Basic Audio for Video (DVD)
Discover new ways to make your videos better and much more interesting with the use of quality sound microphones and techniques! This DVD takes you to the next (sound) level! Subjects Include: Microphone Types, Outdoor Audio, Indoor Audio, Audio Editing, Audio Sweetening, and Audio Situations. Length: 30 min.
Field Audio Tips & Tricks (DVD)
From the Editors of Videomaker Magazine, we bring you some of our favorite picks from our popular "Tips and Tricks" vidcast series. As an extra-added bonus, this disc has PDFs of some of our best associated articles for viewing this DVD on a computer. From mic placement to understanding wireless technology, this collection combines many techniques to get you started with capturing Field Audio! Segments Include: Interview Miking, Live Event Miking, Using a Boom Mic, Using a Filed Mixer, Lavaliere Mic Placement, Camera Audio Control, Wireless Mic Technology, Headphone Tips, Best Mic Cheats and Foley Sound Effects. Length: 43 min.
Surround Sound Mixing Secrets (Digital Download)
Nearly every motion picture, DVD and many TV shows are mixed in surround sound. Even sporting events use the technology to place the viewer inside the arena. Surround Sound Mixing may seem like a lot of work, but the end result is a video with a balanced, natural mix. In this eDoc, we'll demystify the process and discuss the tools and information you need to create professional surround mixes.
Directing as a Sound Recordist (Digital Download)
Video directors lean toward being shooters, relegating sound to an afterthought. But Director Sound Recordists are arguably better managers, with greater objectivity through freedom from the camera. And higher chances of getting unique interviews can assure your movie's success.
Foley Sound 2 (Digital Download)
This Video-On-Demand is a follow up to the "Foley Sound Effect" segment contained on the Videomaker Field Audio.
Recording Ambient Sound
This Video On Demand highlights some tips on how to best record ambient sound.
If you want your video to sound professional, you need to use compressors. This tutorial explains the process and how to compress your audio for the best sound results. This tutorial contains pictures, diagrams, video, and a clearly written guide to provide you with advanced production skills that will unleash your creative potential. Our editors have sought out the experts to create this tutorial.
There are many compression formats are available to the video producer. Some use lossy compression like MP3 and others are “lossless.” The trick is determining which are useful or even practical. In this eDoc, we'll compare the major players and see how they fit in the production process.