BLOGS and VIDEO ESSAYS on CREATIVITY
Dialogue is more than exposition. It creates tension, builds rhythm, and, more importantly, juxtaposition the visual to tell a story and generate an emotion that the picture and sound could not independently achieve.
‘Living in Oblivion’ is a great example of everything that can go wrong on a film set. The movie highlights the sound crew. This is an opportunity to talk about their responsibilities.
One approach to a sound design is to determine the unique aspects of the genre and then choose sounds that emphasize these aspects. This spaghetti western is a great example of sound that is built around the genre story.
Music is not only the physical transition for the Peter Sellers’ character in Being There, it is the emotional and story transition for the audience. Score takes us from one world to a new one.