MPSE Wavelength

Summer 2023

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12 M PS E . O R G M PS E CO N T R I B U TO R S Steve Lee, THSM Founder A Conversation with Gary Rydstrom For over 35 years, Steve Lee has been wrangling sound effects for many films—as an archivist, designer, and editor. He is actively sharing the history behind these crafts through his nonprofit, The Hollywood Sound Museum. He regularly hosts virtual chats with audio professionals, which he is compiling and publishing as a series of books. Learn more by visiting Solange S. Schwalbe MPSE Foley Outside the Box Solange is a 38-year veteran as a motion picture sound editor and Foley supervisor. She is both an Emmy and Golden Reel Award winner. She has her own post audio company, Dog House Post. She has been a member of the Board of Directors of the MPSE since 1991. You can reach her at WE WELCOME CONTRIBUTIONS. PLEASE SEND SUBMISSIONS TO WAVELENGTH@MPSE.ORG Jenny Ward MPSE Painting with Sound Jenny Ward is an Australian sound editor whose work has been recognised with many national and international nominations and awards. In 2016, she was inducted as a Life Member of the Australian Screen Editors Guild (which she co-founded), and received the prestigious Gold Honour Badge from the Media Entertainment and Arts Alliance (Australia's film union) in 2017. Jenny continues to proudly advocate for her colleagues as a Board member of the Motion Picture Industry Benevolent Society. Charles Maynes MPSE The Galactic Travels of Dave Whitehead & Michelle Child Charles Maynes is a working sound designer and sound editor and is a member of the MPSE Board of Directors. His recent work includes the Paramount+/CBS dramatic series Seal Team. Javier Quesada MPSE Film Sound as Perceptual Access to the Diegesis Javier Quesada was born on February 3, 1981, in Mexico City. In 2008, he graduated from SAE Barcelona where he studied the audio engineering program. In 2021, he finished his MA in Professional Practice (Film Sound Postproduction) in SAE London. In his career in post production, Javier has always searched for projects that present a challenge in their use of sound as a narrative tool. In 2019, he received the Golden Reel Award for Outstanding Achievement in Sound Editing for his work on Alfonso Cuaron's Roma. Victoria Rose Sampson MPSE Gwendolyn Yates Whittle The Magic of Chance After a successful and award-winning 40+ year career as a supervising sound editor with over 200 feature film credits, Vickie Sampson uses her time for teaching, writing, directing, and playing with grandchildren and horses. She still edits sound for indie filmmakers and friends who need it. She has an Emmy, four Golden Reel Awards; has worked on Oscar-winning films for sound and is a member of AMPAS, MPSE, and Alliance of Women Directors. Korey Pereira MPSE EdiCue from Sounds in Sync Korey is the founder of Soularity Sound, a post-production sound company based in Austin, Texas. He also works with Soundcrafter and other Austin- based crews. Editorial credits include works directed by Richard Linklater, Robert Rodriguez, and David Gordon Green, among many others. Recently, he updated his studio to support Dolby Atmos mixing and has expanded into 360 spatial audio for VR. Since 2018, Korey has also been a lecturer at the University of Texas at Austin, Department of Radio, Television and Film, where he teaches post sound. He has been an active member of MPSE since 2017.

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