So often the poor sound quality is the distinguishing feature of many low-budget films and TV shows. These days, filmmakers shooting DV on a limited budget can learn greatly from Tomlinson Holman, a film sound production pioneer, on how to make their films sound like fully professional productions. Holman offers many suggestions that you can apply to your own project from pre-production all the way through post-production and provides helpful tips and solutions on production, editing, and mixing. Holman, who was the sound engineer on such films as Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom and Star Wars: Return of the Jedi, is famous for his pioneering work in film sound production and for developing THX. Now, bringing his expertise to the relatively new field of sound for digital video productions. Once considered an amateur format, digital video is becoming the format of choice for some feature films and for many lower budget productions; this book will enable you to use this medium to create the most professional and effective sound possible. Contents:
II. Production Sound, aka Location Sound, Original Sound Recording
III. Sound design
IV. Connecting Up, Reference Levels
VII. Masters and Monitoring
VIII. Sound Basic Video for Audio People ©2005, 328 pages.