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Every week on Smartcast we bring you interviews and discussions on the art of sound design, editorial, re-recording mixing, ADR and foley for television, film and gaming. Where you can hear discussions about audio post production workflows, systems, plugins and other general topics. Whether you're a producer, creator, director, audio enthusiast or filmmaker make sure to listen in with the team at Smart Post Sound, the award-winning audio artists behind the most well known television and film soundtracks.

Every week on Smartcast we bring you interviews and discussions on the art of sound design, editorial, re-recording mixing, ADR and foley for television, film and gaming. Where you can hear discussions about audio post production workflows, systems, plugins and other general topics. Whether you're a producer, creator, director, audio enthusiast or filmmaker make sure to listen in with the team at Smart Post Sound, the award-winning audio artists behind the most well known television and film soundtracks.
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Every week on Smartcast we bring you interviews and discussions on the art of sound design, editorial, re-recording mixing, ADR and foley for television, film and gaming. Where you can hear discussions about audio post production workflows, systems, plugins and other general topics. Whether you're a producer, creator, director, audio enthusiast or filmmaker make sure to listen in with the team at Smart Post Sound, the award-winning audio artists behind the most well known television and film soundtracks.

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Episodes

SPS033: Composer and Musician Jonathan Wolff

12/15/2016
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"A good TV theme, DOES have Pavlovian powers!" ~ Jonathan Wolff On this week's episode of the Smartcast we invite acclaimed musician and composer Jonathan Wolff. Jonathan is the man behind the iconic Seinfeld theme as well as having written the music for over 75 primetime series. Creating a sonic brand is this week's theme as Jonathan discusses the many intricacies of establishing oneself as not only a musician, but also a brand in the creative arts. The story about his musical journey...

Duration: 10:08:03


SPS032: Filmmaker Laurens Grant

12/1/2016
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Bio excerpt from http://www.laurensgrant.com/ ~ Laurens Grant is a 3-time Emmy and Peabody award-winning filmmaker. She recently directed the documentary Stay Woke: The Black Lives Matter Movement for BET. She also produced The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution, which premiered at Sundance; representing her third film to premiere at this prestigious film festival. The film opened worldwide in Fall 2015 and played a remarkable 8-week run at Film Forum in New York City. It aired...

Duration: 00:55:25


SPS031: Loren Silber - Post production mixer and co-owner of Lime Studios Santa Monica

11/17/2016
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Loren Silber is an audio post production mixer and co-owner of Lime Studios in Santa Monica, CA. Loren's experience began at the University of Miami where he started in the music engineering program. His ambitions then moved towards becoming a record producer and working on albums in Los Angeles where things fell short. After applying for several jobs around the country, Loren landed his first post production job in Chicago. With $300 in his pocket he moved to Chicago and took the job....

Duration: 00:44:24


SPS030: Steve Cantos - Vice President of Operations & Client Services at Sony DADC

11/10/2016
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Steve Cantos is Vice President of Operations and Client Services currently at Sony DADC. Steve's experience in Home Entertainment post production and international markets is discussed. Not many people understand what happens to the packaged product after it's been completed. Steve has held senior leadership roles overseeing staff of 100+ across numerous functional servicing areas, covering all facets of feature film and episodic content creation and distribution. He's been head of...

Duration: 00:50:07


SPS029: Matt Temple - Sound Editor, Supervisor, Re-Recording Mixer & Musician

11/3/2016
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Matt Temple is an established post-production sound designer, editor, supervisor and mixer with his roots in the music industry. Classically trained as a violinist early on, Matt began playing guitar from the age of 12. Originally from New York, he spent 12 years in the Boston Area playing in bands and producing artists and songwriters. He eventually took a job teaching at the renowned Berklee College of Music in Boston, MA. After playing the club scene and doing tours through Glasgow,...

Duration: 00:37:50


SPS028: Re-recording Mixer and Musician Kevin Valentine

10/27/2016
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Re-Recording Mixer and Musician Kevin Valentine has been nominated for two Primetime Emmy Awards. His mixing credits include: Prison Break, Mercy Street, Killing Reagan, Better Call Saul, Bones, The Good Wife, Dolly Parton’s Coat of Many Colors, Jesse Stone: Lost in Paradise, Chasing Life, Whitney, Tyrant, Enlisted, Gossip Girl, My Boys, Charmed and Seventh Heaven to name a few. As a drummer his credits include: Donnie Iris and The Cruisers, The Innocent (where Trent Reznor was a member...

Duration: 00:46:26


SPS027: Dialog Editor Paul Longstaffe

10/20/2016
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Paul Longstaffe has won 2 Primetime Emmy Awards and 3 Golden Reel awards. His technique and workflows have been honed throughout several years of telling stories through dialogue and production audio. Paul is a master of iZotope's RX and has a unique approach at cutting dialogue and making it flow smoothly with editorial and design. His credits include: Recovery Road, Jesse Stone: Lost in Paradise, The Bastard Executioner, NCIS, Away and Back, The Bridge, Good Kill, Finding Joy, Memphis...

Duration: 00:44:24


SPS026: Composer, Musician, and Arranger David Buckley

10/13/2016
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David Buckley most recently created the score for the summer action blockbuster “Jason Bourne,” directed by Paul Greengrass and starring Matt Damon. David has also scored the Sacha Baron Cohen comedy “The Brothers Grimsby,” for director Louis Leterrier, and “The Nice Guys” for Shane Black & Joel Silver. David's previous film credits include the Joel Schumacher-directed thrillers “Trespass” and “Blood Creek”, Ben Affleck’s crime drama “The Town”, action film “Parker” directed by Taylor...

Duration: 00:58:29


SPS024: Software Engineer and Lead Programmer at Respawn Entertainment Jon Shiring

10/6/2016
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This week we talk with Jon Shiring - Software Engineer and Lead Engineer at Respawn Entertainment and has been working on titles since 2001. Jon's credits include shipping the highly anticipated Titanfall 2 (out October 28, 2016), Titanfall, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2, Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare, Call of Duty 2 and Savage. He has over 15 years experience in the game industry working on multiplayer titles. As a software engineer Jon has added splitscreen, sprinting, playlists,...

Duration: 00:56:14


SPS024: Producer Diane Mercer

9/29/2016
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Diane Mercer has been nominated 5 times for Primetime Emmys with 2 wins for “Breaking Bad” and for the PGA Awards, 4 nominations and 2 wins. Her credits include: Better Call Saul, Enlisted, Breaking Bad, Notes from the Underbelly, The Apostles, Help Me Help You, Arrested Development, The Pool at Madd Breaker’s and On the Spot. She is an immensely talented and well-acknowledged producer. Her experience and methodologies are shared on this week's episode and we couldn't be happier to have...

Duration: 00:45:24


SPS023: Sound Supervisor and Editor Greg Schorer

9/22/2016
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Supervising Sound Editor Greg Schorer's credits include NCIS: NOLA, NCIS, JAG, 8MM2, Traffic, Rough Riders, I Know What You Did Last Summer, Adrenalin, Fear The Rush, Cyber Bandits, Blood of the Innocent, Embrace of the Vampire, The Zone, Call Blooded, Shadow Warriors, Pointman, Texas, Judicial Consent, Rise and Walk, The Dennis Boyd Story, Quantum Leap, Gypsy, Stalin and White Winter Heat. Greg discusses what it's like supervising some of the most long-running episodic titles in the...

Duration: 00:43:46


SPS022: Re-Recording Mixer & Sound Editor Bob Bronow

9/15/2016
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Bob Bronow has won and been nominated for a staggering amount of Primetime Emmy, C.A.S. and M.P.S.E. awards. His wins include 2 Primetime Emmy, 4 C.A.S. and 2 M.P.S.E awards. Bob's credits include - The Family, The Undeniable Joe Buck, Deadliest Catch, Alaska Off Road Warriors, Storage Wars, Ax Men, American Hoggers, 1000 Ways to Die, Around the World in 80 Ways, The Colony, America’s Toughest Jobs, The Wrecking Crew, American Masters, Monster Garage, Monster House, Punkin Chunkin, The...

Duration: 00:47:19


SPS021: Production Sound Mixer Phillip Palmer

9/8/2016
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So what's it like being a production sound mixer? Join us this week as we discuss the many intricacies of the job with guest Phillip Palmer. Philip is a multi-award winning mixer with credits including Wakefield, The Night Shift, Better Call Saul, Glee, American Horror Story, The Other Guys, Battle: Los Angeles, NCIS: LA, Angels and Demons, Swingtown, Star Trek, Jericho, National Treasure: Book of Secrets, Medium, Threshold and Entourage to name more than a few. If you've ever had the...

Duration: 00:42:07


SPS020: Sound Effects Editor Dave Barnaby

9/1/2016
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This week's episode features Sound Effects Editor Dave Barnaby. Dave describes what it's like being an artist in sound. Through sound libraries, raw recording, and unique sound palettes. Dave discusses what it's like editing for episodic television, feature film, documentary, gaming, and more. Dave's signature sound is built off experience. In knowing what to choose, how to build, layer and organize each element, helps Dave produce sounds that have become key elements in such titles as...

Duration: 00:47:14


SPS019: Re-recording Mixers Dean Okrand & Brian Harman

8/25/2016
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In total, Dean Okrand has won 7 Primetime Emmy Awards, 4 CAS Awards and two Daytime Emmy Awards - Brian Harman has won 3 Emmy Awards and 4 CAS Awards. Selected mixing team credits have included Pitch, Speechless, Grandfathered, Modern Family, Recovery Road, Angie Tribecca, Fresh Off The Boat, Galavant, Sons of Anarchy, Switched At Birth, The Neighbors, We Are Men, Ben and Kate, Terra Nova and Make It or Break It. Listen in this week as we explore what it's like being among the most...

Duration: 00:35:44


SPS018: Colorist Tom Overton

8/18/2016
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Tom started working in telecine at Compact Video in 1980. In 1985 he became Pacific Video’s first Colorist where he was privileged to test-pilot their Emmy award winning “Electronic Lab” which served as the prototype for all electronic post to this day. In 2007, he was Keep Me Posted’s first Colorist and worked there till 2013 when he joined the Modern VideoFilm team. A veteran of over 20 years as a colorist in major facilities, Overton’s credits cover a broad range of television and...

Duration: 00:42:18


SPS017: Actress, Director, and Producer Juliet Landau

8/11/2016
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Juliet Landau is a multifaceted actress, director, and producer. Having co-starred in Tim Burton’s “Ed Wood” and opposite Whoopi Goldberg in “Theodore Rex” Juliet is a creative talent not only in her acting, but the characters she portrays and takes on. She created and played the role of Drusilla with Joss Whedon on “Buffy The Vampire Slayer” and “Angel” over the course of six seasons discussing with us what it's like acting in television. Juliet directed the documentary "Take Flight"...

Duration: 00:48:21


SPS016: Voice Actor, Loop Group Director and Founder of The Final Word Joe Cappelletti

8/4/2016
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Joe Cappelletti's credits include television series Halt and Catch Fire, Ballers, House of Lies, Gotham, Lady Dynamite, Recovery Road, Legends, Being Mary Jane, Switched at Birth, Better Call Saul, Twisted, The Good Wife, CSI: NY, Californication, Entourage, Make it or Break it, and films Suicide Squad, Independence Day: Resurgence, Pele: Birth of a Legend, Southpaw, Lila & Eve, Deliver Us From Evil, Seal Team Eight: Behind Enemy Lines and many, many more. As a Voice Actor Joe has also...

Duration: 00:19:49


SPS015: Composer and Musician Christopher French

7/28/2016
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Christopher French is a multi-instrumentalist and composer from San Jose, California. As a teenage guitarist, he started writing songs with a 4-track tape recorder in his bedroom. He spent his formative years touring with punk and alternative rock bands, developing his stage presence and voice, both as a singer and as a songwriter. He currently composes the score for the half hour comedy Young and Hungry, on Freeform, he composed the music for short films Limina and Condolences,...

Duration: 00:46:44


SPS014: Sound Editor and Supervisor Christopher Gomez

7/21/2016
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Chris’ credits include UnREAL, Speechless, Recovery Road, Modern Family, Legends, Heroes Reborn, The Bastard Executioner, Nicky, Ricky, Dicky and Dawn, Girl Meets World, Whitney and has most recently supervised and edited sound for Hulu's East Los High. Chris has also cut effects for the feature film There are Monsters mixed at the new Smart Post West in Santa Monica, CA. This is full resume for a guy that has been doing this for four years. Chris attended The Art Institute of...

Duration: 00:37:04

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