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Sound Recordist Pete Lee Climbs Kilimanjaro with Stingray Backpack
Pete Lee is not new to working in the rugged wild. Adventure is second nature to him. A look at his resume shows the challenges he’s used to — Sound Supervisor on Special Forces: Ultimate Hell Week, Sound Recordist on Trailblazers TV Series, Sound on Man Vs. Wild Series and the list goes on. So when he was called on to scale the world’s highest free-standing mountain, while providing sound, Pete was in.
A Recordist's Guide to Capturing Iceland's Immersive Soundscapes Specific notes about Iceland as a recording location
Iceland gave us more sounds and opportunities per day than anywhere else we have ever recorded. There is no such thing as a perfect field recording location, but Iceland provided more than its fair share of goldilocks situations. As a field recordist, you are always avoiding air traffic. Due to its low population, Iceland has relatively few local flights and due to its northerly location, few international flights pass overhead so one would be hard-pressed to find a better location in that regard. Iceland, while mostly devoid of airplane noises, provided its own unique form of air traffic in the form of geese. While we are used to looking at air radar maps, we had to start looking at topographical maps to avoid low lying fields near rivers or we would find ourselves in the middle of noisy, nesting geese.
Want a Great Sounding Film? Don't Skip These Key Details
If I had to pick one constant among independent film festival submissions it would be unintelligible dialogue. The cause of desperation of every director; the bane of every mixing engineer’s existence; the source of suffering of your friends and family, forced to go through a whole movie they don’t understand because the actors’ words simply can’t be heard. This and many other nuances of your film’s sound are the victims of a few often overlooked details, which in turn result in the delivery of a subpar soundtrack, driving your audio post team insane and wasting production money. Good news is these mistakes can very easily be prevented. You can start by tackling a few key issues often associated with your role.
10 Film Production Podcasts You Should Listen To
As film production professionals, we have long hours. We have incessant shoots, meetings, screenings, etc. We have exhausting days and never-ending nights. Staying in tune with our industry is key. Beyond that, striving to improve our craft is a constant journey. How can we stay up-to-date on the happenings in our industry while combating the restraints of time? Podcasts.
Revealing Bigfoot with Blackmagic Design: An Exclusive with Director Brett Eichenberger and DP Michael Ferry
Director Brett Eichenberger and DP Michael Ferry used Blackmagic Design to bring to life their latest film, “A Flash of Beauty: Bigfoot Revealed.” It was shot with a combination of Pocket Cinema Camera 6K Pro, Pocket Cinema Camera 4K and URSA Mini Pro 4.6K cameras in Blackmagic RAW, and then edited and graded using DaVinci Resolve.
Blonde + Co Campaign Delivers Powerful Message: New York Athletes are #NotAFan of Domestic Violence
Created and produced by New York creative agency Blonde + Co for the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence (NCADV) and New York City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito, the #NotAFan campaign inspires fans to take a stand against perpetrators. The campaign features well-known New York athletes as Yankees manager Joe Girardi; former Knicks star John Starks; Liberty’s Kiah Stokes; and Cosmos’ Lucky Mkosana and Giovanni Savarese.
Choosing the Right Lens for Filmmaking
Whether you're shooting an intense sporting event or the next Lifetime movie, selecting the right lens for the job is critical. Directory of Photography Doug Bischoff of BES Studios shares his advice for choosing the right lens for each project and which lenses are his favorite.