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Nonfiction Sound and Story for Film and Video by Cheryl Ottenritter, Amy DeLouise

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Introduction

Sound is a critical element of film and video storytelling. Location sound, dialogue, narration, music, and sound effects all contribute to the impact of a production. And yet the importance of sound is often overlooked until an emergency arises, usually in the edit room. We think that can change. Cheryl and I are fervent believers in preparation being an important part of the creative process in our work in short- and long-form nonfiction. It is our hope that Nonfiction Sound and Story for Film and Video offers you a guide to better storytelling through sound. This book offers our perspective as two experienced content creators. We are proud to be part of a global community of nonfiction filmmakers who create millions of pieces ...

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