Thursday, January 5, 2017

Syncing, What A Pain!

I found out one thing I hate about editing, syncing audio to the video. My audio and video files are recorded separately (for quality reasons) so you need to sync them in post or the lips don't match the words. Boy is it tedious to do this especially when your using multiple video sources for an interview subject as I am trying to do.

The pro way is to use a slate card to sync to (the whap sound gives a peak in the recorded files) or to use time code. Time code is the best but I am not sure how to do that, will try to teach myself this technique next week. I know the way I am doing it now, by trial and error takes forever and is very difficult. It gots to be easier than this folks! I am missing out on something here. More study  required.