Previously titled Audio Post-production in Video and Film, this third edition has been completely revised and restructured to provide a step-by-step guide to the professional techniques used to shape a soundtrack through the production process. Covering sound for both film and television, this edition includes many of the practical techniques and shortcuts used by experienced editors and mixers. Part one explains the basics of audio post production - how audio is recorded, how sound and picture stay in sync, how audio can be exported from system to system, and how film and video technology works. Part two follows the path of production sound from its original recording right through to the final mix, and includes sections on editing sound with picture, dialogue, sound effects and music editing, how to run ADR and Foley record sessions, and mixing, using many practical examples. Audio Post Production for Television and Film is aimed at professionals already working in the industry, newcomers, students and those considering sound for film and television as a career - in fact anyone who wants an insight into current professional practices and a comprehensive overview of the sound post production process.
(Berklee Guide). Learn the essential skills to enter the audio post-production industry. This book offers a broad coverage of audio post production, including the four basic elements: dialogue, music, sound effects, and Foley effects. You will learn strategies for working with composers, music supervisors, and dialogue and sound effect editors, and explore techniques on how to edit songs to fit a scene, record dialogue replacement, cue Foley effects for a scene, as well as many more. In addition, you will learn how to prepare for a pre-dub or temp mix (to group and sub-mix tracks into stems for the final dub), create the final dub, and prepare the mix for foreign distribution and final delivery. By learning the tools and strategies used by working professionals, you will have an advantage to participate effectively in this fast-paced environment, as well as applying these skills to independent projects. Includes foreword, introduction, afterword, author biography and index.
New to this edition: * Learn how many Hollywood techniques--previously impractical on video--can help solve problems on smaller productions * Expanded cookbook recipes section * Technically updated throughout Make your soundtracks as good as your pictures with this compendium of professional audio techniques that can be adapted to desktop post. Specializing in sound after the shoot, this book features many practical examples, cookbook recipes, and tutorials. Audio theory, when necessary, is presented in plain English with plenty of visual analogies. FAQs, full explanations, and from-the-trenches tips address the complete range of processes from wiring and hardware to testing the final mix. The one-hour audio CD features platform-independent diagnostics, demonstrations, and tutorial tracks. Novices will learn how to improve their soundtrack--even after the actors have gone home. Experienced producers will learn how to solve technical and creative problems quickly. You'll get recipes and step-by-step instructions on how to: * build an efficient and reliable audio post setup * plan and budget a good soundtrack * get sound into your NLE without losing quality or sync * edit voices and music * record Foley and ADR * find music and use it effectively * find and create your own sound effects * shape sounds with equalization, reverb, noise reduction, and more * produce the final mix * test the final product for various media Please visit the author's website for additional resources: http://www.dplay.com/book/app
An Inside Look at Audio Production for Film and Television
Author: Jeff Forlenza
Publisher: Hal Leonard Corporation
A journey behind the scenes into the high-tech world of audio production for television and film. Professionals reveal how dialogue, sound effects and musical scores are recorded, edited and assembled into seamless soundtracks. There are case studies and a glossary of audio terms.
Holman covers the broad field of sound accompanying pictures, from the basics through recording, editing and mixing for theatrical films, documentaries and television shows. In each area, theory is followed by practical sections.
Seminar paper from the year 2007 in the subject Communications - Movies and Television, grade: 1.0, Technical University of Berlin, course: Audiovisuelle Wahrnehmung. Phanomene in der Medienrezeption, language: English, abstract: In the process of filmmaking, sound design is an relatively young creative discipline, compared with applying sound design in theatre. That has perhaps impacted the fact that the responsibilities and duties of the acoustic professionals, who are working as a sound designers on film, are still not precise determinated. Nevertheless the revolution of sound design happened exactly on the film. As a result, the film industry has devoted many of its resources to develop techniques for producing sound effects and ambience sounds that evoke emotional responses and allow the viewer to be immersed.
When any kind of soundtrack is added to a picture track, whether it's the dialog of a movie, or the multimedia track of an online or CD-ROM video, the soundtrack is added after the movie itself is produced. This process, called audio post-production. This book teaches you how to produce professional quality in audio post production projects.
Written in the author's clear conversational style, with ample illustrations and visual analogies, this book features software agnostic tutorials and "cookbook recipes" for each phase of postaudio processing. The author begins with a section of FAQs from readers of the author's magazine column. After summarizing the significant points of audio theory, the author describes the preliminaries of setting up a post studio. From there he details every aspect of postproduction - from getting the tracks into the computer, to 'fixing and mixing,' to dealing with details of compression and streaming. The companion audio CD contains diagnostics, tutorial tracks, and demonstrations.
A guide to digital audio production explains how Pro Tools works and its application in a variety of multimedia projects, in a specialized manual that covers project workflow, synchronization, Pro Tools hardware, sound effects creation, editing to picture, and delivery of master recordings. Original. (Intermediate)
Showing filmmakers and video producers on a budget how to make their digital video project sound as good as it looks, this work includes hundreds of professional, real-world techniques that readers can employ from pre-production through the final mix. The audio CD includes diagnostics, demos, and tutorial tracks.
A step-by-step guide to post-production sound for film, video, and television, this resource includes practical techniques used by experienced editors and mixers to create professional-quality audio. Topics of discussion include how audio is recorded, how sound and picture stay in sync, how audio can be exported from system to system, and how film and video technology works as well as how to record the final mix with a complete analysis of music editing. Hands-on software tutorials coupled with clear explanations on how to clean up background noise and how to best utilize clipped audio help make this title a must have for anyone wanting to take their project beyond the location recordings.
The Revolution in Cinematography, Post-Production, and Distribution
Author: Brian McKernan
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
Category: Technology & Engineering
With its huge cost-saving potential, digital cinema is the biggest thing to happen to the movies since sound -- this book details how each phase of the digital movie-making process, shooting, postproduction, delivery, and exhibition -- differs from film and provides clear answers to the cost vs. quality controversy. * Nonlinear editing -- software, basic technique, cost savings * Digital video color correction * CGI -- changing the shot after the shoot * Digital composition for film * Universal mastering (film, DVD, TV, Internet) * Digital distribution and exhibition