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Los Angeles-based writer/director Joe Penna has made a name for himself in the YouTube world with his popular channel MysteryGuitarMan. Combining his passion for music and stop-motion animation, the channel, now over ten years old, boasts 2.8 million subscribers and over 400 million views. Videos such as “Guitar Impossible” have [...]



Image: John Salangsang/Shutterstock by Matthew CareyAugust 10, 2018 10:17am Brett Morgen qualifies as one of the most successful directors in documentary film, with credits that range from Cobain: Montage of Heck to The Kid Stays in the Picture, and a raft of awards to his name. But, surprisingly, his [...]

Deadpool 2


Deadpool 2 is a huge hit around the world, and its soundscape is just as action-packed as the rest of the movie. Here's the in-depth story on how that sound was created, covering everything from wild katana shings, massive fireballs, and punchy explosions - to the challenges of keeping things [...]

Tim Kimmel, Supervising Sound Editor of Castle Rock and Game of Thrones Listed This Year on Variety’s Artisans Elite Report


Fairfield and Kimmel are part of the HBO juggernaut “Game of Thrones,” creating expansive, rich sounds for an environment filled with undead horror, mythical dragons and bloody battles. Since 2013, they’ve earned four Emmy nominations and a win for the episode “Hardhome.” For them, understanding the sonic vision is vital. [...]

Sound Plays an important role in highly anticipated “Castle Rock”


Sound plays a key role in Castle Rock, a sinister, meticulously-crafted series set in Stephen King's dark multiverse. Its sound is a blend of natural elements that feel eerily unnatural at times, and here, award-winning supervising sound editor Tim Kimmel talks about the direction for Castle Rock's soundscape - and [...]

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