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Over the last three decades, I have served as both a Camera Operator on various shoots in San Diego and as a Video Editor. It is good to have experience in both realms because as an Editor you know what to shoot, and as a Shooter you keep in mind all the shots that the Editor will want. “Tape is cheap” is an adage popular during the digital tape days meaning that the camera operator shouldn’t feel constrained about shooting a lot of footage. Strive to be the camera op whose every clip is usable.
You might think video production is all about, well, video, but sound connects an audience to what they are seeing. It adds emotion, supports the visuals, and every edit cut and it defines the overall mood and tone of your narrative.
So as it has been said, necessity is the mother of invention. As distancing for a variety of production situations persists, the DPA CORE Interview Kit is a solid addition to any production package that requires solid interview audio, with a lot less background noise, the talent from a distance— all without breaking the bank($585US). Not too much to ask right? Here is why in my opinion the DPA 4097 CORE Interview Kit might be a good fit for you.
DPA Microphones is delighted to have played a key part in capturing the sound for this high octane movie. Award-winning Production Sound Mixer Ben Osmo chose the company's d:screet™ 4063 Miniature Microphones with low sensitivity and low voltage to record dialogue during the shooting of action scenes that involved fast, furious and bumpy chases across the Namibian desert. He also used DPA d:screet 4062 Miniature Microphones with extra low sensitivity for cabled recordings of various vehicles, and these were held firm inside each vehicle by DPA magnet mounts.
Filming is a two way street: you’re not only capturing an image, but you’re also recording dialogue, background noise or some other type of audio that helps to bring your visuals to life.
With a career that spans back to his days in recording more than a decade ago, Production Sound Mixer José Frías has long-held a love for the audio industry. Although he got his start in music, he’s held many different audio production roles, which has led to his working on projects for high-profile clients, such as Motorola, IBM, ESPN, Time Magazine and more.
Making any kind of film is time consuming and expensive. A large part of the cost comes from buying, or more realistically for a student crew with just a handful of people, renting high quality equipment. Not least because insurance could make the rental prohibitively expensive.
While currently, most productions are shutdown, it’s not too early to think about how we can conduct interviews and live streams in the future. This may apply to limited video productions going on right now, which may be justified on an essential business need. It will most certainly apply to most productions once things ease up and social distancing still must be practiced for the foreseeable future.
Recording excellent field audio is not a mystery. It's achieved through proper planning and execution of the sound parameters you decided on before the actual production starts. That said, getting the right audio gear for the field is an important part of the production process.
The production industry is always changing, from new ways to film to new technology, with so many women spearheading new initiatives that continue to change the industry. We are thrilled to present a few of our favorite "Women to Watch". Women who are constantly inspiring and reaching new ceilings in an industry that was previously male-dominated.