Spheres nominated for MPSE Golden Reel Award

Spheres is nominated in the Special Venue category of the Motion Picture Sound Editors Golden Reel Awards 2019. For full list of nominees click here

The Phantom 52 – Official Selection Sundance Film Festival 2019

The Phantom 52, directed by Geoff Marslett, is showing in Shorts Program 4 at Sundance Film Festival.

Loneliness: a trucker who calls out on his CB radio waiting for a reply that never comes. A ghost that haunts the deserted highways. A whale that sings at a frequency no other whale can even hear.

Screening times:

Friday, January 25th 6:00 PM Park Avenue Theatre Park City

Saturday, January 26th 9:45 PM Broadway Centre Cinema 3 Salt Lake City

Monday, January 28th 1:00 PM Redstone Cinema 2 Park City

Friday, February 1st 10:00 PM Holiday Village Cinema 4 Park City

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Spheres at the Rockefeller Center NY

From 18th January to 3rd March 2019, Spheres will be installed at the Rockefeller Center in New York.

From Rockefeller Center website:

Fall into a black hole. Surf on Saturn’s rings. Experience SPHERES, a Virtual Reality journey through the cosmos debuting at Rockefeller Center. In a first-of-its-kind event, this experience will transport you from New York City to the darkest edges of the universe.

Follow Millie Bobby Brown, Jessica Chastain, and Patti Smith as the voice of the cosmos in this three part Virtual Reality series from writer and director Eliza McNitt and Executive Producers Darren Aronofsky and Ari Handel. SPHERES debuted at Sundance, Tribeca, SXSW, Telluride, and received the Grand Prize in VR at the Venice Film Festival.

Get your tickets now for this award-winning experience at Rockefeller Center from Friday, January 18 through Sunday, March 3. Screenings will run seven days a week at 600 Fifth Avenue. Monday through Friday, 2pm – 8pm and Saturdays and Sundays, 12pm – 8pm.

More info and tickets here

Presentation at GameSoundCon: Spatial Aesthetics in Immersive Sound-Worlds

I will be presenting at GameSoundCon in Los Angeles on 10th October 2018, a talk entitled “Spatial Aesthetics in Immersive Sound-worlds”.

For more information, tickets and schedule, go to the GameSoundCon website

Contribution to New York Times Magazine, “Voyages” Issue: Listen To the World

In August 2018, Bethan and Robert Kellough were sent to record in the Atacama desert in Chile, on assignment for the New York Times Magazine. A special Voyages issue focussing on destinations chosen for their unique sounds is available now, as a podcast, in print and online.

 

“Spheres” wins Best VR Award at Venice Film Festival

Spheres, a VR series about the music of the cosmos, won the Best VR award at Venice Film Festival. Written and directed by Eliza McNitt, the series was executive produced by Darren Aronofsky, and features narrations by Millie Bobby Brown, Jessica Chastain and Patti Smith.

Production: Protozoa Pictures (Darren Aronofosky, Ari Handel, Dylan Golden), Crimes of Curiosity (Jess Engel), Atlas V (Arnaud Colinart, Fred Volhuer, Pierre Zandrowicz, Antoine Cayrol, Alethea Avramis) / Kaleidoscope (René Pinell, Jill Klekas), Novelab (Gregoire Parain) / Intel

Cinematography: Clément Chériot

Music: Kyle Dixon and Michael Stein

Sound Design: Craig Henighan, Robert Kellough and Bethan Kellough.

 

“Spheres” plays at Venice Film Festival

 

VR series Spheres, directed by Eliza McNitt and executive produced by Darren Aronofsky, premieres at Venice Film Festival from 30th August 2018.

Sound design by Craig Henigan, Robert Kellough, Bethan Kellough.