Author: Jay Rose

Jay Rose

Jay Rose, CAS is a nationally respected sound designer. His Clio- and Emmy- winning career has included program openers for NBC, theatrical film for MGM, festival-winning documentaries, and more than a thousand corporate, broadcast, and commercial projects. He’s also been a columnist for DV Magazine and, and a consultant for major pro audio manufacturers.


Posts by Jay Rose:


The Art of Going Boom:
The Proper Use of Boom Mics


No matter what kind of mic and pole you use, the basic concept is simple. Hold things so the mic is above the actor, slightly in front of and pointed towards the mouth. Make it as close as physically possible without being in the frame. Thirty inches from the actor can be too far away,…


Production Mic Technique – Which mic should you use?


Rose’s Rules: • You can fake almost any other aspect of the track, and undo or change it if you’re not happy with the result. But bad dialog recordings are forever. • You can write, direct, shoot, edit, create graphics, and mix the whole project all by yourself, all in your own sweet time, and…

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