Ali Parandian on sound-design, “No Man is an Island” and racism

Tromsø International Film Festival has finished yesterday night. On the 22nd of September I talked with Ali Parandian, a director of the short film “No Man is an Island” that received the Amanda Award for the best short film in 2018. We discussed sound design, his film and racism in Norway and film industry. The dialogue language of the video is English.

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Anastasia Fedoseeva on documentary films

Anastasia Fedoseeva studies film production in Norway, but she originally is from Arkhangelsk, Russia. Now she is already working on a diploma project that is a documentary on environmental issues. She told me about her choice of the project, about the shooting process, as well as about the Icelandic witches, hard expeditions and the first eco-house in Arkhangelsk.

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Filming sound masters in business

Having received a chance in October to participate in the actual filming, I wanted to get to know the production of cinema more closely. Then I was struck by the fact that every minute sound was recorded: dialogues and individual phrases of characters, even background noise. Therefore, I decided to turn to specialists, popularly called “sound engineers”, and scientifically – sound engineers.

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