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News2019-10-19T10:10:30+00:00

The latest industry news from Formosa Group

How ‘Us’ Sound Designers Got Under The Skin With Naturalistic Approach To Horror Pic

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Following his collaboration with Jordan Peele on the Oscar-winning Get Out, supervising sound editor Trevor Gates reteamed with the director on Us, an altogether different kind of horror film, centered on terrifying doppelgängers of Peele’s invention. Following the Wilsons—a family whose vacation in Santa Cruz goes terribly awry, when their [...]

Laser Eyes and Explosive Gore: Creating Superpowered, Boundary-Pushing Sound for ‘The Boys’

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Having superpowers doesn’t make you a superhero as the Amazon Original series The Boys proves. The show — developed by Eric Kripke (creator of the Supernatural series) and based on comic books by Garth Ennis and Darick Robertson — follows a group of elite super-people known as The Seven, who [...]

Emmy Winning Sound Editor Trevor Gates on Atlanta, Hill House, Us, the Sequel to The Shining, and the Value of Silence

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Emmy Winning Sound Editor Trevor Gates on Atlanta, Hill House, Us, the Sequel to The Shining, and the Value of Silence Trevor Gates is the Emmy-winning sound editor of Atlanta, The Haunting of Hill House, and Jordan Peele’s Us. Gates won his first Emmy in 2018 for the “Teddy Perkins” [...]

How the Battle Scene Sounds In ‘Game of Thrones’ Are Made…Movies Insider

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How the Battle Scene Sounds In ‘Game of Thrones’ Are Made…Movies Insider If there’s one thing HBO’s “Game of Thrones” is best known for, it’s the epic battle sequences, from Battle of the Bastards to Hardhome to the Battle of Winterfell. We talked to Tim Kimmel, the show’s supervising sound [...]

Formosa Group Adds New Talent To Features Division. – Issue Wire

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Formosa Group Adds New Talent To Features Division. Supervising Sound Editor/Sound Designer/Re-Recording Mixer Andy Hay Signs With Formosa Group's Features Division. Hollywood, May 22, 2019 (Issuewire.com) - Formosa Group, an industry leader and top creative innovator in post-production sound, revealed today that acclaimed supervising sound editor, sound designer and re-recording [...]

Studiocanal and Oliver Stone to release new 4K ‘final cut’ of The Doors

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A new 4K restoration ‘final cut’ of The Doors – Oliver Stone’s acclaimed 1991 film crafted a psychedelic and powerful musical portrait of The Doors’ iconic front man, Jim Morrison – is being released by Studiocanal. The new 4K restoration, which also features Dolby Atmos sound, has been supervised by [...]

BEHIND THE GLORIOUSLY PUNCHY SOUND OF ‘JOHN WICK: CHAPTER 3 – PARABELLUM’:

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It’s official — Lionsgate announced John Wick: Chapter 4 is coming May 21, 2021. I can hardly wait. The Wick franchise has been consistently action-packed and inventive. The fight scenes are choreographed and executed with such precision that supervising sound editor Mark Stoeckinger at Formosa Group likens them to ballet. [...]

CREATING THE SOUND FOR VELVET BUZZSAW’S MIX OF HORROR, HUMOR, AND HIGH ART:

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CREATING THE SOUND FOR VELVET BUZZSAW'S MIX OF HORROR, HUMOR, AND HIGH ART: Velvet Buzzsaw had its world premiere at the 2019 Sundance Film Festival, and fortunately it’s already available on Netflix! Director Dan Gilroy’s film brings together horror, humor, and high art. Obscure artist Vetril Dease dies in an [...]

A Reason to Listen: Karen Baker-Landers about her work on “A House with A Clock In Its Walls”

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The House with a Clock in Its Walls: Playing with Space Universal Pictures’ The House with a Clock in Its Walls is set in Michigan, 1955. Recently orphaned 10-year old Lewis (Owen Vaccaro) moves in with his Uncle Jonathan (Jack Black). During the night, Lewis hears a mysterious ticking sound. [...]

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