sound design

Sound Editor Trevor Gates Talks Emmy Noms and Horror Scenes that Freak Him Out

Trevor Gates talks the power of sound, "Teddy Perkins," and the most disturbing movie moments he's brought to life. Read More

Steven Spielberg Makes Us See With Our Ears

A new video essay looks at how the legendary director uses sound design to tell a story. Read More

The Great Sounds of ‘Bad Timing’

A protagonist defined more by her noises than her appearance. Director Nicolas Roeg’s Bad Timing features a performance by Theresa… Read More

Troubling Sounds and Cursed Images: ‘Eyes Without Face’

Can awful sounds offer a learning experience? It’s uncommon that video essays emulate the mood of the topic they cover.… Read More

The Noir Sound Design of ‘Who Framed Roger Rabbit?’

Being silly often means taking things very seriously. Understanding a genre fully and completely is the first step in executing… Read More

The Lord Can’t Hear You, Daniel: Silence in ‘There Will Be Blood’

Paul Thomas Anderson’s film says the most when it says nothing. Read More