[Feb 1+2] Getting it done: Location Sound Recording for TV and Documentary

This weekend workshop is an introduction to the successful recording of audio while out on location whether it is for TV or documentary. Every location presents its own characteristics and problems and a quick sound aware person is invaluable to any production.

[Feb 1+2] Getting it done: Location Sound Recording for TV and Documentary

Paddy Hanlon
Sat/Sun Feb 1+2, 10am to 6pm
Cost: $250 (regular), $225 (student/member)

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Location
Harvestworks
596 Broadway, #602 | New York, NY 10012 | Phone: 212-431-1130
Subway: F/M/D/B Broadway/Lafayette, R Prince, 6 Bleeker

This workshop will aim to provide a good working knowledge of sound to camera setups for TV shooting and separate sound recording aimed at the more documentary style DSLR shoots.

General industry standard practices will also be covered.

The workshop would suit anybody that needs to know how to accomplish good location sound for visual projects. Whether you are a beginner to sound or have some sound knowledge and want to know the ropes for recording sound for picture in a professional environment.

Practical shooting scenarios will take place with review at the end.

Subjects covered:

  • Common mics used in location recording and working principals.
  • Signal flow through mixer.
  • Signal flow to and through the camera.
  • Radio mic operation and micing participants/ talent.
  • Boom operation and techniques.
  • Separate DSLR recording setup and syncing techniques.
  • Straight to Camera setups.

Paddy Hanlon has been involved in the audio industry since 1995. He started off in live music events then moved to pro audio sales, which provided a path in to music composition for documentary and sound design for theater. He moved in to location recording for Film and TV in 2006 and since then has worked on various projects including Feature Film work, TV Drama, Advert, Corporate and reality TV shoots. He currently works in the industry in New York. Credits include: Game Of Thrones season one, Standby, Stay, What Richard Did, Savage, Rewind, Pentecost. TV shows such as: The Apprentice, Don’t tell the bride, Black Ink, Jersey Strong. Adverts: Subway, Gaiam, Vodaphone, Optilaze, HB ice cream. Networks: BBC, FOX News, RTE, TV3, VH1, Chanel 9, ITV, SKY, Pivot.

Links:

www.paddyhanlon.com

IMDB Credits: http://www.imdb.com/name/nm2598022/

What Richard Did: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xXTcSCp8R6E

Savage: http://www.thisisirishfilm.ie/trailers/savage

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