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Production Dialogue -- point at face or chest?

The best sound is not from neither the mouth nor the chest, it's from the golden spot in between. See, the mouth gets you all the treble you need, and then some, whereas the chest is all core and bass....
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Production Dialogue -- point at face or chest?

In my experience it depends on the microphone, voice of the actor and booming experience. The low end of a voice is created by the chest not the mouth. For intelligibillity the mouth is important, S ...
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Production Dialogue -- point at face or chest?

I'm not aware of any reasoning in this regard. If it was the case that pointing at the chest is better, then we'd be far more likely to clip lapel mics to people's belts and we wouldn't make headset ...
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Production Dialogue -- point at face or chest?

Unless proximity/breathing/pops are any concern, then point the mic at the sound source - i.e., the face. The only reason I could think that anyone would say different is to preclude extraneous ...
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Jump in Sound Design

Find some short animated videos/or university film student projects to practice sound design techniques on your own. Then simultaneously work really really hard to find someone who has credible skills ...
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