Apocalypse Now: Sound, Image, & Editing

Let’s talk about the role of sound, image, and editing. Specifically in the film Apocalypse Now, directed by Francis Ford Coppola in 1979. The opening scene – sound, image and editing are the pivotal elements and techniques that make this scene so incredible and captivating. The scene starts with a passive serene jungle, interrupted by helicopters […]

Fetish: Auralism

I’ve always had an affinity for voices. While many people draw desire from the aesthetics of others, I can’t help but feel forced to plead the case for aural beauty. How is it that we can identify someone so specifically through the sound of their voice? This concoction of tone, frequency, amplitude, waveform, pitch, volume […]