Summertime, and the living is easy… but as always, that’s about to change. For many in the world of Television production sound, late spring/early summer is a much needed time of rest (called “hiatus,” in the industry, usually a couple of months) that comes between the wrap of the prior season and the beginning of the next. The 16-hour days, week after week, take their toll on us, but it is also brutal on our equipment. In addition, trends change, equipment advances, and we should always be refining the way we work. But whether you work on television series, feature films, reality TV, commercials, news, or whatever, my advice is the same: after some much needed rest, when cabin fever sets in, remember that continued success depends on being prepared. Here are some ideas to help you get ready for the next run.
Trew Audio invited FCC experts Bill Ruck and Lectrosonics’ Scott Woolley to talk about the importance of applying for a license as a production sound mixer. Watch the videos here as well as download a PDF packet of the application and other helpful worksheets.
Punk’d, U.S.-based MTV’s hidden camera show, prides itself on leaving viewers hungry for more pranks when they surprise the most recognized celebrities. With Clear-Com’s intercom solutions, the Punk’d production team was able to carry out even funnier jokes in its ninth season. Clear-Com’s Eclipse-PiCo digital matrix and Encore partyline intercom […]
Watch Glenn Sanders from Zaxcom around 9AM PST as he demonstrates an all digital sound bag, shares the latest about the Nomad and more! Feel free to chat in your questions…