An Ocean of Creative Sound Design for 'All Is Lost' - Creative Planet Network

An Ocean of Creative Sound Design for 'All Is Lost'

Author:
Publish date:

In a film with very little dialogue, the sound design became even more of a key factor to convey the ominous tone of lost-at-sea adventure, All Is Lost.

Image placeholder title

Robert Redford in

All Is Lost

. Photo by Daniel Daza.

Says supervising sound editor Steve Boeddeker to Indiewire, "I kept thinking of the story as a western. Instead of a cowboy, we have a sailor; instead of a horse, we have a boat as a sidekick; and instead of the desert, we have the Indian Ocean. That metaphor helped us figure out how to do it. Brandon Proctor focused on Redford and I handled the boat. Richard [Hymns] as a supervisor and lifelong sailor, organized the logistics and arranged for recording trips on sailboats to get authentic sounds. And also for me was a safety net. I could experiment with sounds to convey the emotion and Richard kept it technically authentic."

Read the full story here.

Related

India’s Renge Dragon Studio Colors 63 Commercialsin One Month Using Collaboration in DaVinci Resolve 15

India’s Renge Dragon Studio Colors 63 Commercialsin One Month Using Collaboration in DaVinci Resolve 15

Blackmagic Design’s DaVinci Resolve 15 was used to color grade 63 commercials in one month with the help of DaVinci Resolve 15’s collaboration workflow by RengeDragon Studio, an Indian boutique studio. As part of the 63 commercials, RengeDragon used DaVinci Resolve 15, along with DaVinci Resolve Micro Panel, for color grading the new Vaseline Sun & Pollution Protection commercial campaign.