Category: In Memory

Beginnings – Rick Patton

I made a short film in 1964. It was a 12 minute surrealistic film about romance gone wrong. It was 16mm black & white. It was the beginning of a 10-year career as an underground filmmaker. I guess I made about 7 or 8 films. I did everything on those films, camera, sound,


Richard (Rick) Patton – 1943 – 2012

Our friend and former Vancouver store manager, Rick Patton, passed away January 10, 2012. We wish his family, friends and fellow sound compatriots fond memories of Rick and solace in his passing.

Rick was born in Nashville, TN and moved to New York and San Francisco while exploring the art and craft of filmmaking.


Passing of Manfred Klemme

Klemme was also honored with the 2009 Cinema Audio Society (CAS) President’s Award at the CAS Awards Dinner on February 27th, 2010. The President’s Award is presented by the President and Board of Directors of the CAS to an individual dedicated to the advancement of sound. Here is a quick interview of Manfred just prior […]


Mixer Profile: Vilmars Zile

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 all this stuff?” (It was […]