Consider This Event: Creating Creepy ‘Stranger Things’ Sounds, and Finding Character via Music in ‘Beef’ and ‘Wednesday’

The 2022-2023 season was a very good time to be a Netflix subscriber.

Returning favorites like “Stranger Things” shattered viewership records for the streaming giant, while new projects like “Wednesday” and “Beef” proved that audiences are ready to embrace the company’s next big hit.At IndieWire’s Consider This Event in Los Angeles on Saturday, post-production artists from some of Netflix’s biggest shows got together to discuss the craftsmanship that goes into making our favorite television.

The panel, moderated by IndieWire’s Jim Hemphill, featured “Stranger Things” re-recording mixer/supervising sound editor Craig Henighan, “Beef” editor Laura Zempel and composer Bobby Krlic, and “Wednesday” composer Danny Elfman, co-composer Chris Bacon, and music supervisor Jen Malone.In the penultimate season of “Stranger Things,” the Duffer Brothers’ sci-fi blockbuster went darker than ever.

Feature length episodes saw the residents of Hawkins plumb the depths of their trauma to face off against Vecna,…

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