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Studio Television Production and Directing, 2nd Edition by Andrew Utterback

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AUDIO CONTROL AND TECHNICAL DIRECTING

INTRODUCTION

The production tasks associated with audio and video control in the production environment are the primary responsibility of two important production technicians: the Audio Operator and the Technical Director (TD). The tasks associated with these positions are detailed in this chapter. Both jobs are located in control spaces apart from the studio.

Usually, the audio control space will be located either in the control room itself or in an isolated booth nearby. The booth style of the audio facility permits the technician to concentrate on the characteristics of the program audio with greater clarity, apart from the distractions of the rest of the control space. The primary job of Audio is to ...

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