Woody Woodhall

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Woody Woodhall, CAS is Head 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, the CW, Comedy Central, Food Network, Nat Geo, History, USA Network and VH-1 to name a few. Current television mixing includes the first season of the series “Ozzy & Jack’s World Detour” on History, the first season of the series “Hollywood & Football” for E! as well as the Universal feature film release “Wish For Christmas.”. Woody is author of the college textbook, Audio Production and Post Production, used at universities across the US. Woody also heads the Los Angeles Post Production Group (LAPPG) where he shares his filmmaking expertise alongside other working professionals on a monthly basis for the LA post production community.

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…

Diegetic and Non-Diegetic Sound-28 Weeks of Post Audio-Week 18

Diegetic and Non-Diegetic Sound-28 Weeks of Post Audio-Week 18

In terms of sound for picture, diegetic is defined as: sounds that originate within a given scene. All of the typical sound elements seen in a scene would be considered…

Foley-28 Weeks of Post Audio-Week 17

Foley-28 Weeks of Post Audio-Week 17

Monique Reymond is is an award winning Foley artist.  Her experience spans media from features to scripted and unscripted television and animation. Monique won a 2008 Emmy for Outstanding Individual…

Workflow-28 Weeks of Post Audio-Week 16

Workflow-28 Weeks of Post Audio-Week 16

There really is no “standard” workflow for anything in filmmaking. Every project, in every aspect, is a unique set of situations. This post will discuss the differences between movies and…

La La Land-28 Weeks of Post Audio-Week 15

La La Land-28 Weeks of Post Audio-Week 15

La La Land, this year’s big Oscar nominee, is the first feature film to have a female sound editing team nominated. Millie Iatrou and Ai-Ling Lee, were co…

Reverb-28 Weeks of Post Audio-Week 14

Reverb-28 Weeks of Post Audio-Week 14

There are a wide variety of factors contributing to the quality of sounds that we hear in our lives throughout the day. The pitches, the frequency, the loudness and how…

Room Acoustics-28 Weeks of Post Audio-Week 13

Room Acoustics-28 Weeks of Post Audio-Week 13

One of the most vexing problems about mixing sounds at a home studio is the acoustical qualities of the spaces themselves. Professional sound studios are constructed to offer flat frequency…

Quality Control-28 Weeks of Post Audio-Week-12

Quality Control-28 Weeks of Post Audio-Week-12

Quality control, often referred to simply as QC, is an extremely important process in every step of post-production. For audio, the mix needs to meet the technical quality of…

Noise Reduction-28 Weeks of Post Audio-Week 11

Noise Reduction-28 Weeks of Post Audio-Week 11

With the advent of digital audio, we’ve come to expect considerably more from our audio that we did in days past and noise reduction is a key component of…

Tinker, Tinker, Tinker-28 Weeks of Post Audio-Week 10

Tinker, Tinker, Tinker-28 Weeks of Post Audio-Week 10

Back in the days of film, when edits consisted of a piece of tape or some glue, and when fades and effects were created in a lab, firm choices needed…