Acoustics is where the physics and aesthetics of sound meet. It's how we ascribe quantitative and qualitative meaning to a sound’s or environment’s properties. These distinctions allow us to appreciate why places are lauded for their acoustics, to demystify microphone placement, and to visualize how sound navigates its environment. Physics...
Recording audio
If your trying to record audio at your home, we have a few things you should consider that will instantly make your audio sound a lot better.
Ever wonder what magic makes on-screen dialog sound crystal clear? It’s a little trick called ADR. We break down what it is and how to capture it yourself.
Every video editor should know how to edit audio. We tell you the process and steps to get it done. This is audio editing workflow for video editors.
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Audio quality can make or break any film or video project. In the world of video production, shotgun microphones are widely considered the go-to standard.
Eric Alexandrakis is becoming well-known in the world of film and television as a master of sound for his unique approach to film scoring. With a newfound 2019 GRAMMY® nomination for Best Spoken Word Album (I.V. Catatonia: 20 Years as a Two-Time Cancer Survivor), his innovative approach to music...
We talk with Joel Shryack about editing the sound for Jumanji: The Next Level.
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Sound is one of the most essential aspects of any video production. Much like cinematography, lighting, and editing, inconsistent sound can distract from your project. Options to capture representative sound vary case-by-case. Lavaliers, also known as lapel microphones, exist solely to make your job easier. The two most common types...
Shot of videographer holding a DIY parabolic mic dish, standing next to a camcorder on a tripod.
It's easier than you think to make your own parabolic microphone. In this tutorial we'll tell you why you need one and to DIY and inexpensive solution.
This article addresses audio transitions from the perspectives of working with short-form video, field recording, corporate sound, and freelance audio.

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