SoundWorks Collection Presents the Super Sonic Sound of Superman in ‘Man of Steel’
Not that it isn’t very, very hard work, but these guys truly have a dream job. What other profession may (depending on the challenge, of course) call for you to experimentally pour ball bearings on a toy xylophone — because that just may be the trick that produces the needed sound effect? It’s that joyful-spirited brand of creative problem solving that has always fascinated me about sound design, in addition to the way that a sound team is essentially a whole other film crew on top of the one you normally think of. On the other hand, of course, it takes a very special type of person to deal with some of the issues that can arise with a world as rich as sound.