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CAS and MPSE Present “The Sounding Board” Nov. 20th: A Virtual Discussion About the Art of Sound for Picture


The Sounding Board v1.0 is the latest in a series of virtual free and open-to-the-public events exploring the practical, technical, and creative aspects of sound for picture. Participants will glean insider information about how the pros create optimal sound for major motion pictures.

WHO: Cinema Audio Society (CAS) and Motion Picture Sound Editors (MPSE)

WHAT: The Sounding Board v1.0 — A virtual discussion about the practical, creative, and technical art of sound for picture 

WHEN: Saturday, Nov. 20, 2021, 10 AM to 2 PM Pacific Time

ADMISSION: Free and open to the public

HOW: Registration is required at:


10 AM PT: Beyond the Q & A: HUGO
Celebrating its 10th anniversary, the award-winning sound department for HUGO looks back and discusses the wins and pitfalls that helped shape the outstanding soundtrack of this fantastic tale.

Moderator: Peter Albrechtsen CAS and MPSE.
Featuring: Tom Fleischman CAS, re-recording mixer; John Midgley CAS, production sound mixer; Eugene Gearty, supervising sound editor / sound designer / sound effects editor; George A. Lara CAS, foley mIxer; Marko Costanzo, foley artist

11:20 AM PT: Parade of Carts, Bags & Rigs
CAS sound mixers and MPSE sound effects field recordists provide tours of their equipment and discuss techniques and tips for capturing some of the best sound in the business.

Moderator: Phillip Palmer CAS.
Featuring: Brett Grant Grierson CAS; Matthew Cameron CAS; Charlie Campagna; Marcos A. Contreras CAS; Matthias Richter CAS

12:45 PM PT: Between the Ears
What does it take both on and off the job to foster creative decision making, problem solving, and interpersonal politics to best serve the sonic throughline of any production?

Moderator: Gary Bourgeois CAS.
Featuring: Craig Henighan CAS and MPSE; Alyson Dee Moore; Alex Gibson; Lee Orloff CAS

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