Conference Designing Spaces Sound Design
ON SITE Meidinger-Saal Thursday, April 25, 15:45

The Sound of DUNE Part Two

Video on demand

Connecting ideas through language and sound: The cultural world building of Denis Villeneuve’s Dune Part Two.

Supervising Dialogue, ADR and Crowd Editor Martin Kwok uncovers aspects of Dune’s rich cultural tapestry and alien traditions, connecting Frank Herbert’s epic writing and world building with Denis Villeneuve’s expansive cinematic vision and sense of realism.

Weaving large group recordings, bespoke language creation and combining sound design elements with both sound effects and dialogue editing approaches, the Dune Part Two sound team helped to conjure a sense of history and tradition to match the directors majestic landscapes and alien worlds.

The levels of inspiration and the magic of collaboration will be shared alongside sequences from the recently released film.

Martin Kwok, Supervising Sound Editor / Dialogue & ADR Supervisor, Park Road Post Production

Sound Editor Martin Kwok has been part of the innovative, dedicated and award winning post production community in Wellington, New Zealand for over two decades.

Having worked on all of Peter Jackson’s titles since The Lord of The Rings trilogy in the early 2000s, he’s become an integral part of a forward thinking and pioneering group of sound professionals who have also worked for the likes of Steven Spielberg, James Cameron and Denis Villeneuve.

Alongside his Emmy Award winning team on The Beatles Get Back documentary series, the crew developed groundbreaking changes in sound with the advent of MAL - machine learning audio source separation tools that helped to retrace history in a more defined manor tailored to the screen.

Recently inducted into the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Science Sound Branch, Martin looks forward to continuing his love for soundtracks and storytelling and sharing those experiences with the generations ahead.