Don’t Miss These Two Popular Articles

Audio technology remains among the highest-read categories of articles on The Broadcast Bridge website. Despite the lore that digital audio is “simple,” it is not. In this tutorial, Frank Beacham explains why choosing higher sample rates do not necessarily result in a better recording. Learn how to leverage the science behind digital audio for your next production.

Article two in this week’s showcase package focuses on editing and grading. While there are at least four “free” NLEs, not all of them play nice in the grading room. This article can help maximize your production’s quality while improving the edit bay’s efficiency.

Video producers should seek the best sound quality possible. But when it comes to choosing a sample rate for recording digital audio for video, is higher sampling better? The answer might be surprising.

For audio-for-video work, most producers stick to 48 kHz or 96 kHz for best compatibility. But can you get better sound with higher rates?

Frank Beacham suggests the best way to decide is to do your own testing and he tells you how.

Learn more about the science behind digital sampling of audio and ways to maximize your production’s quality. Read the article, Should Audio-for-Video Be Recorded At High Sample Rates?

Avid’s Media Composer | First.

Avid’s Media Composer | First.

Part 1 of Steve Mullen’s three-part series explained why Media Composer | First, and some other NLEs do not support round-tripping, the usual way of color grading with DaVinci Resolve in combination with an NLE (such as Media Composer or FCP X). Part 1 of this 3-part also addressed the process of setting up Resolve for a grading project.

In this, part 2, of his 3-part series, the author explains how to import two radically different types of media: one SD and the other 4K. Let this expert lead you through a step-by-step process on the entire round-tripping process.

Increase your productivity while improving the quality of your productions. Read the article, A Grading Front-End for Your NLE - Part 2.

Don’t Miss The Special 11-Part Series On Super Bowl LIII Technology

Have you read The Broadcast Bridge’s 11-part series on the technology used at the 2019 Super Bowl football game? Here is the first article in the series, “Super Bowl LIII Set to Dazzle on CBS.” Links to all 11 articles appear at the end of each story.

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