Creativity · Video Production

3 Top tips to film with your phone

As explained by a child… for children! It really is very simple, just watch this 90 seconds video and learn how and why you should:

1. Improve lighting
2. Achieve better sound using just the internal mic
3. Never shoot vertical videos!

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Sound Design · Storytelling · Video Production

Sound Engineer Mark P. Stoeckinger

Sound designer vs Sound mixer. Stoeckinger tells us about his experience making sounds for films such Unstoppable. Enjoy. REF:  2012, ‘DP/30: Unstoppbable, sound editor Mark P. Stoeckinger (by TheHotButton)’ [online], Film… Sound… Color… Tumblr, 27 August, Available from: http://film-sound-color.tumblr.com/ [Accessed: 27.8.2012].

Animation · Sound Design · Storytelling · Video Production

Sound Design: Wabi Sabi Sound

Sometimes we forget how important a sound track can be. This video shows about the sound production for video games. Enjoy it. [I would suggest you switch the quality to HD in the youtube’s player.] REF Guiotto, G. Sound Design: Wabi Sabi Sound [online], abduzeedo, 1, Available from: http://abduzeedo.com/sound-design-wabi-sabi-sound [Accessed: 27.5.2012].

Inspirational · Sound Design

Playing for Change Project [Stand by Me]

“Playing for Change is a multimedia movement created to inspire, connect, and bring peace to the world through music.” Playing for Change, 2005. We built a mobile recording studio, equipped with all the same equipment used in the best studios, and traveled to wherever the music took us. As technology changed, our power demands were… Continue reading Playing for Change Project [Stand by Me]

Sound Design

Honda Choir Commercial

This is something worth watching again and again. It reminds us that we don’t need the latest technology to achieve great sound design. I hope you enjoy it.

Sound Design · Storytelling

A life without sound is like a Movie without Mr. Foley.

“A darkly funny but nightmarish scenario, a man wakes up in hospital with a group of sound artists soundtracking his life. Mr Foley is an award winning short film directed by Dublin directing duo Mike Ahern & Enda Loughman aka D.A.D.D.Y. The film has been on the festival circuit for a while but has just premiered online for all to see, YAY!”

Ref.
mrfoley.com 2012, Mr. Foley [online], Designing Sound, 1, Available from: http://designingsound.tv/mr-foley/ [Accessed: 4.5.2012].

Sound Design

Dolby® Atmos. A new sound experience.

Dolby Laboratories, Inc. announced on Monday, April 23rd at CinemaCon 2012, Dolby® Atmos, a new audio platform that will change the experience of sound in entertainment. Launching in the cinema, Dolby Atmos delivers a more natural and realistic sound-field, which transports people into the story with a lifelike, sensory experience. Sound Works Collection 2012, Dolby… Continue reading Dolby® Atmos. A new sound experience.