Sound & Picture http://soundandpicture.com Fri, 29 Apr 2016 22:18:44 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Daniel Lepervanche on Music, Sound Design, and Storytelling in Theatrical Trailers http://soundandpicture.com/2016/04/daniel-lepervanche-on-music-sound-design-and-storytelling-in-theatrical-trailers/ http://soundandpicture.com/2016/04/daniel-lepervanche-on-music-sound-design-and-storytelling-in-theatrical-trailers/#respond Fri, 29 Apr 2016 22:09:05 +0000 http://soundandpicture.com/?p=43658 Some of us moviegoers like to find an early seat in the theater so we don’t miss our favorite 20 minutes of the evening, the trailers. In my particular opinion, few other experiences can get my blood pumping like a sneak peek into an epic upcoming. A theatrical trailer’s editing, music selection, and general audio [...]

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Will the PlayStation VR Open the Door to Critical VR Consumer Mass? http://soundandpicture.com/2016/04/will-the-playstation-vr-open-the-door-to-critical-vr-consumer-mass/ http://soundandpicture.com/2016/04/will-the-playstation-vr-open-the-door-to-critical-vr-consumer-mass/#respond Fri, 29 Apr 2016 20:48:58 +0000 http://soundandpicture.com/?p=43603 At this year’s Game Developers Conference in San Francisco, Sony made more than a few jaws drop when they pinned an October 2016 release date on the PlayStation VR. It wasn’t the unveiling, per se — or at least it wasn’t just that. What really caught most gamers by surprise was the price point. At $399, [...]

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NAB 2016: Virtual and Augmented Reality Recap http://soundandpicture.com/2016/04/nab-2016-virtual-and-augmented-reality-recap/ http://soundandpicture.com/2016/04/nab-2016-virtual-and-augmented-reality-recap/#respond Thu, 28 Apr 2016 21:10:50 +0000 http://soundandpicture.com/?p=43637 The horizons of virtual and augmented reality were expanded in big ways at this year’s NAB. This was the first year that VR/AR had its own pavilion, which was action packed and constantly busy, with so much mind-blowing gear and a host of exciting new platforms and breakthroughs available to sample and check out. There [...]

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High Impact Cinema: A Q&A with ‘Green Room’ Writer/Director Jeremy Saulnier http://soundandpicture.com/2016/04/high-impact-cinema-a-qa-with-green-room-writerdirector-jeremy-saulnier/ http://soundandpicture.com/2016/04/high-impact-cinema-a-qa-with-green-room-writerdirector-jeremy-saulnier/#respond Thu, 28 Apr 2016 17:19:02 +0000 http://soundandpicture.com/?p=43626 Writer/director Jeremy Saulnier’s Green Room is a ferocious piece of cinema. It follows a group of punk rockers who discover something they weren’t supposed to following a performance in a club operated by Neo-Nazis, a group highlighted by a viciously subtle performance by Patrick Stewart. An extremely violent and shocking film, Green Room dabbles in [...]

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NAB 2016: Audio Gear Recap http://soundandpicture.com/2016/04/nab-2016-audio-gear-recap/ http://soundandpicture.com/2016/04/nab-2016-audio-gear-recap/#respond Wed, 27 Apr 2016 22:29:33 +0000 http://soundandpicture.com/?p=43605 NAB 2016 was huge, awesome, and exhausting. Industry leaders in so many different fields launched so many incredible products and breakthroughs in such a short amount of time. We’ve done our best to cull the cream of the crop from this year’s show floor. To start off our NAB 2016 recap series, here’s an overview [...]

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NAB 2016: Top Gear Preview http://soundandpicture.com/2016/04/nab-2016-top-gear-preview/ http://soundandpicture.com/2016/04/nab-2016-top-gear-preview/#respond Fri, 15 Apr 2016 19:05:03 +0000 http://soundandpicture.com/?p=43570 NAB 2016 happens next week, and we’re as excited as can be about the remarkable new tech debuting at this year’s convention. From virtual reality to drones to robots to wireless everything, NAB 2016 should be an awesome time this year, unless, of course, some of the new tech’s AI becomes sentient…and angry…a risk we’re [...]

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Light & Motion Sets the Bar for Portable LED Cinema & Broadcast Lighting http://soundandpicture.com/2016/04/light-motion-sets-the-bar-for-portable-led-cinema-broadcast-lighting/ http://soundandpicture.com/2016/04/light-motion-sets-the-bar-for-portable-led-cinema-broadcast-lighting/#respond Tue, 05 Apr 2016 19:07:20 +0000 http://soundandpicture.com/?p=43597 Marina, CA – Light & Motion announces the addition of new light, Stella Pro 7000, to its game-changing Stella LED line at NAB, April 18 – 21st (booth #C12041) at the Las Vegas Convention Center, Las Vegas, NV The New Stella Lights from Light & Motion are the most powerful, compact, rugged lights available for [...]

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Seizing the Moment: A Q&A with the Cast of ‘Everybody Wants Some!!’ http://soundandpicture.com/2016/04/seizing-the-moment-a-qa-with-the-cast-of-everybody-wants-some/ http://soundandpicture.com/2016/04/seizing-the-moment-a-qa-with-the-cast-of-everybody-wants-some/#respond Fri, 01 Apr 2016 20:18:37 +0000 http://soundandpicture.com/?p=43542 Writer/director Richard Linklater’s latest Everybody Wants Some!! is at once a hangout film of bros and bonding and a philosophical examination of time and growing up. And akin to 1993’s iconic Dazed & Confused, to which Everybody Wants Some!! is being deemed a “spiritual sequel,” Linklater assembles a phenomenal ensemble cast of young talent who [...]

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A Conversation with Charlie Clouser: Rockstar Composer with an Edgy Palette for TV & Film http://soundandpicture.com/2016/04/charlie-clouser/ http://soundandpicture.com/2016/04/charlie-clouser/#respond Fri, 01 Apr 2016 18:47:02 +0000 http://soundandpicture.com/?p=43526 We had the honor of speaking with Los Angeles-based composer and former Nine Inch Nails member Charlie Clouser, whose latest work on Syfy’s miniseries Childhood’s End was released on DVD March 1st. His scores in the horror-thriller genre have become landmarks of torturous, bowed metal, industrial, edgy, and brutally electronic experiences that have fascinated audiences [...]

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Writer/Director Drew Hall on His Heart-Pounding Thriller ‘Convergence’ http://soundandpicture.com/2016/03/drew-hall/ http://soundandpicture.com/2016/03/drew-hall/#respond Fri, 01 Apr 2016 00:31:56 +0000 http://soundandpicture.com/?p=43517 Convergence is a suspenseful supernatural thriller about death and redemption that kept us at the edge of our seats from beginning to end. A bombing in downtown Atlanta lands Ben (Clayne Crawford), Daniel (Ethan Embry), and others in a mysterious hospital that is a purgatory for souls waiting to cross over. So far, Convergence has [...]

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