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As a sound designer/Location Audio Recordist, what would you like a Director to know before production?

Hi guys, This Tuesday, I will be attending a filmmaker's meetup group to talk about sound. The current speaker had a conflict arise and had to bail. I was asked to do the presentation. I have my own ...
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Boom op clothing

I have some possible production sound work coming up where I would be booming. What type of clothes would be the best to wear? Baggy clothes? Tight clothes? I vaguely remember going over something ...
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Alternatives for the 722

Hi, I'm thinking abut buying my own portable recording equipment, pretty clear on which mics I'm gonna need but when it comes to the recorder... (Field recording, maybe production audio, I'm looking ...
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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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Review on DPA lavaliers 4061, 4060, and 4071

People have been recommending DPA's to me for the longest time. I'm in the market to buy two at the moment and probably wireless. I wanted to know if anyone had experience with them and maybe ...
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Empty Rooms and Production FX

Hi everyone- Got a shoot coming up and I could sure use some advice. The short takes place in a house that is up for sale, so it's devoid of any furniture. Moving blankets on C-stands going to be of ...
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Deceleration effect

I've been trying for a while to create this sound which appears in many dubstep song, it is kind of a deceleration effect which Im sure is very simple, though I am not really sure how to make it. ...
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All lav production sound

I just started working on the dialog for this short film that only used lavs. First off there are times where cloth movement got recorded during the take. The director doesn't want to do ADR on the CU ...
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Edirol R-44 Sound Operation & Sound Levels

Hi all! I've been roped in at the very last minute (this morning!) to do the sound for a lo/no film, and have been supplied with an Edirol R-44 recorder. This was pretty daunting as I'm quite new to ...
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Sound for reality show

Just like to say, this is quickly becoming my favorite site. I know this is more of a Q and A for post-production, but I've seen many people have production sound experience too. Not to mention ...
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tascam hs-p82 8 ch recorder mixer for prod recording and field recording

I'm considering this vs the zaxcom nomad. Has anyone had experience with the Tascam? Cheers
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how many inch maximum to place microphone overhead to get quality/clean dialogue. i know there is no rules for this, but just lets share how many inch roughly, so we know what each of us have in our mind too..

i roughly place 6-8inch above overhead to get the quality speech from the actor. doesn't matter it visible in frame or not, later i will use adobe after effect to take out the microphone in the frame. ...
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How can I send an audio re-recordered by whatsapp without distortion

The problem is that I want to send many customers the same explanation about something and I have to do it out loud through a voice note on WhatsApp, I can't send a file recorded with the audio ...
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Production Sound + Foley

I'm working on a movie, whats played in a forest. All the steps on the leafs are really pregnant in the production sound and of course in the dialog to. We record foleys for the movie, but i don't ...
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A 5.1 short feature production: What should I pay attention to?

Hello all. In few weeks we will start a student short film production. This short film will be a diploma-work for both director and DOP. As for me, it's my first work, which will be mixed in 5.1. My ...
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Site Survey- How tdo I prioritize what is significant for the listener-PODCAST

We are creating a dramtaic podcast via remote recordings due to Covid 19. I have a street scene that I will survey and record. As I speculate on what is needed to convey an image to the listener, i ...