Find out how to understand and utilize the nuances of sound design from production to post-production including equipment instructing, listening demonstrations, microphone characteristics, editing/mixing, and more.
Understand the nature of sound and its aesthetics, especially from an independent director's point of view
Discover what can be fixed in post and what can't for a sound designer
Learn the workflow pattern for quality sound in all facets of production
Develop practical techniques for quality sound applicable to multiple kinds of productions
About this course:
The importance of quality sound in a movie cannot be overstated. Of particular interest to directors and independent filmmakers who want to understand the production and post-production workflow, this overview course covers such topics as the nature of sound and its aesthetics, microphone characteristics, the sound recording chain, budgeting and scheduling, and what can be fixed in post versus what can only be done during production. Instruction includes equipment and listening demonstrations. Many of the practical techniques presented are suitable for student productions.