Join James Ball for an in-depth discussion in this video Recording additional audio, part of Multi-Camera Video Production and Post.
- Now, if you're used to normal video production,…it's very common these days…to run the sound directly into the camera…and keep the sound synced up with the camera source.…Of course, prior to this,…many folks may have started out…with a sync sound workflow or DSLR.…I find that ideally, we employ both approaches…on a multi-camera shoot.…Now, Jim, I like to get the audio going into the camera.…It makes it easier to sync things up…but if we can't feed the good audio,…we still need reference audio.…We'll talk about that with synchronization…a bit more in post…but what are some benefits…of recording audio separately?…Why do you like having a dedicated audio engineer…and let him or her actually roll on audio themselves?…- Well, first of all,…as you might notice on a multi-camera set,…there are a lot of cables everywhere.…
There's electrical cables,…there's video cables,…there's timecode cables,…there's sound cables.…There's all kinds of stuff all over the place…so less cables means less clutter.…And if you're not in a studio,…
You'll learn essential preproduction strategies to get the right gear and place it in the right position. You'll also learn techniques for syncing the visuals and audio captured from each camera. Rich and James offer advice for directors running shoots in the field, as well as strategies for crew members who are building sets and logging footage. Finally, in chapters 7 and 8, they share techniques for multicamera postproduction with Final Cut Pro X and Premiere Pro. In these chapters, you'll learn how to create multicam clips, apply color correction, color match angles, switch between angles, and refine and master your edit. By the end of the course, you'll have a thorough start-to-finish understanding of the multicamera production process.
- Planning the multicamera production
- Evaluating the location
- Creating camera diagrams
- Selecting the right equipment
- Communicating with crew
- Lighting multicam productions
- Matching and syncing cameras
- Directing a multicamera shoot
- Editing multicamera video
Skill Level Appropriate for all
Q: This course was updated on 12/01/2017. What changed?
A: New videos were added that cover the essentials of live streaming your multicamera production.
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1. Planning the Production
2. The Production Approach
3. Preparing Cameras for a Multicamera Production
4. Running a Multicamera Production
5. Strategies from the Crew
6. Preparing for Post-Production
7. Multicamera Post-Production with Adobe Premiere Pro
8. Multicamera Post-Production with Final Cut Pro X
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