Learn How To Get Hollywood-Grade Audio To Take Your Films To the Next Level

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WHAT'S INCLUDED?

This course teaches you how to properly capture clean, high quality audio with a variety of mics including hidden lavs, and how to clean up, mix, and master, set loudness, sound design, & much more!

 

    • 130+ total videos (24 hours)

    • Including production & post-production to get that Hollywood-level sound

    • Discounts on Adobe CC ($360/year savings), Artlist.io, Soundstripe, and more!

    • Access to an exclusive Facebook group filled with like-minded individuals.

    • 30-day money-back guarantee

 

Total Course Value: $6860+

RIGHT NOW - $497

 
YES, IMPROVE MY SOUND!

CURRICULUM

  • Intro to the Course and How to Get Your Discounts
  • Microphones and What to Buy (8:08)
  • Different Types of Microphones (6:51)
  • Large Diaphragm Microphone (3:16)
  • Lavalier Microphone (7:55)
  • What is a Lav System? (4:03)
  • XY Microphone (4:30)
  • Microphone Overview (8:16)
  • Recording and Capturing Audio (6:14)
  • Speakers/Headphpones and What to Buy (14:35)
  • Audio Software (6:11)
  • What Gear do YOU Need as a Filmmaker? (3:31)
  • What Gear do We Use? (6:19)
  • Recording (6:12)
  • Recording at Healthy Levels (2:08)
  • Signal to Noise Ratio (3:29)
  • Dat Reverb Doe (8:18)
  • Dealing with Wind (2:53)
  • Other Things to Know When Recording and Comfort 101 (5:46)
  • Take a Breather (1:00)
  • What is EQ? (3:18)
  • Understand EQ in Adobe Premiere (4:25)
  • General EQ Areas to Think About (10:10)
  • Dialogue EQ Areas to Think About (18:37)
  • Lav EQ Touchup (12:48)
  • What is Compression? (3:51)
  • Understanding a Compressor (10:28)
  • How a Compressor REALLY Works (12:19)
  • Other Sound Tools to Know (4:30)
  • Using a Frequency Analyzer (4:06)
  • Understanding Loudness (10:07)
  • Believability and Consistency (6:09)
  • Sound Design (7:53)
  • Cutting Music Intro (2:54)
  • Cutting Music (8:14)
  • Simple Audio Tricks to Sell Your Film (15:28)
  • Communication: Sound Mix vs. Sound Design (2:49)
  • The Mixing Cycle (17:58)
  • Balancing Music, SFX, and Dialogue (17:04)
  • Improve Your Sound with Reference Tracks (3:53)
  • Mixing Tips in the Real World (0:44)
  • Level Music with EQ and a Limiter (11:22)
  • Mixing Dialogue and Music (17:02)
  • Balancing Different Actors and Microphones (14:18)
  • Tips for VO - Gear and Touchup (10:33)
  • Catering to Multiple Devices (5:34)
  • Cleaning Less-Than-Perfect Audio Intro (2:15)
  • Lav Clothes and Scratch Clean Up (13:59)
  • Cleaning Bad Camera Audio (11:11)
  • Dealing with Clipped Audio (3:54)
  • De-Clip Distorted Audio with RX (5:23)
  • Cleaning AC/Machine Hum (3:45)
  • Getting ADR to Sit Right (16:55)
  • Cleaning the Most Insane Purple Ad (22:02)
  • Cleaning Poorly Recorded Lav Audio (16:03)
  • Cleaning Dialogue for a Film Using Basic Tools Pt. 1 (1:40:59)
  • Cleaning Dialogue for a Film Using Basic Tools Pt. 2 (3:21:08)
  • Cleaning Dialogue for a Film Using Basic Tools Pt. 3 (2:04:28)
  • My Workflow (45:55)
  • Real Estate (29:37)
  • Interviews (19:03)
  • Part 1 - The Wedding (9:03)
  • Part 2 - Processing in Post (41:36)
  • Part 3 - Mic up Groom Shootout (27:14)
  • Cleaning Insanely Clipped Wedding Audio (8:57)
  • Dissecting a Mixing Board with Jake Weisler (26:41)
  • Clarification on Connectors for Wedding Sound Boards/Mixers (6:51)
  • The Zoom Lens of Audio? (5:56)
  • Answering FAQs (1:13:46)
  • Quick Tips for the Zoom H6 and H4n (4:30)
  • What to do with BAD CAMERA AUDIO (21:52)
  • Shortening a Song with Long Drawn out Chords (3:18)
  • Processing Cleaned Audio (10:34)
  • Setting Levels for Sennheiser G3 Lav Packs (1:30)
  • Removing Feedback from a Wedding Vow (6:26)
  • De-Clicking Clock Jitter in iZotope RX (5:21)
  • Fixing a Song Ending Using Reverb (3:10)
  • Scanning Frequencies on Sennheiser Lav Packs (1:37)
  • Place Mics in a Car to Capture Talent Talking (1:50)
  • Weird Pops and Static in Sennheiser Lav?? No Worries!! (1:24)
  • $88 VS $2200 Ultimate Shotgun & Lav Mic Shootout! YOU WON'T BELIEVE #7!??!! (15:38)
  • Incredible Shotgun Mic Shootout - VMP+, S Mic 2, NTG3, 416, CS3e, CMIT 5U, 641 (1:01:49)
  • Incredible Shotgun Mic Shootout RAW (29:29)
  • How to Acoustically Treat a Room for Under $1000 (19:12)
  • iZotope Music Bundle Part 1 (25:46)
  • Importing OMF Into Logic X Using Adobe Audition (2:46)

YOUR INSTRUCTOR

BRENDEN BYTHEWAY

You may know me as Brendo from the band Scott & Brendo, or from the cinematic duo Bytheway-May

I've been working as a sound engineer and music producer for more than ten years. In that time, I've made lots of filmmaker friends, many of which operate as a one-person production. They handle everything themselves, including sound. Even if they are working with a small crew, there often aren't enough resources to hire a dedicated sound person. If you find yourself in a similar situation, The Filmmaker's Guide to Audio is for you. I'm passionate about sound and I want to help you improve.

Check out some of my work HERE

Over 1500 Other Students Are IMPROVING Their Films!

 

"I was Brenden's first student. In that span of time, I learned so much that it completely changed the trajectory of my life. I had a career change and everything. I feel like I've become a valued collaborator and contributor. But for me it all comes down to the core ideas that are contained in this course."

- Doug May

 

"I have had people tell me how much better my content looks, which it doesn't. It looks exactly the way it always did, it just sounds better. And somehow that makes them actually think it looks better."

- Mya F.

 

"One of the areas of post-production I knew I was lacking in was sound. I have the basic average gear, but I wanted to really make that stuff sing.... This course has been invaluable for that"

- Gabe Casdorph

 

"I spent close to $20k in sound gear.... and I still wasn't satisfied with my videos. Looking back, it kills me I didn't buy this course ages ago. Gear lasts at best a couple of years, but training lasts your whole life"

- Robert J.

 

"Before taking this course I only could add sounds in my video, but now thanks to this course I can add human voice, ambient sounds, and music and I can mix all of them"

- Seigo

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Total Course Value: 
$6860+

RIGHT NOW - $497

  • 130+ total videos (24 hours)

  • Including production & post-production to get that Hollywood-level sound

  • Discounts on Adobe CC ($360/year savings), Artlist.io, Soundstripe, and more!

  • Access to an exclusive Facebook group filled with like-minded individuals.

  • 30-day money-back guarantee

 
JOIN NOW

SNEAK PEAK

WHAT IS EQ?

 

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

You'll have lifetime access to all the current videos as well as any that are added in the future. 

This purchase also includes the standalone module "The Filmmaker's Guide to Sound Design" for FREE!

There are over 80 videos in the Filmmaker's Guide to Audio and over 50 videos in The Filmmaker's Guide to Sound Design. It's almost 24 hours of total content!

I primarily work out of Logic Pro X but I teach the principles of audio in a way that you'll be able to easily apply the concepts to whatever particular software you happen to be using at the moment. 

Software is constantly changing but the core concepts behind recording, mixing, sound design, and mastering don't change. 

If you're not satisfied with the course, you can email me at [email protected] within 15 days of purchase and I'll issue a refund.

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