Industry Conference Session 2: For Your Aural Pleasure
Tue, May 1 12:30pm - 1:30pm | Rogers Industry Centre, 93 Charles Street West, 2nd Floor
Access: Industry Pass holders.
The soundscape is the most vital component of a film, but far too often it is seen as a low priority. This session will exploreh the future of doc sound, the influence sound has on a films narrative, and how it can function as it’s own character. Featuring filmmakers and films from this year’s program, join mix-master-moderator Daniel Pellerin in a discussion about capturing and mixing sounds from the streets of New York City and bars of New Orleans to the vast expanse of the Arctic.
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Daniel Pellerin - Digital Sound Productions
Daniel Pellerin has worked in sound and music post production for film and television for the past 32 years, as recording and re-recording mixer/engineer, sound design and music supervisor / editor. For the past 16 years, he has specialized in mixing, editing and music supervising in digital 5.1 audio format for film, presently utilizing the most current digital technology, specializing in HD productions that heavily rely on CGI content. He has worked with Atom Egoyan, Deepa Mehta, Brigitte Berman, Peter Lynch and Velcrow Ripper. He recently supervised sound design and mixing for Academy Award nominated In Darkness directed by Agnieszka Holland. Daniel has been nominated for 11 Genie Awards and 16 Gemini Awards.
Lawrence Everson - Sound Editor, TCHOUPITOULAS
Lawrence Everson is a freelance sound editor and re-recording mixer. His documentary credits include the award-winning 45365 (Truer than Fiction Independent Spirit Award, SXSW Grand Jury Prize), Vanishing of the Bees (narrated by Academy-Award nominee Ellen Page), and this year’s Tchoupitoulas. Lawrence’s background spans feature film, TV, radio theatre, and interactive media. His passion for sound and documentary filmmaking have taken him around the world, recording audio in terrain as diverse as Mt. Everest base camp, the Middle East, and rural Uganda. He graduated from the School of Cinematic Arts at the University of Southern California, and is based out of Los Angeles.
Paul Fischer - Producer, RADIOMAN
Paul Fischer studied at the Institute of Political Studies (Sciences-Po) in Paris before attending film school at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles and the New York Film Academy in Manhattan. He produced the short films “Gone” (dir. Mary Kerr) and “Despair,” directed by acclaimed photographer Alex Prager and starring Bryce Dallas Howard, which played at the Museum of Modern Art in NY. He also produced the short documentary “We Rob Banks”, about the annual Bonnie & Clyde festival in Louisiana, which premiered in 2012 at the Brighton Film Festival in the UK. He is currently in post-production on the documentary Tarzan & Arab, about the Palestinian twin artists of the same names.
Mary Kerr - Director, RADIOMAN
Mary Kerr is a young British filmmaker. She attended Edinburgh University before studying film at Columbia University and the New York Film Academy in New York City. Having worked at Miramax Films, she then spent years working as a casting assistant on such films as King Arthur, Derailed, and Tristan & Isolde. She has since directed the short film “Gone” (St. John’s International Film Festival, First Sundays Comedy Festival). Radioman is her first feature as well as her first documentary.
Jeff Orlowski - Director, CHASING ICE
Chasing Ice is directed by Jeff Orlowski, cinematographer for the Extreme Ice Survey, and an award-winning filmmaker. A graduate of Stanford University, he has been working with Balog since 2007 and has shot over 300 hours of footage of EIS in the field. His work for EIS has screened on NBC, CNN, PBS, National Geographic, and hundreds of other venues around the world, including a multi-year installation at the Denver International Airport.