"Producing Great Sound for Digital Video" is a complete audio training guide as well as a quick problem-solving resource for the working pro. The author explains hundreds of real-world techniques to use from preproduction through the final mix. Readers get how-tos, tips, and time-savers, plus tutorials on key skills such as dialogue and music editing. This edition features deeper coverage of location techniques, including choosing the right mic, in-camera sound recording, getting sound into the camera cleanly, calibrating the camera to location sound equipment, working with mic booms, using separate recorders, and digital wireless. It also includes updates on working techniques, including new software categories for postproduction and new interchange standards."Producing Great Sound for Digital Video" is packed with hundreds of real-world techniques that range from pre-production through the final mix - including tutorials, tips, and tricks to make great tracks with any computer or software.
Introduction; FAQ; I Technicalities; 1. How Sound Works; 2. How Digital Audio Works; 3. Audio on a Wire; II Tips & Plans; 4. Planning for Sound; 5. Budgeting, Scheduling, and Preproduction; III Production; 6. Location Techniques; 7. Microphones and Room Acoustics; 8. In-camera Sound Recording; 9. Digital Wireless; 10. Recording Dialogue; 11. Recording Voice-Overs, ADR, and Effects; IV Postproduction; 12. Postproduction Hardware; 13. Postproduction Software; 14. Levels and Digitizing; 15. Editing Voices; 16. Working with Music; 17. Sound Effects; 18. Processing; 19. The Mix; Appendices; A. Glossary; B. Resources; C. The CD; Index