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Focal Press Book: Practical Art of Motion Picture Sound, 4th Edition

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  • Author: David Lewis Yewdall
  • Detailed Step-by-Step Explanation
  • Professional Insight
  • Companion Website Available

Practical Art of Motion Picture Sound provides a comprehensive explanation of film sound including mixing, dubbing, workflow, budgeting, and digital audio techniques. Practically grounded with real-world stories from the trenches throughout, the book also provides relevant technical data, as well as an appreciation of all the processes involved in creating optimal motion picture sound. The author provides a complete overview of creating effective sound for film, including motion picture protocol, budgeting info, dealing with onset politics, and technical information about recording.

New to this edition, are exclusive sound artist lessons from the field, including insight from craftspeople who have worked on the latest Harry Potter and Batman films. All technological changes have been updated to reflect the most current systems.

About the Author
David Lewis Yewdall, MPSE is a veteran sound editor who has worked on over 100 feature films and TV series. He is currently Filmmaker-in-Residence at North Carolina School of the Arts. He is also the author of FILM - The Practical Art of Motion Picture Sound.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1. The Empowerment of Sound
Chapter 2. Our Amateur Beginnings
Chapter 3. The Passing of a Tradition and Coming of Age
Chapter 4. Success or Failure
Chapter 5. The Challenging Battlefield of Production
Chapter 6. From the Set to the Laboratory
Chapter 7. Picture Editorial and the Use of the Sound Medium
Chapter 8. Temp Dubs and Test Screenings
Chapter 9. Spotting the Picture for Sound and Music
Chapter 10. Custom Recording Sound Effects
Chapter 11. The Sound Librarian
Chapter 12. Sound Design
Chapter 13. Sound Editorial; Sync-Sync Chop-Chop
Chapter 14. Sound Editorial; Ultra Low Budget Strategies
Chapter 15. Dialogue Editors
Chapter 16. ADR and Looping
Chapter 17. Foley
Chapter 18. The Music Composer
Chapter 19. The Re-Recording Stage
Chapter 20. The Venerable Nagra
Chapter 21. Emerging Technologies
Subject General audio tutorials
Author David Lewis Yewdall
Edition 4th
Hard/Soft Cover Paperback
Pages 680
Dimensions 9.25 x 7.5 x 1.5", 23.5 x 19.05 x 3.81cm
ISBN Number ISBN-10: 0240812409, ISBN-13: 978-0240812403
Publisher Focal Press
Date Published June 03, 2011
Focal Press Book: Practical Art of Motion Picture Sound, 4th Edition
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