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April 4, 2020

Saturday |9am-5pm

Instructor: Pam Minty

Location: Classes & Admin Offices

Use professional sound gear to record scripted dialogue and interviews.


  • Overview of microphone types and uses from lavaliers to shotguns
  • Single versus dual system recording
  • Basics of recording dialogue, interviews, narration, and effects
  • Audio recorder operation (Sound Devices 702+MixPre3, Zoom H4N)
  • Field mixer operation (Sound Devices MixPre)
  • Protocols of a recording session
  • Setting up and conducting a recording session, step by step
  • Rental options for NWFC sound gear

Tuition includes a 48-hour rental of a sound kit including either the Zoom or MixPre3, Shotgun Mic, headphones, and XLR cable with boom pole or mic stand (value $112 NWFC Artist Rental Rate). Equipment reservations must be made at the end of the workshop and can be good for pick-up dates up to two weeks later.



This class is in: Workshops