Category Archives: Sound Design

Free Sound Design and Sound Editing Training

Free Sound Design and Sound Editing Training If you’ve ever wondered what a sound designer, sound editor and sound re-recording mixer does on a feature film then these free resources should give you a solid idea of what’s involved. In … Continue reading

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The Best Training on Lynda.com for Film Editors

The Best Training on Lynda.com for Film Editors Lynda.com is a hugely valuable resource for digital creatives the world over who want to pick up new skills, learn new software packages or hone their craft. I’ve used Lynda.com in the … Continue reading

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The Art and Craft of Sound Design

Understanding The Craft of Sound Design Sound design is 60% of any film’s construction. In many ways good sound design is more important than good picture. You might be forgiven for shaky camera work, bad lighting etc but if your … Continue reading

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The Making of A British Indie Movie – The Last Passenger

Making of The Last Passenger It’s not often that a British indie film actually looks any good but low budget thriller The Last Passenger, from first time feature director Omid Nooshin, looks quite impressive for what it cost, only £1.5 … Continue reading

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The Making of Gravity

Behind The Scenes on Gravity Director Alfonso Cuarón’s heart stopping Gravity is causing critics to say that they’re finally seeing a film where 3D is no longer a gimmick and that the best way to experience this film is in immersive IMAX … Continue reading

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Amsterdam Supermeet Videos 2013

Amsterdam Supermeet Videos 2013 The 2012 Amsterdam Supermeet was a great event for seeing and hearing all about many new developments in the production and post world. Particularly note worthy was Michael Cioni’s talk “Evolution or Extinction” about the demise of … Continue reading

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FCPX – Tons of Resources

Final Cut Pro X Resources for Film Editors In order to gather the best of the web for post on this blog I often store away links ready to be curated into a specific post. Lately I’ve collected so many … Continue reading

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Star Trek: Into Darkness – Post Production

Inside Star Trek: Into Darkness Post Production If you enjoyed JJ Abrams fun filled Star Trek sequel and wanted a closer look at some of the post production that went into the film then this round up should have all … Continue reading

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Diary of An Avid Switcher Part 5 – Upgrades, Audio & Effects

How To Upgrade Avid Media Composer So in practice for the anticipated installation of Avid Media Composer 7 I’ve decided to actually update my Avid installation to MC 6.5.2.1. As always with Avid nothing is as simple as it could be, so … Continue reading

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What is the Best Microphone for Recording Voice Over?

What’s the best microphone for Voice Overs? I needed a new microphone to record a voice over for a recent project and set about trying to find out what the best microphone to get would be. As with anything there’s … Continue reading

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