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sound design a scene where different radio programs playing at same time

I am working on a short film and I am stuck in a scene where a busy city is seen from a tall tower...here different radio stations are to be played at the same time with different programs..one ...
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Why are they called DX, FX, MX?

I've been using the abbreviations for quite some time now but I don't know why they are called DX, FX, and MX. (Well, FX I can understand.) For me, it's practical because it shortens the track name ...
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Starting out in film/tv post/scoring (bgm)

So I've put together a film/tv post/scoring system, and was looking to expand my portfolio by donating my time to a worthy project. Are there any solutions better than the local craigslist? I'd prefer ...
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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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difference between pre and post fade

Why is a pre fade aux used for monitoring and a post fade aux for effects?
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Frame rate issue-pro tools

Unsure about a frame rate issue. I’m working in Europe using PAL. I get a lot of quicktime video files (inc guide track) that have a frame rate of 29.97. This is not NTSC. I don’t use an external ...
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Lav mic signal produces a periodic ticking sound. Anny ideas?

I'm wondering what could be the cause of a ticking sound at a regular interval in speech recordings recorded with a sennheiser ew100 and sanken Lav mic through a Wendt mixer on a camera. Th ticking ...
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Glitchy sound design how-to? Example inside

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8pNOxynC1Dc&feature=player_detailpage In the opening sequences there is an odd, glitchy, tremolo kind of effect. The same style of design is used in movies like ...
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Edit Session Layout Tips for a Shootout

Hi All, First time cutting gunshots for linear sound design and I'm running into some issues. Designing the single gunshots has been fine so far, but I've just hit about 15sec in a row of quick cuts ...
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Is it worth working for free?

Is it worth working for free? I have worked on a few shorts and done some sound design, learning my chops and the things I have done are well received by people. A director asked me awhile ago to ...
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Workflow question: editing a panel discussion

I'm in the midst of some dialog editing for a panel discussion that I recorded for a ministry at church. I've edited a couple panel discussions so far, with varying degrees of success. There are going ...
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How do you deal with off axis mic sounds?

I'm working on a feature film production and trying to figure out how to deal with off axis mic recordings. Any help?
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Any reviews on IRCAM SPAT plugin?

Hey everyone. I was wondering if anybody has used the IRCAM SPAT plugin. I saw a demo of it at AES this year and it seemed pretty nice.
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Insurance for Post- Production

Hi, I am operating as a freelancer, and under the NEIS program in Sydney, which means I get an allowance to start my business but under their terms - the main one being I NEED to have Public ...