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The Practical Art of Motion Picture Sound

By David Lewis Yewdall

"Practical Art of Motion Picture Sound" embraces the subject of sound for films. Based on the experience of the author and other top sound craftspeople, this book provides numerous real-life examples ...

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★★★★★

Dialogue Editing for Motion Pictures: A Guide to the Invisible Art

By John Purcell

Dialogue editing is a crucial yet invisible part of filmmaking. Do it right, and no one notices. Do it wrong, and your film or video sounds messy, distracting, and unrealistic. This is a book for peop...

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☆☆☆☆☆

The Practical Art of Motion Picture Sound

By David Lewis Yewdall

"Practical Art of Motion Picture Sound" embraces the subject of sound for films. Based on the experience of the author and other top sound craftspeople, this book provides numerous real-life examples ...

filmmaking.net rating
☆☆☆☆☆

Dialogue Editing for Motion Pictures: A Guide to the Invisible Art

By John Purcell

"The premise of the book is true: it is a necessary but usually overlooked part of film sound." - Larry Blake, supervising sound editor/re-recording mixer: films include "Traffic", "Erin Brockovich", ...

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☆☆☆☆☆

Film Sound: Theory and Practice

By Elizabeth Weis & John Belton

The only comprehensive book on film sound, this anthology makes available for the first time and in a single volume major essays by the most respected film historians, aestheticians, and theorists of ...

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★★★
☆☆

Sound Design: The Expressive Power of Music, Voice and Sound Effects in Cinema

By David Sonnenschein

With sound becoming more important in cinema exhibition and DVD release, Sound Design offers user-friendly knowledge and stimulating exercises to help compose a story, develop characters and create em...

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★★★
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Producing Great Sound for Digital Video

By Jay Rose

Producing Great Sound for Digital Video educates beginning and experienced filmmakers on the intricacies of creating an outstanding soundtrack, from pre-production planning through the final mix. The...

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★★★★

Audio Postproduction for Digital Video

By Jay Rose

Make your soundtracks as good as your pictures with this compendium of professional audio techniques that can be adapted to desktop post. Specializing in sound after the shoot, this book features many...

filmmaking.net rating
★★★★

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