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Sunday, 12th September 2021
If you were unable to make the AMPS Awards 2021 event and didn't watch the live stream. Here is a chance to watch the event.
Tuesday, 27th July 2021
New AMPS Podcast episode published today, featuring an interview with Cara Sheppard, MD of Twickenham Film Studios, one of our AMPS Sustaining Members. Cara talks about her career, the history of TFS, her plans for the studios' future and the future of our industry. Episode now available via soundcloud or all the usual podcast platforms.
Tuesday, 22nd June 2021
The AMPS Podcast returns with a new episode featuring Sound Designer, Jeremy S Bloom, and Foley Artist, Joanna Fang, who discuss the process of creating the 'cinematic' sound for the new podcast series Hot White Heist.
Friday, 21st May 2021
In this episode we talk to Ulrika Akander, Stephen Fitzmaurice and David DiPietro, the post-production team on Bridgerton. Following our chat with Bridgerton's production sound team in Episode 12, Ulrika, Stephen and David reflect on their experiences of working with the location sound and building overall mix of the hit Netflix series. The AMPS Podcast is presented by Owen Peters and Owen Shirley.
Wednesday, 12th May 2021
In this episode, we host a remote roundtable discussion between dialogue editors Michele Woods, Iain Anderson, Marc Specter and Vince Tennant. The panel discuss the techniques, workflows and technologies of dialogue editing for film and TV. The AMPS Podcast is presented by Owen Peters and Owen Shirley.
Wednesday, 21st April 2021
Having won the 7th AMPS Award for Factual Film Sound, Eric Milano joins us to talk about designing the soundtrack of the historic documentary 'Apollo 11'
Tuesday, 9th March 2021
The Amps Podcast is back with PSM Tim Surrey and 1st AS Johnny White joining us to talk about their excellent work on the many busy sets and locations of Bridgerton. Hear all about how they successfully captured the sound of Netflix's most-watched series in our latest episode (also available on all popular podcast platforms):
Monday, 15th February 2021
For this episode we bring you the second half of AMPS Council Member Andrew Wilson talking to John Aldred about his career in sound and beyond (Part 2 of 2). The conversation took place on one afternoon in Johns' garden, in the Summer of 2020. In this final half John talks about experiencing new technologies in the later parts of his career and working abroad.
Thursday, 24th December 2020
Earlier this year Andrew Wilson travelled to Brighton and interviewed John Aldred about his life and career. As many of you will know, John sadly passed away very recently and in tribute to John we have today published the first part of his interview with Andrew. We will publish the second part of the interview on the next episode of the podcast very soon, and we would really like to make it a celebration of John's life and work. So there is an open invitation to anyone who knew or worked with John to contribute to the next episode. If you have a fond memory of John or would like to make a tribute in some way, please feel free to make an audio recording and send it to us. Email - firstname.lastname@example.org Twitter @ampspodcast
Thursday, 17th December 2020
A new episode of the @AMPSpodcast is available now! https://soundcloud.com/.../amps-podcast-ep09-sound-design... This time, we were lucky enough to be joined by Sound Designer Paul Davies and Director Rose Glass, who told us all about their collaboration on the sound of Rose's celebrated first feature film 'Saint Maud' (WARNING: SPOILERS INCLUDED). Since debuting as one of the few films in cinemas this year, Saint Maud has been critically-praised and has gone on to gather a record breaking 17 nominations at the British Independent Film Awards. Try and see it, if you haven't already, then hear all about the creative sound process in this episode. We would like to thank Paul Davies for doing so much to make this happen, as well as supplying the great additional sounds that can be heard in the episode. Also, we would like to thank Studio Canal (UK) for all of their support and assistance throughout. (Find all of our episodes on Soundcloud, along with all major podcast platforms) @AMPSpodcast email@example.com
Monday, 28th September 2020
For this episode we join Sound Designer and Supervising Sound Editor Anna Bertmark, on a sunny beach in Brighton, to talk about some of her work in feature film. We also chat about Anna's collaborations in sound, her experience of different roles in Sound Post and the benefits of taking on 'short film' projects, as well as the Women Who Are Sound group that Anna co-founded (www.wwasound.com) The AMPS Podcast is presented by Owen Peters and Owen Shirley
Thursday, 10th September 2020
This time we are joined by Production Sound Mixer Paul Paragon and 1st AS Loveday Harding, who tell us about their process of capturing performance to serve the story of 'Military Wives' Military Wives is a film based on the true story of a group of women, who decide to form a choir while their husbands are serving in Afghanistan. We follow their journey as they develop into a professional singing group. If you are interested in techniques for capturing musical performances to camera, how microphone selection can enhance story and many other aspects of Production Sound then don't miss this one. And stay to the end, for a petrolhead treat! Thanks again to Paul, Loveday and the entire sound team!
Tuesday, 14th July 2020
Freddy Vinehill-Cliffe presents a seminar on surround workflows
Thursday, 2nd July 2020
In the sixth episode of the AMPS Podcast, we feature an in depth interview with Leslie Gaston-Bird AMPS MPSE. We ask Leslie to talk about her career to date, working in radio, film and academia. Leslie also talks about her book 'Women in Audio':
Saturday, 6th June 2020
If you missed the Sound Devices Zoom Seminar you can watch it here.......
Tuesday, 19th May 2020
In the fifth episode of the AMPS Podcast, we feature the Ambient Isolation project and its founder, Al Sirkett. With recordings from the project and additional interviews with other contributors; Anna Bertmark, Jeremy S Bloom, Jillis Molenaar, Bente van der Spek, Zita Leeemans, Will Cohen and Jack Lowe.
Thursday, 23rd April 2020
This time, we bring you a discussion of different approaches to recording actors remotely and safely with social distancing in place - presented by a brilliant range of professional contributors.
Friday, 28th February 2020
The third episode features discussions about the recording of 1917 with; Production Sound Mixers Stuart Wilson AMPS and Tim White, 1st AS's Thomas Fennell and Hugh Sherlock, Supervising Dialogue Editor Rachel Tate, and Supervising Sound Editor Oliver Tarney.
Tuesday, 4th February 2020
In this episode Enos Desjardins continues to talk with Peter Albrechtsen about his work on the Oscar-Nominated Documentary film 'The Cave' (Part 2 of 2)
Sunday, 26th January 2020
In the first episode of the AMPS Podcast, AMPS member Enos Desjardins talks to Sound Designer Peter Albrechtsen about his work on the Oscar-nominated Documentary film 'The Cave' This is the Part 1 of the interview, with Part 2 to follow shortly. The AMPS Podcast is presented by Owen Shirley and Owen Peters
Tuesday, 8th October 2019
AMPS Award Evening. See the interviews with our Chairman and Winners........
Wednesday, 25th September 2019
Watch the video of the 6th Annual AMPS Awars Presentation Evening
Wednesday, 9th September 2015
The Sound Team of Whiplash, winners of the AMPS Film Award 2014, were presented with their Awards in Los Angeles by Mark Ulano, President of the C.A.S and Honorary AMPS Member. on behalf of AMPS. Video courtesy of the C.A.S. Producer: Patrushka Mierzwa Camera: Andrew Parke S.O.C. Sound: Chris Howland CAS Post-production: Rob Walker AMPS
Monday, 10th June 2013
This acclaimed documentary by filmmaker and multiple-Oscar-winning cinematographer Haskell Wexler ASC explores the relationship between working excessive long hours and health, quality of life and the very nature of “making a living”in the film industry. NB: Permission to post this film has been granted by the copyright holders.
Sunday, 1st January 1939
A brief look at the London Film Productions' studios at Denham. Shots of Denham village and surrounding countryside. Men at work building a new stage for London Film Productions. Exterior shots of the studios. Train arrives at Denham Station. Employees walking to the studios and queuing to clock in. Cars in the car park. Extras (282). Work in the wardrobe department. Make-up artists at work. Workshops showing the making of models, carpenters and plasterers at work. Pan of the outside lot. A variety of buildings for film sets are visible including a galleon. Production units at work on the lot in the production of South Riding and the Four Feathers. Extras are given a packed lunch on the set. Permenant staff eat in one of the canteens. The generator room. Finishing touches are put to an interior set and dancing girls are filmed. Shooting a scene from the Four Feathers. The laboratories. The cutting rooms. An editor at work on a Moviola. Shots of Denham village. London Films. 1939.