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Introduction

Location Audio Simplified Complete On-Demand Course

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05:16
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6 months

Introduction

Welcome to Location Audio Simplified

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Class 1 - Choosing a Location

Location Audio Simplified Complete On-Demand Course

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23:03
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6 months

Class 1 - Choosing a Location

In Class 1 you'll learn how to be involved when a location is chosen. Traditionally, sound just shows up, complains about audio issues, then tries to make it work. Not any more, it's time to have a say - I'll teach you the techniques I use to have a voice when a location is chosen and improve your recordings.

You can't record quality audio in a crappy location, it's just not possible.

$18.00
Class 2 - Preparing the Location

Location Audio Simplified Complete On-Demand Course

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04:14
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6 months

Class 2 - Preparing the Location

What ambience goes and what ambience stays. Class 2 teaches you how to prepare a location for recording sound to capture the sound elements needed to support the pictures. It's not always "quiet is better", it all depends on what's in the frame.

$6.00
Class 3 - Understanding Dialogue and Ambience Separation

Location Audio Simplified Complete On-Demand Course

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04:50
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6 months

Class 3 - Understanding Dialogue and Ambience Separation

In Class 3 you'll learn how much separation is needed between the dialogue and the ambience to bring clarity to your field recordings. Dean will show you how to use your meters and your ears to make this decision.

$4.00
Class 4 - Field Mixer Basics

Location Audio Simplified Complete On-Demand Course

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18:31
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6 months

Class 4 - Field Mixer Basics

In Class 4 you'll learn how a field mixer works. What the various functions do, and gain a basic understanding how these function are applied when recording.

$16.00
Class 5 - Field Mixer Initial Setup and System Check

Location Audio Simplified Complete On-Demand Course

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08:39
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6 months

Class 5 - Field Mixer Initial Setup and System Check

In Class 5 you'll learn how to pre-set-up your field mixer for efficient operating as well as perform a system check to assure your mixer, mics, headphones, and all cables are working properly.

$12.00
Class 6 - Putting your Gear Together

Location Audio Simplified Complete On-Demand Course

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10:03
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6 months

Class 6 - Putting your Gear Together

This class teaches you how to wear your gear and create a good working environment. You want to look like a professional.

$10.00
Class 7 - Tying into a Video Camera

Location Audio Simplified Complete On-Demand Course

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04:11
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6 months

Class 7 - Tying into a Video Camera

In this class you'll learn the different ways to hook your mixer up to a video camera. Nothing ground shaking here, just options.

$4.00
Class 8 - Understanding your Limiters

Location Audio Simplified Complete On-Demand Course

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05:30
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6 months

Class 8 - Understanding your Limiters

In class 8 I'll explain how the limiters on your field mixer work and explain how I like to work with them. Limiters are your safety net from distortion, you need to understand them and use them.

$4.00
Class 9 - Operating a Field Mixer: scene 1

Location Audio Simplified Complete On-Demand Course

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27:35
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6 months

Class 9 - Operating a Field Mixer: scene 1

In Class 9 you'll learn how to operate a field mixer at unity, as well as when to listen, what to listen for, and how to listen - you' can't operate a mixer properly if you don't know about listening.

$20.00
Class 9 - Operating a Field Mixer: scene 2

Location Audio Simplified Complete On-Demand Course

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29:03
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6 months

Class 9 - Operating a Field Mixer: scene 2

In the second scene of Class 9 - Operating a Field Mixer we finish off all operating concepts and wrap it up.

$20.00
Class 10 - Room Tone

Location Audio Simplified Complete On-Demand Course

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Duration
05:28
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6 months

Class 10 - Room Tone

In this class you'll learn the importance of room tone. How to properly record it, and a great set protocol to guarantee you get the opportunity to record it - every time!

$6.00
Class 11 - Shotgun Microphone Basics

Location Audio Simplified Complete On-Demand Course

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15:13
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6 months

Class 11 - Shotgun Microphone Basics

In this Class you'll learn about the mics we use on location, their patterns and characteristics, and how and when we use them. No more guessing which mic to use, you'll know exactly which mic to use.

$12.00
Class 12 - Sound Perspective with Shotguns

Location Audio Simplified Complete On-Demand Course

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Duration
05:24
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6 months

Class 12 - Sound Perspective with Shotguns

In Class 12 you'll learn how to create sound perspective with a shotgun mic. Creating a dynamic recording that works with the shot will set you apart from the rest.

$6.00
Class 13 - Shotgun Low Cut Filter and Pad

Location Audio Simplified Complete On-Demand Course

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02:53
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6 months

Class 13 - Shotgun Low Cut Filter and Pad

In Class 13 you'll learn when and how to use the Low Cut Filters and PADs found on shotgun microphones. There's a right and wrong way to use them.

$4.00
Class 14 - Axis and Lobeing

Location Audio Simplified Complete On-Demand Course

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Duration
05:40
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6 months

Class 14 - Axis and Lobeing

In this class you'll learn about the microphones pick up pattern. How to use a shotgun properly as well as learn where to focus your mic for optimal recording.

$6.00
Class 15 - Boom Pole Basics

Location Audio Simplified Complete On-Demand Course

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Duration
06:35
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6 months

Class 15 - Boom Pole Basics

In class 15 you'll learn how to prep the boom pole for easy extending and collapsing, as well as how to prevent the pole from slamming down on your hands. Start using the boom pole like a pro.

$4.00
Class 16 - Booming Techniques: Grip and Stance

Location Audio Simplified Complete On-Demand Course

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Duration
02:56
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6 months

Class 16 - Booming Techniques: Grip and Stance

In Class 16 you'll learn how to properly hold a boom pole. You'll learn how to make your way into the neutral booming position and position your body for comfort and mobility.

$4.00
Class 17 - Booming Techniques: The Art of Fluid Motion

Location Audio Simplified Complete On-Demand Course

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Duration
07:47
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6 months

Class 17 - Booming Techniques: The Art of Fluid Motion

In this Class you'll learn how to move the boom pole and your body fluidly to get and keep your mic where it needs to be for quality recordings. It's about proper technique - not big arms!

$12.00
Class 18 - Booming Techniques: Static and Motion Shots

Location Audio Simplified Complete On-Demand Course

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12:03
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6 months

Class 18 - Booming Techniques: Static and Motion Shots

In this Class you'll learn how to boom during an interview and prevent fatigue when the interview goes long. As well as learn the booming techniques to move fluidly when the shot gets motion.

$10.00
Class 19 - Booming Techniques: One Hand Booming

Location Audio Simplified Complete On-Demand Course

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04:13
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6 months

Class 19 - Booming Techniques: One Hand Booming

In this class you'll Learn how to boom with one hand. It's takes a little bit of strength but it's mostly technique. One hand booming is a must for the location sound operator on a video shoot.

$6.00
Class 20 - Booming Techniques: The sweet spot

Location Audio Simplified Complete On-Demand Course

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Duration
07:23
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6 months

Class 20 - Booming Techniques: The sweet spot

In this class you'll learn just how powerful the cancellation ports on a shotgun mic. Use them to their full potential on every shot and cancel out unwanted ambience.

$6.00
Class 21 - Scooping and Choosing a boom pole

Location Audio Simplified Complete On-Demand Course

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Duration
03:18
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6 months

Class 21 - Scooping and Choosing a boom pole

In this this class you'll learn which boom pole you need for the job and the pros and cons of the scooping technique.

$6.00
Class 22 - Lavalier Microphones: Lavalier Basics

Location Audio Simplified Complete On-Demand Course

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Duration
09:33
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6 months

Class 22 - Lavalier Microphones: Lavalier Basics

In this class you'll learn when to use lavaliers and their limitations. Lavaliers can be used to record audio in shots you wouldn't think it was possible, but can be unusable in places you think they should.

$10.00
Class 23 - Lavalier Microphones: Entering someones personal space

Location Audio Simplified Complete On-Demand Course

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Duration
10:39
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6 months

Class 23 - Lavalier Microphones: Entering someones personal space

In this Class you'll learn how to take the whole uncomfortable awkwardness out of putting a lavalier on someone - it's easier on both talent and location audio operator.

$12.00
Class 24 - Applying a Lavalier: Exposed Micing Technique

Location Audio Simplified Complete On-Demand Course

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Duration
06:41
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6 months

Class 24 - Applying a Lavalier: Exposed Micing Technique

In this Class you'll learn the does and dont's when exposing a lavalier on talent, as well as the always used News Style lavalier technique.

$8.00
Class 25 - Applying a Lavalier: Hidden Micing Techniques

Location Audio Simplified Complete On-Demand Course

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Duration
24:18
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6 months

Class 25 - Applying a Lavalier: Hidden Micing Techniques

In this Class you'll learn step by step the best ways to hide lavalier microphones. These aren't crazy specialized hidden lavalier techniques that you'll maybe use once, they're micing techniques that are easy to apply, efficient, and they work! No cutting clothing and hollowing out pens, these are tried and proven hidden lav techniques I've been using for over 20 years.

Learn how to hide lavs on the body and head.

$16.00
Class 26 - Wireless Systems: Introduction and Stabilizing RF

Location Audio Simplified Complete On-Demand Course

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Duration
06:57
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6 months

Class 26 - Wireless Systems: Introduction and Stabilizing RF

In Class 26 you'll be introduced to the wireless system and the challenges with using them - but with challenges are solutions. You'll learn some does and don'ts to help stabilize the RF to minimize hits.

$8.00
Class 27 - Wireless Systems: Transmitter Setup

Location Audio Simplified Complete On-Demand Course

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Duration
02:55
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6 months

Class 27 - Wireless Systems: Transmitter Setup

In this class you'll learn how to calibrate a wireless transmitter.

$16.00
Class 28 - Wireless Systems: Calibrating the Wireless Receiver

Location Audio Simplified Complete On-Demand Course

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Duration
10:20
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6 months

Class 28 - Wireless Systems: Calibrating the Wireless Receiver

In Class 28 you'll learn how to calibrate a wireless receiver to a video camera and a location audio field mixer.

$8.00
Class 29 - Wireless Systems: The Wireless Hop

Location Audio Simplified Complete On-Demand Course

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Duration
08:43
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6 months

Class 29 - Wireless Systems: The Wireless Hop

In this Class you'll learn how to calibrate the transmitter to a field mixer and properly set up a wireless hop. You'll be able to record sound onto the video camera without using cables.

$4.00
Class 30 - Video Cameras: The Basic Functions

Location Audio Simplified Complete On-Demand Course

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Duration
10:11
Rental period
6 months

Class 30 - Video Cameras: The Basic Functions

In Class 30 you'll be introduced to the audio functions on a video camera. You'll learn what they do and how each function effects sound as it enters and exits the camera.

$12.00
Class 31 - Video Cameras: The Onboard Camera Mic

Location Audio Simplified Complete On-Demand Course

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Duration
04:46
Rental period
6 months

Class 31 - Video Cameras: The Onboard Camera Mic

In Class 31 you'll learn about the onboard camera mic. As well as third party shotguns suitable for this application and how to properly set up the camera for optimal ambience recording.

$12.00
Class 32 - Video Cameras: Operating the VJ Attenuator

Location Audio Simplified Complete On-Demand Course

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Duration
04:35
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6 months

Class 32 - Video Cameras: Operating the VJ Attenuator

In this Class you'll learn how the VJ attenuator works and how to teach you're camera operator friends how to use it to better your sound.

$8.00
Class 33 - Video Cameras: Direct Microphone Input

Location Audio Simplified Complete On-Demand Course

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Duration
03:07
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6 months

Class 33 - Video Cameras: Direct Microphone Input

In Class 33, you'll learn how to calibrate the camera to receive a signal directly from a mic source. Whether it's a shotgun or handheld mic, lavalier microphone or wireless system, proper set up is needed for quality recordings.

$6.00
Class 34 - Video Cameras: Professional Field Mixer Input

Location Audio Simplified Complete On-Demand Course

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Duration
04:33
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6 months

Class 34 - Video Cameras: Professional Field Mixer Input

In Class 34 you'll learn step-by-step how to calibrate a video camera to receive a signal from a field mixer. This is something you're going to do a lot. Screw it up, it's a big mistake with disastrous results!

$6.00
Class 35 - DSLR Cameras: Easy Sync in the Field

Location Audio Simplified Complete On-Demand Course

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Duration
04:29
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6 months

Class 35 - DSLR Cameras: Easy Sync in the Field

In this Class I'll demonstrate how to create a good solid sync point when working on a hectic run-and-gun type video shoot. A solid sync point will ensure accurate synchronization in post.

$4.00
Class 36 - Digital Field Recorders: The Second System Facts

Location Audio Simplified Complete On-Demand Course

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Duration
07:05
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6 months

Class 36 - Digital Field Recorders: The Second System Facts

In Class 36 You'll learn about the digital field recorder and using a second system.

$6.00
Class 37 - Interview: Set yourself apart

Location Audio Simplified Complete On-Demand Course

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Duration
13:05
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6 months

Class 37 - Interview: Set yourself apart

In Class 37, the final class, you'll learn how to conduct yourself during an interview. I'll teach you how to have aa real positive impact on an interview and set you apart from the other operators.

$12.00
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