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Getting started with live foley work to movie picture in a small room

I would like to do some live foley work to movie picture can Audition or Logic Pro X do that? And what do I need and what are the steps to To get me started?
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Secondary forms of revenue as a sound designer

I hope that, like me, you're all enjoying the new SSD format. I have another question about sales pipelines that I hope you might be able to help me with. When the dedicated sound design projects ...
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Does work experience or a career in sound design affect employability to other fields?

Following this: Professional Sound Designers - Do you make a comfortable living? Given that the field is somewhat risky in terms of work and employment, do you think that or know if listing "sound ...
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How to get into business as a boom operator

Here in Germany, many production sound mixers in film get booked directly by production companies. They often bring along their boom operator of choice. They seldom offer rookie trainig or internships....
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Career advice needed (recent graduate)

Hi all, I am a recent sound-post graduate from Australia and I'm in need of some career advice. Since graduating in December, I have worked on a few external projects (one minimally paid and two ...
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Credits in the eyes of LA Studios coming from the low budget world.

I moved to LA from Orlando a year ago and in Orlando I've done a number of low budget feature films, usually with a small team of sound editors, where I was primarily responsible for multiple jobs ...
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Free-services.. Un-paid creative work

Good Afternoon, Just signed up as I'm on a quest to start being more active in the sound design community. I am looking for indy/mod teams to work with on film/animation/games. I am wondering whether ...
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How could I go about getting some sound design work on an indie film this summer?

I am studying at University this summer, but could really do with some working experience in sound design for an indie film. I am based in the UK and am willing to offer my services for free, I just ...
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How Do You Analyse A Film or Game For It's Sound Content?

I've heard and read about how recording/mixing engineers in the music business analyze each others mixes to learn the techniques used to make a certain track sound so good or what the latest trend/...
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Internship over the summer

I am a freshman at USC who is very much interested in sound design. I am currently working on two senior theses, and am also studying live sound. School ends May 11th and I am free till August. Los ...
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SOX compliance in an audio facility

Hi, does anyone have any experience working in an audio facility which is required to comply with SOX (the Sarbanes-Oxley Act)? For those who aren't familiar with SOX (that included me until very ...
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Looking to learn…

Hi everyone, Firstly, what an amazing site! I've only just discovered this place and have spent a good few hours looking on it, an amazing resource for information. Now, I'm not sure if this ok to ...
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Help! Need someone to do some composition for a game ASAP.

Hi all, Hope this ok to post here, but I'm kind of desperate lol Need someone to come up with some short looping music BG (6 x 30 secs) based upon variations of a main theme tune. Its a flash based ...
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How to find work for game audio?

Hi all, How do you find work for game audio? Any tips appreciated!
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A Question about Diplomacy

I work at a TV station as a dialogue/V.O. editor and mixer. I like my job. It's not difficult, it pays OK, and it affords me the time/money to build up my freelance business without having to ...
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Urgent Question about rates in the UK

Hey Friends of Sound in Great Britain. I've picked up a job from London based animation studio doing a 5 minute film and I've budgeted 5 days for recording, editing, tracklay, revisions and mix. The ...
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Finding Audio Work - where do you look?

Hey guys and gals, I was just curious to know where everyone looks for sound work online. Craigslist,Monster jobs, Linkdin, Mandy? I just signed up with this site, www.elance.com Seems very legit, ...
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Do you keep copies of your work?

If so, what type? Do you save the final mix and a video file in a Pro Tools session? Do you buy the DVD release or record it somehow? Is it smart to keep a copy of everything you have ever worked on?...
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What does it all mean when people say : 'Come to the studio and see what we do…'?

Hey Everyone, This will be a LONG read, but I would Reall appreciate advice For the last 3 months I've been phoning various post sound people around town (Zurich), sending them resumes and links to ...