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An Interview with Evelyn Arteaga, Sound Designer of A Bad Luck Guy in a Bad Luck Town

by Mike Haberfelner

September 2015

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Funny, dark, slightly disgusting in a good way!

 

How did you approach your story at hand, sound-wise, and how much artistic freedom did you have on the movie?

 

After viewing the film the first time with what sound it did have, I knew it was going to be a fun process because there were possibilities for a good amount of effects that would need to be recorded. I asked everyone (Justine, Kyle, and Metro) what they really wanted from the soundtrack and we went back and forth with samples. It was a very fun collaborative process and I felt like we all had artistic freedom. There are was never a point where there was a disagreement, we brainstormed ideas together.

 

How did you get involved with the project in the first place?

 

I worked with Justine Gedron and Kyle Johannessen on Devil May Care, which can be viewed on Vimeo (https://vimeo.com/74602820). It has a lot of the same actors as A Bad Luck Guy in a Bad Luck Town!

 

What can you tell us about your director Kyle Johannessen [Kyle Johannessen interview - click here], and what was your collaboration with him like?

 

The collaboration process has been interesting. For Devil May Care Justine was in the West Coast, Kyle was in the East Coast, and I was in the Midwest, which meant constant communication was a must. This time around, Kyle was in the East Coast and Justine and myself were in the West Coast. It helped tremendously that at least two of us were in the same time zone because we were able to communicate and make sure all notes were understood.

 

Could you in a few phrases talk us through the process of creating the sound for A Bad Luck Guy in a Bad Luck Town, and were there any major challenges?

 

A lot of vegetables that laid down their lives for the film. A lot of the more disgusting sounds you will hear in the film were recorded using vegetables, fruits, and meat. The major challenge was making the ambience flow throughout a couple scenes because of the on-set sound limitations. But we were able to make things sound smooth.

 

Any future projects of yours you'd like to share?

 

Yes, A Good Person - http://agoodpersonfilm.com -, it is a feature film that I worked on in production and in post production.

 

What got you into the filmworld to begin with, and into sound design at that? And did you receive any formal education on the subject?

 

As corny as it sounds, I was always fascinated how there were all these different worlds and stories. I knew I wanted to be part of making stories. I got into sound specifically because it was a challenge. Early on in college, as part of a required production course we needed to have our final film mixed at the department's Post Sound laboratories. I sat next to an engineer as they made my project sound a thousand times better, clicking all these buttons and messing around a big machine with lots of buttons on it (mixer). It was in that session that I told myself that I must learn how to do manipulate sound.

 

Evelyn with A Bad Luck Guy in a Bad Luck Town's executive producer Justine Gedron 

What can you tell us about your filmwork prior to A Bad Luck Guy in a Bad Luck Town?

 

I've actually dabbled in both production and post production doing various jobs. In production particularly I data wrangled and in post production I mainly focused on sound design and sound mixing. In a sense I can be all over the place.

 

How would you describe yourself as a sound designer, and who/what are some of your major influences?

 

Like MOST sound designers, a big influence is Ben Burtt!

 

Your favourite movies?

 

I particularly favor animation movies, I do not have a BIG favorite. With animation movies, their entire world has to be made from the background, to body movements, voices, etc. There are so many things that go into giving an object some character.

 

... and of course, films you really deplore?

 

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Not really, everyone has their own idea how a story should be told, it just might not be one everyone enjoys.

 

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I'm on twitter at @SpliceGirlEve

Thanks for the interview!

 

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