To The Aotg.com Community,

It is with a heavy heart that we announce we will no longer be updating Aotg.com. Back in 2007, when we started, there was a lack of access to information about film, television, and commercial editing. We wanted to fix that by creating a central location for content about editing to be stored.

Since then, we've watched the amount of content about editing on the internet grow exponentially. We've also watched social media tools come and go with that growth. Does anyone remember Google Wave!? These social media tools changed how people access and search for media and information. People tend to turn to Facebook, Youtube, Twitter, and Instagram for their news and information, and those are all great tools to promote your sites, but as a site that aggregates links to other sites for users, it just doesn't work for us.

We will keep the site live but archive the ability to add links and comments. We will keep our database live with the links for those who desire to use it to search for editing information and research.

Our podcast, The Cutting Room, will move over to the Filmmakeru.com website and will continue to be a place for interviews with editors and other film professionals.

Everyone who worked for Aotg.com loved what we created and are proud that we could help so many editors find content that spoke to them.

I look forward to seeing everyone at the various post events worldwide in the coming years!

Yours truly,
Gordon Burkell
Aotg.com Founder

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https://www.asoundeffect.com/dont-look-up-film-sou...

Go behind the sound of massive Netflix hit 'Don't Look Up' in this new A Sound Effect interview with multi-award winning supervising sound editor/sound designer/re-recording mixer Christopher Scarabosio. He talks about designing space scenes using NASA recordings as reference, creating massives crowds for concerts and rally events that had a limited number of on-screen extras, finding the best way to define distinct locations for quick-cut scenes, and so much more:

#post production#filmmaking#sound design#sound effects#film sound#audio post#don't look up
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October 26, 2021, 04:47 PM

https://www.dpamicrophones.com/news/dpa-captures-s...

Brand’s Mics Provide Discreet Solution for Unique Film Set PARIS – When it came time to record the Netflix original French-language film, Oxygène (Oxygen in English), the audio team had quite the challenge in front of them. The premise of the scientific horror film focuses on a scientist, played by French Actress Melanie Laurent, who has lost her memory, awakens, trapped in a medical pod and must find her way out before the oxygen levels diminish. Given the setting, the pod is used for 9...

#dpa microphones#film sound#subminiature mics
Behind the Creative Sound of ‘Raised By Wolves':

October 12, 2020, 08:11 PM

https://www.asoundeffect.com/raised-by-wolves-soun...

Sound designer Jamey Scott takes you behind the sound of Raised by Wolves here, including his approach to sound design as sonic art — how he started from scratch with original sounds, used a sampler to shape the planet’s winds, designed delicate UI sounds, crafted Mother’s array of sounds (from morphing to flying to weaponizing), + much more:

#sound design#film sound#audio post#raised by wolves
Shaping The Witcher’s Wild Sound

May 14, 2020, 07:25 AM

https://www.asoundeffect.com/the-witcher-series-so...

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#sound design#sound effects#film sound#the witcher
Perfecting Parasite’s award-winning sound:

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https://www.asoundeffect.com/parasite-sound/

Here, director Bong Joon Ho's go-to for sound supervision and mixing, Ralph Tae-Young Choi, talks about his approach to designing the contrasting worlds of the wealthy Park family and the working-class Kim family who latches onto them:

#sound design#sound effects#film sound#parasite
Behind The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance's sound

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https://www.asoundeffect.com/dark-crystal-age-of-r...

Take a sound design deep-dive with Tim Nielsen on the lush sound for 'The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance' here - covering how they brought 100+ creatures to life with sound, the importance of Foley, timing, rhythm, challenges and inventive solutions, and some detailed creature sound design stories:

#sound design#sound effects#film sound#the dark crystal
Bringing Toy Story 4 to life with sound:

July 31, 2019, 11:12 AM

https://www.asoundeffect.com/toy-story-4-sound/

In this exclusive A Sound Effect interview, Skywalker Sound’s supervising sound editor Coya Elliott talks about bringing the new characters to life in Toy Story 4, refreshing the classic toys’ sounds, recording new material, and repurposing existing Disney film sounds for the hilarious end-credits scene:

#sound design#sound effects#film sound#audio post#toy story 4
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https://www.asoundeffect.com/avengers-endgame-soun...

Supervising sound editor Shannon Mills has worked on a number of Marvel movies, and in this exclusive A Sound Effect interview, he gives you the in-depth story about that Avengers: Endgame sound - including the audio team's tactics for creating sounds that match the scale of what’s on-screen, how they kept the epic battles from becoming a chaotic mess, working with (and recreating) unique superhero signature sounds & much more:

#sound design#marvel#film sound#avengers endgame
Designing Aquaman’s dramatic deep-sea sound:

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https://www.asoundeffect.com/aquaman-sound/

In this in-depth A Sound Effect interview, supervising sound editors Peter Brown and Joe Dzuban take you behind the scenes on their sound work for the film - covering everything from creatively crafting powerful water sounds, creating Trident hits, ‘laser’ guns, and gigantic deep-sea battle sounds, to the challenges of designing (intelligible) underwater vocals:

#sound design#film sound#aquaman#aquaman sound#aquaman sound design
How Bird Box’s quietly intense sound was created

January 18, 2019, 01:17 AM

https://www.asoundeffect.com/bird-box-sound/

80+ million viewers watched 'Bird Box' on Netflix in its first 4 weeks - and here's the story behind the sound for this mysterious tale, as told by supervising sound editors/sound designers Glenn Freemantle and Ben Barker:

#sound design#netflix#sound effects#film sound#bird box

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