Exploring the sonic potential of documentaries

– A guide to documentary sound In the final article for our series on sound for documentaries, designer Peter Albrechtsen shares some of his thoughts on sonic storytelling with examples from The Queen of...

Journalism
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In an ongoing series of articles on sound design in documentaries, Peter Albrechtsen focuses on the sensuous sound design of one of last year’s most acclaimed documentaries, Dirty Wars. The film’s sound...

How do memories sound?

In the second of a series of articles on sound design in documentaries, Peter Albrechtsen – a sound designer himself – focuses on the visionary sound design of the documentary classic, Tarnation, 2003....

INSIDE THE EARS
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In the first of a series of articles on sound design in documentary, Peter Albrechtsen – a sound designer himself – focuses on the visionary sound design of Zidane, A 21st Century Portrait. The film’s...