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Correct film crediting

I worked on a film earlier this year as the on set mixer. They are busy crediting the film and there is some confusion as to what my title should be. Can anyone please provide some clarity as to what ...
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Recordings the Americas by motorcycle

I posted this same question on gearslutz, but I'm sure I'll find plenty of useful insights here too. So in a few months, I'm going to be traveling by motorcycle from New York to Ushaia, Argentina ...
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Rechargeable Batteries [duplicate]

Was looking for any good recommendations on reliable power/battery solutions. Working on set, Location Sound and other equipment can soup up the power as many of you may know. I've tried the 15min ...
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NTG-3 vs 416 mic

This argument has been put forward numerous times in various forums, however differing responses do make it hard to form my own conclusions. My dilemma: To buy an NTG-3 or Sennheiser 416 as my short ...
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Location recording in a warehouse, how to avoid reverb?

In a few days I will have to record dialogue for a short film. The set is build in an old warehouse. How can I avoid room reverb ? Of course I will use radio mics but what type of microphone I need ...
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Where to Record in Greater Vancouver Area

I'm looking for a nice quiet place to do some outdoor recording in the Greater Vancouver Area - obviously the city itself is too loud so I imagine I'd have to take a drive to somewhere quiet. Are ...
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Location recording of skateboard

Hello there, I am going to shoot a movie next week that few of the scene is someone riding a skateboard, there are too many options in my head how to approach this and I would really appreciate any ...
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How many sounds do you try to capture on the set?

I've been asked to supervise the set recordings of an upcoming short film and I was wondering how much it is necessary to try to get from the locations itself while shooting? Is it worth planning to ...
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Reverberant set

Hey so I am doing onset recording in april, we are shooting in a abandoned hospital and I have been told some of the rooms are very reverberant and have echoes, was wondering if I could get any tips ...
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Smallest bag for SD744T

I'm after a location recording bag for my SD744T, and nothing more! All the bags I've looked at sof far seem designed to hold a mixer, recorder and 17 wireless receivers. Can anyone recommend ...
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Lapel Mics and suits and ties

Hi eveyone, This is as much an observation as it is a question: I recently finished a corporate video shoot where all the talent had corporate wear on. By corporate wear I mean suits and ties. Much ...
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Battery powered Shotgun Mic for use with PCM d-50

I'm looking for a decent shotugn mic for field recording but I'm not sure I want to go down the broadcast mixer route just yet. Does anyone have any experience of using shotgun mic's with one of these ...
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Where are you from and what do you do?

So, I've gotten to know quite a few of you at this point, and I know where a good few of you work from. Luckily I've been able to meet up with a few people for lunches and all. Every time I'm glad I ...
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From PA to Location Audio or Sound Designer

I just received a phone call asking for my availability to work on my first MAJOR feature film as a production assistant. Normally, when I think of PAs, those are the guys wrangling extras or actors, ...
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Location recording and best position for radio lapels?

Hello. I am covering all sound duties except for boom operator for a feature shooting in August. We have a Tascam stereo recorder for the shotgun but I have access to two quality radio lapel mics and ...
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Recording location dialogue

I have been asked to be a sound man on a short independent film. I have only recorded dialogue in a studio before under perfect conditions. All of my field recording has been for SFX or atmospheres, ...
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Budget not large, really need to get an on location sound kit together for a possible job!

Hello everyone. My budget isn't large and I'm looking to get together a little on location sound get together quickly for a possible job that is coming up. Now, as usual with me, I jump before I can ...