Audio Postproduction for Film and Video

Audio Postproduction for Film and Video : After-the-shoot Solutions, Professional Techniques,and Cookbook Recipes to Make Your Project Sound Better

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New to this edition: * Learn how many Hollywood techniques--previously impractical on video--can help solve problems on smaller productions * Expanded cookbook recipes section * Technically updated throughout Make your soundtracks as good as your pictures with this compendium of professional audio techniques that can be adapted to desktop post. Specializing in sound after the shoot, this book features many practical examples, cookbook recipes, and tutorials. Audio theory, when necessary, is presented in plain English with plenty of visual analogies. FAQs, full explanations, and from-the-trenches tips address the complete range of processes from wiring and hardware to testing the final mix. The one-hour audio CD features platform-independent diagnostics, demonstrations, and tutorial tracks. Novices will learn how to improve their soundtrack--even after the actors have gone home. Experienced producers will learn how to solve technical and creative problems quickly. You'll get recipes and step-by-step instructions on how to: * build an efficient and reliable audio post setup * plan and budget a good soundtrack * get sound into your NLE without losing quality or sync * edit voices and music * record Foley and ADR * find music and use it effectively * find and create your own sound effects * shape sounds with equalization, reverb, noise reduction, and more * produce the final mix * test the final product for various media Please visit the author's website for additional resources:

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Product details

  • Mixed media product | 460 pages
  • 187.96 x 233.68 x 27.94mm | 952.54g
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • Focal Press
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Revised
  • 2nd Revised edition
  • Approx. 210 illustrations
  • 0240809718
  • 9780240809717
  • 259,732

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"Topics are not shortchanged... The chapter on dialogue editing alone is worth the price of the book."--S.D. Katz, millimeter magazine "The book's audio CD ... is a valuable collection of sounds and tutorials that are expertly coordinated with the book's text."--Michael Pastore, Epublishers Weekly

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About Jay Rose

Clio-and Emmy-award-winning sound engineer Jay Rose is creative director of the Digital Playroom. Specializing in post-production audio, his clients include PBS, Buena Vista Home Video, and Turner Network Television. Rose has written about audio for Videography, Recording, and Premiere Full Motion magazines.

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