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Making Waves: The Art of Cinematic Sound (2019)

Unrated | | Documentary | 25 October 2019 (USA)
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An exploration of the history and emotional power of cinema sound, as revealed by legendary sound designers and visionary directors, via interviews, clips from movies, and a look at their actual process of creation and discovery.

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Midge Costin

Writer:

Bobette Buster
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Cast

Credited cast:
Erik Aadahl ... Himself
Ioan Allen Ioan Allen ... Himself
Richard L. Anderson ... Himself
Karen Baker Landers Karen Baker Landers ... Herself
Bobbi Banks Bobbi Banks ... Herself
Richard Beggs Richard Beggs ... Himself
Anna Behlmer ... Herself
Mark Berger ... Himself
Ben Burtt ... Himself
Ryan Coogler ... Himself
Sofia Coppola ... Herself
Dane A. Davis ... Himself
Peter J. Devlin Peter J. Devlin ... Himself
Teri E. Dorman Teri E. Dorman ... Herself
Teresa Eckton Teresa Eckton ... Herself
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An exploration of the history, artistry, and emotional power of cinema sound, as revealed by legendary sound designers and visionary directors, via interviews, clips from movies, and a look at their actual process of creation and discovery. Written by Anonymous

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Taglines:

"Sound is 50% of the cinematic experience"

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

25 October 2019 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Making Waves: The Art of Cinematic Sound See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$12,348, 27 October 2019

Gross USA:

$53,144

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$63,998
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talking heads promotion
22 January 2020 | by paleolithSee all my reviews

I was disappointed. Instead of going into the depths of sound, the film mostly focuses on talking heads, including directors as well as sound pros. There's a short history of sound in films (not just speech), and a short segment about the categories of sound production. These were good but far too short and shallow. I felt like I'd seen a promo, hagiography even, for the sound professions instead of a doc. Those professions deserve a much deeper and more detailed documentary.


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