The Post Production Audio Guide (Part One): Sound Editing

A look at post production audio workflows, departments and methods, and how they contribute to form the perfect soundtrack. Part One covers Sound Editing.

An Overview of the different Stages of Post Production (Part Two)

An Overview of the different Stages of Post Production. In Part Two we look at the Mixing, Mastering and Creating Deliverables stages.

An Overview of the different Stages of Pre-production (Part Two)

A solid pre-production is the key to any successful production. Let’s break down the stages involved in pre-production and explain their importance.

Grandma Moon Speaks: Timbre and Duration

Topics Covered: Timbre Duration Spectrum and Envelope Rhythm After silence, that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible is music – Aldous Huxley Sounds are complex waves: It is this complexity that gives us so much variety. Otherwise everything would sound like the ring tones from the first mobile phones! Question to ask yourself: If […]

Grandma Moon Speaks: Pitch and Tone

Topics Covered: Pitch Tone You can actually have a pitch button, you know, to get people on pitch – Helena Bonham Carter   Are some frequencies more important than others? That’s the question one needs to ask if one wants to understand Pitch. Pitch is a sensation. Different frequencies affect us differently, and we assign […]

What is Filmmaking? [Part Two]

In this part, I will cover prep, production and post. 2. Pre-production, or Prep The stages involved under prep are not always in this order, and not all of them are necessary depending on the type of film that you are making; but here they are: Storyboarding Location Hunting, Images/Data/Research Information and Database management Communication […]