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Forum: On The Set Yesterday, 09:26 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,207
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: 271
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: 1,207
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: 21
Views: 410
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 diastase to the stage too far…"
Forum: Screenwriting 07-16-2018, 02:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 224
Posted By Alcove Audio
http://www.clipartsuggest.com/images/453/fork-in-t...

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Forum: Hollywood 07-16-2018, 10:03 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 410
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: 726
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: 1,207
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: 335
Posted By Alcove Audio
This ...

This

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Forum: Computers/Software 07-10-2018, 12:03 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,689
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: 396
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: 616
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: 616
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: 327
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: 527
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: 491
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: 970
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: 998
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: 998
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...
Forum: On The Set 06-27-2018, 09:55 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 998
Posted By Alcove Audio
The issue is that sound folks are almost never...

The issue is that sound folks are almost never asked in the first place. Locations are chosen entirely for their physical/visual aspects with no regard for the sonic situation.

Sometimes the...
Forum: Equipment 06-26-2018, 11:48 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,696
Posted By Alcove Audio
It got better very quickly; by 1932 or so they...

It got better very quickly; by 1932 or so they had pretty much developed the basics of production sound as we know it today. Equipment got somewhat smaller, and the huge boom that could move was a...
Forum: Equipment 06-26-2018, 12:58 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,696
Posted By Alcove Audio
During the pre-sound film era the upper class...

During the pre-sound film era the upper class film theaters in the major cities had an orchestra for the original score and Foley artists, although they weren't called that back then, to create sound...
Forum: Equipment 06-25-2018, 06:53 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,696
Posted By Alcove Audio
The very first sound films were recorded...

The very first sound films were recorded completely live. There would be a plant mic for the dialog (notice that in early talkies no one moves around much), one to three mics for the orchestra and a...
Forum: Equipment 06-25-2018, 10:16 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,696
Posted By Alcove Audio
You are correct. Truly "matched" mics are tested...

You are correct. Truly "matched" mics are tested to high tolerances by (usually) the manufacturer. Selecting sequential serial numbers assures that they are (hopefully) really close to begin with. ...
Forum: Equipment 06-24-2018, 01:46 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,696
Posted By Alcove Audio
Two different types of recording. With a "band"...

Two different types of recording. With a "band" type of situation we are used to the close mic-ed "studio" sound. For orchestral and choral work it is the sonic interaction with the sonic space...
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