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Production Sound Mixer & Filmmaker

MANOLO LOPEZ

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What i do

Sound Mixer / Boom Operator / Filmmaker

Sound in Films

You can tell the difference between an amateur film and a professional one just by closing your eyes and listening to the story.

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Sound is not important to a production; it's vital to a production.

Professional sound equipment

  • Sound Devices 664 16-track Mixer/Recorder w/ TC
  • Schoeps CMC641 Supercardioid Condenser Microphone
  • Schoeps CMIT5U Shotgun Microphone
  • DPA 4017b Shotgun Microphone
  • Sennheiser MKH 60 P48 Shotgun Microphone
  • Lectrosonics SRc Dual-Channel Receiver (A1)
  • Lectrosonics SRB Dual-channel Receiver
  • 2x Lectrosonics SSM Digital Hybrid Wireless Miniature Transmitter (A1)
  • 2x Lectrosonics LMa Wireless UHF Belt-Pack Transmitters
  • 2x Wireless Sennheiser G3-A (516-558 MHz)
  • 3x "Comteks" Sennheiser & Camera Hop
  • 4x DPA4061, Sanken COS-11, B6 lavalier microphones
  • Smart Slate Denecke TS-C
  • 2x Tentacle lockit boxes
  • Rycote Blimps, Ambient Carbon Fiber Boompole

Filmmaker

As a filmmaker I can be very creative on set, providing help in different roles as a Director, AD, AC, DIT, Producer, Casting Director, Grip, Production Designer, etc.

Work process

The importance of the workflow
01

Sound Design Preparations

Depending on the type of production I will choose the best equipment possible for it. Testing every piece of equipment beforehand and studying the script and director preferences.

02

PRODUCTION SOUND

Is also important to adjust and fine-tune the sound quality, levels & mixer during the day of shooting. Syncronize Time Code between recorder and camera if available. Record sound effects and room tone during the production is also essential.

03

DELIVER

After the shooting I will provide high quality Poly Wav Files and help the DIT to store the content.

Director
Sound Equipment
On Set Mixer
AD, AC, DIT, Editor
Team Member

Manuel Lopez Cano

Filmmaker

About me

Graduated in Computer Science and Software Engineering in Spain I came to LA to make my dream of becoming a filmmaker true. I am currently enrolled in the Directing program at UCLA and working as a Sound Mixer / Boom operator which has become my passion.

Due to my agile project management experience, one of my goals is to apply some of the tech-methodologies to the film industry.

50 Projects completed
10.000 Tracks Recorded
200.000 Frames
890 Happy clients

Featured Projects

Some of the films I've created and helped with
Cut the Crap

Cut the Crap

Rear Window

Rear Window

Parasite

Parasite

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