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Articles March-April 2021

Step Inside the All New Mondosonic Studio

The all new Mondosonic Studio, located in Ottapalam, Kerela, is a custom Music Production Facility and Studio. With Recording Equipment, Workflows..... read more

Bishwadeep Conceptualizes Sound Design in the Box

Having spent most of his career in Song and Music Recording, Bishwadeep Dipak Chatterjee was constantly toying with the idea of getting involved in designing sound for films..... read more

Celto Acoustique

Established in 2011, CELTO Acoustique is a premium manufacturer of professional audio products for the events and install industry. Founder, owner and CEO - Arthur Felix first displayed his entrepreneurial skills at the age of 14 when he built..... read more

Acoustically OdBle

With Vijay Benegal and Mujeeb Dadarkar

Vijay Benegal and Mujeeb Dadarkar have between them more than 4 decades of extensive experience in the audio industry in India. They have done it all, from recording and mixing for ad films, to doing live sound for renowned artistes..... read more

All About Music, the Marantz Story

In conversation with Joel Sietsem and Alankara Santhana

Marantz has established a strong foundation in the industry with their High fidelity audio systems since the 1970s. Marantz designs products that have intricate detail..... read more

Acoustic and Audio System Design for Small Rooms - PART 6

By - Rahul Sarma, CEO, Menura Acoustic Labs in collaboration with Sound Wizard

We started this series with the definition of a small room, and went on to discuss wave interactions. We continued onto sound isolation, absorption and diffusion in parts 2 and 3. Parts 4 and 5 covered system design goals and finally how to optimize a system..... read more

Studio Showcase

If you had a sign above every Studio door saying ‘This studio is a Musical Instrument’ it would make such a different approach to recording.” - Brian Eno..... read more

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Resul Pookutty Elected as MPSE Member

Resul Pookutty, Board Member of The Motion Picture Sound Editors Guild of America (MPSE)

Oscar winner Resul Pookutty has been elected as one of the Board Members of The Motion Picture Sound Editors Guild of America (MPSE).

“Sharing my name and seat with some of the most prolific names in the Industry is a huge honor for Indian Film Industry. First of its kind for an Asian Soundman/Designer. I feel, me personally and my fraternity is recognized through this selection to the highest body of Sound Designers in the world.” Says, Resul Pookutty.

Resul Pookutty is Asia’s most feted sound technician, he has etched his name in the annals of cinema history in a very short span of time. Pookutty has recorded, edited, engineered and designed more than 80 films in a short span of his illustrious career, and won national and international recognition for his work. His vast experience in Film Sound and its Design, now lends itself to his Sound Post facility, “Canaries Post Sound” in Mumbai that designs sound for national and international projects.

Pookutty is the recipient of numerous awards and honors for his contribution to cinema. His work in the film “Slumdog Millionaire” won him the prestigious- Academy Award of Merit, more popularly known as Oscars, given in recognition of the highest level of achievement in moviemaking.

Following his win in 2009 at the Oscars, he has been conferred ‘Padma Shri’ by the Government of India for his distinguished service in his field. He has been accorded Honorary Doctorate by the Sree Sankaracharya University of Sanskrit, Kalady- Kerala. His work in Malayalam movie “Kerala Varma Pazhassi Raja” won him the ‘National Award’ for best Sound Design from the President of India.

He was also awarded the “News Maker of the Year” by Manorama News Channel and India Today weekly’s “News Maker” in the regional context for 2009. He holds the Limca Book Of Records for the First Asian to be winning an Oscar in the technical category. He is in the advisory board of IIFA (International Indian Film Academy) and GIMA (Global Indian Music Awards) aimed at promoting Indian Cinema and Music to the growing global audience outside India.