Sound Is 50% of the Movie, but Hollywood is Often Tone-Deaf

People in the movie industry vaguely understand the job of an editor, cinematographer or production designer. But even sophisticated showbiz veterans are flummoxed by the work of sound people.

Movie critics rarely single out the work of sound people; adding insult to injury, if they do mention sound, they often credit it to Dolby, i.e., the equipment rather than the artisans.

This article is a plea to Hollywood to recognise the work of sound people in the movies.

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Editor comments:-

I had the good fortune to interview Sound Recording Technician Gary Wilkins. He gives a fascinating insight into the work that is done to get quality sound into the movies. Please click this link to read the interview.

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