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Dialogue Editing for Motion Pictures, 2nd Edition from Focal Press was written by John Purcell and takes you through the production of professional-level dialogue tracks. It uses industry-proven techniques and practices for effective editing of dialogue for film, TV, and video.
Gain innovative solutions from Emmy Award winning sound editor, John Purcell, as he deals with common dialogue editing challenges such as room tone balancing, noise removal, perspective control, finding and using alternative takes, and even time management and post production politics.
2nd Edition New Features
Take a fresh look at production workflows from celluloid to digital cinema, to help streamline editing
Expanded sections on new software tools, workstations, and dialogue mixing, including mixing "in the box"
New approaches to working with digital video and to moving projects from one workstation to another
Insider's analysis of what happens on the set, and how that affects the dialogue editor
Discussions about the interweaving histories of film sound technology and film storytelling
Tips, tricks, and insights from film professionals around the globe
Companion website with project files and video examples demonstrating editing techniques discussed in the book