It’s the Age-Old-Question: “how much will this cost?” I hear it about audio post about once a week from someone. If you can understand why … Continue Reading Budgeting for Sound: How Much Does Audio Post Cost?
Imagine having the unprecedented value of Cinematographer Shane Hurlbut, editor and Cinematographer Alex Buono, SNL Editor Adam Epstein, master director Vincent Laforet, several still photography … Continue Reading Shane, Alex, Vincent and Yours Truly Now at MZed Pro!
Mixing a teaser for the internet is a process which takes much more than just putting faders to zero in your NLE and exporting – … Continue Reading How To Mix: Blade of Honor Teaser Mix: Internet, Dialog & Music (Stereo)
It’s why some producers actually turn off pan law altogether. Pan Law is a widely misunderstood concept even among audio professionals. As a rule, I … Continue Reading Debunking the Long Arm of the Pan Law
Downmixing is the action of taking a surround mix and having it be instantly compatible in stereo. While this is relatively easy to do with … Continue Reading 3 Solutions Downmixing 5.1 to Stereo In Adobe Audition
Full Disclosure? When I saw the Røde NewsShooter transmitter in its Beta version while shooting the Pro Member Education in Australia, I told Røde in … Continue Reading Review: Røde NewsShooter Kit. Does it Solve All Life’s Problems?
Audio mixing is the most important part of any production. It is where all the elements come together, and when we get it right, it … Continue Reading Compression: Audio Combustion in a Mix
Mixing in stereo is far more difficult than mixing in surround in many ways. Mixing for the internet is more difficult yet. In this video … Continue Reading How To Mix: Raejin Transmedia Content SFX, Ambiences and More (Stereo)
On the Sound Advice Tour we demonstrated how to misuse software to obtain amazing new soundscapes from ordinary recordings. In this article we revisit that … Continue Reading Misusing iZotope RX to Get Amazing SFX
Just imagine if you could get full surround sound into any pair of headphones – and deliver it from Youtube? Well, it’s a reality, and … Continue Reading NAB 2017: Spatial Audio Designer
Here on Cinema Sound we say to record dialog with as many microphones as possible, but only use one in the mix. All of that … Continue Reading NAB 2017: Dugan AutoMixer from Waves
These days competition is fierce. Your interviews and auditions have to be cleaner, more powerful and slicker than the other 100 folks vying for attention … Continue Reading 5 Things You Must Do When Shooting Interviews (or Auditions)
For the purposes of education, we shot five short films for the Pro Members Education. These consisted of an action sequence, a scene on the … Continue Reading The Mixing Tweeze: Action Sequence
In this installment of Mixing Mavenry we take a good look at the last battle in “Transformers 2” and hear some genius solutions for mixing … Continue Reading Mixing Mavenry: Transformers 2
In this initial installment of SFX Sorcery we examine the end battle of “Tron Legacy.” Although we look at several scenes from this film in … Continue Reading SFX Sorcery: Tron Legacy
Here on Cinema Sound I’m starting a series of ongoing blog posts that deal with special and amazing instances of wizardry in various audio disciplines: … Continue Reading Music Mastery: Close Encounters of the Third Kind