The Filmmaker's Guide to Audio

Hey guys, my name is Brenden Bytheway. I’m a song writer, producer, and recording/mixing engineer. I’ve been able to have my music heard by over 1 billion people. I’ve been lucky enough to have songs featured in some of the biggest TV shows, worked with top celebrities, and some of the biggest names in the industry. I’ve also done lots of audio work for some of the world’s top brands. 

Working with these clients has taught me a lot about audio production and the film industry and I want to share some of the things i’ve learned with you. Quality audio and sound is a very important part of good filmmaking. Trying to achieve Hollywood-level audio quality when you’re a one-man team could be disastrous and really put a dent in the value of your production. That’s exactly why I created The Filmmaker’s Guide to Audio. Because I wanted to create a solution to help YOU as a filmmaker finally understand audio. Sign up now and you’ll get instant access to The Filmmaker’s Guide to Audio course where I’ll give you the tools and the information that you need to ensure top-notch audio in your productions.

I also offer a FREE training where I go over the 6 biggest mistakes I see filmmakers making when it comes to audio. In the training, I'll also show you the solution to those mistakes. You can sign up for it here:

https://events.genndi.com/register/169105139238471279/11e3918f1c

Videos In This Course

  • INTRO - WATCH ME FIRST
  • How to Join the Facebook Group
  • DISCOUNT: Adobe Creative Cloud Suite (60% OFF!)
  • DISCOUNT: 50% Off Red Giant Software (Student Discount)
  • DISCOUNT: APPLE Educational Pricing
  • DISCOUNT: 10% Off Glidecam Refurbished Units
  • DISCOUNT: 10% Off Rhino Sliders
  • DISCOUNT: 10% Off Westcott Lights
  • DISCOUNT: 20% Off Soundstripe
  • DISCOUNT: 2 FREE Months at Artlist.io
  • DOWNLOAD: Get a MASSIVE Sound FX Library
  • DOWNLOAD: CUSTOM SFX
  • Microphones and What to Buy
  • Different Types of Microphones
  • Large Diaphragm Microphone
  • Lavalier Microphone
  • XY Microphone
  • Microphone Overview
  • Recording and Capturing Audio
  • Speakers/Headphones and What to Buy
  • Audio Software
  • What Gear do YOU Need as a Filmmaker?
  • What Gear do We Use?
  • Recording
  • Recording at Healthy Levels
  • Signal to Noise Ratio
  • Dat Reverb Doe
  • Dealing with Wind
  • Other Things to Know When Recording and Comfort 101
  • How to Use Your Mics
  • How to Use a Boom
  • How to Use Lav Mics (Miking and Hiding Lav)
  • Take a Breather
  • What is EQ
  • Understanding EQ (Using Adobe Premiere)
  • General EQ Areas to Think About
  • Dialogue EQ Areas to Think About
  • Lav EQ Touchup (Lav Pt. 2)
  • What is Compression?
  • Understanding a Compressor
  • Effects of Compression on Dialogue
  • How a Compressor REALLY Works
  • Other Sound Tools to Know
  • Using a Frequency Analyzer
  • Understanding Loudness
  • Believability and Consistency
  • Sound Design
  • Cutting Music (intro & Things to Think About)
  • Cutting Music
  • Simple Audio Tricks to Sell Your Film (INTRO)
  • Simple Audio Tricks to Sell Your Film
  • Communication: Sound Mix vs. Sound Design
  • The Mixing Cycle
  • Balancing Music, SFX, and Dialogue
  • Improve Your Sound with Reference Tracks
  • Mixing Tips In the Real World (Intro)
  • Level Music with EQ and a Limiter
  • Mixing Dialogue & Music (Commercial-Interview)
  • Balancing Different Actors and Microphones (OH NO IN A DIFFERENT PROGRAM!?)
  • Tips for VO (Gear & Touchup)
  • Catering to Multiple Devices
  • Cleaning Less-Than-Perfect Audio (INTRO)
  • Lav Clothes & Scratch Clean Up (Lav Pt. 3)
  • Cleaning Bad Camera Audio
  • Dealing with Clipped Audio (Hint don't DO IT!) (Pt. 1)
  • De-Clip Distorted Audio (Looking at RX and other Examples) (Pt. 2)
  • Clean AC/Machine Hum
  • Get ADR to Sit Right
  • Creatively Thinking About Sound Design
  • Creating Film Trailer Swells: Stacking SFX
  • Sound Design: Cool Sword Hit
  • Make Your Videos Sound 80's
  • Recording Foley With Practical House Items
  • Fire & Ice Sound Design Breakdown
  • My Workflow
  • How to do Audio for a Wedding - COMING SOON!
  • Real Estate
  • How to Get Good Audio For Interviews
  • WITW IS THIS???
  • Quick Tips for the Zoom H6 & H4n
  • What to do with BAD CAMERA AUDIO - NOT MUCH I'LL TELL YOU THAT RIGHT NOW
  • Cutting Music, Shorten a Song w Long Drawn out Chords - FORGIVE MY AUDIO!!!
  • Processing Cleaned Audio
  • Set Levels for Sennheiser G3 Lav Transmitter Pack
  • $88 VS $2200 Ultimate Shotgun & Lav Mic Shootout! YOU WON'T BELIEVE #7!?!?!!
  • Removing Feedback from a Wedding Vow Thingy
  • De-Clicking Clock Jitter in iZotope RX
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