Great Examples of Creature Sound Design

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Great Examples of Creature Sound Design

Post by MikeQuell » August 30th, 2013, 11:47 am

What are some of your favorite films, games, etc. that have great creature sound design? Here are some of my personal favorites:
  • Jurassic Park
  • Star Wars
  • Lord of The Rings
  • How To Train Your Dragon
  • District 9
  • Godzilla
  • The Thing
  • Hellboy

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Post by MikeQuell » August 31st, 2013, 12:26 pm

Classic.

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Post by joe_griffin » October 14th, 2013, 10:54 pm

These aren't big aliens or stompy monsters, but I think they're very effective supernatural character sound designs. The ghost girl's "Death rattle" in The Ring was particularly creepy. As was Mercedes McCambridge's voice for the possessed Regan MacNeil in The Exorcist. I'm also particularly fond of the not-entirely subtle pitch shifting of Brad Dourif's voice as the Gemini Killer in Exorcist III.

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Post by Steve » October 30th, 2013, 11:58 am

"Dragging a concrete block along a piece of plywood in a foley room... mixed with Lion roars"

Balrog from Lord of the rings.

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Also Treebeard of the Ents -

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Post by Rocklynn » January 28th, 2014, 3:56 pm

After seeing these i just want to head on out right away and record sounds :)
Great clips thanks for posting these Mike!

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Re: Great Examples of Creature Sound Design

Post by deskinscraig » January 28th, 2014, 4:48 pm

Yeah I'm in the middle of having to create a few hundred unique creature sounds for a game, and these links have definitely provided some inspiration!

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