Archive for the ‘Audio Post Production’ Category

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/

Inside the Pinewood Foley Studio

BAFTA Guru takes us for a tour inside the Pinewood Foley Studio in the UK in a great short video that has been posted online. The video features some discussion of the process from the Foley team, and is one of the better put-together videos for instructional purposes for Foley. Check it out below:  

Blue World Order Review

Blue World Order has scored a great review on the Horror Society website, scoring 8 out of 10, with the reviewer stating that “every aspect is carried out to perfection and I sincerely hope that this title takes its demographic by storm“. I was Supervising Sound Editor for the sci-fi action feature film “that’s hitting […]

The path to loudness nirvana

BBC Academy posted up a good talk from Florian Camerer discussing loudness standards for broadcasting a few years ago. It provides a good overview of the issues and is a great introduction for people to understanding BS.1770 metering. You can check out the full video below:  

A Conversation with Ben Burtt on Perseverance

Shaun Farley has posted an interview with sound design legend Ben Burtt on the Designing Sound website, which gives some insight into the sound design process and the roles of experimentation, failure and perseverance. Read the full thing at: http://designingsound.org/2017/12/a-conversation-with-ben-burtt-on-perserverance/