Join Anthony Q. Artis for an in-depth discussion in this video Five sound rules to live by, part of Foundations of Video: Cameras and Shooting.
Sound is one of the least appreciated but most important parts of filmmaking.…It's as much a part of telling your story, as the cinematography, art direction, or acting.…And if you screw it up, the audience won't forgive you.…They'll forgive a blurry shot, a boom mic in the frame, they'll even let a weak performance…slide, but no one will forgive bad sound. It's simply too annoying.…It's very time consuming and difficult if not impossible to fix most sound mistakes made on location.…
The hard truth is that it's much more difficult to get good and consistent audio than it is…to get good and consistent picture.…Audio simply takes more knowledge, time, and attention to get right.…So in this movie, I'm going to give you five basic rules that will help you avoid the most…common mistakes that lead to bad audio.…First, I am going to start with my personal Five Sound Rules To Live By, which is a quick…crash course in audio best practices.…Then in the rest of this chapter I'll get into more specifics about choosing a mic,…
AuthorAnthony Q. Artis
- Exploring the different types of video cameras
- Understanding how to focus
- Shooting with shallow depth of field
- Understanding exposure
- Using ND filters to correct overexposure
- Using gain to brighten an underexposed shot
- Choosing the right shutter speed
- White-balancing a shot
- Working with a tripod
- Shooting handheld
- Using a boom microphone
- Setting up a 4-point lighting scene
- Using corrective gels
Skill Level Appropriate for all
1. Getting Started in Video
2. Camera Essentials
3. Moving the Camera
4. Audio Essentials
5. Lighting Essentials
Using corrective gels9m 11s
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