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16mm Film Cutting by John Burder

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Dubbing: Practice

 

Look at the composition of the tracks outlined on the cue sheet. On the facing page you can see what the opening sequences look like in a synchroniser. Compare them with the cue sheet. You can see that where there is no sound on a particular track it is built up with spacing. Note, too, how the sounds sometimes overlap. There are some sounds which come up on cue like the spot effects we have already discussed. There are others which become available, to be crept in as required. On the cue sheet Track 3 faded out at 38ft but the sound on the track runs through for longer giving the mixer an overlap, i.e.: room for manoeuvre. However, where the sound cuts in, as on Track 2 at 01 feet the point is exactly the same on the tracks ...

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