Category Archives: Audio
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The collaboration between film directors and sound mixers is a balance between objective and subjective responses. Mostly, a sound mixer’s responsibilities are technical, like notching the music and SFX frequencies around the dialog to maintain intelligibility. But the mixer often has some latitude to make artistic decisions, like muting an instrument or putting a Foley track through a guitar fuzz box. F&V asked some top sound mixers to share some of the most creative contributions they’ve made to feature films, and about working with some of the best-known directors in the business.
Like many of you, I've been a long-time user of Cakewalk music production software. During the past few years the program's just been getting better and better with each new release. The latest bundle, Cakewalk Pro Suite, includes Sonar 7, Project5 and the company's two award' winning software synthesizers, Rapture and Dimension Pro.
In this tutorial, the objective is to remove the unwanted noise without degrading the overall sound quality of the scene. Sounds that vary wildly in pitch are the most difficult to remove. Be mindful of your shooting environment and if you anticipate that a particular background noise will give you problems in post...
Three-time Emmy Award-winning re-recording mixer Rick Ash has joined Widget Post, Los Angeles. Ash, who won his most recent Emmy last year for his work on HBO Films' Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee, arrives from Todd-AO where his credits include more than 100 feature films.
Capturing the true essence of 5.1 surround sound is getting easier and less complex with each passing day. The demand for such recordings, to accompany HD music videos, is increasing as well, as virtually every home-theater receiver now enables viewers to hear the multichannel audio.
Bertini is a veteran sound editor/mixer of numerous high-profile television shows, including all six seasons of HBO's Sex In The City and the CW Network's Life Is Wild. His specialty is automated dialogue replacement (ADR) and creating original sound effects.
Music 2 Hues has just completed a major renovation to its Web site, adding more than 1,000 music tracks and 500 SFX for instant online download in the download center's third and final site-building phase.