Your artistic flair continues to impress me Shakey. Where are you these days? Still in America?
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Don't know how I missed this. Really fantastic sound design, I think. Such good combinations of non/diagetic. Did you have much input on that?
Obviously, its a cliched premise. In a sense that's the point... I'm not going to say it's deliberately cliched, but it certainly knows that it is cliched, if that makes sense. I still cringe, though, every time the alarm clock shot plays. The whole concept was to take the cliched cubicle farm setting and simply swap out the salaryman protagonist with a young boy in a spacesuit, while keeping a straight face.
Yes I directed the sound designer and was very mindful of the movement back and forth between diagetic and non diagetic soundscape, eg:
Shakey-Lo Wrote:during the tracking shot everything is very science fiction, but we cut somewhat jarringly to naturalism in the boardroom. And not coincidentally, [this] is when the concept fully clicks into place for a lot of people.