How Sound Designers Crafted Tones of War in 'All Quiet on the Western Front' | Fine Points | GQ
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 Published On Mar 6, 2023

A block of medical silicone = muddy footsteps. A toy car riding down an air conditioning duct = tanks rolling into the battlefield. Sound designers Markus Stemler, Frank Kruse and their team made use of a variety of wild sounds to create a wartime collage for the picture "All Quiet on the Western Front." Markus and Frank break down some of the most iconic scenes from the film, and explain how they soundtracked these moments with incredible foley work.

Director: Kristen Rakes
Director of Photography: AJ Young
Editor: Gerard Zarra
Talent: Markus Stemler and Frank Kruse
Executive Producer: Traci Oshiro
Producer: Kristen Rakes
Associate Producer: Sam Dennis
Production Manager: Andressa Pelachi
Production and Equipment Manager: Kevin Balash
Gaffer/ Camera Operator: Lucas Vilicich
Audio: Paul Cornett
Production Assistants: John Brodsky, Gee Depratt
Post Production Supervisor: Rachael Knight
Post Production Coordinator: Ian Bryant
Supervising Editor: Rob Lombardi
Assistant Editor: Billy Ward

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