[PAST EVENT] Techniques of Audio Field Recording - Tyler Trumbo ‘07

February 16, 2018
Swem Library, Reeder Media Center
400 Landrum Dr
Williamsburg, VA 23185Map this location
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Sound recording is an essential part of production, yet often finds itself outside of the ideal environment of a controlled sound stage. This hands-on workshop will dive into several techniques designed to help capture the best quality audio on location and build a sense of readiness and flexibility within various situations. Topics include microphone choice and properties, wireless mics, boom technique, and silent communication with the cinematographer within observational documentary scenarios.


Tyler Trumbo ’07 is a documentary filmmaker/editor at Fourth Line Films in Richmond, VA, and co-founder of RVA Documentary, a monthly meetup and social forum that encourages and resources documentary storytellers in the greater Richmond area. A proud alumnus of the Media Center, his work has been featured in The Atlantic and shown around the world including screenings at Sheffield Doc/Fest, Slamdance Film Festival, and the Virginia Film Festival. He holds an M.F.A in Documentary Film and Video from Stanford University and has served in the past as an adjunct professor at Old Dominion University.