Archive for the ‘Audio Post Production’ Category

Yet another short video about Foley

There are a stack of short videos about Foley that I have linked to on this site, and here is a recent one from Mashable. It is a fairly straight-forward doco style interview which serves as a good intro to what Foley is.  

Film Sound Tutorials

Michael Cullen has set up a YouTube channel called Film Sound Tutorials with what appears to be some useful tutorials for people starting out the audio post process without the knowledge of workflow and processes. I only really checked out one of the videos to see what his process is like, and it seems like […]

Stereo Widener Plug-in Testing

I was recently having a play around with a stereo widener plug-in on a track and noticed that it was having some issues with causing level drops when monoing the mix, so I decided to have a play around with a few different stereo width plug-ins to see how differently they might treat things. I […]

Sound Effects Master Class with Mark Mangini

Soundworks Collection have posted up a neat short masterclass video with sound editor Mark Mangini (Blade Runner 2049, Mad Max: Fury Road) about his process, particularly with regards to choosing sound effects. Check it out below:

BBC Sound Effects Online

The BBC have released more than 16,000 sound effects online under the RemArc Licence which allows for personal, educational or research purposes. This is a fantastic resource for students and can be accessed at: http://bbcsfx.acropolis.org.uk/ http://bbcsfx.acropolis.org.uk/

3D Audio Spatialization Plugins Review

Chris Lane has written up a review for Designing Sound of a few of the common and free 3d audio spatialization plug-ins currently available for gaming and VR. It also serves as a good introduction to some of the possibilities allowed through these tools. Read the full article at the link below. Let’s Test: 3D […]

Export AAF/OMF from Premiere

Exporting OMFs and AAFs from Premiere to import into Pro Tools for audio post-production work is an extremely common task, but it is fraught with dangers that might not make it work as well or as smoothly as it should. Following the proper process should maintain metadata through the whole process, and avoid the possibility […]

Walter Murch explains Sound Editing and Mixing

Walter Murch is a true master of film and sound editing, and Academy Originals have posted up a couple of videos recently of Murch discussing what sound editing and mixing is. You can get some insights by checking out the videos below.    

Video discussing sound perspective

Nerdwriter1 has made a neat little short video discussing sound design, but with particular reference to a scene from the film Munich by Steven Spielberg and discussing sound perspective. You can check it out below.  

Hearing is Believing in new Mercedes-AMG cinema ad

The sound of a Mercedes-AMG E 63 S 4MATIC+ Sedan is impressive enough that they have foregone most visuals in favour of acousmatic sound recorded comprehensively and mixed into a 9.1 cinema format for a new ad campaign. You can find out more details and watch the ad at: https://lbbonline.com/news/new-mercedes-amg-campaign-aims-to-prove-hearing-is-believing/