How often do you walk into a cinema and truly reflect on the sound of the film you are watching? We all consume sound in film without ever really thinking about its creation and origins. Simply expecting the film to submerge us into drama, fantasy, horror or comedy.
Making Waves beautifully explores the talent and artistry of sound design in film. Taking us from the earliest use of microphones through to the evolution of radio and cinema. Placing the talent of the sound mixers, editors, foley artists and dialogue wizards centre stage in its exploration of the journey to modern cinema sound.
With frank and informative interviews with Walter Murch, Ben Burtt, Kysten Mate and Victoria Rose Sampson. Alongside the new wave of 1960s and 1970s directors who embraced the evolution of sound of screen. Making Waves takes us from mono to Dolby Stereo, 5.1, 7.1 and most recently Atmos. But it is the world of mixing and the artistry of sound production that truly shines. Helping to build an understanding of sound as truly unique art form in film production. While celebrating the men and women who work tirelessly to ensure a film sweeps you away. Creating a fascinating and heart felt peek behind the curtain of sound production, that will leave you listening to every film a fresh with both admiration and awe.