Sight, Sound & Story: Live continues!
Sight, Sound & Story's 2022 event series format is online. Sight, Sound & Story has delayed its live in-person events (June's Post Summit & November's The Art of Cinematography) until 2023. Until that time the event series will continue live online monthly. This series will feature unique guests and subjects that will vary between editing, cinematography, and all aspects of filmmaking. Most importantly, these events will be live and free to the public.
Sight, Sound & Story Live - Behind the Sound of "Everything Everywhere All at Once"
Moderator: Woody Woodhall, CAS (Studio Principal of Allied Post Audio)
Panelists: Sound Designer Julie Diaz ("Swiss Army knife," "Murderville"), Re-Recording Mixer, Sound Designer, & Supervising Sound Editor Alexandra Fehrman (“CODA,” “The Boys”) Sound Designer Brent Kiser ("Swiss Army knife", "Wild Wild Country,") and Sound Designer Andrew Twite ("Swiss Army knife," "Honey Boy")
Inside Episode XXIV: Sound is one of the most important elements in film and is used to evoke emotions, indicate mood and elevate a performance. Join the multi-award winning sound team behind A24's critically-acclaimed, award-winning feature "Everything Everywhere All at Once," as they discuss sound design, establishing rhythm, foley techniques, and much, much more. The sound team includes Emmy-winning Sound Designer Brent Kiser, award-winning Sound Designer Andrew Twite, award-winning Re-Recording Mixer, Sound Designer, and Supervising Sound Editor Alexandra Fehrman, and Los Angeles-based Sound Designer Julie Diaz. The conversation will be guided by moderator Woody Woodhall, CAS (Studio Principal of Allied Post Audio), as they discuss mixing the film's numerous sound fxs and music: as well as how they created the multiverse and dimension jumping sounds. Throughout the discussion we will see and hear examples of the team's extraordinary work on one of the best films of the season.
When: Monday, December 19, 2022
Time: 8:00PM ET / 5:00PM PT
General Admission: FREE!
All registered attendees will receive a link and password for access on the day of the event approximately a half hour before event.
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Julie Diaz is a Los Angeles-based sound designer with a wide breadth of experience crafting sound for film and television. She most recently served as the ADR supervisor on A24’s critically-acclaimed drama "Everything Everywhere All at Once" starring Michelle Yeoh, Jamie Lee Curtis and Ke Huy Quan from directors Dan Kwan and Daniel Scheinert. She also recently supervised ADR for Netflix’s "Murderville" series and crime drama "No Man of God," starring Elijah Wood, and the comedy film "Together Together" which premiered at Sundance in 2021. She was also the supervising sound editor of the Indie Spirit Award-winning feature "7 Days" and sound edited Netflix’s "Untold" docuseries and Hulu’s true crime series "The Curse of Von Dutch."
Julie prides herself on being a "Swiss Army knife" in the post-production sound process, employing boundless creativity and problem-solving to enhance a story through sound.
Alexandra Fehrman is an award-winning re-recording mixer, sound designer, and supervising sound editor with more than 15 years of sound department experience in film and television. She recently received her first Emmy nomination for Outstanding Sound Mixing For A Comedy or Drama Series (One Hour) for her work on Amazon’s “The Boys.”
She was also the final re-recording mixer of Sian Heder’s Sundance hit “CODA” which sold to Apple TV+ in a record-setting $25-million sale, and went on to win the Oscar for Best Picture.
Alexandra was also the sound effects editor and re-recording mixer for A24’s critically-acclaimed feature, “Everything Everywhere All At Once” from directors Daniel Kwan and Daniel Scheinert; starring Michelle Yeoh, Stephanie Hsu, James Hong, Jonathan Ke Quan and Jamie Lee Curtis.
She was the re-recording mixer on Netflix’s horror series “Archive 81,” executive produced by James Wan ("Aquaman," "The Conjuring") and "Stranger Things" showrunner Rebecca Thomas, with Rebecca Sonnenshine ("The Boys," "The Vampire Diaries") serving as showrunner.
Her work spans across a wide range of programming including serving as the re-recording mixer on Hulu’s “Happiest Season” and CBS’s “S.W.A.T.”
Alexandra has been working in recording studios since the age of 16 and has been involved in the recording arts ever since. Since then, she has honed her skills in various roles, having worked as a stage tech, sound designer, supervising sound editor, and mixer. She now primarily works as a dialogue and music mixer and takes pride in shaping dialogue to have a warm tone, and delicately balancing music to create a clear and dynamic final audio track.
Brent Kiser is an Emmy-winning sound designer and the founder of post sound company Unbridled Sound based in Los Angeles. His 15-year career in sound spans feature films, TV series and documentaries. Brent most recently served as the sound supervisor and re-recording mixer on A24’s critically-acclaimed drama "Everything Everywhere All at Once" starring Michelle Yeoh, Jamie Lee Curtis and Ke Huy Quan from directors Dan Kwan and Daniel Scheinert (the Daniels). Brent first worked with the Daniels on their Gotham Award and Indie Spirit Award-nominated film "Swiss Army Man" starring Daniel Radcliffe.
Brent has supervised and mixed the sound for numerous award-winning films and television series including Alma Ha’rel’s breakout feature "Honey Boy" which won the Sundance Special Jury Prize among several other notable awards; Netflix’s "Muderville" and "Untold docuseries"; and the 2021 Sundance comedy film "Together Together."
Brent’s work on the History Channel’s "Gettysburg" (2011) earned him the primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Sound Editing for Nonfiction Programming, and the MPSE Golden Reel Award for Best Sound Editing – Long Form Documentary. He later received his second Emmy nomination as the sound supervisor and re-recording mixer of Netflix’s "Wild Wild Country," which won the Emmy for Outstanding Documentary or Nonfiction Series and was executive produced by the Duplass Brothers and the Way Brothers.
In addition to film and television, Brent’s past credits include commercials, podcasts, art installations and visual albums such as Frank Ocean’s Endless. He graduated from the Savannah College of Art & Design and is a Kentucky native.
Andrew Twite is an award-winning sound designer based in Los Angeles with over 15 years of industry experience spanning feature films to documentaries and adult animated comedy. In 2008, Andrew won the MPSE Golden Reel Award as the dialogue editor of "Return to House on Haunted Hill" for Best Sound Editing for Direct to Video. He earned an additional three MPSE Golden Reel Award nominations for sound editing "Star Trek: Discovery," "Rick and Morty," and "BoJack Horseman."
Andrew most recently sound designed A24’s critically-acclaimed drama "Everything Everywhere All at Once" starring Michelle Yeoh, Jamie Lee Curtis and Ke Huy Quan from directors Dan Kwan and Daniel Scheinert (the Daniels). Andrew first worked with the Daniels on their Gotham Award and Indie Spirit Award-nominated film"Swiss Army Man" starring Daniel Radcliffe.
Andrew has sound designed numerous award-winning films and television series including Alma Ha’rel’s breakout feature "Honey Boy" which won the Sundance Special Jury Prize among several other notable awards. His credits further include Hulu’s thriller feature "Run" starring Sarah Paulson; the adult animated series "Big Mouth,""Robot Chicken" and "Dream Corp LLC."
Woody Woodhall, CAS, is the owner of Allied Post Audio in Santa Monica, CA and is an award-winning supervising sound editor, sound designer and re-recording mixer. His work spans feature films, documentaries, podcasts, commercials, and television programming including hundreds of hours for outlets such as Netflix, Amazon Studios, YouTube Red, CBS, Comedy Central, and Food Network. He has recently completed mixing the 1st season of the series "Prisoner of the Prophet" for Discovery+, a feature documentary for CNN Films about 5 brave female photojournalists called "No Ordinary Life", as well as the recently released feature film starring Mena Suvari called, "The Greatest Inheritance." Woody is author of the college textbook, Audio Production and Postproduction, used at universities across the world. He also heads the Los Angeles Post Production Group (LAPPG) where he shares his filmmaking expertise alongside other working professionals on a monthly basis.
*All speakers are schedule permitting.