman,” “Guardians of the Galaxy” and “Unbroken” have been selected as the nominees for best sound mixing for a live-action film by the Cinema Audio Society. The…
From the armed forces to backstage on Broadway to a stylized hotel, memorable moments in 2014's top films.
These sound mixes brought texture and life to their films and could come out on top at the Oscars.