John Purcell's Dialogue Editing for Motion Pictures: A Guide to the PDF

By John Purcell

ISBN-10: 0240809181

ISBN-13: 9780240809182

Discussion modifying is a vital but invisible a part of filmmaking. Do it correct, and nobody notices. Do it incorrect, and your movie or video sounds messy, distracting, and unrealistic. it is a ebook for those who have to edit construction sound for movie, television, or video yet have been by no means taught easy methods to do it. It is going step-by-step throughout the method and covers all of the workflows you will definitely come upon. effective operating practices are emphasised all through, so that you discover ways to retailer time and steer clear of unnecessary repetition.

Many discussion editors are hobbled through an absence of figuring out of the non-sound features of filmmaking. in contrast to editors who lower results, backgrounds or Foley, a discussion editor's paintings is at once suffering from what has long past on prior to. How a movie was once shot, recorded and edited will dramatically effect the discussion enhancing technique. a lot of this e-book, then, bargains with issues which first and foremost look don't seem to be discussion. you can find overviews of movie photograph and sound postproduction--film, tape, NTSC, good friend, 24p, and HD. There are summaries of movie photograph modifying, OMF manipulation, and ADR administration.

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Wrap-Up When the film is locked and broken into reels, a bit of work still remains for the picture people. The negative cutter will need a digital dump, or output tape, along with a special EDL and cut list. If you’re working in PAL on a Film Composer or on Final Cut Pro with Cinema Tools, you have to make a 25 fps cut list, shown in Figure 3-4, and output tape for the negative cutter. ASSEMBLE LIST - - - - - - Reel 4 v Picture 1 247 events LFOA: 29834 0 dupes total footage: 29834 0 opticals total time: 00:19:53:08 -----------------------------------------------------------------------------Footage Record TC Duration First/Last Key Tape Start Lab Roll Clip Name 1.

22 NO ONE WORK S I N A VACUUM The assistant picture editor loads the tapes into the Avid/FCP, along with the DAT sound. 952 kHz. For the rest of the process, all video and audio equipment are locked to NTSC video reference. Once sound and picture elements are loaded into the Avid, the assistant synchronizes the shots, again providing information so that the computer knows the offset values between sound and picture. This information is used at the end of the editing process to allow for accurate reconforming of audio elements.

Apprentice In nonunion work you’ll almost certainly have to do without an apprentice —nowadays often called “intern,” perhaps to avoid payment. Apprentices are there to learn—cutting room techniques, protocol, and discipline—and to erase lots of fantasies about sound postproduction. They help the sound editors by loading and archiving sound materials, transcribing scenes, and performing similar tasks. Sound Effects Editors On action films it’s easy to understand what the sound effects (SFX) editors do.

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