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Mouth Clicks on a Voice-over

Mouth clicks on a voice-over or film dialogue track should never interfere with the performance. Knowing why mouth clicks happen, how to avoid them, and how easily they can be fixed is an important part of the audio postproduction skill set, whether you’re an...

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ADR Recording 101 (Automated Dialogue Replacement)

Automated Dialogue Replacement (ADR recording) is the process of rerecording production dialogue in a professional studio after shooting a film. This is done for a number of reasons. There could be technical problems with the production audio (too much bleed from...

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Morgan Freeman’s Voice Over Secret

Morgan Freeman’s presence on-screen and behind-the-scenes is legendary in Hollywood. He won the Best Supporting Actor Academy Award (2005) for Million Dollar Baby and has received several Oscar nominations for his performances in Street Smart (1987), Driving Miss...

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Location Sound – Why Boom Microphone Technique Matters

Here at TalkShop LA, we often inherit TV and commercial location sound that needs a ton of work. Bad audio quality requires more sweetening and restoration time in our edit suites. Dialog editing isn't just about editing ADR or voice over and swapping in lines that...

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Geoff Emerick RIP 1946 – 2018

The Great Geoff Emerick passed away at 72 on October 2nd.  He recorded legend after legend: The Beatles, Elvis Costello, Stevie Wonder, Supertramp, Stealers Wheel, and Kate Bush.  Check out this great tribute from Sound On Sound Magazine and ABC. -TalkShop LA...

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5 Great Voice Actors

5 Great Voice Actors Check out Great Big Story’s salute to five great voice over actors, whose successful casting in roles exemplify the variety of industry opportunities secured by the best of the best.  Sometimes voice actors are cast because of their range,...

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Is Tom Hanks the voice of Woody, the toy doll?

Check out this BBC classic featuring industry veteran Tom Hanks addressing whether or not he's the actual voice of the Woody doll.  In under three minutes, Tom shares the best and worst parts of a hi-end voice over session... which is why we love him.  18 takes? ...

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