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Creating ever-changing environments for CW’s ‘The 100’

By Jennifer Walden

The CW’s post-apocalyptic drama The 100 follows 100 juvenile convicts sent back to Earth 97 years after a nuclear war. They are sent back from a  space station called The Ark, which is dying: resources are diminishing and life support systems are starting to fail.

Viewers get to see both very distinctive environments and the struggles the inhabitants face. The Ark represents a sense of decay, and the Earth represents the hope of rebirth for humanity.

It was up to sound effects editor Peter Lago and supervising sound editor Charlie Crutcher, MPSE, to come up with what decay and rebirth sound like. They work out of Warner Bros. Studios in Burbank.

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Here are three things to consider when choosing a music library

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By Ron Mendelsohn

There are many different types of production music companies on the market. Since different business models and offerings exist, it’s important to do your due diligence before deciding which company to work with. Here are three things to consider before deciding on your vendor.

Does your production music company commission new, original music or broker pre-existing music?

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