Jump to content

Ambience recording for cinema-surround


Sebi
 Share

Recommended Posts

Hi everybody :)

 

I've been wondering if there's someone out there who could give some advice on field-recordings specifically for cinema. I've learned and experienced myself that correlated stereo/surround setups tend to fall apart in a mix since 90 % of the audience are not sitting in the "sweet spot". But still I find a lot of field-recordings are done with an MS/DMS setup. I can totally see why considering how compact and fast it is. Maybe the only chance to do on-set ambience at all.

But maybe there are some opinions also from a post-perspective on which setup works best for this kind of situations. For the next project I get the chance to come back to the location to record ambiences.

 

I used to de-correlate stereo recordings by just duplicating and dragging the clips around so that I end up with a quadrophonic ambience. It works fine mostly but depends on the content of the ambience.

Also, do you usually use 5 channels for cinema ambiences or do you work quadrophonic only?

 

Thanks a lot!

Sebi

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.
Note: Your post will require moderator approval before it will be visible.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

 Share

×
×
  • Create New...