Production Audio

Rode Announces New smartLav+ with Improved Performance

Recording great audio straight to a cell phone, a personal recording device, or even a small camera (with SC3 Adapter) has gotten even simpler with the announcement of the RØDE’s new smartLav+ microphone.  This new lav features a newly designed capsule with better sensitivity and lower self-noise (27dBA) and a Kevlar® reinforced cable making this microphone a great Read MoreRead More

Announcing The All-New RØDE Blimp

RØDE just announced an upgrade to their popular blimp which features a new microphone suspension system (no more rubber bands!), a unique cabling system, and is 25% lighter than before. Check out the demo video below. Press Release Below Australian microphone manufacturer RØDE has today announced a fully updated version of its award-winning Blimp system. The Read MoreRead More

How To Record Surround Sound

Production sound mixer Richard Ragon explains how sound is recorded and how 5.1 Surround Sound is created in post. If you are looking on how to record surround sound – Specifically, the actors voices for a film, movie, or show of some sort, I have good news. Surround sound, specifically 5.1 audio is NOT actually recorded Read MoreRead More

How To Record Audio For An Interview

  When you’re filming an interview, the audio recording of the interviewee’s voice is the most important element of your production. That’s right, the MOST important element. It’s so common for filmmakers to spend hours on set design and lighting and only a few minutes on audio. Without sound, all you’re left with is a Read MoreRead More

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