Sound Recordists / Mixers Montreal Quebec Canada2020-03-30T20:07:50-04:00

Sound Mixers / Recordists in Montreal, Toronto and Vancouver Canada

SOUND DEPARTMENT CANADA

Our sound recordists, sound mixers and sound engineers is there to optimize the sound experience and ensure the quality of your project. The members of our team are trained and equipped for sound recording and sound mixing of film, TV Show, documentary, advertising and music production. Our sound specialists are able to recognize, analyze and understand all situations presented to them. Trained in the latest techniques and using high-end equipment for recordings such as sound recording and 5.1 or 7.1 mixing. Our sound department is entirely dedicated to the success of your production.

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A PERFECT SOUND RECORDING

A Canadian team specialized in sound recording for your film productions, documentaries and advertising projects. Based in Montreal, we are available across Canada.

Doing the sound recording on film, documentary or other projects, is the task dedicated to boom operators, soundman or sound assistants, the quality of audio recording is the task of all. Achieving quality sound recording in a film production is a complex operation requiring a great deal of knowledge and attention to detail, sound environments as well as knowledge of the equipment and its operation. All these factors change depending on the sound source or the environment in which the production is located, it is important to adapt quickly. Producing a quality recording during a shoot is an art. This requires unparalleled experience and technique. The Films.Solutions team excels in all the situations that your productions can bring us to collaborate with you.

What technical training have your sound engineers / recordist undergone?2020-03-22T20:15:29-04:00

What technical training have your sound engineers / recordists undergone?

Our sound engineers / recordists are generally musicians or music and sound enthusiasts. Each of our sound technicians has a training in sound recording and continues to receive regular technical training, as well as training for the sound department.

Is good sound recording important?2020-03-22T20:17:58-04:00

Is good sound recording important?

A good sound recording is as essential as a good image recording.  Of course, all the sound can be redone in post-production, and our sound engineers are able to do this. If your budget allows it, we will be happy to redo your entire project in post-production.

What equipment comes with your basic packages?2020-03-22T20:08:48-04:00

What equipment comes with your basic packages?

In our basic sets, we have:

  • Digital multitrack recorder
  • Two wireless microphones
  • Boompole and a shotgun microphone
  • Weather protectors and wind attenuators suitable for filming

Afterwards, depending on the type of production, we have various essential equipment to ensure the best possible quality sound recording. We will not cut into equipment and/or use lower-quality equipment, in order to reduce the price.

Where can you make sound recordings ?2020-03-23T22:40:42-04:00

Where can you make sound recordings?

Sound recordings can be made in all locations where there is air, but not all locations are suitable for good sound recording. We cannot always control the sound environment, but rest assured, our sound recordists will notify the director and/or production team in the event of a problem.

If you use our location scouting services, we recommend that you bring a sound recordist along with your DOP, director, etc., during technical visits, as only he or she can anticipate possible sound issues.

If you wish to continue the recording, despite having been warned by our sound recordists about possible technical issues, you are 100% responsible for the final result.

What kind of project are you working on?2020-03-22T19:45:23-04:00

What kind of project are you working on?

With a versatile and professional team, we have been called upon to work on all types of productions, whether it be fiction films, documentaries, television series, commercials, or corporate productions. We have the know-how and equipment required to ensure exceptional sound quality from start to finish.

How long have you been offering the sound recording service?2020-03-22T19:48:59-04:00

How long have you been offering the sound recording service?

Films.Solutions has been offering sound recording services for nearly 10 years. For us, sound recording is as important as image recording. Our sound recording team is trained, prepared and knows how to adapt to the various climatic, technical and legal conditions encountered in Canada.

What kind of equipment do you have?2020-03-22T20:42:55-04:00

What kind of equipment do you have?

We have equipment from several major brands, such as: Sound Device, Zaxcom, Lectrosonics, Sennheiser, Schoeps, Wisycom, etc. We always work with our own equipment.

What is your usual rate?2020-03-22T20:07:01-04:00

What is your usual rate?

Our rates respect the conventions of the various technician associations. Rates are based on a predetermined number of hours, as well as on the equipment used. We generally work full days or half days, but under conditions. We would be happy to provide you with a quote for your project.

Do you offer sound post-production services ?2020-03-22T20:21:32-04:00

Do you offer sound post-production services?

Yes, we are able to offer audio post-production services. Whether you wish to do a complete post-production or just a few voice-overs, we are able to prepare a sound post-production session with one of our sound engineers.

I’m the producer of a reality show with 10 participants, are you able to do the sound recording?2020-03-22T20:36:02-04:00

I’m the producer of a reality show with 10 participants, are you able to do the sound recording?

For a quick answer, YES. This type of production requires the presence of two or more sound recordists. We are accustomed to managing several frequencies and making sure that no outside interference hinders the production. The management of the various transmitter/receiver frequencies of the participants’ wireless microphones is handled by our senior sound recordist. Data management is handled by our digital data manager, which is part of our camera department.

All audio and video capture equipment are fully synchronized with each other and checked several times a day to ensure that post-production can proceed in an optimal manner.

What kind of package do you offer?2020-03-22T20:12:02-04:00

What kind of package do you offer?

Our packages are generally based on the type of production, we have, of course, an essential minimum; our recording technicians are professionals and will not accept to make a poor-quality recording. Packages are per day, week, month, or by production.

FILMS SOLUTIONS

Films.solutions has the reputation of providing a creative and dynamic environment. We have chosen to live our passion and always offer you a professional and dynamic production team.

OPTIONS FOR SOUND RECORDING

Our high-end technical and equipment solutions are adapted to your budget with complete packages. After an analysis of your needs and the project presented, our experienced technicians will adjust our packages to the specificities of your production. Our goal is to respond effectively to all of the sound environments of filming locations and to anticipate any unexpected events that could occur.

Silence… we’re rolling

Tell us more about your film project! We want to know why you feel compelled to make your film and share that particular story with the world. What challenges are you facing and what kind of help do you need? We’re here to help you, every step of the way. Our mission is to take care of all the technical aspects of documentary & filmmaking so you can focus on your creative vision. Can you see it?

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Teamwork and team spirit

Sound recording, as well as film, documentary and television production, is above all a question of passion. The members of our sound team are no exception to this rule. Passionate about sound and often a musician at heart, the members of the Films.Solutions team have many years of sound production experience. Often considered perfectionists on film sets, they know what they’re talking about. In addition to making sound, they are very often led to sound postproduction, and are well aware of the problems related to poor sound recording. A few more minutes on the set often mean hours and a lot of money saved in post-production.

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Electromagnetic waves

One of the big problems today for all soundmen is the proliferation of electromagnetics waves. Communications towers and antennas, cellular, WIFI, LTE, 4G and soon 5G, all technologies must be taken into account during filming and what we do to avoid any problems in filming and avoid many inconveniences in postproduction.

For two consecutive years, the RTS (radio, Swiss television) has chosen the team of Films.Solutions to assist them in the production in Canada of one of their most watched shows

Dinner at the farm in Canada

Recording sound may require only one sound recordist who for a TV Show, Documentary or advertising he is capable of performing the positions of recordist and boom operator simultaneously.

The Boom operator, who capture the sound with his boom microphone, and the sound mixer, who adjusts volume levels accurately.

In Features films, sound recording may requires to hide microphones in the scenery and on the actors to provide a more aesthetic touch to the picture, without compromising the sound.

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Richard Duquette, executive producer and film fixer of Films.Solutions. Shooting in the Thetford mine area in Quebec. Search for filming locations and production monitoring for local and foreign producers.

Production

From planning and pre-production, to production to post, we are first in and last out and handle everything in between while remaining calm under pressure.

As part of our camera department, our camera crew is at work on a Swiss reality TV series, Diner à a Ferme au Canada. Director of photography, cameraman, sound recordists and director at work

Crew

We are constantly striving to reach new levels of expertise in capturing the light, expressing an emotion or telling a compelling story, right from the first shot.

A set technician during the shooting of a television commercial of Baileys liquor

Art department

Whether artistic direction or accessory management on the set, we have the resources to carry out your production.

OUR ART DEPARTMENT

film equipment test, here with a skypanel of Arri in our equipment warehouse

Equipment

Lighting and grip technicians are fully trained to use each piece of equipment to its full potential.

Having the right sound is essential.

Tell us more about your film project! What challenges are you facing and what kind of help do you need? We’re here to help you, every step of the way. Our mission is to take care of all the technical aspects of documentary & filmmaking so you can focus on your creative vision. Can you see it?

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