We have a few tips to help you fix messy audio
Even the most visually appealing video can instantly become amateurish when it is paired with a sub-par audio. Here's how you can fix messy audio.
As modern-day filmmakers, we deal in data. After all, we collect it, corral and manipulate it. Simply put, we are data cowboys/cowgirls. So, what do we use to move this data? In the second decade of the 21st century: cables and connectors. Perhaps in the future we may beam...
Recording clean audio is just as important to your narrative production as capturing well-composed video. In this article, we'll cover how to record professional-sounding dialogue for your narrative production.
The best wind noise reduction is achieved at the time of recording by using every tool in your arsenal; everything afterward will always be a fix, at best. This doesn't mean that you can't come up with creative solutions, because at the end of the day, nature does what...
Good audio quality is just as important as good image quality — maybe even more so. If viewers can’t hear your video properly, they’ll won’t get the full impact of the message you’re trying to convey. In this video we’ll go over how sound works, the basics of audio equipment...
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Motion graphics help give more life and motion (literally) to anything ranging from title credits and presentations to projects that fall under the multimedia category. As a result, the sounds you add to these sequences can range from adding simple swooshes, pops and bangs all the way to full-blown...
Understanding and applying signal flow is one of your best tools to increase productivity and avoid stumbling blocks.
The physical aspects of signal flow determine the flow of sound and its connections all the way from its source, capture, processing and output. In a recording situation, this would be the sound source — for example spoken voice into a microphone. The sound is converted into an electrical...
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The worst mistake a videographer can make is forgetting about audio. Bad audio and sound design can leave any great shot useless. Here's how to avoid that.
Following these steps and listening carefully at every stage will give you a believable soundtrack that supports your visuals and your story.
Having a wide set of skills is a must in today’s production environment. One cannot simply expect to get by on a single main skill, no matter their proficiency. Augmenting your range of abilities with fundamentals like audio editing is key to securing and delivering projects. Audio breaks down into...
The simple lesson is to always plan your project in advance and adhere to a concept or theme.
Coming to terms with the reality that your audio is either subpar or unusable is never a good experience, but also a necessary one. Facing failure and learning from it is an important step in your journey, and there will be a point where you either directly contribute to...
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