It is a well-known but unwritten rule in the production world that sometimes things will go wrong. The trick is to be prepared for whatever happens. In this movie, audio professor Jeff Jacoby helps you get back on track quickly by revealing the best approaches to he inevitable problems that occur on your shoot.
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- Welcome to Capturing Audio for Video:…Tips and Techniques.…In this movie, I'll try to help you figure out what to do…when things go wrong.…It's a show business reality that in any production…things will go wrong.…Professionals know this and plan accordingly.…The best way to do that is to schedule your shoot…so there's enough time to handle things as they arise.…Don't crunch time on location.…If you know an advance to do that,…your day will go a lot more smoothly.…If you have a professional sound person with you,…then any audio issues are their problem, thank goodness,…but many of you will be on your own,…and since you're watching this movie,…you've probably encountered several…of the most common issues with capturing sound on location.…
I can't go over everything that might arise,…but the key thing to know about troubleshooting sound…is to start at the beginning.…That may seem obvious, but when you're in a panic,…it can be hard to remember to be methodical.…Go to where the sound starts, at the source,…probably a person speaking like me.…
Capturing Audio for Video demystifies sound capture, offering professional insights from instructor and audio specialist Jeff Jacoby. This installment is centered on practical audio recording tips and techniques. He shows how to scout a location, monitor audio in the field, plan a shot list and sound recordings, and choose the right equipment, whether you need to buy or rent it. These tutorials are easy to follow and apply, fun to watch, and enormously helpful for video producers and directors alike.