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Animating with Blender by Roland Hess

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Chapter 12

Lip Sync

Objectives

Adding Audio Strips to Shot Files

Creating the Sync

Mixing and Exporting Sound for the Final Edit

Inbox

Coming into this chapter, you need:

•  Shot files with character animation

•  Audio files with dialog

Adding Audio Strips to Shot Files

With character animation mostly finished on a shot, you can add sound and lip syncing. For actions within your shot that will emphasize or be affected by the specific beats of dialog, you may want to wait until lip sync is finished to add them. However, if you created a decent rough soundtrack at the story reel stage, you may have already blocked and animated such actions, in which case you can adjust their timing to match the final dialog track at this point. For example, ...

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