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Zoom H4n, PMD660, Mackie 1402

zoom h4nI have added several new Powerpoint presentations to our site. They can be accessed from the pull-down tab at the top of the homepage:  College Classes>Learning Materials>Presentations; or from the Presentations area in the Users Manuals/Downloads section.

For learning about (or instructing) sound recording for film & video, there are 3 new presentations intended to accompany live lecture explaining the operation of the Marantz PMD660 2-track digital recorder, the Zoom H4n 2/4-track digital recorder, and the classic Mackie 1402 mixing panel.

For learning about (or instructing) introduction to basic filmmaking, I have also posted a series of presentations that are shared by faculty at California State University Northridge who teach their CTVA 250 course. These presentations (which I did NOT create nor take credit for) cover various introductory topics found in most 16mm introductory curricula. Topics include: slating, lighting, sound editing, lenses, light meters, film system, film cameras, film editing.

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This website is intended as an educational resource for those interested in video and film production. Our specialty is Production Sound Recording (location sound), although we are also versed in other aspects of production, from pre to post.


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