production sound

Win $70,000 in Film Gear with the “My RØDE Reel” Short Film Contest

Audio Equipment Manufacturer RØDE is announcing their “My RØDE Reel” contest – an international short film competition with over $70,000 USD worth of gear and prizes. What do you have to do? Entrants to ‘My RØDE Reel’ are required to create a short film of five minutes or less, as well as a behind-the-scenes reel that features 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

The Sound of Skyfall

The latest installment in the long-running saga based on Ian Fleming’s James Bond character. Director Sam Mendes (American Beauty and Jarhead) brings the audience an entirely new storyline to the Bond character in “Skyfall”. Exploring the sound and music of the film Soundworks talks with Scott Milan (Sound Re-recording Mixer), Greg Russell (Sound Re-recording Mixer), Read MoreRead More

Preparing for audio post – track management, roomtones, additional dialog, production

Woody Woodhall discusses the requirements for preparing an edit for audio post. …This post will discuss strategies regarding preparation for audio post and turnover to an audio post mixer or facility. Audio post requires the final edited audio tracks from the non-linear edit timeline. Ideally this will include a flash frame of video and audio Read MoreRead More