Trailer Sound Design: How It’s Done

Over at Designing Sound, fellow Dane Peter Albrechtsen has done a great interview with our friend Bryan Jerden, a talented sound designer who’s an expert on trailer sound design:

One of the top sound designers of Hollywood trailers is Bryan Jerden who has worked on prominent movie trailers such as Prometheus, The Dark Knight Rises, Harry Potter, Rise of the Planet of the Apes and Inception, among many others.
Bryan has also done a large amount of game trailers including titles like Hitman, Syndicate and Dragons Dogma.
In this interview, he talks about his background, creative methods, the interplay between music and sound and why silence is such an important tool for sound designers.

Read the full interview with Bryan Jerden here!
Also be sure to check out the trailer for Prometheus, which Bryan did the sound for: