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Excellence-28 Weeks of Post Audio-Week 28

Excellence-28 Weeks of Post Audio-Week 28

“The test of the artist does not lie in the will with which he goes to work, but in the excellence of the work he produces.” – St. Thomas…

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…

RX 6-28 Weeks of Post Audio-Week 26

RX 6-28 Weeks of Post Audio-Week 26

I’ve spoken about noise reduction in a few posts in the past. Most recently I discussed various approaches to this in week 11 of this series here. One of…

Working With Clients-28 Weeks of Post Audio-Week 25

Working With Clients-28 Weeks of Post Audio-Week 25

  1 – Be helpful, be supportive, help them tell the best story with sound that you can. Some gigs are just amazing. It’s an exciting project, made by an…

Mixers-28 Weeks of Post Audio-Week 24

Mixers-28 Weeks of Post Audio-Week 24

Mixers or a mix console have a number of inputs and outputs and a number of different types of tracks used to route signals. Although a mix console that has…

Critique-28 Weeks of Post Audio-Week 23

Critique-28 Weeks of Post Audio-Week 23

Audio has been a huge part of my career.  However, I have been involved in many aspects of production and post production over the years. I’ve also spent a…

Sound For the Web-28 Weeks of Post Audio-Week 22

Sound For the Web-28 Weeks of Post Audio-Week 22

Film with sound has been around a long time. Television and TV broadcast standards have also been around a long time. The world wide web and the internet are relatively…

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…

Great Use of Music-28 Weeks of Post Audio-Week 20

Great Use of Music-28 Weeks of Post Audio-Week 20

When I was a kid television consisted of a few channels, broadcast over the air. If you were lucky and you could point the antenna (or coat hanger) in just…

Personnel-28 Weeks of Post Audio-Week 19

Personnel-28 Weeks of Post Audio-Week 19

In the art of post audio, there are a lot of different crafts, skills and artisans required to pull a soundtrack together. There is some looseness here in terms of…