Room Tone, Presence, and Ambience [Tutorial]
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"One of the most important aspects of film making is achieving the illusion of absolute continuity. As video creators, we know that movies are made up of many takes. Sometimes what ends up as a single scene is filmed over the course of several days, yet it is imperative that each day, every condition of the set, costume, etc. is identical. That way, the different takes can eventually be edited together seamlessly. Sound is a critical factor in this equation..." For more information read the entire Vimeo article: Room Tone, Presence, and Ambience.