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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 16 new and published books in the subject of Sound — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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New and Published Books

  1. Music Editing for Film and Television

    The Art and the Process

    By Steven Saltzman

    Making music for the movies is a complicated, involved, and challenging process. Music Editing for Film and Television covers the practical skills needed to successfully hone your craft. Through an overview of the music editing process, this book will equip you with detailed techniques to solve...

    Published September 2nd 2014 by Focal Press

  2. Location Audio Simplified

    Capturing Your Audio... and Your Audience

    By Dean Miles

    From the basics of using camera, handheld, lavalier, and shotgun microphones to camera calibration and mixer set-ups, Location Audio Simplified unlocks the secrets to clean and clear broadcast quality audio no matter what challenges you face. Author Dean Miles applies his twenty-plus years of...

    Published August 14th 2014 by Focal Press

  3. Producing Great Sound for Film and Video

    Expert Tips from Preproduction to Final Mix, 4th Edition

    By Jay Rose

    In Producing Great Sound for Film and Video, Fourth Edition audio guru Jay Rose revises his popular text for a new generation of filmmakers. You’ll learn practical, time-saving ways to get better recordings, solve problems with existing audio, create compelling tracks, and boost your filmmaking to...

    Published July 16th 2014 by Focal Press

  4. The Foley Grail

    The Art of Performing Sound for Film, Games, and Animation, 2nd Edition

    By Vanessa Theme Ament

    Master classic and cutting-edge Foley techniques that will allow you to create rich, convincing sound for any medium, be it film, television, radio, podcasts, animation, or games. In The Foley Grail, Second Edition award-winning Foley artist Vanessa Theme Ament teaches you how Foley is designed,...

    Published March 26th 2014 by Focal Press

  5. Dialogue Editing for Motion Pictures

    A Guide to the Invisible Art, 2nd Edition

    By John Purcell

    Produce professional level dialogue tracks with industry-proven techniques and insights from an Emmy Award winning sound editor. Gain innovative solutions to common dialogue editing challenges such as room tone balancing, noise removal, perspective control, finding and using alternative takes, and...

    Published July 17th 2013 by Focal Press

  6. Sound for Digital Video

    2nd Edition

    By Tomlinson Holman, Arthur Baum

    Achieve professional quality sound on a limited budget! Harness all new, Hollywood style audio techniques to bring your independent film and video productions to the next level. In Sound for Digital Video, Second Edition industry experts Tomlinson Holman and Arthur Baum give you the tools and...

    Published March 21st 2013 by Focal Press

  7. Audio Production Worktext

    Concepts, Techniques, and Equipment, 7th Edition

    By Samuel J. Sauls, Craig A. Stark

    Expanded to emphasize the impact media convergence has had on radio production, Audio Production Worktext, Seventh Edition provides a robust introduction to the modern radio production studio, the equipment found in that studio, and the basic techniques needed to accomplish radio production work,...

    Published March 10th 2013 by Focal Press

  8. Mixing a Musical

    Broadway Theatrical Sound Techniques

    By Shannon Slaton

    When mixing a live show, for the first time or hundredth time, there are countless things running through your mind, foremost- this is live and you have to get it right!Whether you are working on Broadway, in a regional theatre or on the school production, having an understanding of the equipment,...

    Published August 18th 2011 by Focal Press

  9. Practical Art of Motion Picture Sound

    4th Edition

    By David Lewis Yewdall, David Lewis Yewdall

    Practical Art of Motion Picture Sound, 4th edition relies on the professional experience of the author and other top sound craftspeople to provide a comprehensive explanation of film sound, including mixing, dubbing, workflow, budgeting, and digital audio techniques. Practically grounded with...

    Published May 19th 2011 by Focal Press

  10. Sound for Film and Television

    3rd Edition

    By Tomlinson Holman

    Sound for Film and Television, Third 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...

    Published February 28th 2010 by Focal Press