Writer/Producer/Director Terry R. Wickham is very enthusiastic to announce Danny Knutson will be the Sound Designer for his approaching love story suspense-thriller Double Vision. This completes the five top behind-scenes crew members Wickham targeted for Double Vision.
Wickham says, “I was going to work with Danny on another project that lost its funding. I’m not entirely sure if that project we’ll ever get made, so it was time for me to make another one of my own films.
I’m excited that this will give us a chance to finally work together. I did connect Danny with my two Devil’s Five Partners George Brianka and Edwin Figueroa for their episodes “Don’t Say These Words” and “Choke”, which he did the Sound Design for both. Danny also did a big favor for me (us) by completely equalizing the five films that make up Devil’s Five, which I felt was necessary after noticing that they were mixed at different volumes of loudness during our Red-Carpet Premiere.
Also, we’ve had wonderful conversations by phone recently and in the past that have been really passionate about the art of sound and how it affects a movie. We share a similar commitment to being very comprehensive in trying to capture a pallet of sound that not only supports a story, but reaches the audience on so many different levels. To be specific, the obvious things you see physically happen in movies, but then going deeper by augmenting the psychological and even subliminal gradations.
Danny has told me that he will be putting Double Vision in Surround Sound, which is really the only way he likes to work with at this point.
Knowing this has me really stoked because it’ll be the first project of my entire career that will in Surround Sound. I can only imagine the types of Foley and sound effects Danny will be adding/creating that will go along with our dialogue/live sound recorded by Craig Jimenez and the score by Houssem Turki. There’s no question the sound in Double Vision is going to be tremendously rich with dynamic audio, which is sure to be a treat for the audience to experience.
I’ve been super impressed with some of the work I heard/seen from Danny and the exchanges with him alone have been super collaborative. We both have a similar outlook about working together and the value of long-term professional relationships. We both feel strongly that we can help one another reach our ultimate goals and I believe in sticking with the talented people who help reach those important plateaus.”
Danny Knutson BIO:
20+ years professional experience ?in (and out) of LA. Started out as a touring singer/songwriter in a hard rock band and transitioned during the mid to late 1990’s into a sound mixing engineer, working with many international touring musicians on the road and in studio. TV A1 mixer for productions at studios like Fox Digital (Culver City, CA), NBC (Burbank, CA), Paramount Studios (Hollywood, CA) and many more.
Married to Wendy Wilson of Wilson Phillips.