ADR and LoopingGetting the Lips to Flap in Sync

Publication year: 2012
Source: Practical Art of Motion Picture Sound, 2012, Pages 383-424

David Lewis, Yewdall

 Summary: If the director and producer want less ADR in their films and more of that “magic production,” then they must work more closely with the production mixer. They must put a lot more effort and patience into getting the magic of the production track at the time of principal photography, or they ultimately pay extra budget dollars and time to revoice the actors later on the ADR stage. Best effort or not in trying to capture a great production track, the fact is, here you are with a certain amount of need for revoicing dialog. The technique of looping goes…