Audio Recording Kit
Learn the step-by step approach to recording high-quality audio on set, from choosing the right microphones to learning how to use a boom mic. Leading audio experts including the head of Apple Audio and inventor of THX Tom Holman, teach you the craft that has taken them a lifetime to learn. Give the audience the sonic experience they want through the vibrant world of motion picture audio in the FilmSkills Audio Recording Course.
• 4 DVD Series
• 226 minutes of engaging videos
• 6 Hollywood Instructors, several Emmy winners
• 67 page illustrated companion guide
• Everything you need for recording great sound
• Used in the nation's top film schools
Sound - Picture's Better Half.
George Lucas famously said that the sound is the other half of the movie-going experience, and a good audio track will engage the audience as much as poor audio will push them away.
In the FilmSkills Audio Recording Course, you will learn the step-by step approach to recording high-quality audio on set, from choosing the right microphones to learning how to use a boom mic. Leading audio experts including the head of Apple Audio and inventor of THX Tom Holman, teach you the craft that has taken them a lifetime to learn.
Give the audience the sonic experience they want through the vibrant world of motion picture audio in the FilmSkills Audio Recording Course.
"Absolutely the most in-depth, informative and entertaining filmmaking series out there. Why waste 4 years at a film school when you can learn from award-winning filmmakers who take you out of the classroom and onto set."
- Kevin Cooper, Executive Producer, "Secondhand Lions"
Learn from the Best
Learn from 6 Instructors, including:
The Physics of Sound - Learn the attributes of sound, how we hear, measure and record sound.
Microphone Basics - Learn how microphones function, their classifications, output configurations and how to choose the best microphone for the job
Microphone Pick-Up Patterns - Learn the different types of pick-up patterns, how they capture sound, and which to choose when recording audio.
Lavalier Microphones - Learn how to properly set-up and use lavalier microphones on actors and on set
The Boom Mic - Learn about the types and uses of boom poles, windscreens, shock mounts and techniques for monitoring audio
Boom Operating Techniques - Learn techniques for the proper placement and operation of the boom mic on set
Audio Pre-Production - Learn how to prepare for a shoot by breaking down the script, determining the best equipment to use and how to address complex scenes.
Location Recording Techniques - Learn techniques for recording high-quality sound on location.
Recording the Audio - Learn how audio is encoded and recorded
Cables and Adapters - Learn to use and care for cables and adapters when recording audio on set.
FilmSkills is the leading online training resource for the motion picture and television industries.
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Our objective is to provide a real-world education of the complex world of motion picture production through a series of easy-to-understand, yet comprehensive videos, workbooks and resources. By partnering with industry leaders in the creative and technological fields, we strive to teach real, cutting edge techniques to filmmakers around the globe. We also seek to build an online community of filmmakers to help forge long-term connection between filmmakers from all disciplines.