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6 Pitfalls to Avoid as a Boom Operator by Aperture
As I mentioned before, if you've not been on a movie set you may not know just how many talented craftspeople and artist are involved in making the storytelling ideas a reality. The goal of course is one flawless and cohesive movie/film that is as close to the directors vision as possible.
A boom operator is necessary for recording sound on set. It's a critically important job and takes a lot of knowledge and skill. The team over at Aperture make these videos called '4 Minute Film School'. In this installment they go over the '6 Pittfalls to Avoid as a Boom Operator'. Even if you have absolutely no interest in ever making a movie or operating a boom mic, it's still really interesting to understand what went into creating your favorite movie.