The Sound LibrarianThe Curator of an Audio Empire

Publication year: 2012
Source: Practical Art of Motion Picture Sound, 2012, Pages 229-262

David Lewis, Yewdall

 Summary: Custom recording new sound is vital! It is what keeps our work fresh and exciting. But recording new sound cues is not enough. If you ever hope to efficiently work with the recordings you spent so much time making, adopt a sound library system that not only assimilates the data but offers swift and easy access to it. A dedicated sound librarian developing and maintaining the sound library helps. Since few of us can afford such a luxury, we must do it ourselves. The sound library must be a highly organized and protected shelter, safe from the ravages of heat…