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Capturing the Sound of A24’s ‘The Humans’ with Location Sound Mixer Tammy Douglas
Tammy Douglas, the location sound mixer on A24’s The Humans, faced a lot of unique challenges on this project. This film was done largely in wide shots which meant very few shots were boomable and often the actors were speaking over each other which made it challenging from a sound perspective. This meant that she had to be creative in how she set mics up around the room and relied heavily on body mics.
Lessons Learned: First Impressions for New Sound Mixers
I'd like to take a couple of minutes to run down a few tips for new location sound mixers. These are observations learned in over more than 30 years in both broadcast and location sound. These are not technical tips. Rather, they are lessons that I've received that made me a more professional, team oriented and in demand mixer.
Location Sound Mixer, Tammy Douglas, Describes Unique Sound Capturing Methods on A24’s ‘The Humans’
Tammy Douglas, the location sound mixer on A24’s The Humans, faced a lot of unique challenges on this project. This film was done largely in wide shots which meant very few shots were boomable and often the actors were speaking over each other which made it challenging from a sound perspective. What did she do? She had to be creative in how she set mics up around the room and relied heavily on body mics.
The Importance of Sound
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.
Man of Sound: Interview with Sound Editor Woody Woodhall
When it comes to bringing a story to life with sound, there's more to it than meets the eye... or ear. Woody Woodhall, CAS is President of Allied Post Audio in Santa Monica, CA and is an award winning supervising sound editor, sound designer and rerecording mixer. He has sound supervised and mixed feature films, documentaries and for television he’s VO recorded, sound edited and mixed hundreds of episodes of programming for MTV, Comedy Central, Food Network, Nat Geo, History, USA Network and VH-1 to name a few.
Tips for Choosing a Great Filming Location
Choosing a good filming location is always a demanding task for any filmmaker. It is also an immense responsibility because the choices you make will highly affect the filming process in general and, eventually, the success of your project. Hence, doing thorough research prior to making the final decision regarding this matter is of key importance. Only by applying this approach will you be able to choose a filming location that guarantees authenticity, no technical or other miscellaneous obstacles to the filming process, plenty of time for filming, and favorable working conditions for the whole crew.
Sound Insight with Production Sound Mixer José Frías
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.
7 Tips for Choosing the Best Location for Your Corporate Film
Hunting for the right shooting location is a critical aspect of the TV and Film industry. Finding the best filming location is an altogether separate job which is taken care of by experts dedicated for “Location Scout” jobs. If you are making a corporate film, you need to be a location scout and search for a perfect shooting location. But, this is easier said than done. There's a lot to conquer to spot that perfect location that enhances the video quality and brings it to life. But how? This is what many companies ask. In this article, we will answer the query and help people discover the best spots for any video need.
The Ultimate Location Scouting Checklist to Find the Perfect Shooting Spot in 2019
Location Scouting is the on-ground analysis of a location to find whether it perfectly fits your script and has feasible logistics. It requires a lot of travelling, observing and taking notes.
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.