Sound for Film and Television

The Boom—Why, Isn’t That Old Fashioned?

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Building an Audio Recording Room

Clean, clear audio is an essential aspect of any professional production, but many (if not most) videographers underestimate its importance.

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Location Recording Techniques

LocationRecordingThe primary objective of the production sound mixer and the boom operator is to capture clean dialogue on set.

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Recording Sound Effects

SFX00Movies with true organic sounds, imagined futuristic electronic audio, and even the everyday noises around us, aren't complete without good sound effects.

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The Boom Mic

The boom pole is a extendable pole used to position a microphone in the proper proximity above the actors on set.

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Microphone Pick-up Patterns

There is a region around each microphone called the pick-up pattern, in which sounds are best captured. 

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