- Oscar Magana Wed, 10/28/2015 - 8:17am
Public Domain Sound effects are a great, free resource for any filmmaker or music producer. Unlike license restricted, royalty free or Creative Commons sound effects, public domain sound effects are just that, public. The following is a short guide to accessing and using public domain content.
- Susan Mon, 10/19/2015 - 8:00am
From vertical video, to shaky handheld footage, your precious memories can be sabotaged by a lot of variables. Don’t let audio be one of them.
A properly mixed audio track keeps your viewer focused on the audio you want them to hear. The job of the mix is to clear the mud and clutter to achieve balance.
Editing allows for more control and can be used to remove unwanted audio or sweeten up sounds that need a little something more.
ADR is used to improve your final product through dialogue performances recorded in post-production. Learn how to use ADR to take your video to the next level.
It’s important to understand how compressors and limiters work to control the dynamic range of you audio. Use these to for a polished final project.
When it comes to sound effects, there are several different approaches. We'll cover the 4 principal sound effect types: foley, hard effects, backgrounds and sound design.
Signal processing effects like a phaser, flanger, delay and echo are some of the most impactful ways to manipulate your audio. We'll cover their concepts and uses.
Understanding frequency is key to a complete understanding of audio and how to manipulate it. We'll cover this important aspect as a basis for many audio editing techniques.
A strong foundation in audio editing will make your videos better, allowing your viewer to remain in the story and stay more deeply engaged.