What Realistic Film Dialogue Sounds Like

What Realistic Film Dialogue Sounds Like

Selling all the art, dad? Why? One thing I think film can do really well, better than any other medium, is capture the reality of conversations. In a book, no matter how you lay it out, one piece of dialogue always has to follow another. You can’t simulate people talking over each other, which is […]
Harry Potter: What Magic Sounds Like

Harry Potter: What Magic Sounds Like

[poof poof] What does magic sound like? That’s only one of a million questions that those who brought the world of Harry Potter to film had to answer. I don’t envy them. When you bring a beloved story to life you’re, in a sense, collapsing the millions of movies that already exist in the imaginations […]
Mandy: The Art Of Film Grain

Mandy: The Art Of Film Grain

one of the interesting byproducts of the digitization of everything is the steep rise in nostalgia for physicality there's a great lecture from the writer and publisher James bridle where he laughs about the fact that nobody ever really talked about the smell of books until ebooks started to threaten their existence all of a […]