March 2011 News
In between other projects I have been editing bits and bobs of scenes, so rest assured, work is continuing on the project and I’m loving it every bit as much as when I first heard the Canadian cast recording it back in November. I think by the time recording is finished with the UK cast, it will only be a matter of weeks before all the dialogue edits are complete. As it turns out, I’m adding a lot of voice effects and background / foley sounds as well, although that process is hilarious in of itself as I make notes of the sounds I want, then take a break and record them if possible – usually it involves me slapping my face into the microphone or some such self-punishment, but I am simply a slave to the project so the motto, “no pain, no gain” really has credence here.
I am personally marvelling at the complexity of the story as it unfolds in audio… it was interesting enough as written text but now that the characters of the actors are starting to take over, the tone of the story is changing as well. I love being surprised and amazed at the range of the performances and the way that separately recorded elements all sound like they were recorded in the same bit of space and time.
I have also penned the first draft of a short prologue sequence to be recorded by Sarah Douglas along with the rest of her script. I think it makes a fitting addition to the entire series and feels just right as the introduction to the whole story. I’ll be working on the second draft over the coming weeks just to make the scene that little bit more intriguing.
And that’s it for now. I shall be recording with Kristin Elsner this weekend – she is bringing the character of Ingebjorne – hired henchwoman to Malice, to life, and I hope to update the blog shortly after that. So, stay tuned!
you are the hardest working man I have ever known. sounds like fun and sounds like you love it, and that’s important
March 9, 2011 at 1:23 AM
Awe! Thanks! You sound absolutely amazing… I hope Dave told you when he got to hear a snippet or two of your many, many scenes. They’re the ones that have the most effects, foley and background sounds added, so are the most developed. I suppose it helps having ALL of your scenes complete with the guest artists and regular roles all recorded!
March 9, 2011 at 7:35 AM