What's the frequency, Kenneth?

Ken Polk Portrait

This Week

Ken Polk joins us at the studio to talk about the logistics of Sound Design and how the best sound design goes unnoticed. We also discuss the early days of Recording Sound for film and how it has transformed over the years.

 

Digging Deeper

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Good Fast AND Cheap

Good Fast AND Cheap

Randy Turrow discusses the 4 things a big budget movie needs to be successful, we talk about health and how the business can be hard on the body and we dissect the old concept of the production triangle; good, fast and cheap.

Creating the Community

Creating the Community

Kimberley has been running Hollywood Shorts  for 18 years.  Hollywood Shorts is a festival series that has given many young film makers a chance to have their works viewed and supported.  But not only does she run this festival series but she has screened and supported programming for nearly every major festival in America.

Shooting Stuff You'll Never Notice

Shooting Stuff You'll Never Notice

On this week's show, we air the first half of our interview with Mark Weingartner, Visual Effects Director of Photography, who came down to the studio and took the time to explain some of the most complex visual effects sequences and talk about his experiences that led him to be one of the leading Visual Effects Supervisors in Hollywood.  We talk about how to make "grist for the digital mill" and the distinction between visual effects and practical effects and we discovered that sometimes, talking about guilty movie pleasures can be more fun than talking about the big shows as we loop back around three times to Under Siege!