War Movie Sound Design with Sound Engineer Charles Maynes

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Ever wondered how sound in films works? Ever wondered what goes into making a machine gun sound fearsome? What goes into making a battle sound realistic? This week we are lucky enough to be joined by Charles Maynes, an Emmy-winning sound engineer, who has worked on a dozen prominent war films including Flags of Our Fathers/Letters from Iwo Jima, Starship Troopers, The Alamo, The Great Raid, The Pacific and The Forgotten Battle.

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Here’s photos shared by Charles showing him recording weapons audio on location:

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