How can an audio editor make a movie sound more accurate
A lot depends on what element you’re working on.
You don’t have to take into account the fact that the recording is a 2 minutes audio that you might want to edit down to 2 minutes for your DVD. However, if you want it to sound more “real”, you’re going to have to think about what makes it sound more accurate.
This means you need to consider what’s important to both the narrator and the listener, and what your audience expects.
If you take into account all of these characteristics and more, editing sounds easier.
How do we know that an audio editor really works?
The question of what editing is all about often causes us to compare ourselves to other editors. It’s not uncommon to imagine what we would do on a job and think it’s obvious what editing is all about.
But, we have a few problems that makes this comparison so unsatisfactory and pointless. Firstly, everyone makes mistakes. You can’t know every mistake people make as you simply can’t control the situations in which you’re in. Secondly, in fact we should be more like an editing software software rather than an audio editor, we don’t even understand what we’re doing.
Let’s see if we can figure out what does what in the audio editing field.
What doesn’t editing do
It doesn’t take long before you realize that nothing on the list above will fix the problem that everyone has in an audio track. When we edit, many times it doesn’t need to do so.
Why is this important?
When you start editing, you don’t know what your goals are or where you’re going to end up.
When you edit the voice over in a film, you don’t know what scenes are going to be good to edit and bad to edit. When recording a recording with a microphone, you may want to have some kind of mood sound in your dialogue and it may not sound right if you record this on a live vocal studio in Los Angeles or in a back room during a recording session for a TV commercial. (See our “Why is it so important not to edit” article)
In an audio editor’s position, what she hears will often be totally random. It’s not only the actual words spoken during a recording, but also how the music is played and played back, how the sounds are arranged, how the voice is interpreted and the