How To Organize Your Post-Production Process
Nov13

How To Organize Your Post-Production Process

Often times when an event or shoot or session is over, there is a rush to get to the final product. Whether it’s a video or audio project or both. You dig in right away and get it done. But what happens when you get a few weeks or months (or years) down the road, there have been 10 projects in between and you get a request to update or make a few adjustments or maybe a full overhaul.  Where did you put those files? Or better yet, what...

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Create Something From Nothing: Post-Production Audio
Nov06

Create Something From Nothing: Post-Production Audio

Creating something from nothing is often required in the work of Post Production. Whether it’s a music bed, ambience, dialogue, a vocal track or instrument or sound effect, there is almost always something that no one accounted for and they are depending on you to have something to fill the gap or fix a mistake.   Today I’m going to focus on a couple things you can do to create unique sound effects for whatever project you’re...

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Build It Backwards
Nov04

Build It Backwards

Build It Backwards: How To Budget Your Time and Ensure Your Team’s Success Ephesians 5:15-16: Be very careful, then, how you live—not as unwise but as wise, making the most of every opportunity, because the days are evil.   Have you ever felt like the days are evil?  I would probably agree that they are, if they ever hung around long enough for me to find out.  I cannot count the times that I have realized that what felt...

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How to make friends with your angry sound man
Mar15

How to make friends with your angry sound man

Warning: This post contains highly sarcastic tones and content even to the point of being offensive…but if you want to build a relationship with your tech staff, you will need to learn to speak Sarcastinese (the universal language of the technically minded)  (Cue the cheesy instrumental music sans any and all instructional videos) Hey there worship leader guy or girl.  Are you trying to figure out why your sound man stares at...

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