99% Invisible

256- Sounds Natural

22:42 | Apr 18th, 2017

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In most wildlife films, the sounds you hear were not recorded while the cameras were rolling. Most filmmakers use long telephoto lenses to film animals, but there’s no sonic equivalent of a zoom lens. Good audio requires a microphone close … Continue...Show More

layneJan 14th, 2018

Fascinating. I love learning background info like this that I had no idea about before.

epekilisFeb 23rd

Agreed. Really interesting ethical issues about how documentaries present information as “real”. How “real” does real have to be?