Dolby Institute’s Glenn Kiser speaks to this year’s Oscar-nominated sound editors and sound mixers in a special series of podcast conversations.
He writes of
upervising sound editor Sylvain Bellemare and mixer Bernard Gariépy Strobl’s work, “
What do the heptapods sound like when they move? What is their language? What kinds of sounds do their ships make? The team worked within a basic rule from director Denis Villeneuve: everything had to sound natural and organic, with no electronic sounds. Sylvain and his sound design team did a remarkable job creating all the sounds associated with the aliens, and Bernard did wonderful work integrating the sound design seamlessly into a beautiful, haunting score by Jóhann Jóhannsson so that you’re not ever really sure where the sound design ends and the music begins.”
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