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Hierarchy of Microphone Techniques

KMR81 mic

Achieving clear, crisp dialogue and sound effects on a film or video production is no easy task. Production Sound Mixing is a craft that requires a blend of technical expertise and proper tools.

The key to good sound gathering is to work from some basic strategies, and then work up from there.Anticipate instead of react. Don't limit yourself capability-wise to what you have been led to expect based on the production meeting. Things often change at the last minute, and producers/directors are notorious for not bothering to inform all of the crew. Be prepared for as many contingencies as possible.

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