THE SOUND OF STORY: JOAKIM SUNDSTRÖM
PART OF BRIGHTON'S CINECITY FILM FESTIVAL
17 & 18 November 2015
AN EXPLORATION OF SOUND AND MUSIC IN STORYTELLING
Sound designer and Supervising sound editor Joakim Sundström will give a workshop at The Sound of Story 2015: two days of talks, screenings and workshops that explore the creative potential of sound in the storytelling process.
Designing the soundtrack: Sonic direction, collaboration and narrative strategies
This workshop offers an exciting opportunity to gain insight into the work and practice of award-winning sound designer Joakim Sundström in his role as supervising sound editor, working with sound teams across a wide range of acclaimed feature projects.
ABOUT JOAKIM SUNDSTRÖM
Swedish-born Joakim Sundström has credits on a number of Oscar, BIFA and BAFTA-winning films including Seven Psychopaths (2012), Fish Tank (2009), The Constant Gardener (2006), Touching The Void (2003) and The Berberian Sound Studio (2012).
A long-time collaborator of Michael Winterbottom, he worked on In This World (2002), A Mighty Heart (2007), The Road To Guantanamo (2006), 24 Hour Party People (2002) and The Killer Inside Me (2010) amongst many others.
Most recently, he has worked on Andrew Haigh’s critically acclaimed 45 Years (2015) starring Charlotte Rampling and Tom Courtenay, Jake and Dinos Chapman’s film adaptation of The Marriage of Reason and Squalor (2015), Iain Forsyth and Jane Pollard’s documentary feature 20,000 Days On Earth (2014), Bypass (2014) for English director Duane Hopkins and Light Years (2015) by Esther May Campbell, which was in competition at Venice Film Festival earlier this year.
In 2012 Joakim won a BIFA for his work on Peter Strickland’s critically acclaimed Berberian Sound Studio (2012), and in 2014 he won the prestigious EFA European Sound Designer Of The Year Award for his work on David Mackenzie’s prison drama Starred Up (2014). He was also nominated for a BAFTA for The Constant Gardener (2006), two MPSA Golden Reels for Touching The Void (2003) and The Constant Gardener (2006), a British Independent Film Award for In This World (2002), an International Press Academy Golden Satellite Award for Code 46 (2003) and a London Film Critics’ Circle Award for Berberian Sound Studio (2012).
Born in the Baltic city of Gefle in the north east of Sweden, he currently resides in Brighton.
ABOUT THE SOUND OF STORY
The Sound of Story offers filmmakers, composers and sound practitioners a chance to gain new skills and knowledge from a stellar line-up of world-class sound professionals.
Find out more and book tickets for The Sound of Story 2015.
The Sound of Story is sponsored by Goldcrest and takes place during Brighton’s annual film festival, CINECITY. The workshop programme is supported by Creative Skillset Film Skills Fund, which is funded by the BFI with National Lottery funds, through the Skills Investment Fund.
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