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What Does the Sound Editor Do?

posted by Nell Minow

The Oscars are about more than office pools, fashion, and celebrities. It’s also a chance to learn more about that most collaborative of art forms, the movies. It took more than 3000 people to make “Avatar,” and only a couple of dozen were on screen. Slate has an excellent explanation of one of the more obscure awards, sound editing. Take a look and pick your favorite to win the award on Sunday night.

Check out Slate’s pieces on art direction and editing, too.

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