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The DSLR Filmmaker's Handbook: Real-World Production Techniques by Janie L. Geyen, Barry Andersson

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Chapter 11

Audio Crash Course

You have made it through your shoot, and you have drives with extra backups lying around. It is time to start assembling your workflow for post.

Whether you have converted your footage or are working in an editing program that lets you edit native H.264 files, now is the time to sync up your footage. This is a critical and potentially time-consuming process. You have to do it right from the start, or there is a very good chance you will have to redo it later.

Syncing Your Audio and Video

One way to sync your audio and video files is manually syncing them. This time-honored tradition stretches back to the invention of sound for movies. This is a pretty simple yet very time-consuming way to sync your footage. You ...

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