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Sound for Film and Television, Second Edition provides a thorough introduction to the fascinating field of recording, editing, mixing, and exhibiting film and television sound. It strikes a fine balance between aesthetic and technical content, combining theory and practice to approach sound as both an art and a science, as no other text has before. This edition includes new information on digital techniques as they have arisen in the industry, and expanded coverage of sound editing and design.

Written by one of Hollywood's leading sound experts, Sound for Film and Television, Second Edition provides a solid grounding in all aspects of the sound process. Basic principles are presented with illustrations demonstrating how they affect the day-to-day activities on a film or television set, in the editing room, and in the mix room.

*The only text to present sound design as both an art and a science *Bridges the gap between production books and design engineering books

*Accompanying audio DVD contains examples demonstrating key concepts from the book

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This volume provides an introduction to the recording, editing, mixing, and exhibiting of film and television sound. Covering both aesthetic and technical aspects, the book outlines basic principles and describes their application in the actual production of the media. A companion compact disk provides examples illustrating key concepts. An extensive glossary is provided. Holman is a sound expert, working in the movie industry.
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Sound for Film and Television, Second Edition provides a thorough introduction to the fascinating field of recording, editing, mixing, and exhibiting film and television sound. It strikes a fine balance between aesthetic and technical content, combining theory and practice to approach sound as both an art and a science, as no other text has before. This edition includes new information on digital techniques as they have arisen in the industry, and expanded coverage of sound editing and design.

Written by one of Hollywood's leading sound experts, Sound for Film and Television, Second Edition provides a solid grounding in all aspects of the sound process. Basic principles are presented with illustrations demonstrating how they affect the day-to-day activities on a film or television set, in the editing room, and in the mix room.

*The only text to present sound design as both an art and a science

*Accompanying audio CD contains examples demonstrating key concepts

*Bridges the gap between production books and design engineering books

About the Author

Tomlinson Holman is President of TMH Corporation and one of the prominent figures in audio today. He is widely known for his development of new products and processes in the field of audio and video, including the THX Sound System, Home THX (with his patents licensed to more than 45 companies), and the THX Digital Mastering program developed while he was Corporate Technical Director at Lucasfilm, Ltd. He has won career achievement awards from CAS and the Custom Electronics Design and Installation Association. Mr. Holman is a Fellow of the Audio Engineering Society, the British Kinematograph Sound and Television Society, and the Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers. He is Co-Chairman of the Audio Engineering Society Task Force on High-Capacity Audio.

one of the prominent figures in audio today. Widely known for his development of new products and processes in the field of audio and video, including the THX Sound System, a program developed while he was Corporate Technical Director at Lucasfilm, Ltd.

Table of Contents

Preface; Introduction; Objective Sound; Psychoacoustics; Audio Fundamentals; Microphones and Techniques for Their Use; Production Sound Mixing; Recording; Synchronization; Transfers; Editing; Mixing; From Print Masters to Exhibition; Eleven Commandments of Film Sound; Recording Details; Magnetic Film Editing; Working with deciBels; Bibliography; Glossary; Index; Instructions for Accompanying CD

Product Details

ISBN:
9780240804538
Author:
Holman, Tomlinson
Publisher:
Focal Press
Location:
Boston, Mass.
Subject:
Film - Direction & Production
Subject:
Television - Direction & Production
Subject:
Motion pictures
Subject:
Acoustics & Sound
Subject:
Sound
Subject:
Recording & Reproduction
Subject:
Television broadcasting
Subject:
Sound motion pictures
Subject:
Video recording
Subject:
Film & Video - Direction & Production
Subject:
Sound -- Recording and reproducing.
Copyright:
Edition Number:
2
Series Volume:
ERDC/CRREL TR-01-14
Publication Date:
20011213
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
368
Dimensions:
28 cm. +

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"Synopsis" by , Sound for Film and Television, Second Edition provides a thorough introduction to the fascinating field of recording, editing, mixing, and exhibiting film and television sound. It strikes a fine balance between aesthetic and technical content, combining theory and practice to approach sound as both an art and a science, as no other text has before. This edition includes new information on digital techniques as they have arisen in the industry, and expanded coverage of sound editing and design.

Written by one of Hollywood's leading sound experts, Sound for Film and Television, Second Edition provides a solid grounding in all aspects of the sound process. Basic principles are presented with illustrations demonstrating how they affect the day-to-day activities on a film or television set, in the editing room, and in the mix room.

*The only text to present sound design as both an art and a science

*Accompanying audio CD contains examples demonstrating key concepts

*Bridges the gap between production books and design engineering books

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