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#55: The Art of Cinematic Sound

What a treat to chat about the art of cinema sound with two A-List experts. We explore what it is, where it came from, who were the pioneers, why it is so important, and how to get the best cinematic sound in your home. Bobette Buster is a master storyteller, TED talkerAuthor of How to tell your story so the world listens; Writer and Producer of the superb film Making Waves: The Art of Cinematic Sound; and she holds senior educational roles at Tufts University, Northeastern University and University of Southern California. Søren Majlund is the Senior Director of Sales for Strategic Partnerships and Biz Dev EMEA at HARMAN, historic sound equipment collector, secret sound museum curator and a big-time lover of great audio 🙂

The art of cinematic sound has been driving the latest innovations in #audio #technology for almost 100 years. But in the aftermath of the global pandemic and with the rise of video streaming giants such as #Netflix, more and more people are enjoying epic cinematic masterpieces at home. How can they enjoy epic cinema sound at home as well?

In the new episode of the AudioTalks podcast, host Oisin Lunny talks to acclaimed #Hollywood producer and author of “Making Waves: The Art of Cinematic Sound” Bobette Buster and HARMAN’s Søren Majlund about the art and tech of cinematic sound – what it is, why it matters and how to get it in your home.

Audio Talks

A podcast on all things audio presented to you by HARMAN and our family of audio brands including JBL, Harman Kardon and AKG. Host Oisin Lunny, music journalist and audio enthusiast, will interview expert guests, legends of the music industry, and audio scientists to discuss the power of music and audio in all its facets.

About Bobette Buster

Bobette Buster is an acclaimed lecturer, award-winning producer and author, whose workshops are sought after by top media companies and corporations alike, from Disney/Pixar, Sony and BBC to Google and SoulCycle. Her groundbreaking philosophy and process give people the ability to uncover and tell their own stories, often with the result of creating connection and community. Her unique ability to crack into the heart of story has been transforming the way individuals, entrepreneurs and companies tell their own stories for well over two decades.

Bobette is also a professor who has taught at USC School of Cinematic Arts, the Guest Faculties of international universities and now Northeastern University where she is Professor of the Practice of Digital Storytelling.

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