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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.
Published on Tuesday, March 14, 2017 10:00 AM
The Difference Between Hiring a Video Production Company and Hiring a Freelancer
In its simplest sense, a freelancer or freelance videographer is usually an individual who is hired to perform a specific task such as recording with a camera. A video production company provides their own equipment, planning, supervision, customer interface, the actual recording, editing and anything else the client might need to successfully complete their project.
Published on Wednesday, December 4, 2019 10:00 AM
Tips for Improving Audio in Your Next Video
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.
Published on Friday, July 17, 2015 11:00 AM
How to Record a Podcast Remotely And Get It Right The First Time
Remote interviews are a fact of life for every podcaster, and in today’s era of social distancing, more so than ever. Since you rarely get the chance at an interview do-over, nailing down your remote recording workflow is essential. We’ll show you how to prepare for and record a remote interview, so you get it right the first time — with some additional tips along the way to make sure all your bases are covered.
Published on Friday, December 11, 2020 10:00 AM
Finding the Right Field Audio Gear
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.
Published on Tuesday, January 29, 2019 10:00 AM
So You Need To Rent A Media Studio?
You’re a filmmaker, a band, a special effects producer, a virtual reality game designer, a vlogger or rapper and you’re looking to rent a sound stage, a green screen or a recording studio for your project. Many creative and artistic people know what they want their finished product to look like and are thinking about going to a media studio to make it perfect.
Published on Friday, July 27, 2018 10:00 AM
2018 Camera Comparison Chart
Gary Adcock and Tom Fletcher released an excellent camera comparison chart that has a great deal of useful information about a number of cameras that we see and use every day. This chart is a useful tool for experienced pros and newcomers as a way to navigate the many nuances of shooting and recording formats available to work with.
Published on Thursday, July 5, 2018 10:08 AM
Sound Designer & Composer Watson Wu Brings Baby Driver to Life
When the critically acclaimed action film Baby Driver hit the big screen, audiences got to experience a number of heart pounding, in-your-face motor vehicle sound effects courtesy of Sound Designer/Composer Watson Wu. In order to capture the pristine vehicle sounds, Wu, long regarded as one of the industry leaders in field recording, relied on his trusted equipment from DPA Microphones. He answered a few questions about working on the film and how he got the sounds just right.
Published on Wednesday, May 23, 2018 10:00 AM
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.
Published on Friday, October 4, 2019 10:00 AM
Review: AKG C451 '65th Anniversary' & D12VR Microphones
Reviewed by Chris SanchezAKG recently sent me a pair of their new 451 ‘65th anniversary edition’ models as well as a D12VR to evaluate in studio. While not strict re-issues per se, these beautifully made microphones combine vintage and modern features to continue the legacy of these two great product lines. AKG introduced the original D12 in the mid 1950s, and it has been a favorite for kick drum mic’ing for decades. The 451 has a similar lengthy history, with that series debuting in 1969. AKG 451s have for decades been staples in music recording studios as well as on film sets and foley stages.
Published on Monday, April 29, 2013 3:09 PM
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