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Nuendo® 5 Power!: The Comprehensive Guide by Ashley Shepherd

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Preparing Production Audio in Feature Film Post

The most fundamental element in film audio is dialog. It’s all about the story. The evolution of film dialog has seen days of mixed production audio and ADR into complete ADR replacement of all production audio in effects-heavy movies (Star Wars, the prequel episodes, Lord of the Rings) and now into the return of more production sound as budgets shrink and camera equipment gets less noisy, etc.

Note Production audio is the term used in the film industry to denote audio that is recorded during filming (during production) as opposed to any audio recorded or created after filming has taken place. For the most part, this is limited to dialog recording.

When the dialog recorded during filming becomes ...

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