Knowing how to polish up your audio is hugely important to the dialogue editing process. 'This will allow you, the director, client, producer, what have you, to experience the piece more like the way your audience will when they are watching the final version. Check out the video below or keep scrolling for a short transcription! As you are rough cutting, you will want to make sure that you are not distracted from how a moment REALLY feels due to excessively poor-quality audio.
Smoothing your dialogue ensures you can generate that layer of believability so crucial to the construction of your story. The noticeable absence of background hum and noise can take a viewer momentarily out of the story. It obviously is not complete silence because air ducts, outside sounds, and other subtle….