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episode 123: The Leaky Pipeline


In the late 80s, a small French company found a way to pair analog film with pristine digital audio. But getting their system into theaters would involve a long legal battle, hiding out in a Vegas bathroom, and a last-ditch meeting with a famous director. Their struggle is part of a larger narrative about the groundbreaking work of women in the field of professional audio. Featuring audio engineer Leslie Gaston-Bird and LC Concept co-founder Elisabeth Löchen.


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Episode transcript, music, and credits can be found here: https://www.20k.org/episodes/theleakypipeline

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 2021-05-26  29m