Custom Recording Sound EffectsThe Real Fun and Adventure

Publication year: 2012
Source: Practical Art of Motion Picture Sound, 2012, Pages 191-228

David Lewis, Yewdall

 Summary: Custom recording sound effects is probably my favorite phase of the soundtrack creation process. A wonderful side-benefit from custom recording is the incredible learning experience that goes with it. If you truly are dedicated to the sound job, you cannot help but immerse yourself totally into the subject, learning the mechanics of how things work by studying sounds that emanate from whatever you are recording. Hopefully, the supervising sound editor is set for the project early enough so that he or she can screen dailies, or at least view significant event sequences long before picture editorial is ready to lock…