Production Sound Mixer Mark Ulano Talks Tech

by Peter D. Marshall

This article is from StudioDaily.com

“When F&V caught up with Mark Ulano, he was sitting in the back of a stake-bed truck, waiting for the crew on Terminator 4 (working title: Terminator Salvation) to blow up a car in the middle of the New Mexico desert. “It’ll be a brief moment,” Ulano said into the telephone. “But if we get interrupted, don’t take it personally.”

As a Hollywood production sound mixer, Ulano has a lot of experience at recording loud noises. He’s so good at it that he won an Oscar for his work on Titanic. He’s been doing movie sound since the early 1980s, and his recent resume remains vital, with titles like Iron Man, Disturbia, and the Kill Bill movies to his credit. F&V asked him about the latest in audio gear — like Aviom’s Pro64 line-up, which networks location audio via CAT-5 — and got his thoughts on the potential of the coming digital broadcast transition to wreak havoc on diversity wireless-mic systems.” Read rest of article.

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