Post Production Sound for Filmmakers

Post-Production Sound for Filmmakers: Frequently Asked Questions

Hiring/Bids When should I get a bid for post-production sound on my project? Either while you’re in editorial or after you’ve locked picture. Anyone giving you a fair bid will want to see some footage and get a sense for sound coverage and quality. Sound shouldn’t start working til picture …

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Guest Posts

Select guest posts from other blogs written by April Audio skills How to Mix Using Multiple Reference Monitors Why We Don’t Use Buss Compression The Importance of Good Production Sound (from a post-production perspective) How to Mic Violin, Viola and Cello at Home or in the Studio Women in the …

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Did Marion Keisker Record Elvis? A Female Audio Engineer’s Perspective

I recently researched Marion Keisker, a woman known for helping Elvis Presley early in his career while she worked at Sun Records/Memphis Recording Service. Marion is sometimes credited for recording Elvis for the first time (which is what caught my interest in her story). Her boss, Sam Phillips, also claims …

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Different Jobs At A Post-Production Sound Studio

If you’re looking to build a career in post-production sound (sound for picture like television, film, web) there’s two primary routes: Work for yourself Work for a facility that specializes in post-production sound There’s advantages and disadvantages to both. If you don’t have a lot of experience, working for yourself …

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