How to Get An Accurate Estimate for Post-Production Sound

If you’re a filmmaker or producer looking to get an estimate for post-production sound, there’s a number of questions you’ll need to be prepared to answer. (If you’re a sound person, these questions will help you put together a better estimate.) What’s the Schedule/Timeline? What’s the project about? Some genres …

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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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Common Audio AAF Issues With Premiere

Adobe Premiere Pro is known among sound editors and mixers to be problematic when receiving audio by AAF (or OMF). There’s bugs, features that aren’t compatible with the AAF/OMF formats, and very little information from Adobe about any of it. I’ll refer to two types of AAFs: “Embedded” and “link to …

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