Tuesday, July 10, 2007

Sound transforms "Transformers"

"It takes tens of thousands of different sounds to make a movie like Transformers. The process begins with supervising sound editors Mike Hopkins and Ethan Van der Ryn. They say they use their imagination to figure out what a robot will sound like. They imagine what each robotic move, footstep and explosion should sound like. Then they assemble a team to create them. They won Academy Awards for the sounds in The Lord of the Rings and King Kong, but squads of giant robots from outer space are a different story".

[read the full article - via cbsnews.com]
[More Transformers - via filmsounddaily]

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