Background, practical or theoretical considerations of audio or soundscapes for video/film productions.
Sound for Video: Senator Mike Michaels on Production Sound
In this episode, Curtis Judd sat down with Senator Mike Michaels who is a production sound mixer, educator, and according to Curtis is “an audio legend”.
Source: Curtis Judd
iZotope: Amplitude, Levels, and Loudness
What is amplitude? What do the terms “dBFS,” “Peak Level,” and “RMS” mean? This video explains amplitude and the terms associated with amplitude when recording.
iZotope: How to Use the EQ Practice Tool
Get better-sounding recordings by building your EQ IQ! This video will show you how to use the Pro Audio Essentials EQ Practice tool so you can achieve better recording results.
(Screenshot showing the iZotope ‘Explore’ page)
Link to isotope’s ‘Pro Audio Essentials’ website. Click on ‘Learn’ and then ‘Explore’ to use the EQ Practice Tool
iZotope: Types of EQ
Different types of EQ can be used to bring out different aspects of a recording. This video explains some basic types of EQ and what each type is best for.
iZotope: Understanding Frequency
What do hertz (Hz) and kiloHertz (kHz) mean? What is the frequency spectrum of sound? This video will help you understand frequency and EQ.
Media Education: Foley Artist
Academy Originals present the work of the Foley artist (named after an Irishman, Jack Foley who developed the technique, while working for Universal studios in 1914).
Foley Artists featured in this short 7 min. video include: Gary Hecker (Django Unchained, Hancock, 300), Dawn Lunsford (Whiplash, The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1, Transformers: Age of Extinction) and Alicia Stevenson (The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1, X-Men, Transformers: Age of Extinction) take viewers through the process of what they do as Foley Artists for film.
Source: Academy Originals