Royalty free music licensing?

Published in Production

In much the same way that royalty free businesses have revolutionised the way the industry deals with stock photography, a new site is looking to do the same with audio files.


Well, this is unusual. We're quite used to seeing audio sound effects libraries and samples of all kinds of things from exotic North Korean bagpipes to banjos, but this is something different

In space, no-one can hear... dialogue

Published in Audio

What was that you just said? Modern films are being ruined by unintelligible dialogue

The importance of audio in video making

Published in Audio

Here's a short series of videos from Microphone manufacturers Sennheiser that will help you improve your sound when shooting

Phil Rhodes, our Technical Editor, may incur the wrath of audiophiles and engineers with thie idea that "the audio equipment world has it fairly easy," but he draws intriguing parallels between audio and camera equipment development, which may be instructive for manufacturers.

Ninja 2 + Nikon D800 Review: Part 1 of 3

Published in Production

DSLR users have long complained that they can't get clean, unadulterated line outputs suitable for high-quality recording. But the D800 is different. Phil Rhodes tests it with an Atomos Ninja 2 Field Recorder

Zacuto posts new audio tutorial series

Published in Audio

Zacuto, the Filmmaking accessories company, has posted a series of audio-for-video tutorials on its site

Sony says goodbye to Minidisc

Published in Audio

Sony has announced that it is stopping production of Minidisc recorders and players after 21 years. Most 20 year old audio enthusiasts would be surprised to hear that they were born after the arrival of this digital audio disk system. But how did it manage to cling to life for so long?

View From the Top: Sound Devices

Published in Audio

We ask industry leaders to tell us about their companies and how they see the future. External recorders are now selling in large numbers and the Sound Devices Pix 240 is a popular example.  Jon Tatooles, Managing Director of Sound Devices, tells us about his company and how he sees the years ahead.

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

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