Producing Great Sound for Film and Video, 4th Edition
Expert Tips from Preproduction to Final Mix
In Producing Great Sound for Film and Video, Fourth Edition audio guru Jay Rose revises his popular text for a new generation of filmmakers. You’ll learn practical, time-saving ways to get better recordings, solve problems with existing audio, create compelling tracks, and boost your filmmaking to the next level!
Here you’ll find real-world advice and practical guidelines for every aspect of your soundtrack: planning and budgeting, field and studio recording, editing, sound effects and music, audio repair, processing, and mixing. Rose’s combination of solid technical information and a clear, step-by-step approach has made this the go-to book for producers and film students for over a decade.
New in this edition:
- Insights and from-the-trenches tips from top professionals
- Instructions for getting the best results from new DSLRs and digital recorders
- An all-new companion website www.GreatSound.info with downloadable diagnostics, examples, and exercises for you to try
- What you need to know about new regulations for wireless mics and broadcast loudness
- An expanded "How Do I Fix This?" section to help you solve problems quickly
Whether you’re an aspiring filmmaker who wants better tracks, or an experienced professional looking for a reference, Producing Great Sound for Film and Video, Fourth Edition has the information you need.
©2014, 570 pages
Chapter 1: Audio Basics
Chapter 2: How Digital Audio Works
Chapter 3: Audio on a Wire
Chapter 4: Planning and Pre-Pro
Chapter 5: Budgeting, Scheduling, and Pre-production
Chapter 6: Production Sound
Chapter 7: Production Mic Technique
Chapter 8: Production Recording
Chapter 9: Recording, Voice-overs, ADR, and Effects (available as an online supplement)
Chapter 10: Postproduction
Chapter 11: Postproduction Hardware
Chapter 12: Levels and Digitizing
Chapter 13: Editing Voices
Chapter 14: Working with Music
Chapter 15: Sound Effects
Chapter 16: Processing
Chapter 17: The Mix
Chapter 18: "Help! It Doesn’t Sound Right!"
Appendix A: Glossary
Appendix B: Resources