Big Movie Details the Filmmakers Hid From You

Movies are made to be rewatched over and over again. Since filmmakers put countless hours into planning each production, is it at all surprising to hear that they insert important details to the story and hide them in plain sight?

OMF Audio Workflow In Premiere

If you are working with a sound engineer or an audio mixer, you need to know how to share files with them in the best workflow. Many audio mixers today prefer OMFs, which are essentially packaged audio projects.

How to Supercharge Your Podcasting Gear

One quick way to improve your show is by using better gear. Whether buying new or used, often a slight cash infusion can greatly improve the sound quality of your podcast.

Sound Design Basics Part II: Foley

If you’ve ever tried to be absolutely silent, you’ve probably noticed how much noise everything makes. That creak of the floorboard, rustle of your jacket, muffled footsteps on the carpet floor...

Sound Design Basics Part III: Ambience

In every room, city, and scene. In all places at all times. Ambience is ever-present. Our brains are trained to usually tune out ambience in order to focus on more important sounds, such as the human voice...

OMF Audio Workflow In Premiere

Many video editors assume all the roles of a post-production team, such as motion graphics, color correction, and audio mixing. While it is important to be knowledgeable in all of these areas, it is…

How to Supercharge Your Podcasting Gear

You’ve just finished another landmark podcast episode. Pop the champagne! Starting a podcast isn’t easy. Keeping it alive is harder still. Now that you’re in a groove of sharing your show with fans,…

Sound Design Basics Part II: Foley

If you’ve ever tried to be absolutely silent, you’ve probably noticed how much noise everything makes. That creak of the floorboard, rustle of your jacket, muffled footsteps on the carpet floor. It…

Sound Design Basics Part III: Ambience

In every room, city, and scene. In all places at all times. Ambience is ever-present. Our brains are trained to usually tune out ambience in order to focus on more important sounds, such as the human…

Crafting Fear for the Screen

Fear is a universal emotion. Everyone feels it. We all share many fears (afraid of the dark, tight spaces, clowns, etc.) but just because we know what scares us doesn’t mean we necessarily know how…