Case Study: Leaf Filter Commercial Recording Sound for a Leaf Filter “Fall Leaves” Campaign Leaf Filter has been a fantastic reoccurring client and always enjoy working with them! The “Fall Leaves” campaign we shot at the beginning of November 2023 is a particularly great example of high quality work with a fully staffed sound department.…
About Sound Recordist & Mixer Henri Rapp
I’m Henri Rapp, a production sound mixer & location sound recordist. Based two hours away in Cleveland, I frequently work on production filming in Detroit. Specializing in recording sound for film, TV, & commercial productions, I have more than a decade of recording experience. Ultimately I believe my job as a Sound Recordist is all about capturing performances; Whether that’s a documentary interview, comedian on stage, a musical performance, or actors in a narrative film…..it’s all about capturing those moments.
Originally coming a Recording Studio background, I bring experience in Audio Post-Production & Music Production, which informs the way I approach audio to this day. I love unique projects and the challenges that come with them. Let’s discuss the unique needs of your production today!
Working Location Sound Mixer in Detroit Michigan
I work frequently as a Production Sound Recordist in Detroit, Michigan, since it’s short two hour drive away from my home base in Cleveland. On some shoots overnight accommodations may be needed, depending on the length of the shoot. Contact me today to discuss the needs and check availability for traveling into Detroit.
Production Sound Clients
Highly Experienced Sound Recordist
Ultimately I believe my work speaks for itself; Showing a passion for high quality work and education as well as demonstrating the ability to integrate into complex workflows. I’ve worked on productions of nearly every shooting style, and have seen it all. Originally coming from a recording studio background also continually informs the way I approach sound. I love unique productions and the challenges that come with them. Let’s discuss the individual needs of your production today!
Production Sound Mixer
As a Production Sound Mixer (Often referred to synonymously as a Sound Recordist, Location Sound, Production Sound, Location Sound Mixer, or simply Sound Mixer) working in Film, Televisions & Commercials, I have a lot of responsibilities on set. This includes recording clean dialog, ambiences, & action sounds, wiring talent, ensuring audio & camera sync, providing wireless IFBs headsets, creating a mix, logging metadata, and much more. It takes a lot of experience & an extensive knowledge-base to draw on to provide exceptional location sound recording services for video productions of a wide variety of shooting styles.
I’m passionate about exceeding my client’s expectations and delivering exceptionally great production sound services. By employing creative solutions & taking a no compromise approach to equipment, I aim to elevate the quality of sound recorded on set for my clients. Knowing how to deliver top tier sound when faced with challenges is an art in and of itself. I’ve worked on everything from large scale multi camera productions to fast paced run & gun crews, I have seen it all and all the distinct types of work I’ve done informs every future production I work on as a Sound Recordist. It’s all about knowing not only what needs to be captured, but how to best accomplish it in each and every scenario, while keeping a keen ear out for things that could cause issues down the line in post. In the world of production staying flexible is what keeps my clients coming back time and time again!
Sound Equipment for Film Production
With constant varying on each production, so do the requirments from the production sound department. Offering scalable multitrack field recording packages tailored to the needs of each shoot. From lightweight run and gun shoots to complex workflows with a cart based equipment package and fully staffed production sound team. Let’s discuss your production & find an equipment package that makes sense for the content we are filming!
- Field Mixers w/ Integrated Multitrack Recorders
- Automixing, EQ, & Compression
- Realtime Noise Suppression
- RF Master Clock
- Timecode & Genlock Sync Boxes
- Timecode Smart Slates
- Wireless IFBs Headsets for Client, Producers, Directors, or Reporters
- Wireless Camera Hops (Camera Links for Reference Mix)
- Wireless Lavaliers / Talent Mic Kits
- RF Distribution & Remote Antennas
- Boom Mic Kits w/ Interior & Exterior Mics, Wind Protection, etc
- Audio Playback System w/ Timecode
- Plant Mic’ing Solutions
- Stick Mics & Studio Microphones
- Dante Equipment
- Additional Support (Media, Van, Carts, Stands, Weights, Cases, etc)