Storytelling Sound & Music
Show: All, Sound Design, Music, Sonic Ident, PodcastPersonal, Field Recording
Storytelling Sound & Music
Show: All, Sound Design, Music,
Sonic IdentPodcastPersonal,

St. George and the Dragon

Fgreat Studio  
Sound Design, Audio Post, Mix 
Before there was Game of Thrones, there was Saint George and the Dragon. In Vittore Carpaccio’s 16th-century painting, the heroic Saint George rides fearlessly toward the menacing dragon and plunges his lance through its head. Legend has it that the valiant knight rode his steed from the town of Cappadocia, Turkey toward the city of Silene (Libya) upon hearing tales of a fire-breathing dragon. In fact, the dragon’s breath was rumored to be poisonous. And to appease the ferocious beast, residents of Silene would give it two sheep to eat as sacrifice. When the town eventually ran out of sheep: enter Saint George. ⚔️

At the heart of the sound design is the intense clash between the dragon and St. George. Through the use of layered elements - background nature ambience, the ominous cracks of a horse riding over bones, and the dragon's vocalizations and attacks—a dynamic audio narrative unfolds. The dragon's distinctive voice arises from processed animal recordings layered with voice recordings, designed in Reformer Pro. This powerful tool enables intricate morphing of sounds, transforming the raw material into compelling dragon roars. The finishing touches encapsulate the fiery intensity of the dragon's attacks before its brutal demise.

Sound Design, Music & Audio Post by the coast, North Yorkshire ︎ ︎  ︎ ︎ ︎ ︎ ︎