(Featured on David Letterman) You know her from Blockbuster movies where she creates the sound - clinking ice, breaking bones, footsteps, etc. This unique live performance is truly a fascinating and entertaining event. Academy Award Winning Supervising Sound Editor (Dracula), David Stone, in attendance.
Vanessa Theme Ament is an award winning Foley Artist with over 25 years experience in film and television. Vanessa has worked on many films including Platoon, A Goofy Movie, Dolores Claiborne, Back to School, Edward Scissorhands, A League of Their Own, and Batman Returns. She has performed Foley for such television shows as Dallas, Knotts Landing, Savannah, Seventh Heaven, Hill Street Blues and Cagney and Lacey. Vanessa has received Golden Reel Certificates for Foley for Die Hard, Predator, Little Mermaid 2 and The Dollmaker. She is also the author of The Foley Grail: The Art of Performing Sound for Film, Games, and Animation, which will be released by Focal Press in 2009.
David Stone is a Supervising Sound Editor and a veteran of many Hollywood films and television. He has contributed his skills as a dialogue editor on dramas such as I Am David, Dolores Claiborne, Ocean's 11, and Ocean's 12. Sound effects were his focus on many action movies, such as Speed, Gremlins, Predator and Die Hard. He supervised the sound editing for Beauty and the Beast, City Slickers 2, Batman Returns, Edward Scissorhands, Gremlins 2, and Malice, among others, and won the 1992 Academy Award for best Sound Effects Editing for his supervising work on Bram Stoker's Dracula.