MIDI - 30 years on and still going strong

Published in Audio

MIDI is 30 years old and showing no signs of obsolescence. Nor is the first instrument ever to support it: the Yamaha DX7

How to fund a short/independent film - Part 1 of 3

Published in Business

Every film-maker starting out wants to make the best short film, and get the best people and equipment to make it happen - but often with little or no budget at all, all in the hope that the idea is strong enough to get investors and potential co-workers to commit.

In praise of the sound recordist

Published in Audio

RedShark's 12 Days of Christmas Replays: Now this may seem weird coming from someone who’s been a cameraman for most of his working life and maybe it’s bit late to make amends, but I think it is time to reassert the importance of the sound recordist. By Roland Denning.

New Audio section in RedShark

Published in Audio

RedShark now has a dedicated audio section. We're doing this to ensure that we give the best possible coverage to this imortant part of content creation

The perfect use for an iPhone? The RØDE iXY microphone system

Published in Audio

RØDE announces a stereo mic and iOS app designed for iPhone and iPad users

RedShark Sound is coming in 2016!

Published in Audio

Coming soon: a dedicated site powered and created by the same team behind RedShark News. It will be the new Home Page for audio on the web. 

Equipment for reproducing high end audio - so that you can actually hear the difference - is expensive. Would you buy Sony's top-end Walkman?

Video isn't video without sound

Published in Audio

Video is only half the equation for a full production. Audio is important. To do it properly, you need skill and perseverence

Audio brings life to animations

Published in Post & VFX

I was present at the audio mixing stage of Aardman Animations' "The Wrong Trousers" or "Wallace and Gromit" as most people remember it. This stop-motion animation classic was hilarious from the first frame to the last, but for me the most memorable thing was seeing it without sound, and then with sound

Apple's Lightning audio...for cameras?

Published in Audio

Rumours of a certain subtraction from the upcoming iPhone 7 raises some interesting questions for camera audio.

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