Sound for Documentary, Part 2: What is it and why is it so important?

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In Part 1 of this series we covered eight fundamental concepts of sound for documentary. In our next post we will move closer to the practical, nitty gritty matters of sound for documentary, however, before we do, I want to briefly get into what sound is. We are going to focus on just some of basics … [Read more...]

Sound for documentary, Part 1: Eight fundamental concepts

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Between widespread access to affordable camcorders and the rising ubiquity of mobile phones with good video cameras, along with the ascendancy of YouTube as a major media diffusion platform, it’s never been easier to produce and share documentary videos. Across the board, however, sound is the … [Read more...]

Practical Sound Recording and Editing Techniques For Better Video

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Here are some resources associated with my session, "Practical Sound Recording and Editing Techniques For Better Video" recently given at the 4th Annual New Media Expo held in Las Vegas. Presentation Slides Here's a copy of my presentation slides, available in two … [Read more...]