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Forum: Equipment 08-12-2018, 11:26 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 583
Posted By Alcove Audio
One of my mentors told me "if you don't use it...

One of my mentors told me "if you don't use it every day you don't really need it." If you do use it every day, will it speed up your workflow? Maybe it eases repetitive motion issues. Then there...
Forum: Hollywood 08-05-2018, 03:38 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,292
Posted By Alcove Audio
No matter what you do… Get The Sound...

No matter what you do…

Get The Sound Right!!!

99.9999% of fledgling filmmakers completely ignore sound until it is much too late. "The Blair Witch Project" is invariably pulled out of the hat...
Forum: Music 08-05-2018, 03:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 647
Posted By Alcove Audio
There are tens of thousands of indie bands who...

There are tens of thousands of indie bands who would love to have their music in a film of almost any kind. All you need do is find a band that has the "sound" that you want. It's just going to...
Forum: Hollywood 08-04-2018, 10:21 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,292
Posted By Alcove Audio
There are many professionals on this site that...

There are many professionals on this site that are qualified to give your script a critique. All you have to do is ask.




As mlesemann mentioned NDAs are quite common. BTW, mlesemann is...
Forum: Hollywood 08-03-2018, 01:27 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,292
Posted By Alcove Audio
Not to rain on your parade, but EVERYONE thinks...

Not to rain on your parade, but EVERYONE thinks that their project, be it in the arts or business, is worthy of more attention or is even one of the best that has ever been. 99.9999% of the time...
Forum: Screenwriting 08-03-2018, 09:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 562
Posted By Alcove Audio
The more familiar your audience is with an...

The more familiar your audience is with an historical era, and the more well-documented the era, the more accurate you need to be. It is a question of audience credulity; if you stray too far you...
Forum: On The Set 07-19-2018, 09:26 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,823
Posted By Alcove Audio
The basis of the discussion is recording the best...

The basis of the discussion is recording the best possible production sound when there is a strong possibility that ADR cannot be recorded. This is often the case with low/no/mini/micro budget...
Forum: Directing 07-18-2018, 01:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,136
Posted By Alcove Audio
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DU7HDgv8Zzg ...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DU7HDgv8Zzg


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jMtosS43SLc


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8iQvZueIBrA


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gUFzO12fSak
Forum: On The Set 07-18-2018, 12:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,823
Posted By Alcove Audio
I am going to disagree on the basis of practical...

I am going to disagree on the basis of practical experience. I've never had any success whatsoever removing ambience/echoes with a hi-pass filter.

As to the science… Yes, sound does bounce...
Forum: Hollywood 07-17-2018, 05:26 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,238
Posted By Alcove Audio
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BQHZ7nvBSLY ...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BQHZ7nvBSLY




My favorite lines are:

"We were the first band to vomit at the bar,
and find the distance to the stage too far…"
Forum: Screenwriting 07-16-2018, 02:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 522
Posted By Alcove Audio
http://www.clipartsuggest.com/images/453/fork-in-t...

http://www.clipartsuggest.com/images/453/fork-in-the-road-5wFgru-clipart.png
Forum: Hollywood 07-16-2018, 10:03 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,238
Posted By Alcove Audio
Yup, after radio they gathered around the...

Yup, after radio they gathered around the television……


Before radio people gathered together and entertained themselves with singing (which is why it was so important to play a musical...
Forum: Screenwriting 07-14-2018, 03:48 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,396
Posted By Alcove Audio
The director should know that from reading the...

The director should know that from reading the script.


And the word is "Advice"
Forum: On The Set 07-13-2018, 06:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,823
Posted By Alcove Audio
A hi-pass will not have any noticeable affect on...

A hi-pass will not have any noticeable affect on ambient reflections. All it will do - in your example - is remove all frequencies below 80Hz.
...
Forum: The Lounge 07-10-2018, 06:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 405
Posted By Alcove Audio
This ...

This

http://pngimages.net/sites/default/files/down-arrow-png-image-88761.png
Forum: Computers/Software 07-10-2018, 12:03 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,573
Posted By Alcove Audio
You know, first you have to WRITE something. ...

You know, first you have to WRITE something. Until you've done that everything else is completely moot.

https://thiswallflowerdaily.files.wordpress.com/2014/02/20140205-223208.jpg...
Forum: Filmmaking Misc. 07-10-2018, 09:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 871
Posted By Alcove Audio
It's called "Don't Sleep and Work Your Ass Off." ...

It's called "Don't Sleep and Work Your Ass Off." It's something you can do when you're young.

In my late teens I had a regular job in a gas station from 7am to 2pm. Three days a week I would go...
Forum: Screenwriting 07-07-2018, 04:31 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 813
Posted By Alcove Audio
These threads just keep going "Round and...

These threads just keep going "Round and Round"…..

https://farm1.staticflickr.com/629/22479284193_d7f3d73e3c_o.jpg


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kHnjgsjXSJY
...
Forum: Screenwriting 07-07-2018, 11:03 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 813
Posted By Alcove Audio
Sounds like the Crystal Singer series by Anne...

Sounds like the Crystal Singer series by Anne McCaffrey, except in the trilogy mining crystals causes you to lose your memories rather than keeping you young.
Forum: Newbies 07-02-2018, 07:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 414
Posted By Alcove Audio
Looks like good old fashioned rotoscope updated...

Looks like good old fashioned rotoscope updated to the CG age.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bfXAlqx0H1g

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=djV11Xbc914




I looked for it but couldn't find...
Forum: Acting 07-02-2018, 07:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 958
Posted By Alcove Audio
Here are the things needed to "build" a complete...

Here are the things needed to "build" a complete character, detailed advice from an expert given to the actor(s) far in advance.

When you audition, the actor who gets the part will probably have...
Forum: Pennsylvania 07-02-2018, 12:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 550
Posted By Alcove Audio
An Amateur learns from his mistakes. A...

An Amateur learns from his mistakes.

A Professional learns from the mistakes of others.

Since you've only been here a few days I'll have to first point out the almost everyone who has responded...
Forum: Screenwriting 07-01-2018, 02:25 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,176
Posted By Alcove Audio
Most creativity starts with: ...

Most creativity starts with:

http://www.thesoulsway.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/06/What-if-pic-for-Blog.jpg
Forum: On The Set 06-28-2018, 10:20 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,086
Posted By Alcove Audio
That's part of the job of an ADR...

That's part of the job of an ADR mixer/"producer." It's not the dry studio sound that's the biggest problem, it's the fact that the talent performs like they're in the studio rather than how they...
Forum: On The Set 06-27-2018, 06:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,086
Posted By Alcove Audio
In my experience ADR never quite achieves the...

In my experience ADR never quite achieves the same emotional intensity of production sound. Here in my shop there have been a few rare instances that it has come pretty close, but it's still not the...
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