Improving Production Sound

Improving production sound is usually a matter of understanding what to pay attention to and when to pay attention to it. It's a matter of awareness that young producers and inexperienced producers often don't have. Or, in some cases, location scouts fail to take note of. 1 Improving the location.…

The Location Sound Package

Unlike other department heads on production, the sound mixer is expected to bring all of the required gear to the job, we generally call this our location sound package. Location sound mixer cart. A basic location sound package includes a mixer/recorder, a boom mic, and a few lavaliers. On the…

How To Hire A Location Sound Mixer

Hiring a location sound recordist might feel like buying a pig in a poke to those not familiar with the sound department. I find most producers and PMs know only a little bit about the equipment and processes happening in the audio department where they're much more technically knowledgeable about…