location audio

On-Set Audio-28 Weeks of Post Audio-Week 27

On-Set Audio-28 Weeks of Post Audio-Week 27

Props Film shoots use a wide variety of props that are either bought, rented or created for specific storytelling purposes. Make the effort to record them as separate elements if…

Sound Editing-28 Weeks of Post Audio-Week 21

Sound Editing-28 Weeks of Post Audio-Week 21

The sound edit is where the dialog, music and effects tracks are all laid out and prepped for mixing and for outputs. The editing of the location dialog tracks, the…

Documentary Sound-28 Weeks of Post Audio-Week 8

Documentary Sound-28 Weeks of Post Audio-Week 8

Documentary sound utilizes all of the main elements typical to audio post – dialog, music and effects, however the application of those are very dependent on the type of documentary being…

Room Tone – 28 Weeks of Post Audio – Week 2

Room Tone – 28 Weeks of Post Audio – Week 2

True silence in filmmaking is rarely used. There might be a bit of silence at the fade out to black or between scenes, but during a scene, although someone might…

28 Weeks of Post Audio – Week 1 – Dialog Replacement

28 Weeks of Post Audio – Week 1 – Dialog Replacement

Dialog is an anchor element in sound for film. Everything gets mixed around the dialog. Shooting can be a messy process and what gets recorded can be catch-as-catch…

28 Weeks of Post Audio

28 Weeks of Post Audio

PVC has a tradition of “28 days” of tips covering a specific subject. As Scott Simmons noted, “28 Days of Quicktips began back in 2009 when I moved The Editblog…

Learning to listen

Learning to listen

Whether it’s produced by nature or created by man, our lives are cluttered with sound. We are so constantly bombarded with sound that we no longer hear it…

PVC at AES 2014 – Exciting New Products from Lectrosonics

The Audio Engineering Society (AES) had their 137th International Convention this past week in Los Angeles and I had the opportunity to speak on-camera with a number of companies…

Review: Tascam iXJ2 preamp/A>D enables dual-mic/2-channel opportunities for iOS mediography

Review: Tascam iXJ2 preamp/A>D enables dual-mic/2-channel opportunities for iOS mediography

Although the Tascam iXJ2 preamp/A>D is officially discontinued, fortunately it is still available (for now). Ahead you’ll discover why the iXJ2 is a unique enabler for…

Review: RØDE NT-USB studio-grade digital microphone

Review: RØDE NT-USB studio-grade digital microphone

The new NT-USB from RØDE is a studio-grade digital microphone that officially works with Mac, Windows, and iPad. Unofficially, it also works with iPhone and iPod Touch…