Adding natural and environmental sound


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Adding natural and environmental sound

When editing a documentary, you are often working with footage that was not shot with the quality or the consistency of audio as its highest priority. Unless the material was shot with a dedicated sound recorder in the field, the sound from any non-interview shots were most likely just recorded with the onboard camera mic. Interviews of course are probably recorded with more care, and with a lavalier or a directional handheld mic. Now, sometimes rather than cutting in a lot of disparate audio from individual shots, you may want to find some blanket, natural, or environmental sound and use that instead.

All right, so here I have my intro, and it's the radio edit plus my B-roll, so it's coming along. It's almost maybe at the rough cut stage. But we need some audio here. It's totally quiet when this starts out. (BD Dautch: There's definitely a movement happening. It's not just here, it's worldwide.) And the birds you hear there were actually squawking in the background of...

Adding natural and environmental sound
Video duration: 6m 11s 3h 16m Intermediate

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Adding natural and environmental sound provides you with in-depth training on Video. Taught by Ashley Kennedy as part of the Documentary Editing with Avid Media Composer

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