A sound designer is somebody “who uses sound to tell stories”, feels the Hollywood Sound Designer Mark Mangini

A sound designer is somebody “who uses sound to tell stories”, feels the Hollywood Sound Designer Mark Mangini

India Blooms News Service | 23 Nov 2015

Panaji, Nov 23 (IBNS) A Sound designer is not a mere synchroniser of sound, but is the overall planner with a vision on how to use sound and its effects for storytelling feels the famous Sound Designer and Sound Editor of Hollywood , Mark Mangini.

Mark has worked on such notable films as: Raiders of the Lost Ark, Gremlins, Die Hard, Star Trek, Beauty and the Beast, Aladdin, The Fifth Element, The Green Mile, Warrior and Jack the Giant Slayer.

Interacting with the media at IFFI, 2015 here today, Mark Mangini said that the sound designer is required to work in close association with the director on every minor detail for effective use of sound in story-telling.

Responding to a question whether he missed anything as the technology transformed from analogue to digital, he said that analogue forces you to hear each and every sound and develops as well as disciplines your sense of hearing.

A sound can convey different moods and emotions, it can be thrilling or terrifying or pleasant, he explained.

Three time Academy award nominated Sound Designer, Musician, Re-recording mixer and Lecturer, Mark Mangini has made his life's work creating unimagined aural worlds and fabricating sonic realities for theatrical motion pictures. He is currently (2015) a Governor of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences representing the Sound Branch.

A sound designer is somebody “who uses sound to tell stories”, feels the Hollywood Sound Designer Mark Mangini

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