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Hutchman
11-25-2012, 05:18 PM
Hey guys,
going to be shooting a ton of footage in January and recording double system. Will have an audio track recording to camera to use for sync.

Question: Do you have to sync the audio up to all the rushes at the beginning, or can I edit my footage with the bad audio, and then at the end just sync up those tracks? Would be much quicker?

THANKS

ryanjf
11-25-2012, 09:08 PM
Hi Hutchman,

Typically, the audio will be sync'd up prior to editing. The audio that will be sync'd is usually the mix track from the recorder, which contains all the ISO mics on a track.

But before going further, a few questions for you:

What NLE are you going to be using?
What type of audio recorder are you using? Will metadata be implemented?
How many mics are involved?
Will there be a post production sound team involved?
If so, what software will the post sound team be using?
What type of footage? Narrative? Documentary?