Cinesonic

International Conference on Film Scores & Sound Design

  • Cinesonic 1

    The World of Sound in Film

    1998

    HOWARD SHORE USA [Film composer - scores include: CRASH, THE ED WOOD STORY, SILENCE OF THE LAMBS, VIDEODROME, THE NAKED LUNCH, DEAD RINGERS, THE FLY, THE CLIENT, AFTER HOURS, PHILADELPHIA, SEVEN, LOOKING FOR RICHARD]

    CARTER BURWELL USA [Film composer - scores include: FARGO, ROB ROY, KALIFORNIA, THE HUDSUCKER PROXY, BLOOD SIMPLE, RAISING ARIZONA, BARTON FINK, MILLER'S CROSSING, THE CHAMBER, JACKAL, CONSPIRACY THEORY, THE BIG LEBOWSKI]

    YASUNORI HONDA Japan [Sound designer - titles include: MERMAID FOREST, VIOLENT JACK, UROTSUKI DOJI, VAMPIRE PRINCESS MIYU, NINJA SCROLL, DANGAIO, GIANT ROBO, TENCHI MUYO, PYSCHO DIVER]

    RICK ALTMAN USA [Author of THE AMERICAN FILM MUSICAL + Editor of GENRE: THE MUSICAL, CINEMA/SOUND and SOUND THEORY / SOUND PRACTICE + Professor of French & Communication Studies, University of Iowa]

    PHILIP BROPHY Australia [Director/composer/performer + writer of article series in THE WIRE (London) and REAL TIME (Sydney) + lecturer in Media Arts @ RMIT University, Melbourne]

    ROYAL S. BROWN USA [Author of OVERTONES & UNDERTONES - READING FILM MUSIC + Full Professor in the Department of European Languages and Literatures, Queens College]

    CARYL FLINN Canada [Author of STRAINS OF UTOPIA - NOSTALGIA, GENDER & HOLLYWOOD FILM MUSIC + associate professor, Graduate Centre for the Study of Drama, University of Toronto]

    SARAH KOZLOFF USA [Author of INVISIBLE STORYTELLERS - VOICE-OVER NARRATION IN AMERICAN FICTION FILM + Associate Prof., Dept. of Drama and Film, Vassar College]

    ADRIAN MARTIN Australia [Author of PHANTASMS - ESSAYS ON POPULAR CULTURE and SERGIO LEONE'S ONCE UPON A TIME IN AMERICA + numerous articles/essay/chapters on popular culture]

    DAVE SANJEK USA [Co-author of THE AMERICAN POPULAR MUSIC BUSINESS IN THE 20TH CENTURY + Director of the BMI Archives, New York]

    WILL STRAW Canada [Author of numerous articles/essay/chapters on pop music culture + Associate Professor, Graduate Program in Communications, McGill University]

    ELISABETH WEIS [USA Author of THE SILENT SCREAM - ALFRED HITCHCOCK'S SOUND TRACK + Co-editor of FILM SOUND: THEORY & PRACTICE + Professor of Film, Brooklyn College (Head of Film Studies), CUNY Graduate School (Dept. of Theatre)]

    ALAN WILLIAMS USA [Author of numerous articles/essay/chapters on film sound + Professor, Department of French & Program in Cinema Studies, Rutgers University]

    Conference Book
  • Cinesonic 2

    Cinema & the Sound of Music

    1999

    RANDY THOM USA [sound designer & re-recording mixer of STAR SHIP TROOPERS, CONTACT, MARS ATTACKS!, THE FRIGHTENERS, WILD AT HEART & THE RIGHT STUFF + winner of Oscar for THE RIGHT STUFF]

    FRANCOIS MUSY FRANCE [mixer & sound-editor of PASSION, PRENOM CARMEN, DETECTIVE, KING LEAR, WOE IS ME, THE HISTORY OF CINEMA, HAIL MARY, FOREVER MOZART & NOUVELLE VAGUE]

    DAVID SHEA USA [composer/performer of CD releases THE TOWER OF MIRRORS, SATYRICON, I, COLLECTED WORKS & SHOCK CORRIDOR]

    PHILIP BROPHY Australia [Director/composer/performer + writer of article series in THE WIRE (London) and REAL TIME (Sydney) + lecturer in Media Arts @ RMIT University, Melbourne]

    JOHN CONOMOS AUSTRALIA [writer for REAL TIME (Sydney), MESH (Melbourne) & CONTINUUM (Perth) + lecturer @ Sydney College of the Arts]

    EVAN EISENBERG USA [author of THE RECORDING ANGEL & THE ECOLOGY OF EDEN + writer for THE NEW REPUBLIC & THE NATION (both New York)]

    KODWO ESHUN UK [author of MORE BRILLIANT THAN THE SUN + writer for THE FACE, ID, ARENA, THE WIRE (all London)]

    CLAUDIA GORBMAN USA [author of UNHEARD MELODIES + translator of Michel Chion's AUDIO VISION & THE VOICE IN THE CINEMA + Professor of Film Studies at the University of Washington Tacoma]

    ROGER HILLMAN AUSTRALIA [writer on European classical music & European cinema + lecturer in Film Studies and German Studies at the Australian National University, Canberra]

    JOSEPH LANZA USA [author of ELEVATOR MUSIC & GRAVITY + consultant/researcher for Scamp Records, Time-Life Records, Turner-Rhino Records]

    ADRIAN MARTIN Australia [author of PHANTASMS - ESSAYS ON POPULAR CULTURE and SERGIO LEONE'S ONCE UPON A TIME IN AMERICA + numerous articles/essay/chapters on popular culture]

    FRANCOIS THOMAS FRANCE [co-author of CITIZEN KANE & writer for POSITIF]

    Conference Book $ Book $ Poster
  • Cinesonic 3

    Experiencing the Soundtrack

    2000

    JACK NITZSCHE USA [Music producer & arranger for Phil Spector, The Rolling Stones, Neil Young, Randy Newman, The Monkees, The Cramps. Film composer & music supervisor for numerous films including Performance, One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest, Cruising, Blue Collar, Starman, Stand By Me, The Hot Spot, Indian Runner, The Crossing Guard]

    VINCE GIARRUSSO AUSTRALIA [Director/writer/composer - Mallboy + member of The Underground Lovers]

    BRUCE EMERY AUSTRALIA [Sound designer - Tale of Ruby Rose, Dogs in Space, Ground Zero, Seachange + Authorised Dolby Sound Consultant]

    PHILIP BROPHY AUSTRALIA [Sound designer and/or score composer - Mallboy, Paradise, Maidenhead, Otherzone, Only The Brave, Body Melt]

    REBECCA COYLE AUSTRALIA [Editor of Screen Scores: Studies in Australian Film Music + lecturer @ Macquarie University]

    KRIN GABBARD USA [Author of Jammin' at the Margins: Jazz & American Cinema + Psychiatry and the Cinema + Editor of Representing Jazz and Jazz Among the Discourses + Professor of Comparative Literature @ State University of New York at Stony Brook]

    ANAHID KASSABIAN USA [Author of Hearing Film: Tracking Identifications in Contemporary Hollywood Film Music + Assistant Professor, Department of Communication and Media Studies @ Fordham University]

    ADRIAN MARTIN AUSTRALIA [Author of Phantasms & Once Upon A Time In America]

    IAN PENMAN UK [Author of Vital Signs + Writer for The Face, The Times, The Wire]

    BILL ROUTT AUSTRALIA [Writer for Screening The Past & Postmodern Culture + Lecturer in Cinema Studies @ Latrobe University, Melbourne]

    JEFF SMITH USA [Author of Sounds of Commerce: Marketing Popular Film Music + Assistant Professor in the Program of Film and Media Studies at Washington University in St. Louis].

    Conference Book $ Poster
  • Cinesonic 4

    Between Sound & Music

    2001

    SIMON FISHER-TURNER UK [Score composer - Caravaggio, The Last of England, Edward II, Young Soul Rebels, The Garden, Blue, Nadja, Loaded, Croupier]

    SKIP LIEVSAY USA [Sound designer - Shaft, O Brother Where Art Thou?, Sleepy Hollow, Wild Wild West, Beloved, The Big Lebowski, Fast Cheap & Out of Control, Men In Black, Fargo, Casino, Get Shorty, Clockers, The Indian In The Cupboard, Crooklyn, Pret A Porter, The Hudsucker Proxy, The Age of Innocence, Malcom X, Passion Fish, Barton Fink, City of Hope, Jungle Fever, The Silence of the Lambs, Goodfellas, Miller's Crossing, Mo` Better Blues, Do the Right Thing, The Last Temptation of Christ, Raising Arizona, Matewan, The Color of Money, After Hours, Polyester]

    KATHRYN BIRD AUSTRALIA [Multimedia Producer]

    JODI BROOKS AUSTRALIA [Lecturer - School of Theatre, Film and Dance @ University of NSW]

    PHILIP BROPHY AUSTRALIA [Sound designer and/or score composer - Mallboy, Only The Brave, Body Melt + lecturer - Media Arts, RMIT University, Melbourne]

    JAMES LASTRA USA [Author of Sound, Technology & the American Cinema + assoc. prof. of English, Cinema & Media Studies @ University of Chicago]

    ASHISH RAJADHYAKSHA INDIA [Co-author of The encyclopedia of Indian Cinema + writer for The journal of Arts & Ideas, Framework, Sight & Sound]

    MEGAN SPENCER AUSTRALIA [Film reviewer for JJJ-FM + documentary filmmaker - Heathens]

    McKENZIE WARK AUSTRALIA [Visiting professor in comparative literature - State University of New York, Binghamton + author of Celebrities, Culture and Cyberspace ]

    Conference $ Poster