Filmmaking Basics/Animatic Dialog Recording/Hardware

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This school is:
Wikiversity Film School - Narrative film production
This course is:
The basics of narrative filmmaking
This lesson is:
Recording the dialog for the animatic.
Pages of this Lesson:
Page 1 - Introduction
Page 2 - The software
Page 3 - The hardware
Page 4 - The room
Page 5 - The recording session procedure

What equipment do you need?

The basic hardware

Built-in microphone
If you have a built-in microphone, that is all you need for recording the dialog for your animatic.

More advanced hardware - Optional

You need a microphone and an audio mixer or audio interface of some kind for your computer.

If you want professional quality for your projects, the microphone must be a professional microphone with an XLR connector.
There are three ways you can connect a microphone to a computer.
  1. A mixer board connected to the audio (analog) input for your computer.
  2. A USB pre-amp
  3. A FireWire pre-amp
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The Next Page

Continue this lesson on the room needed for recording the dialog for the animatic.

Contact your instructor

Your instructor for this filmmaking class is Robert Elliott. You can email me by clicking here. Crystal Clear app xfmail.png