View Full Version : Film and TV sound recording - a skill under pressure

04-02-2010, 10:36 AM
We are aware of how the importance of high quality* 'sound' has generally diminished in broadcasting. The situation has now degenerated to the point that those actually recording (capturing) the sound are angry and deeply frustrated. They lay the blame on directors and producers who - with few exceptions - treat sound as a commodity subservient to vision and graphics.

This has all come to a head in this Open Letter (http://www.coffeyinteractive.com/phpbb3/viewtopic.php?f=9&t=1629) to the industry, the sentiments widely supported by sound recordists.

* = expensive, inconvenient to record, perhaps visually intrusive on the picture, needs time and skill .....