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Simon Hayes

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    Production Sound Mixer

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  1. Dear Colleagues, Please feel free to contact us of your show requires a green or blue sleeve to help your boom operators cross real set pieces in foreground while working against green or blue backgrounds. Kind Regards, Simon https://www.greensleeve.london/?fbclid=IwAR0sj7LEIzEWHk0qTbxh5tN2ca-FgyJGjWzfk96jzeerQv3WfkOdeK0wwiE
  2. i too am a supporter of hard work and innovation. That is why I will only buy URSA straps.
  3. I completely agree- awesome work Todd.
  4. The best advice I can give is to make contact with the Costume department as early as possible in pre production and work collaboratively with them. As always, discuss “performance” and not “sound”.
  5. Glad to hear you're OK Jeff, Healing vibes, Simon
  6. Simon Hayes

    Ursa Strap

    We have been using URSA's for a couple of years now, giving feedback from the prototype R&D period. I have completely replaced my whole belt and pouch inventory with URSA's after more than three A list actresses asked to keep their URSA thigh straps at the end of different shows. We have found that as soon as we demo the URSA straps to the Costume dept in pre production any fears they had about my team rigging difficult costumes evaporate and we encounter a lot of goodwill between costume and sound.
  7. Hi Glenn, Which is Zaxcoms preffered DPA for your products- 4061 or 4063 Thanks Simon
  8. Hi Henchman, i hope you are well, this is what I would use- http://www.dpamicrophones.com/microphones/dfine
  9. The dialogue in the trailer sounds superb Jeff. I'm looking forward to watching the movie.
  10. The Bluesleeve's have been shipping for a couple of months.Please contact us if your show is going Green or Blue and remember these products can be ordered as a consumable by Production on shows that require digital matt replacements.
  11. Hi everyone, I am about to start a movie shooting on Red Weapons and Editorial have asked the camera to shoot at 23.98 i have not worked on a film for over 10 years that wasn't shot at 24fps. Can done of the members here who work on feature films let me know what the current conventions for sound timecode frame rates and sample rates are for 23.98 picture speed in modern times? Sound would provide master timecode for camera. thanks.
  12. India is an absolutely must do destination.I am so glad I have had the opportunity to travel there. Let Vin guide you and you will be fine.
  13. Thank you everyone for the positive responses. The Greensleeves are shipping. This picture shows exactly the kind of intricate VFX paint out that can be completely avoided by using the new product.Greensleeve enables boom poles to cross sets and actors when working against green enabling closer mic'd dialogue without any impact on the VFX budget. £90+VAT inc Shipping in the UK £90 GBP + Shipping Worldwide
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