VIENNA LOCATION SOUND RECORDIST

English speaking soundmen in Vienna, Salzburg or Graz

 

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Discover the best Vienna location sound recordists. Use our professional sound engineers for stunning results. Our easy going soundmen in Vienna match great talent with the latest professional sound gear available in Austria. We never cut corner using cheap sound gear. We do not use prosumer Zoom, Tascam or Fostex devices. Our crews work only with the best rigs from Sound Devices, Schoeps or Sennheiser.  We provide professional soundmen in Vienna, Salzburg & Graz.  Are you looking for production support for your visiting film crew in Vienna? Look no further. We can supply English speaking, experienced production assistants, camera assistants, runners, focus pullers, gaffers, fixers, translators, film gear or transportation for your projects.

The cost of our location sound recordists with pro sound gear follows the international price standards for professional productions. In case your budget is tight, please let us know and within reasonable limits we will be able to help you out.

 

 

Why is it important to employ professional sound recordist on your next Vienna shoot?

A professional video production in Vienna consists of numerous elements meticulously crafted together to create a cohesive and engaging final product. While many aspects of video production are often acknowledged, the significance and contribution of a professional sound recordist may be overlooked. However, a sound recordist is an indispensable individual in ensuring a successful video production.

Firstly, one of the primary responsibilities of a sound recordist is to capture high-quality audio during the production process. Though the visual aspects of a video are at the forefront, audio plays an equally crucial role in delivering the intended message and evoking emotion in viewers. Whether it’s dialogue, background noises, or ambient sounds, capturing clear and professional audio is essential to establish a immersive experience that captivates the audience. A sound recordist operates specialized audio equipment, such as professional microphones and digital recorders, to faithfully capture every auditory detail without any interference or distortions.

Moreover, our sound recordists constantly ensure audio consistency and continuity throughout the video production. Consistency in audio levels is vital for a seamless viewing experience, preventing sudden distractions or imbalances that may interrupt the video’s flow. By monitoring and adjusting audio levels, a sound recordist ensures that audio remains consistent across various shots and scenes, contributing to a polished and professional production. This consistency is crucial in preserving the intended atmosphere and emotions within the video and fostering a captivating viewing experience for the audience.

 

Vienna Soundman

Our Vienna based Soundman records a concert rehearsal in the Vienna Filharmonics for an Australian documentary film shoot

 

Additionally, a professional soundmen captures and isolates auditory elements that are often overlooked during video production. These elements include ambient sounds or background noises that enrich the video and contribute to its realism. Incorporating these sounds, be it the rustling of leaves, traffic, or even subtle footsteps, adds depth and authenticity to the visuals. A sound recordist possesses the expertise to selectively capture and enhance these sounds, resulting in a harmonious audio mix that complements the overall production quality.

During interviews or scenes that rely heavily on dialogue, a sound recordist assumes a crucial role in ensuring clear and intelligible audio. Employing various techniques, such as utilizing boom microphones or lavaliers strategically positioned on actors or subjects, a sound recordist minimizes unwanted background noise, echoes, or reverberations that can compromise the audio quality. This meticulous attention to detail ensures that the audience can fully comprehend the spoken words and deeply connect with the video’s content. A professional sound recordist brings their expertise to ensure every uttered line is captured with optimal clarity and minimal disruption.

Furthermore, a sound recordist’s role transcends production and extends into the post-production phase. During post-production, they work to refine and enhance the recorded audio, breathing life into the entire soundtrack. Through processes like sound editing, noise reduction, and equalization, they polish and optimize the recorded audio to create a cohesive and professional audio accompaniment. This attention to detail maximizes the video’s impact by seamlessly blending audio and visuals.

In conclusion, a professional sound recordist is a critical figure in video production. They capture high-quality audio during the production stage, maintaining consistency and recording the oft-overlooked auditory elements that contribute to immersive and realistic viewing experiences. They uphold the clarity and intelligibility of dialogue-driven scenes and employ their expertise in post-production to refine and enhance audio quality further. The role of a sound recordist cannot be underestimated, as their contributions are vital in ensuring a successful video production that captivates and resonates with audiences. The next time you watch a professionally produced video, take notice and appreciate the irreplaceable work of a professional sound recordist in creating a truly memorable and impactful viewing experience.

 

 

SOUND EQUIPMENT

 

Sound Devices 888 portable digital mixer-recorder 

Sound Devices 633 digital mixer/10 channel recorder

Professional Sound Corp 3 channel field mixer

Schoeps CMIT-5U shotgun microphone

Sennheiser MKH 416 boom microphone with Rycote wind-screen

Sennheiser AVX wireless kits

AKG hand-held

Sony UWP wireless microphone kit

Sennheiser EW 100 G2 wireless microphone kit

Coles Electroacustics for voice over

Deity TC-1 timecode generators

 

Sound Devices633 field mixer/10 channel recorder

Sound Devices633 field mixer/10 channel recorder

Deity TC-1 timecode generator

Deity TC-1 timecode generators

 

 

 

CLIENTS (263 companies)

AbbVie Inc., ABC News, AFP, Aljazeera English, Alex Howard TV, Animo Communications, Ansell, AP Broadcast Services, ARTE, Assignment Desk, ATM Broadcast S.L., Bang & Olufsen, Bayer Healthcare, BBC, Blue Collar Productions, British Petroleum, Buxton Knight Productions, Camp Creative, Channel 9 Australia, Cisco Systems, Coca Cola, Control Risk, Copilot Productions, Coutts, CNBC, Crews Control, CSI Ltd., Deluxe Media, Discovery Channel, EBS, EyeMagic Magic Productions Inc, Exxon Mobile, European Commission, European Parliament, Festool, FIA, FIFA TV, Finestripe Productions, Fuji TV Japan, General Electric, Greenpoint Pictures, History Channel, Hurricane Films, INS, IMF, JPS LLC, Kalmedia Pty., Lumenis GmbH, Marriott Hotels, May International Productions, MDR, Media Central, Media Consulta TV, Microsoft, Moonlink Studios USA, Mountain View Group, NBC News, NCR, New Moon, NHK, NTV Russia, Octagon Group, Orion Electronics Ltd., Outcast, Pitch International, Plazamedia, Pole to Pole Communications Ltd., Promotion Berlin GmbH, Quite Frankly Productions, RAI, Redhouselane Communications, Richard Stanley Productions, Ridge Marketing, RTO, Samsung, Screen Europa Productions, Shell, Showtime Network Inc. Schnittstelle Film und Video GmbH, Sony Pictures, Stark Corporate Communications AB, Tilling Productions, The Bank, The Match Factory GmbH, Trifilm USA, UEFA, Unicredit, WebMD,  AP International Video Assignments, Assignment Desk, Astra Zeneca, BBC, Bluefin TV, Brandcast Media Ltd., British Petroleum, CNBC, Control Risk, Creative Staging Ltd., CSI Ltd., Disaster Playground, Emblaze Productions, FUJI TV Japan, Futureview Inc., Gulf Broadcast, Healthcasts, IAEA, IBM, IMF, Jon Tibbs Associates, Lipfriend-Rodd International Ltd., Merck, Medtronic, NHNZ China, NHK, OSCE, Performance Communications, Pipistrel Aircraft, PMTV, Prae Medica Ltd., Pitch International, Plazamedia, RAI, Reuters, Seen and Heard Ltd., Solway Group, Sony Ericsson, Sportingbet, TBS Tokyo, Tilling Productions, TF1 Production, UNIDO, United Nations, United Technologies, Webs Edge, Wine Channel TV, WRG Creative Comm. Assignment Desk, Axinom Group, Bladonmore Ltd, Delcath Systems Ltd., Festool, FIA, Footbal Uno, Gillette, MMP Inc., Moonlink Studios USA, Munich Re, Patrick Wall Group, Richard Stanley Productions, Six Three Communications Ltd., Sparks Online, Subway, Sunny Mac Films, SwissRe, Studio Center, Synergy Visison, The Chorus Films, The Gadget Group PTY LTD, Trailer Park, TurboChef, UPS, Vibe Squad Productions, IMG , Westrock, Pricewaterhouse Coopers, European Forest Institute, Festool, Lufthansa, Lumenis, Synergy Vision, UEFA, FuelsEurope, Dentons, Oncology Education Canada, Chicago Pneumatics, Spiele Max, Nord Micro AG, Kia Motors, Abbott, Red Bull, MJH Studios, Sony, ESN, McKinsey, Amadeus IT Group SA, Alive, Kartemquin Films, Jabil, Platinum Platypus, Trasis, eCancer, UniCredit HVB, i24News, DMG Productions, DHL, World Molecular Imaging Society, Quadrotech, Maverick, NatGeo, Television Academy, Gripped Communications, Coca Cola, Bean Labs, Pfizer, Red Hat, BMW, Unisys, Ernst & Young, Springer Healthcare, SSI SCHÄFER, TBD Media Group, Engel Austria GmbH, ESP Medical Communications, GSK, SynchPoint Limited, RT Vision, 3i, Forté Entertainment Inc., Bell Media Inc, ITN Productions, Tesco, FC Bayern, Fifty Digital, Qatar Airways, Antagonist, Berne Union, Actua a2pPR, Alexander Mann Solutions, Juris Productions Inc., Statsperform, Panoris, Zinc Media, Ugly Little Monkeys LLC, War & Order Pty. Ltd, Gravity Media, Chalk Productions, Banter AB, DMG Productions, ActAware, SB Films, Prod MOD, Newsmax Media, Yellow Asylum Films, Lucky7even Entertainment, Page Medical, TVS / Television Service, Questex, Huawei, 1895 Films, The Edge Picture Company, Aramco, TV Globo Brasil, Maverick Productions Boston, Broadcast Management Group, Inc., Kansas City Chiefs, Mediastockade, GLOCast

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