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  1. FredGinsburg

    Sound and Food

    Filmmakers often eat. And Sound Mixers sometimes grill, smoke, and do other culinary things as a hobby. We started the FaceBook group "Sound and Food" originally for sound mixers, but have opened it up to anyone in the industry interested in BBQ and other edible delights. It is a closed or...
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    Ask the Experts...

    Just an ongoing reminder to the readers that many of the authors featured in our magazine are available to answer your technical questions. For those of you who do not know me, I am Fred Ginsburg CAS PhD. I am an Emmy winning location sound mixer, semi-retired these days, with over 30 years...
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    Sound Mixers swapmeet on May 11th in Burbank Calif

    Saturday, May 11, 2019 noon to 3pm at Trew Audio in Burbank. Free BBQ lunch. Note that this event is being put on by the Los Angeles Production Sound Mixers Facebook group, and is NOT a Trew Audio commercial event (even though Trew is providing the location and a lot of generous support). The...
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    Fred Ginsburg CAS will be at NAB all week to answer your audio questions

    Once again, Audio Technica has invited me back to join them during the NAB show in Las Vegas this coming April 24-28. I will be in their booth, along with soundcart and lots of mics, in order to answer your questions and provide hands-on instruction about Production Sound Recording. Selecting...
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    Free video series about Location Sound Recording

    It has been a long time coming, but Audio Technica has finally posted the series of 13 educational video blogs that I wrote the first drafts for, all about location sound recording. They can be accessed either via the Audio Technica site, or directly on YouTube at...
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    CAS accepting applications for student scholarship award

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Dorothea Sargent Dorothea.Sargent@gmail.com 818.786.4744 or 310.779.6848 CINEMA AUDIO SOCIETY ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR CAS STUDENT RECOGNITION AWARD Los Angeles, 16 September 2015-- The Cinema Audio Society has opened applications for the CAS Student...
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    CAS accepting applications for student scholarship award

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Dorothea Sargent Dorothea.Sargent@gmail.com 818.786.4744 or 310.779.6848 CINEMA AUDIO SOCIETY ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR CAS STUDENT RECOGNITION AWARD Los Angeles, 16 September 2015-- The Cinema Audio Society has opened applications for the CAS Student...
  8. FredGinsburg

    Extend your laptop screen for Pro Tools and other editing

    Like many of us, sometimes we are forced to use our laptops for audio or video editing. Even though I have a 17" screen on my ACER, it is not full HD resolution, falling somewhat short in the vertical dimensions. And, one small screen does not offer enough real estate for any serious editing...
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    Using TASCAM US-366 interface w ProTools 11.3

    For a course that I teach, I needed to set up my Acer PC laptop for Pro Tools (vers 11.3). I am using the TASCAM US-366 USB audio interface to bring in a mic input and for audio monitor output. When not needing the mic input, I often just use the laptop's built-in audio in/out.... I discovered...
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    Lavalier Rods, Sticks, Torpedos

    Very often it is necessary to run a lavalier cable down the front of a shirt, blouse, or dress. Or, perhaps, down the trousers leg of tight fitting slacks. You could do it by inserting your hands up or down as far as possible, and then just using external finger pressure from outside the...
  11. FredGinsburg

    Let's hear from more readers and end users! We await your questions or comments.

    As one of the new moderators in "Sound", I am looking forward to hearing from more of our readers and end users. Most of this forum section seems to be populated by commercial entities looking to promote their products -- which, is not a bad thing. How else do we learn about resources out there...
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    (contributing author) Fred Ginsburg CAS says hello

    From time to time I contribute articles to Student Filmmakers and/or HD Video Pro. Readers are invited to contact me directly at Fred@FilmTVsound.com with questions related to Production Sound recording. Feel free to visit my educational website, www.FilmTVsound.com which is full of articles and...
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