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This marks Hallberg?s second collaboration with Activision?s blockbuster Call of Duty® franchise, following his work on the highly successful ?The Vet and The n00b? live-action spot produced in support of 2011?s Call of Duty®: Modern Warfare® 3.
?The visceral and distinctive style of this piece, paired with the format of an action-packed 60-second trailer, offered an exciting challenge for the team at Soundelux ,? offers Supervising Sound Editor Per Hallberg. ?This trailer looks like a high-octane action movie, yet tells a story like a feature film. The level of intensity and story in ?Surprise? goes beyond what one would normally see in a trailer,? continued Hallberg.
In addition to intense action, the trailer?s sound needed to work well with the music, but also leave room for dialogue and comedic timing. ?There is a lot going on within the short span of 60- seconds,? added Hallberg. ?We wanted to support the intensity and the humor of the piece, while never losing sight of the desire for high-end sonic realism. I am really proud of our contribution. Our entire team of sound designers had a lot of fun with this trailer and very much enjoyed being part of this project.?
Hollywood, California-based Soundelux is a leading independent provider of creative post production sound services to the audio-visual content industry. For more than 30 years, Soundelux has brought together some of the world?s most accomplished sound professionals to deliver a full range of sound editorial services to every major motion picture studio in Hollywood, working with some of the most iconic filmmakers of our time, as well as a wide variety of notable emerging filmmakers. For more information, please visit http://www.soundelux.com.
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Keywords:Per Hallberg, Soundelux, Sound Design, Call of Duty, Game