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Long as you did an audio slate with a clapper or ‘clap’ both on camera and with your recorder running, audio shouldn’t have been a problem. I’ve found it far safer to match audio during the assemble so that by the time we start banging out the rough cut, it’s one less thing that has to be done.

Smart thing to do is shoot video with location sound already on it with simultaneous sync audio from a recorder. Slate it all, sync the timecode and then start cataloging it when you’re putting together your dailies. By the time it gets to your editor, everything should be all filed and cataloged to cut down on the hassle, time and money you and your editor will have to deal with.

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