Tonebenders is a Sound Design podcast dedicated to covering the worlds of sound editing, field recording and audio post production for film, television and gaming. Through interviews and experiments we delve into everything from foley to plugins. Check us out at www.tonebenderspodcast.com
155 - Steve Boeddeker On The Dissident plus Cory Rizos
In this episode we talk with Steve Boeddeker about the sound of the new documentary, The Dissident. He handled the entire sound edit and mix on this engrossing and complicated story that leans on sound heavily to make things clear. After that we visit with Cory Rizos, out of Montreal, and discuss his career in sound.
154 - Richard King talks Tenet
In this episode Richard King joins us to talk about the ultra complicated sound for Christopher Nolan's film, Tenet. We talk about creating interesting sound design for scenes happening in reverse time, how to build big cinematic body punches and his thoughts on the controversy over the film's dialog mix.
153 - The Mandalorian with Bonnie Wild & Dave Acord
We are joined by the sound team behind the hit series The Mandalorian. Re-Recording Mixer Bonnie Wild & Sound Designer/Supervising Sound Editor Dave Acord tell us about making the sounds of light sabers, the beskar spear, and seismic bombs. They also discuss their approach to creating the endless array of new creature vocals that the Star Wars universe conjures up.
152 - SFX CrowdSource Roundtable
We welcome Tim Nielsen and Kai Paquin to talk about organizing & participating in Crowd Sourced Sound Effects Libraries. They have both run successful Crowd Sourced libraries that went on to raise lots of money for charities once completed. We also talk about the Universal Category System initiative, that Tim and Kai are the brains behind, and how it has helped streamline metadata in crowdsourced libraries.
Tonebenders - Emma Butt Diversity Survey
The winter 2020 Journal of Media and Diversity included an important study produced by our good friend Emma Butt, illustrating the current state of diversity in the film sound industry in the UK.
In this episode we discuss the origin and methodology of the study with Emma, and get into some possible solutions.
150b - Sound Editing & Foley for The Queen's Gambit
We are joined by the sound editorial team for the hit series The Queen's Gambit. Rachel Chauncey (foley artist), Gregg Swiatlowski (Sound Supervisor), Eric Hirsch (Sound Editor) and Leo Marcil (Sound Effects Designer), all talk about their work on this challenging project.