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The Story A quirky and funny short film; The scene established a bright sunny day in a downtown New York City luxury apartment. A girl hears a sound coming from the bathroom, she stands and starts walking slow and nervously down a long bright hallway to the bathroom that will swiftly open the closed door to see what's happening. We were working on this short film and were in the post-mixing process and incomes an email with the requested color graded version of the cut. After we swapped the old version with the new graded version we realized that something...

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 Creating An Invoice Fast & Easy Invoices should be fast and easy. They shouldn’t take a lot of time, should be simple, and straightforward. That way you can quickly get back to work. When it’s the first time creating one or you are a freelancer you might not have your tools and templates in place; it can be a hassle.   The Struggle In the past, we used to create invoices using Microsoft Word. It was frustrating to use. Too many tools, features, and a chore to figure out how to change colors of a shape. Let alone the time...

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Sometimes we come across notes or sound effects that are too short like a guitar pluck or a metal crowbar. We can fix that by using a cool sound design technique to sustain sounds longer naturally - Check out the short video tutorial showing you how. Questions    1. Have you used or heard of this technique?    2. What other uses could this technique be used for? Let’s start a discussion - Comment Below

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Field Recording Trip I was working as a sound editor on a film and needed to go out on a field recording trip to record various elements of vehicles driving on gravel roads. I started packing all of my gear, warm clothes,  and a cup of coffee and began the thirty-minute drive outside of town to where it’s dead quiet. After I got there, I began setting up my equipment microphone stands, blimps, and changing my settings on my field recorder. The one thing I forgot, if not the most important - A microphone. (This is an excellent example that...

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Yes, you read the title correctly. For the last two weeks, I have been waking up every day at 4 AM.I think most people sleep too much and I used to also. When you sleep too much, you have brain fog, grogginess, sleepy, and tired. Why Do I Wake Up Early?When I wake up early and start work about 4, It is much easier to get 12+ hours of work in and at the end of that work day it's still only 4 - 5 PM. If I need to put in a full day of work in (eight hours),...

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