top-tier productions, and I’d have no
hesitation to do that. It gives me a
I love having a machine that
handles the elements as well as we
do. It is pristine sonically regardless
of what you throw at it. From high
to emotionally delivered performances that have the players exposing their souls on screen, this is the
premier machine. It is obvious the
moment you plug in and listen.
Nothing has a screen this brilliant, nothing on the market, period.
Assignable knobs, buttons, and faders. There is nothing more out there
made that a person would need on
features are added as the user base
imagines and requests, and the potential of the machine is barely being tapped.
As I bounce from mega mov-ies;to;small;intimate;films;and;back
again, I have two (yes, I own two X3s
and might be the only person who
production sound. That with the legacy of the X1 and X2, and the histories of the top-tier mixers that came
before me, there is none better than
the Aaton Cantar X3.
I want to thank all the people
in the sound community. I do not
believe in the ‘self-made man’ because I know without the kindness
and hard work of those around you, I
would never be where I am today.
the following (and I know in my rush
to write this, I will forget someone
insanely important): Agamemnon
‘Aggie’ Andrianos, Whit Norris,
Mark Weber, Kevin Cerchiai, Steve
Clark, James Peterson, Lee Orloff,
Thomas Doolittle, Drew Kunin, John
Jason Lewis, Tyler Blythe, Ian Bend-er,;Tom;Stasinis,;Julio;Alvarez,;and
Dedication ceremony for Moonlight Way in Miami, Florida
Chris Giles appreciated the Cantar X3's bright display in the brutal Miami sun on 'Moonlight'
'Moonlight' director Barry Jenkins, Chris Giles, actor André Holland, and boom operator Julio Alvarez