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Location Sound

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Contributed By Glen Berry

  1. Sound is more important than picture.
  2. Only use trained crew to record sound.
  3. You can never fix it in post.

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  • The difference between an independent film and a student film is good sound.
  • Do not treat sound as an afterthought. Use a trained sound person that will take care to capture quality audio on location.
  • You cannot recreate dialogue easily or accurately in post production. Get it right the first time.
Production Procedure
An introduction to production and a description of a basic shooting procedure.
Jobs in Production
Positions, duties and responsibilities on the set.
Location Sound
An introduction to location sound, microphone selection and the job of the sound mixer.
Production Design
An overview of the job of the Production Designer, and the importance of the Art Department to the production.