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The Practical Art of Motion Picture Sound, 3rd Edition by David Lewis Yewdall

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Chapter 11

The Sound Librarian

The Curator of an Audio Empire

“The best chefs collect the best ingredients before they start cooking—and the best sound editors approach sound effects the same way. Recording fresh sounds and building a library of them is more important than the latest digital “gizmo” or plug-in. You don't need an atomic eggbeater to make a cake. It might make it faster—but not always better.”

Steve Lee, Weddington Productions

Custom recording new sound is vital! It is what keeps our work fresh and exciting. But recording the new sound dues is not enough. If you ever hope to efficiently work with the recordings you spent so much time making, adopt a sound library system that not only assimilates the data but offers swift and ...

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