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Track: Oscar winning Hollywood sound designer visits University Film Institute

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Description: The University of Nottingham has recruited an Oscar-winning Hollywood sound designer as part of a unique collaboration between the global film industry and pioneering academic researchers. Randy Thom is Director of Sound at Lucasfilm Ltd's Skywalker Sound facility in Northern California and has a string of blockbuster movies to his name including Star Wars, Indiana Jones, and Harry Potter. His most recent award was an Oscar for his work on Pixar's The Incredibles. Mr Thom is working with the University's Institute of Screen Industries Research (ISIR) on a University-funded Industrial Fellowship. Director of ISIR, Dr Gianluca Sergi, has been talking to Randy about his work in the movie sound business and his hopes for the future of sound design.

Keywords: ISIR, Randy Thom, Gianluca Sergi, Skywalker Sound, Lucasfilm, sound design, The University of Nottingham, Nottingham University

Author: Various

Category: Fine Arts

Web page: http://www.nottingham.ac.uk

Thumbnail: http://itunesu.nottingham.ac.uk/media/Culture/Film_TV/images/filmandtv.jpg

Track media file: http://itunesu.nottingham.ac.uk/media/Culture/Film_TV/video/RandyThom.mp4

Duration: 16:35

Size: 46428160

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