Daily Archives: January 7, 2018

Frontline Club Workshop: Sound in Documentary

Friday, 16 February 2018
10 AM – 5 PM

Frontline Club

Fiction filmmakers acknowledge that at least half the meaning of a scene, and often more, comes from the soundtrack. But the documentary soundtrack is often ignored, left as a technical aspect of post-production or caught up in debates about the differences between different styles of documentary production – observational, single-shooter, personal essay, reality, current affairs, and so on. So clearly there is a feeling that sound for something that has its basis in real life events must be different than that for fiction filmmaking. So, how should the documentary filmmaker work with sound?

Taught by Larry Sider.