Practical Art of Motion Picture Sound 4th Edition
By: David Lewis Yewdall
Publisher: Focal Press (2011)
Format: Ebook (PDF)
Practical Art of Motion Picture Sound, 4th edition relies on the professional experience of the author and other top sound craftspeople to provide 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.
New to this edition are exclusive sound artist lessons from the field (including 2 new production cases studies), 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.
Table of Contents
The Empowerment of Sound; Our Amateur Beginnings; The Passing of a Tradition and Coming of Age; Success or Failure; The Challenging Battlefield of Production; From the Set to the Laboratory; Picture Editorial and the Use of the Sound Medium; Temp Dubs and Test Screenings; Spotting the Picture for Sound and Music; Custom Recording Sound Effects; The Sound Librarian; Sound Design; Sound Editorial; Dialogue Editors; ADR and Looping; Foley; Nonlinear; The Music Composer; The Re-Recording Stage; Emerging Technologies; The Venerable Nagra