Why Was KTek KBAC1 Made? The KTek KBAC1 is a solution for sound mixers and recordists that are also booming. Typically this is the situation for single talent on camera or in a documentary kind of case. This is rather than strapping your boom pole lengthways to the front of your bag which can make it more […]
This is a question about if there is only 1 boom operator on many productions and in what conditions are there more than 1.
I chat with Thomas Curley about his work on Whiplash, getting started, gear and challenges with TV schedules.
I chat with Whit Norris, production sound mixer on classics like Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back and most recently Ant Man and Fast And Furious 7.
I chat with Allen Lee Williams III about being a boom op and the roles of the sound utility and his view of sound mixers and on set life.
Its always tricky doing really long takes with lots of choreography and rehearsals. While many people are in awe (along with me) about the poor camera guy you must not forget the silent ninja, the boom operator.
List of Roles in a Sound Department Here is a breakdown of all the roles you are likely to see on the credits of major feature length hollywood films and what they all actually mean: Production Sound Department: – Production Sound Mixer / Sound Mixer / – Mixes and records all the sound on location […]
Why you should have a Boom Operator… The Job of a Boom Operator is microphone placement of a shotgun, hypercardioid or other microphone type which is attached to a Boom Pole and extended to usually be above the frame of the shot to capture the best possible dialogue. They are also in charge of radio mic […]