Soundtrack Design

The Sound of Rise of the Planet of the Apes

Acting as a foundation with an origin story for a new film series, Director Rupert Wyatt takes the audience on the science fiction summer hit, Rise of the Planet of the Apes. The stunning visual effects produced by Weta Digital for the apes are complimented by the wide range of sounds recorded and edited for the film.Read More

’3-D sound’ Unveiled

Iosono, a spinoff company of Germany’s Fraunhofer Institute for Digital Media Technology unveiled a breakthrough in theatrical sound dubbed “3-D sound” at the Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers’ Technical Conference and Exhibition. The Hollywood Reporter writes, “The 3-D sound system at the Mann is a ring of 380 speakers, set six inches apart, Read MoreRead More

Copyright: Music, Composers and Performers

By Jon M. Garon Gallagher, Callahan & Gartrell, PC This is part of a series of book excerpts from Independent Filmmaking, The Law & Business Guide for Financing, Shooting & Distributing Independent & Digital Films designed as an introduction to the many legal issues involved in the filmmaking process. Music & Sound For most modern Read MoreRead More

The Free Sound Project

The Free Sound Project is a huge, collaborative database of sound clips licensed for free sampling and remixing. Freesound focuses only on sound, not songs. Search for sounds or browse the tag list, which includes “water,” “tick,” “toilet,” “children,” “screaming,” “kitchen,” “subway” and “sweep” – all sounds released under a Creative Commons license. Great resource Read MoreRead More

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