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Recording an instructor while filming him from a distance - Take II

I again have to video our Ninjutsu club's event using my consumer Canon HF10 camcorder. As I described in my question before the previous event, the instructor demonstrates a technique and then, ...
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How can I convert the AAC audio in an MP4 from CBR to VBR?

I'm trying to get MP4 video files I have created in Corel VideoStudio to play on an XBox 360 via streaming from a NAS device. In my question on gaming.stackexchange.com, it's come up, that perhaps ...
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Lavalier/lapel versus desktop mic for PC audio/video recording with Wirecast

A client and I are getting more serious about recording audio/video educational courses for presentation on the web, and we're wondering now about the ideal microphone to use with regard to price, ...
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Merge audio and video in post-production

I have recorded a few video clips of a childrens' choir concert, using an OK external microphone to my Canon 5DII. Because the position of the camera wasn't really ideal for audio recording, I ...
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Is it possible to access multiple audio tracks in AVI file in Adobe Premier CS5.5?

Is it possible to access multiple audio tracks in AVI file in Adobe Premier CS5.5? I see only first track. UPDATE Please, don't doubt file has multiple audio tracks as I said. This is the ...
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How do I record audio and video screen-capture for Tutorials on DAWs with ScreenFlow?

My question might be a bit too specific, but essentially I'm trying to create my own tutorial material of How-To's in Propellerhead Reason 6. I'm using ScreenFlow as my Screen-recording software. So ...
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Fastest way to export movies for sound work?

Hey all, What do you reckon is the fastest and "best" way to export/convert movies for sound/music work in your DAW of choice? Which programs and settings do you use to do it? Thanks in advance, ...
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Designing Game Menu/Interface Sounds?

Hello, i'm sound designer for small video games, so i have many projects coming in and out...and i always struggle at making those user interface/menu sounds...i know they should be subtle and all, ...
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Amazing music videos for sound recordists

These guys always make epic videos but I thought it would be of interest to most of you. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MejbOFk7H6c The pure scale and effort in production for this is mind blowing. If ...
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slowing down sound - a lot… suggestions needed!

hello, i am working on a project where i crash together 2 foot copper and steel boxes in mid air (using a pneumatic colliding machine i made - yes, silly...), and i use old 16mm film to record slow ...
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Wireless lapel mic (for use with Canon 7D) recommendations

I am producing a documentary on a very small budget and am looking to purchase a wireless lapel microphone. I am pretty camera savvy but when it comes to microphones I have no clue. So what I'm after ...
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Where can I find resources for self-learning of audio-video production concepts

My father has an audio-video production studio that I wanted to inherit. However, I majored in computer science and have no clue whatsoever about how audio and video production works. The problem here ...
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TV commercials that start with a voice over, and later cut to the narrator

I've noticed several TV commercials that start with a voice over, and later cut to the narrator. There is a unique audio effect, that makes the voice still sound like an overdub, but the lips are in ...
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Recording an instructor while filming him from a distance

OK, so here's my problem: I snuck myself into our Ninjutsu club's sporting event as the "photographer" - I have to video the event using my consumer Canon HF10 camcorder, and I'll have to produce a ...
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Transcoding DV Without Desyncs

I've recorded DV video from my camcorder over FireWire, and it plays fine in OSX. However, when trying to transcode it to H.264 for editing and uploading it to YouTube, the audio desyncs. I've been ...
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Lavalier for video production

Looking for a Lavalier microphone for video production. The Rode Lavalier Mic looks like the best bang for buck in regards to quality for price. But really for my current budget the many times cheaper ...
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Why does does my audio go out of sync every time I reencode either the audio or video stream?

I have a video in an AVI container. The video is H264 AVC and the audio is VBR MP3. (I don't know if this is relevant— I recorded it in from an analog video capture card, from a VHS. The ...
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Are dialogues recorded separately while filming?

Usually when filming, are the dialogues being recorded together with the scene of the shots or are the dialogues usually re-recorded by asking the actors to speak and record over the footages in a ...
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Sample library licensing issue re. computer games

Hi all, I'm fairly new to sound design so at the moment I'm looking to supplement my own recordings with various sample libaries. I've had a look at the ones from Rabbit Ears, The Recordist, et al and ...
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Working with video editors

Hi all, I'm trying to create a list of best practices for interfacing with video editors. I know very little about the video side of things and often work with editors who know very little about the ...
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Video Compression

How do you compress a video so that it is a manageable size for protools? What codec do you recommend and what is a manageable size for LE? The original video is 360 mb and it is 7min color. I can'...
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Zoom Q3HD - a handheld video recorder for the rest of us

I am getting rid of my pro camera setup and looking for something that will fill that "fun video" void. A little search found the new Zoom Q3HD is coming out soon - HD video, excellent audio. One ...
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Video game sound design

Anyone recommend a specific sound design program or certificate or anything like that, that will help me prepare for video game sound design?
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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 ...