Natural sound — the ambient audio around us at all locations — can be harnessed to add depth and detail for video productions. Or, it can be totally ignored. Learning the subtleties of natural sound can make anyone a more compelling video producer.
The Pentecostal Church Filadelfia has installed Jünger Audio loudness processing to control the entire audio output from the media center in its new Q42 complex in Kristiansand, Norway.
On live broadcasts, getting good sound on anything or any subject is a skill set demanded of all sound operators. In today’s highly segmented world, however, those skills can be lost if not constantly tested. Here are some general rules to ensure that good sound is always there.
Students at the Leipzig University for Technology, Economy and Culture (HTWK), in Saxony, Germany, now have access to a fully featured 24-fader Lawo mc²36 audio production console. The concept among faculty is that by closely integrating theory and practice—specifically by using professional equipment—the school can achieve a comprehensive practice-orientated education and can keep the commitment of its students at a high level.
Recording high quality sound at noisy outdoor locations can be a real challenge for videographers. Here is some advice on using shotgun microphones to help ensure that location sound is not only useable, but of top quality.
Audio-Technica has debuted the ATDM-0604, a six-channel automatic mixer ideal for meetings, conferences, soft codec applications, courtroom proceedings, radio and TV broadcasts and other applications involving the use of multiple microphones or other media inputs.