TITLE

Randy Thom

AUTHOR(S)
Droney, Maureen
PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Mix;Jan2005, Vol. 29 Issue 1, p54
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Interview
ABSTRACT
The article presents an interview of nine-time Academy Award-nominated sound designer, supervisor and re-recording mixer Randy Thom. At the time of the interview, Thom was on break. So, in reply to question regarding the time off, he replied that when he finishes a project, he always go through a little post-partum depression. He starts thinking that everything he has done is wrong. It takes him a few days to get over that before he can relax. When asked about the overall sound of the motion picture "The Incredibles," he replied that he fabricated as many new sounds as he could for "The Incredibles."
ACCESSION #
15541264

 

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