Phone Conversation Help!

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    • #41256
      AvatarAnonymous
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      I’ve been wondering about this for a while, and it has come to the point where I need to get an answer (I hope this is in the right forum)

      In most of my movies, I want to have phone conversations. That is, having someone say something holding a cellphone, and to hear a phone-like voice replying.
      I’ve seen this done by others, but I can’t figure out the best way to do it, does anybody have advice?

      I use Final Cut Express HD 3.5.

    • #175451
      AvatarAnonymous
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      compusolver Wrote:

      Telephone lines (old analog POTS lines) will filter out all signals below ~240 Hz and above 3.2 kHz. To simulate a phone line, bandpass everything within those ranges. Shrink the bandpass to make it sound older.

      Sound programs like Audition and Sound Forge will let you do this.

      Thanks, I’ll be sure to try that!

    • #175452
      AvatarAnonymous
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      Hmm, does anyone know of any free audio techniques for this?

    • #175453
      Avatarcwillsher
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      I don’t have the express version of Final Cut but I’m sure it should still have audio filters. Check for Hi-Pass and Low-Pass filters in the effects browser, apply both to your audio and set the frequencies accordingly.

      Good luck!

      Colin

    • #175454
      AvatarAnonymous
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      cwillsher Wrote:

      I don’t have the express version of Final Cut but I’m sure it should still have audio filters. Check for Hi-Pass and Low-Pass filters in the effects browser, apply both to your audio and set the frequencies accordingly.

      Good luck!

      Colin

      I’m at school
      I’ll check later, thanks a lot! πŸ˜‰

    • #175455
      AvatarMicrochip
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      Audacity is free. Following the guidelines in this post will give you the telephone effect.

    • #175456
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      Microchip Wrote:

      Audacity is free. Following the guidelines in this post will give you the telephone effect.

      When I tried to download it, it came with the ".exe" extension, meaning it doesn’t work with macs.

    • #175457
      AvatarAnonymous
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    • #175458
      AvatarAnonymous
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      ;0) Wrote:

      I got audacity from versiontracker for my mac.
      http://www.versiontracker.com/macosx/
      http://nothickmanuals.info/doku.php?id=opensourcemac
      http://www.opensourcemac.org/
      hope this helps

      Oooh! I appreciate it ^^
      I’m gonna experiment later with some footage… i’ll get back to everyone XD

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