|Wednesday, May 26, 2021|
|10:00 AM - 10:30 AM (PDT)|
Sound for The Falcon and The Winter Soldier
The Marvel Cinematic Universe continues to grow with the March 2021 release of the six-episode The Falcon and the Winter Soldier. While the overall themes might be familiar to viewers, the sound design and mix is unique, with pacing, dynamics and new environments driving the action.
Presented by Disney+
|10:35 AM - 10:45 AM (PDT)|
Music for The Underground Railroad
Two-time Oscar-nominated composer Nicholas Britell (Moonlight, If Beale Street Could Talk) brings a modern voice to this re-imagination of the path to freedom by Academy Award-winning Barry Jenkins, based on a Pulitzer Prize-winning book by Colson Whitehead.
|10:50 AM - 11:07 AM (PDT)|
Sound for Sylvie's Love
After its premiere at Sundance, this critically acclaimed drama was picked up by Amazon Studios and had its public debut in December 2020. Set in the late 1950s to early 1960s, the story is based around a tenor sax player, musicians, clubs and music fans—a rich palette for sound and music coming together to re-create both the period and the performance.
|11:25 AM - 11:35 AM (PDT)|
Music for WandaVision
Composer Christophe Beck burst onto television’s A-list with his score for Buffy the Vampire Slayer, for which he won an Emmy, and then established his film credentials with Bring It On, The Hangover trilogy, Pitch Perfect, Marvel’s Ant Man films, the Grammy- and Oscar-winning film Frozen, and many more. Listen in as he details his creative process in bringing WandaVision to life through music, combining comedic and dramatic techniques in creating an energetic, unique world view.
|11:40 AM - 12:10 PM (PDT)|
Sound Editing and Mixing: Comedy, Drama and In-Between
Subtle choices in timing, backgrounds, EQ, reverb or overall balance in the dialog, music and effects can make the difference between a good mix and an award-winning mix. From production sound, to editing, to the re-recording stage, these expert sound editors and mixers discuss the sonic choices and overall tone that make their shows unique.
|12:15 PM - 12:40 PM (PDT)|
Sound for WandaVision
The first series in Phase Four of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, WandaVision premiered on January 15, 2021, and drew instant praise from critics and fans for its bold approach and fresh storytelling. A huge part of that came from the talented, veteran sound team, which brought a theatrical approach to the small screen.
|12:45 PM - 1:03 PM (PDT)|
Sound for Steve McQueen's Small Axe
Creator and director Steve McQueen’s five-film series Small Axe, detailing the lives of London’s West Indian immigrants from the 1960s to 1980s, has had three “episodes” debut at the New York Film Festival and two more selected for the official competition at Cannes 2020. It premiered on the BBC, then Amazon Prime in November 2020 with a gritty, real, street-centered sound design central to the cinematic experience and equally riveting on the small screen.