Nonfiction Book Award Status: GOLD
Behind the Sound Cart: A Veteran’s Guide to Sound on the Set describes the job of the Utility Sound Technician, a career almost invisible, minimally considered, yet extremely interesting and exciting — and paying up to six figures a year.
I take you from the first work call to the final wrap, explaining the order of the work and the details that experience can provide so you don’t make mistakes that may sabotage your career before it even starts.
Patrushka Mierzwa has worked on movies and television for major directors including Robert Rodriquez, Quentin Tarantino, and Robert Altman. She has been a judge for the Emmys, IATSE Sound Local 695 Director, and given workshops globally. Her Sound Oscar-nominated Films are “Ad Astra” and “Once Upon a Time…in Hollywood.”