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After plenty of hours logged in front of the lens (and boom), Jack Black shares some basic audio-for-video recording tips.

Sure, if available, a boom mic is always a smart choice but the direct-to-mic backup track may be a bit of a challenge to dub later on. For an intentionally campy feel, I recommend overdubbing audio at the edit stage. It can be easier than one might imagine (and fun)

[via Califaudio]

Collin Cunningham

Collin Cunningham

Born, drew a lot, made video, made music on 4-track, then computer, more songwriting, met future wife, went to art school for video major, made websites, toured in a band, worked as web media tech, discovered electronics, taught myself electronics, blogged about DIY electronics, made web videos about electronics and made music for them … and I still do!