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Simon Hayes at SoundPro 2015

In conversation with Simon Hayes – Production Sound Mixer

Over the last 20 years Production Sound Mixer Simon Hayes has worked on more than 45 feature films, including the acclaimed 2012 version of Les Misérables, which won him an Oscar, a BAFTA and a CAS Award in the sound and sound mixing categories. After starting work as a runner for a commercial production company […]

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Simon used DPA d:screet™ 4071 mics concealed in Drax's body makeup for Guardians of the Galaxy

Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy Recorded with DPA Microphones

Hayes chose DPA miniatures for Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy so that he could capture original dialogue, right at the point of shooting. Given that Director James Gunn’s vision for the film was to preserve the authenticity and emotion of the actors’ performances, he felt this was the best way to serve the film and […]

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