Intro to Field Recording Techniques Videos

Back in March I made a series of videos that discuss different approaches and techniques to field recording. The videos tie in with a sound design task that uses these sounds, but the sound design specific videos are for my students at Canberra Institute of Technology only. The field recording videos are aimed at people … Read more Intro to Field Recording Techniques Videos

Converting Video files for Pro Tools

For years I have been converting video files into DNxHD where necessary for working in Pro Tools as I have previously written about in my blog. For users of Mac OSX Catalina however processes have needed to change as 32 bit QuickTime movies are no longer supported properly. In theory since Pro Tools 2020.3 you … Read more Converting Video files for Pro Tools

Netflix Open Content

Netflix have some content available online under the Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International license. The idea is to share some reference resources for content that uses cutting edge technologies for content creators. Recently they have released the files for Sol Levante, a 4K HDR Atmos anime short, including the ProTools Final Mix Session and Mastered Session. Get … Read more Netflix Open Content

Universal Sound Effects Categories

A few years ago Tim Neilsen from Skywalker Sound compiled a sound effects category list in an effort to bring some more standardisation to sound library organisation, or at least to give people a starting off point. Details including the list itself were included in this article: Since then Tim and Justin Drury from … Read more Universal Sound Effects Categories