Audio Postproduction for Film and Video [NOOK Book]

Overview

New to this edition:
* Learn how many Hollywood techniques--previously impractical on video--can help solve problems on smaller productions
* Expanded cookbook recipes section
* Technically updated throughout

Make your soundtracks as good as your pictures with this compendium of professional audio techniques that can be adapted to desktop ...
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Audio Postproduction for Film and Video

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Overview

New to this edition:
* Learn how many Hollywood techniques--previously impractical on video--can help solve problems on smaller productions
* Expanded cookbook recipes section
* Technically updated throughout

Make your soundtracks as good as your pictures with this compendium of professional audio techniques that can be adapted to desktop post. Specializing in sound after the shoot, this book features many practical examples, cookbook recipes, and tutorials. Audio theory, when necessary, is presented in plain English with plenty of visual analogies.

FAQs, full explanations, and from-the-trenches tips address the complete range of processes from wiring and hardware to testing the final mix. The one-hour audio CD features platform-independent diagnostics, demonstrations, and tutorial tracks. Novices will learn how to improve their soundtrack--even after the actors have gone home. Experienced producers will learn how to solve technical and creative problems quickly.

You'll get recipes and step-by-step instructions on how to:
* build an efficient and reliable audio post setup
* plan and budget a good soundtrack
* get sound into your NLE without losing quality or sync
* edit voices and music
* record Foley and ADR
* find music and use it effectively
* find and create your own sound effects
* shape sounds with equalization, reverb, noise reduction, and more
* produce the final mix
* test the final product for various media

Please visit the author's website for additional resources: http://www.dplay.com/book/app
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781136061172
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 6/20/2014
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 464
  • File size: 17 MB
  • Note: This product may take a few minutes to download.

Meet the Author

Clio-and Emmy-award-winning sound engineer Jay Rose is creative director of the Digital Playroom. Specializing in post-production audio, his clients include PBS, Buena Vista Home Video, and Turner Network Television. Rose has written about audio for Videography, Recording, and Premiere Full Motion magazines.

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Table of Contents

Introduction

Ch. 1 Vibrations to Volts to Bits 1

Ch. 2 The Studio: Acoustics and Monitoring 25

Ch. 3 The Studio: Equipment and Wiring 45

Ch. 4 The Studio: Audio Software 67

Ch. 5 Planning the Track 83

Ch. 6 Getting Audio into the Computer 105

Ch. 7 Voiceover Recording a Dialog Replacement 135

Ch. 8 Editing Dialog 159

Ch. 9 Finding and Editing Music 185

Ch. 10 Working with Sound Effects 213

Ch. 11 Equalization 239

Ch. 12 Dynamics Control 261

Ch. 13 Time-Domain Effects 287

Ch. 14 Time and Pitch Manipulation 307

Ch. 15 Noise Reduction 325

Ch. 16 Other Effects 341

Ch. 17 The Mix 363

Ch. 18 After the Mix 389

Ch. 19 Help! 401

Appendix A Glossary 415

Appendix B About the Cd 425

Index 431

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