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Matching ADR with original Dialogue

Alright, I'll admit - I have no idea what I'm doing here. I could really use some tips. I'm having trouble matching some ADR recordings with the original dialogue recordings. The scene takes place ...
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What's the name/slang for off screen dialogue added in post for clarification purposes?

I forget exactly where I heard it, but there is a term (could be slang) for off screen dialogue added in post procuction to help clarify scenes or to add additional off screen characters. I can't ...
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ADR Microphones, Pre-Amps, Compressors, Filters, Reverb

Since some time, I try to get my ADR sound perfect. But it feels like I am missing out something. Do you know what equipment professional studios use for off-takes in TV adds an on-takes in movies. ...
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male british shouting needed

Hi, I'm working on a short film and I urgently need a british male shouting " Police! Open the door!". Would be great if somebody could help me out.
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What to use for un-scripted, un-mic'd, ad-libbed dialogue?

Hi guys, Ok, so I'm working on a short film. Very little dialogue was scripted for the piece, but as the actors got more and more into character they started improvising and adding little ...
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ADR- Sound Outdoors?

Hey Guys, So I've recorded some ADR, (I wasn't able to do it outdoors at the time) and now I need it to sound outdoors. In the past I've ran the signal through a speaker outside (worldizing) and ...
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iPad Media Player Sync

Anyone aware of an iPad media player that can sync to MTC? I'd love to use my iPad in the booth for ADR. Currently I'm using Chaingang on a PC. It works great, but the video card can't quite keep up ...
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How are dialog tracks treated for dramatic productions?

I've always wondered how dialog in films sound so clean and full, I thought it was just all the gear, great dialog editing/mixing and great ADR performances but after watching the Tron Legacy panel ...
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Dirtying up an ADR track

End Goal: To make a clean dialogue track sound as if it was recorded with a lav mic. Background Info: An actor was not mic'd during a production. I did not have access to any of the other lav mics ...
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Examples of badly recorded/EQed ADR

Hi there, I am looking for some good, contemporary examples of badly recorded/EQed/mixed ADR from either movies or TV shows. The kind of ADR that sounds boxy, poor perspective etc. I know that ...
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Why are ADR scenes dark?

When you see behind-the-scenes shots from ADR/dubbing stages, they're almost always pitch black, except one or two sharp lights. Why is this? You'd think it would be more comfortable to work in a ...
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ADR beat countdown in Pro Tools LE 8

Doing some adr but still working my way around pro tools. I've worked out how to do a 'pre roll' but I would like to add a 3 - 2 - 1 metronome just before the actor's cue to say their line to the ...
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sound design in 'Hard Candy'

has anyone else seen/ heard hard candy? i would recommend it as the sound design on that film is really great,,. the whole film seems very sterile almost as if they didnt record any sound on ...
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ADR in a documentary

This is kind of a follow up to a previous question I had asked about audio cleanup. http://socialsounddesign.com/questions/10371/some-tips-to-soften-wind-noise The director has asked me my thoughts ...
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Does the use of ADR result in loss of characterisation?

Hey everyone. For my dissertation, Im researching if the use of ADR could result in a loss of emotion and characterisation between the character and the film audience. My main reason for choosing ...
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Loop Group - Caveats?

I've always been under the understanding that Loop Group is SAG/AFTRA jurisdiction, and since these actors make royalties, that any recorded group ADR cannot be custom-library-mastered (no licensing, ...
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recreating the dialogue sounds of the 60s

i am working on a series that is 100% adr. The series is in the style of a 1960s dubbed film and have been asked to process the dialogue so that it reflects those times. . Any suggestions thoughts or ...
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If you could choose noise reduction or ADR. What would you choose? (Poll)

If you could choose noise reduction or ADR. What would you choose? (Poll)
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Feedback on Short Film Sound

Yikes, didn't know how nervous I would be putting my work out to such a great group of professionals, but here we go: WAIT is a short film I wrote and produced last year. In addition, as a challenge ...
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Mic Preamp for ADR

Hi! I am looking for a decent preamp that would be used mainly for ADR recording and also for some voiceovers. The films that need some ADR are usually shot by MKH 416. It is important to be able to ...
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Loop Group Options in the UK

Does anyone in the UK, or more specifically in the London area, know a crowd adr / loop group they'd recommend? A lot of loop groups can be a bit hammy or o.t.t - I've yet to hear anyone rave about a ...
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ADR Recording Software Question

I have a simple question/idea which some of you may have already cleverly worked out: I record ADR and music overdubs and while tracking, I use playlists to keep track of takes. I keep take 1 on ...
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Lack of Actor's Breath

Dear All, Don't mind me if I ask another silly question, and it is this: Say you're working on a movie and your main character does a lot of breathing and exhales etc. Your production dialogue is ...
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In defense of ADR editors…

Ok, we've all heard jokes and stabs at "how bad the ADR was" in some movies, but, I want to get to the bottom and real cause of ADR dialogue being off and low-quality. I honestly don't believe some ...
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What is your ideal EQ for editing dialogue?

Just like the title, what is your Ideal EQ for editing dialogue? Q3? Rennaissance? Audio Track? Sonnox? Stock DAW? It seems like sometimes you might want a transparent EQ.
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Have you ever had to reject a dialogue recording?

Interviews done in front of beautiful waterfalls... Wide shots of newscasters with boom mics who want the audience to see all of mount rushmore... Boom operators who think the back of the mic is the ...
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Outdoor Sound Effect ADR.

I had this thought while I was dreaming last night: If I were to do a huge chase scene with a police car chase etc., I'd take the video along with me and record the same car on the same surface ...
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Convolution Reverb measurement request

As someone has already done a request thread I feel a little better asking my own. I'm working on a live action show and I've suddenly been given ADR for a character in a single episode (nothing wrong ...
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Processing ADR to match interiors and exteriors

Hi, I have done some research into this but am still looking for some more techniques to each my students. What I basically want are some cut and dry approaches to matching ADR to a scene so that it ...
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ADR Record Room Monitoring

Hey guys, I don't really have an easy set-up way of monitoring in the record room (where the talent and mics are) over speakers. Sometimes in fight scenes, the talent wants to have the headphones ...
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How do I make “sound booth” sounding ADR sound natural?

I recently completed a short film that needed a full dialog re-recording. The only space we were able to find was in a musician's studio with a sound booth. It sounds good as voice over, but for ...
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Video Files, Frame Rates and Codecs Oh My

Dear Guys, I apologize ahead of time if this is a totally beginner question, however I had some trouble in my last ADR session that I would like to solve and completely handle. I receive sometimes ...
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Turning over ADR

I recently had an ADR session and turned it over to the production company. The original production sound was quite echoey and had a bit of a tail on the audio. I gave the company 2 raw mics and one ...
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Custom ADR Software

Hey guys, I know I asked a similar question earlier and I really don't mean to beat a dead horse, But, I would like to create a custom ADR cueing program. Basically, all I really need is the ...
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ADR Recording Software

I am new to ADR recording. I have a question specifically for beeps/streamers software: I have seen on DVD extras that show the ADR recordings and I have noticed that their software is able to give ...
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How do I make a lapel mic sound good?

I have just recently started to record ADR. I have a Sanken COS-11 lapel mic. Recently, an ADR Supervisor told me he loves this mic and uses it as often as he can. I couldn't believe it. I listened ...