Woody Woodhall

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 “Return of the Mac” for Pop TV, 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 world. 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.

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: iZotope RX 4

Review: iZotope RX 4

A few years back, audio plug in developer iZotope, changed the landscape of digital audio restoration with their groundbreaking software, RX. Several years and several iterations later they’ve released…

Saving Time and Money in Audio Post

Saving Time and Money in Audio Post

Some picture editors say “I don’t do sound.”  Other picture editors storm into the bay and insist that as much of their edits, effects and automation as possible…

Pro Tools 11 Hardware and Software Upgrade

Pro Tools 11 Hardware and Software Upgrade

There are many of us in Hollywood and beyond who depend on the dependability of Avid’s Pro Tools digital audio workstation.  Many of us have been using it…

Pre-Production Audio For Post Production Sound

Pre-Production Audio For Post Production Sound

Pre-production is a busy time for a filmmaker.  Meeting and hiring cast and crew, securing locations, making budgets, contracts and deals, writing final script tweaks and a thousand…

Tips for Maintaining Gainful Employment

Tips for Maintaining Gainful Employment

In the spirit of the New Year and of making the most out of the potential of another circle around the sun, I wanted to take a closer look at…

Don’t Just Get The Shot

Don’t Just Get The Shot

Filmmakers often ask what they can do to make their projects sound better.  They are all looking for that one great tip and expecting an awe-inspiring “aha!” insight…

Frequency Adjustments

Frequency Adjustments

EQ is an essential tool for mixing audio.  It can enhance recordings by boosting, reducing and removing certain frequency characteristics.  EQ was developed as a way to equalize…

The CALM ACT (Commercial Advertisement Loudness Mitigation)

The CALM ACT (Commercial Advertisement Loudness Mitigation)

For many years home viewing television audiences have been frustrated by the loudness of the commercials.  No matter how loud or soft the prior program was, the commercials always…

A Brief Introduction

A Brief Introduction

Iʼm thrilled with this opportunity to create a discussion with the Pro Video Coalition members about my passion – audio for the moving image.   Iʼve…