NEWS

June 15, 2017

Looking forward to assist You with your ADR recording and/or Sound Post needs.

June 14, 2017

"One of the Episodes" :) of the second season of the "The Crown" TV drama visited Korda, to record ADR for Peter Barbinek and Eliza Sodro. 

Among Justin, Nick, Martin and the engineer Gibran at Boompost London, my "old" mate and colleague for over 5 years (?) Kallis Shamaris supervised the session via Source Connect. 

June 02, 2017

EdiPrompt is an application that allows ADR and foley recordists to cue their actor or artist in a way that they are most comfortable with. EdiPrompt does this by providing a range of highly customisable visual and audio cues.

EdiPrompt was developed by Mark Franken the founder and chief developer at an Australian company soundsinsync.

 

Proud to be - at least as of today - the only user of this fantastic software in Hungary.

At this stage only my international clients use it. The quickest way to load cues into the EdiPrompt Cue List window is to create or import third-party cues with their Emmy® award-winning application EdiCue.

The application EdiLoad can also be used in conjunction with EdiPrompt to generate files that trigger visual cues at picture and scene change points for foley walkers.

May 23, 2017

Spent a couple of days doing ADR with a fantastic group of actors and actresses for the "The Terror" TV drama. One of them, Paul Ready (playing Henry Goodsir) who was filming in Hungary, "decided to stand with me" :)

Jeff Richardson - one of the most sought after Supervising Sound Editor - flew in from London to personally supervise the recordings. Thank You All.

April 26, 2017

​Another rockin' ADR session is "down" at Korda with the great Danish actor Nikolaj Lie Kaas currently shooting in Hungary.

Tom Deane supervised the session via Source Connect at Boompost London.

March 16, 2017

Luke Evans (Gaston - "Beauty and the Beast" 2017) who's shooting in Hungary right now, came to Korda to recorded several character voices for a successful animated series titled: Robot Chicken. 

Working with Luke was every engineers dream. He was witty, patient, friendly and accommodating. We were connected via Skype with "Stoopid Buddy Stoodios" in Burbank, CA, USA (http://www.leagueofbuddies.com/) and had a ball :))

The Last Kingdom (Season 2) ADR recording with Ian Hart for Eps. 5,6,7 & 8 at Korda Studios

January 30, 2017

Ian Hart graced Korda's ADR stage with his presence (Korda Studios - www.kordastudio.hu) to re-record some lines for his "The Last Kingdom" role and we had a great time. (as we always do :) Some people know Ian (beside his other superb performances) as Professor Quirinus Quirrell from the 2001 hit, "Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone". He is an awesome guy, who's tremendously passionate about his "TLK" TV character, Beocca. Also, someone, who tells it like it is. (Just ask the directors Richard Senior and Jamie Donoughue and our Supervising Sound Editor Jack Gillies... ;))

...on the technical side...for remote monitoring, we were connected via Source Connect with "Jumbuck" in London. (http://www.jumbuck.co.uk/) ...for ADR wipes I was using soundinsync's Ediprompt.

Puppetworks Animation Studio - Completed Sound Post for a "Lords Mobile" project

December 22, 2016

Just before Christmas I've completed the sound design, sound editorial and Final Mix/Mastering for a Puppetworks Animation Studio (Budapest-Hungary) created "Lords Mobile" project. World class visuals, were complemented by matching audio ;) 

This year's ELTE/BFA's (Budapest Film Academy) four shorts sound post production was completed on 12/04/2016

December 04, 2016

In 2016 the students of ELTE/BFA (Budapest Film Academy) made four shorts. As it happened in the previous years, the scripts grabbed the attention of some of Hungary's leading actors and actresses. This year - just to name a few - Judit Pogany, Gabriella Hamori, Peter Rudolf and Gabor Reviczky decided to act in them.

Due to extremely short deadline (and budgetary constraints :) the quality location sound allowed me to use only the necessary amount of noise reduction (on the most problematic files/segments) apply frequency response modifications sporadically, more extensively though sound editorial tricks to salvage about a dozen dialogues - which normally would be ADR'd and a minimalist sweetening approach (adding mainly ambiance as needed - to add more realism and smooth cuts within scenes with vastly different acoustic fingerprints) and of course Hungary's upcoming film soundtrack composer Gabor Nagysolymosi's fantastic music score.

The final mixes's review and mastering was done at Korda's Wild Tracks studios. Special thanks for Korda's Managing Director Gyorgy Rajnai for his contribution for providing the facility virtually for free.

Find out more about theses short on imdb. under: Memmod (2016), Szurkehalyog [Cataract] (2016), Jatsszunk szerelmest [Let's Play Lovers] (2016), Megerdemlem [I deserve it] (2016)

After a very busy but fun filled month, the Sound Post Production of the English and Hungarian versions of Leslie Mandoki's Red Rock Productions "Sensucht Nach Freiheit" documentary is complete.

November 21, 2016

In the documentary "Sensucht nach Freiheit" the artist, musician and filmmaker Leslie Mandoki - born in Hungary, but as a German citizen currently living in Germany - interviews some of the "pesti sracok" (boys of Pest) - heroes of the October 23rd 1956 Hungarian Revolution - along with known German and Hungarian public figures, politicians and musicians about what this historical event means to them and what they think or believe how this armed conflict shaped Europe and the rest of the world ever since. 

During the making of these versions, the process involved coordinating the work of several Hungarian, German and English language translators, lecturers, over a dozen local and foreign actors and actresses and three sound studios to record, edit and mix/master the VO's with the interviews, SFX and music from the original German version.  

Fantastic week in Quebec, Canada attending as "Associate Producer" at the 2016 Cartoon Connection event, pitching "Dirty Fred Strikes Back" full evening 3D animated cartoon.

October 30, 2016

Wearing a different hat (Associate Producer) than what I usually do (Supervising Sound Editor) I attended this yearly Canadian event - held at Quebec City for cartoon professionals - with my colleague Frantisek Ambrus, owner of the Budapest based Puppetworks Animation Studio (http://www.puppetworks.eu) to pitch this promising Art Deco Film project. (http://artdecofilm.com/eng/index.php/contact)

 The story of "Dirty Fred Strikes Back:

Aided by a mate famed for his punch, a golden boy with more money than sense sets out on an expedition to track down an explorer who vanished off the map but his perfect plan gets turned on its head by a pretty Polynesian maiden and the maniacal machinations of the uncrowned king of crime.

 

Check out our website: dirtyfredfilm.com

Dirty Fred Strikes Back - Teaser Trailer. Completed the sound post production for the English and Hungarian versions..

September 29, 2016

This famous Jeno Rejto (Hungarian born "pulp fiction" type book writer from 1940's) book adaptation for the making of a feature length 3D animation, has its very own teaser trailer, I did the complete sound post production for, is complete.

Click on the link below to check out our website: www.dirtyfredfilm.com

Jamestown Crowd Walla recording at Korda with 25 Native American and Canadian indians.

July 06, 2016

Imagine 25 Native American and Canadian Indians in one room (in this case at Korda's ADR stage) doing walla. No need to. It was real. It was as great recording them as recording comes. Thank you all!

Check out Jamestown's imdb site below by clicking on the "Click Here" button.

Sophie Rundle ADR recording for "Great Expectations" (TV Series) at Korda.

May 22, 2016

Another great ADR recording session at Korda with a super talented and popular actress Sophie Rundle (in the role of Steph).

The session was supervised over Source Connect from Hackenbacker - London.  

ADR recording of Adria Arjona for her role Dorothy Gale in the movie "Emerald City" at Korda's "Wild Tracks" ADR stage..

April 21, 2016

Completed the ADR recording with Adria Arjona for her character Dorothy Gale in her latest appearance "Emerald City". Working with her was a blast because she's a sweet and talented pro. Check out more about her and the TV series below.

http://www.imdb.com/name/nm5245722/?ref_=nv_sr_1

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt3579018/combined

The Magnificent Seven (2016) - ADR Session with Vincent D'Onofrio using Source Connect Pro to link with Sony Pictures

March 06, 2016

There was another awesome day at Korda Studios recording Vincent D'Onofrio's (as Jack Horne) ADR, linked with Sony Picture's Culver City* ADR stage via Source Connect. (*My home town for nearly 20 years!)

Great session with a brilliant, friendly, funny but humble actor. Thanks Vincent for your generosity.

January 17, 2016

Olaf is a larger than life (literally :) man with a great sense of humor, talent and personality. (Also, one of the most recognized voice in Iceland, because of his appearance in countless commercials) We had a great time recording his character Credence.

Thanks Olaf and all the best!

More about him and the TV series "Quarry" below.

The plot: Quarry, a disillusioned Vietnam War vet, returns home to Memphis in 1972 only to find rejection and scrutiny at every step. A mysterious man known only as The Broker gives him an offer he can't refuse - to work for him as a hitman.

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2980696/combined

http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0959963/

December 07, 2015

Recording Jack an upcoming star who made his marks in nearly two dozen films already was awesome. Very accommodating, humble but a real pro. Special thanks to her Mum, Tara for her kindness, who - as the director of "Anabasis Films Limited - was attending the session. Listening Jim's directing Jack over Source Connect from Ireland was a a blast and reassured me, that the "BIG" ones are indeed in the league of their own...Again, thanks for all and of course a high five for my colleagues Peter and Robert at "Windmill Lane Studios" in Dublin.

ADR Recording of the lead cast of the The Martian at Korda Studios with Oliver Tarney (Supervising Sound Editor)

August 02, 2015

It was great recording some of the "The Martian's" lead cast's ADR: Matt Damon, Kate Mara, Aksel Hennie, Mike Pena, Benedict Wong in July 2015 with Supervising Sound Editor Oliver Tarnay, Film Editor Pietro Scalia and Director Ridley Scott "running the show" ;)

 

FYI - In 2016 "The Martian" was among the nominees for: BEST SOUND EDITING:
FEATURE ENGLISH LANGUAGE – DIALOGUE / ADR

See links: http://www.mpse.org/2016-film-nominees

                 http://www.mazdigital.com/webreader/34144?page=14

...it takes some patience to find my name under ADR Recordist on these pages but it's there nonetheless in excellent company... :)

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