Thursday, February 4, 2021
10:00 AM - 10:05 AM (PST)

Welcoming Remarks by Mix

Tom Kenny
10:10 AM - 10:35 AM (PST)

Mank - Presented by Netflix

The Sound of Mank: Director David Fincher tasked the sound crew with reviving the feel of the Golden Age of Hollywood in the track. They came up with a process of combining old and new technologies to create a “patina” for playback.


Mank: Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross "Anatomy of a Score" Composers Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross discuss the unique style, sound, and authenticity of the music in Mank and their approach in tackling the unique challenges presented while scoring during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Tom Kenny Ren Klyce Drew Kunin Jeremy Molod Nathan Nance
10:40 AM - 10:50 AM (PST)

Composer Profile: Da 5 Bloods - Presented by Netflix

Lily Moayeri Terence Blanchard
10:55 AM - 11:01 AM (PST)

Technology Innovations | One Dub Presented by Deluxe featuring Mandell Winter

Entertainment company Deluxe responded to the challenges of 2020 by developing a unique remote recording system to accommodate both actors and mixers efficiently and at the highest quality.

Greg Taieb Mandell Winter
11:05 AM - 11:25 AM (PST)

Sound of Metal - Presented by Amazon Studios

Director Darius Marder was looking for a unique approach to sound in telling the story of a heavy metal drummer whose life changes abruptly after he loses his hearing.

Jennifer Walden jaime baksht Phillip Bladh Nicolas Becker Carlos Cortes Michelle Couttolenc Carolina Santana
11:30 AM - 12:10 PM (PST)

Apple TV+ Composers Lounge

Exclusive conversations with Blake Neely (Greyhound), Phoenix (On The Rocks), Bruno Coulais (Wolfwalkers), Henry Jackman (Cherry), and Tamar-kali (Palmer).

Lily Moayeri Blake Neely Phoenix The Band Bruno Coulais Henry Jackman Tamar -kali
12:15 PM - 12:20 PM (PST)

Technology Innovations | Krotos - Transforming Sound Design

Krotos, the company behind the award-winning sound design product range, develops unique software that revolutionises the way sound is designed and performed.

Krotos’ founder & CEO Orfeas Boteas is joined by Steven Avila (Warner Brothers), Tony Gibson (Molinare), Branko Neskov (Loudness Films), and James David Redding III (JDR3 Productions), who share the creative ways they’ve used Krotos’ software in their recent work.

Steven Avila Orfeas Boteas Tony Gibson Branko Neskov James David Redding III
12:25 PM - 12:45 PM (PST)

The Midnight Sky - Presented by Netflix

Jennifer Walden Dan Hiland Todd Beckett Randy Thom
12:50 PM - 1:00 PM (PST)

Composer Profile: Over the Moon - Presented by Netflix

Songs drive the action in this animated hit based on the retelling of a classic Chinese myth. Mix sits down with the songwriting team to find out how they come up the song as story.

Tom Kenny Christopher Curtis Marjorie Duffield Helen Park
1:05 PM - 1:10 PM (PST)

Technology Innovations | Sound Particles + Energy Panner

Nuno Fonseca
1:15 PM - 1:35 PM (PST)

Judas and the Black Messiah Presented by Warner Bros.

In telling the story of Illinois Black Panther Party leader Fred Hampton and his betrayal by an FBI informant, the period 1960s sound is authentic and riveting.

Jennifer Walden Rich Bologna Skip Lievsay Marlowe Taylor, CAS
1:40 PM - 1:45 PM (PST)

Technology Innovations | Wholegrain DynPEQ Seminars

We can’t travel much these days, so Wholegrain is delivering its DynPEQ Deep Dive seminar over Zoom, and it is free to attend. This video shows highlights of the seminar, and explains both how to put a seminar on your calendar and why you should.

Duane Wise
1:50 PM - 2:10 PM (PST)

The United States vs. Billie Holiday Presented by Hulu

In The United States vs. Billie Holiday, which premieres February 26 on Hulu, the team from Harbor in New York City goes inside Harlem nightclubs, on to Carnegie Hall and out on a national tour to tell the story of the irrepressible Billie Holiday and her lifelong troubles with addiction, genius and the FBI.

Tom Kenny Josh Berger Robert Hein
2:15 PM - 2:35 PM (PST)

Wonder Woman 1984 - Presented by Warner Bros.

The sequel to 2017’s hugely successful Wonder Woman, one of the few films to have a theatrical debut, includes a blockbuster soundtrack that fills the big screen and translates equally well to HBO Max.

Tom Kenny Jimmy Boyle Peter Devlin, CAS Richard King Gilbert Lake
2:40 PM - 2:45 PM (PST)

Closing Remarks by Mix

Tom Kenny