Are you a new content creator to post-production sound?
Check the following steps:
Step 1-Spotting Session
A spotting session starts when your picture is locked (there should be no changes to the image after the picture lock) and is delivered to your post-production sound team. If changes are made to the picture, the sound designer and the composer must reset and retime their work (which is wasteful and frustrating, therefore needs to be avoided). This step must be done in person. You will need to watch the film with the team and stop when you have to make any notes regarding the sound. This is when the sound editor can ask you any question about how you want the sound of your film.
Step 2 – Sound Effects, Dialogue, and Foley
Sound Effects are what we call “Sound Design”.
This is when the sound designer will cover the sound for all large objects or actions on the screen. The general sound creation will be done by a sound designer responsible for creating a rich and layered audio experience to accompany pictures, narration, and music in a film.
Different effects must be utilized to realize the multi-dimensional fabric of the sound effects track.
- Ambient Sound
- Foley Effects
- Wild Sound
- Hard Effects
- Designed Effects
- Dialogue Editorial
The recorded dialogue must sound as pristine as possible and be well organized for the re-recording mixer.
Remove unwanted background noise (insects, traffic, etc.) Any clicks or pops in the audio must be removed and smoothen any sharp jumps.
Foley is art! A foley artist reenacts the human components of the soundscape. Performs all the footsteps or interactions with props. All sounds must be recreated in post-production.
Step 3 – The preview Session
This is the time for the sound engineer to compile all the above and invite you, the creator, for a preview session. It is the exciting part of the sound process.
You will watch through the sound work and make your changes.
Step 4 – The Re-recording Mix
After the changes have been made, the mixing time comes. All the sonic elements must be together in a cohesive mix. In this part, the movie’s dialogue is clear, the music leads the storytelling, and all elements are correctly placed in the physical and environmental spaces.
Step 5 – The Layback
Now is the time to print your audio onto the video to create a complete master. Once you’ve finished, your content is ready!
Be sure that the sound designer will create a rich, multi-layered audio experience around your project to engage the audience on a different level.
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