O'Reilly logo

Complete Guide to Film and Digital Production, 2nd Edition by Lorene Wales

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

 

The Sound Department

 

 

 

 

The sound department is one of the smallest, yet most important crew on a film shoot. Unfortunately (mostly in low budget), it is sometimes treated as an afterthought when putting together a crew. Thus, this chapter approaches the subject of the sound department as essential to a successful film and smooth audio post-production. The importance of getting good sound on location is discussed in addition to job descriptions and operations.

Most first-time directors may not understand the importance of good sound when on set. The director might think that he is in a hurry and so shoots without sound. He may think, “Oh, there’s no dialogue in this scene, let’s just shoot MOS (without sound).” The trouble ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required