An impromptu interview with Glen Piegari

June 19, 2009 at 3:49 pm

TREW: When did you shoot the Alaska Experiment? GP: “Out of the Wild: The Alaska Experiment” began shooting mid-September and wrapped mid October, 2008. It was the perfect time of year as we saw lush alpine tundra and forest turn into a stark, harsh landscape covered by heavy snow. This […]

Perspectives of a Bollywood Sound Mixer

March 27, 2009 at 3:42 pm

Amala Popuri is one of a number of women working successfully in Bollywood film production. She shares with us the challenges and blessings of her chosen career. Developing an interest and a career Amala Popuri ‘mans’ her mixing console on a recent shoot. “I have always been an avid film […]

Mixer Profile: Scherer on Sound

October 2, 2007 at 12:37 pm

SEATED IN HIS CHAIR at Booth Avenue Studios, Toronto, hovering over his cart, sound mixer Robert Scherer depresses the intercom button on his console, linking him directly to his first and second booms, ‘Gordon, Dorian, they need a microphone in the car.’ It’s the final day of on set shooting […]

A Title Earned

March 15, 2006 at 9:25 am

Many in the film business know him. Most at least know of him and what he does: production sound recording for feature films. Some even call him Eddie. And some know him well enough to expect his sometimes sharp but eloquent humor. But even they will be surprised to know […]

Regional Sound Mixer Profiles: Volume Two!

October 26, 2001 at 12:16 pm

Alan Sawyer (Virginia) Phil Arnold (Tennessee) Greg Linton (Georgia) Kevin Van Bakel (Kentucky) Alan Sawyer Alan Sawyer has 22 years experience as a sound mixer, and works mostly in the Richmond/Norfolk production market.  He says he likes "working around so many talented and gifted people on both sides of the […]

Regional Sound Mixer Profiles: Volume One!

October 26, 2001 at 12:15 pm

Peter Devlin (Florida) Mike Puckett (Mid-Atlantic) Jonathan Andrews (North Ohio) Gail Carroll-Coe (Michigan) Thomas Morrison (Tennessee) Jennifer Murphy (North Carolina) Mack Melson (Texas) Peter Devlin Based primarily in Florida, Peter Devlin has been a sound mixer for seventeen years.   He and his boomman, Kevin Cerchiai,  work primarily on the many […]

Mixer Profile: Vilmars Zile

June 4, 2001 at 12:41 pm

by Glen Trew August 20, 2001 It was the summer of 1976 when I was sent by the TV station where I worked in the engineering department, to rent a Nagra III recorder from a Nashville film production studio. I walked in, looked around, and thought, “What the heck is […]

Mixer Profile: Peter Devlin

January 3, 2000 at 12:28 pm

From Belfast, Northern Ireland, Peter Devlin has climbed purposefully, methodically, and patiently, to earn his place among the most respected and sought after feature film production sound mixers in the US. The story of his career should interest the most experienced and certainly inspire those beginning their trek. A career […]

Nashville Entrepreneur: Buckin’ the Corporate Life

October 22, 1996 at 10:56 am

Nashville Business In Review, October 22, 1996 Story by Laura Millard From the windy streets of Chicago to the royal trappings of Kuwait City, Glen Trew has worked on projects as varied as presidential press conferences and Gulf War newscasts to the highest of art forms, made-for-TV movies. He’s not […]