Magazine article Variety

Exaggeration Is Shunned

Magazine article Variety

Exaggeration Is Shunned

Article excerpt

SOUND KDITING/M1XING

"The show's unique - it's such a big-scope series with a big cast and landscapes, so there's much work in Foley. ADR and dialogue," says supervising sound editor Vince Balunas of Starz's "Outlander."

He cites the witch trial scenes. "All the courtroom reactions were shot, then we augmented that with Gaelic speakers and English ones," he explains. "And you have old wooden architecture, cobblestone streets and so on. and every little sound has to be just right." To keep it authentic. Balunas and his team "recut and rework the mix constantly - and (composer) Bear (McCreary)'s beautiful score helps a lot."

Michael Playfair, production sound mixer on "Hell on Wheels." AMC's period saga about the building the first transcontinental railroad. says that almost 100% of last season's shows were shot on location in the West. He captured much of the sound by putting body mies on all the actors, noting "period costumes and materials are very friendly in terms of hiding them. …

Search by... Author
Show... All Results Primary Sources Peer-reviewed

Oops!

An unknown error has occurred. Please click the button below to reload the page. If the problem persists, please try again in a little while.