I have been making my own videos for quite some time now. Every time I make one, it has always been challenging for me. I spend days and even weeks conceptualizing, and another week or two putting up a storyboard, and then eventually the implementation.
Do you know that when you make a video or movie is so easy? It becomes easy especially if you get the hang of it. One important aspect that I keep on practicing and perfecting is adding soundtrack to a movie. Good thing I got it right after weeks of experimenting on movie editor.
I want to share with you certain tips that I also use myself in perfecting the soundtrack for your movie:
1. Choose a soundtrack that blends in carefully with the movie.
Before you start anything you need to make sure that you have chosen a soundtrack that blends well with the movie you are creating. This needs a little bit of your time thinking and planning. Of course, your creativity plays an integral role in the process.
You can get inspiration from your favorite Hollywood movies, music videos online, short films, and all sorts. All you have to do is to sort everything out in your mind, put it into the drawing board, and viola! You have chosen a soundtrack for your movie.
2. Use an audio editing tool.
Nothing beats having to use an audio editing tool. This is a must have for those who love making movies at home. This tool helps you achieve the perfect soundtrack. With a simple click of a button, you can polish the soundtrack which you will be adding on your movie.
One thing you need to remember is sure you have already been acquainted on using the tool and other techniques you can apply to get the right blend for your soundtrack.
3. Get the best quality sound through various experimentations.
It would be a total disaster if you are going to come up with a soundtrack that does not sound good to the ears. It would be like as if you are making close to nothing soundtrack. In order to avoid getting a bad quality soundtrack you need to test out different combinations of music, use sound effects if necessary, among others.
It all boils down on having several experiments before you get the perfect soundtrack for your movie.
4. Adjust the volume when needed.
Have you ever observed on a movie how the soundtrack slowly fades away? There is a technique in doing that. All you have to do is to adjust the volume whenever needed and as the track for voice over fades in the music fades out.
This can be very tricky. You need to be a master in adjusting the volume that will blend in carefully for the soundtrack.
There you have it four easy to follow tips on how to get the perfect soundtrack for your movie. You may be surprise as to how easy each tip is. However, you need to have 100% focuses when you do the soundtrack. You cannot simply get a perfect track at one setting. It requires preparation on your part as well as implementation.
I do suggest acquainting yourself with different techniques that you can apply when you do make a soundtrack for your movie. You can surf the Internet for tutorials and apply them. That’s how easy it is.
Let me remind you adding soundtrack to your movie would be easy if you put your mind into it. Don’t get overwhelmed with its technicalities. It is all simple right after your very first soundtrack.
Even up to today I am still experimenting with different combinations of sounds, improvising on making this process a lot easier, simpler and quicker, and coming up with new techniques on how to get perfect soundtrack. I love doing it every single time I am making a movie at the comforts of my home. Oh, it does help if you have super cool video editing program.
Annabel Lee has created dozens of movies with incredible perfect soundtrack. Thanks to movie editor and video editor program, she can make a movie like nobody’s business.