Dispatches from the frontline of video production

Simon

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Audio in video production

always use a quality microphone for audio on video

When you think about web videos you immediately think visually.   However, there is another, equally important element to the success of the video, and that’s how it sounds.  It may be that a viewer won’t notice good sound, but they will certainly notice when it’s bad.  So it doesn’t matter how slick the video [read more…]



Shhh… silence in film making

An interesting recent development has crept into film-making. We are probably all aware of the trajectory of cinema history… from the first ‘short’ of a train arriving in the station that had the very first cinema-goers running for the doors, believing the train would crash through the screen; through the silent era; the ‘talkies’ and [read more…]