Case Study: Recording Classical Music on Location for a Docuseries Recording Sound for Season 3 of PBS’s “Now Hear This” Recording both the music and dialog on Now Hear This’ Season 3 was one of my favorite productions I’ve ever worked on. My favorite jobs have always been ones where the world of video production…
Based In Cleveland, Available In Houston (Non-Local)
As a highly experienced Sound Recordist (often referred to as a production sound mixer, location sound, film sound, or simply sound mixer), I’m ready to integrate into your crew. Having experience in nearly every shooting style & an extensive knowledge base to draw on, I ensure the job gets done right. While based in Cleveland, I have a number of Texas based video production companies and agencies that I work for on a regular basis. If you need a reliable production sound mixer in Houston Texas, I’d be to travel in for your shoot with travel expenses & accommodations covered.
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.
Must be considered out of town hire for all video productions in Texas
Production Sound Clients
Experienced Production Sound Mixer
I believe my past work as a production sound mixer speaks for itself and shows a passion for quality work through expertise & technique coupled with top tier recording equipment. I love working with new crews and integrating into complex workflows. In addition to having experience with nearly every shooting style I originally came from a recording studio background where I produced music and did audio post; This experience informs the how I fundamentally approach every audio job I do. Nothing is more rewarding than the projects with unique requirements & the challenges that come with them.
Ultimately I let my work speak for itself. Here’s a selection of projects with largely different workflows:
About Sound Recordist Henri Rapp
As a battle seasoned sound mixer & recordist for television, documentaries, narrative films, or commercial productions, there are a lot of responsibilities demanding attention from the location sound department; From recording clean dialog, wiring talent, to logging metadata, ensuring audio & camera sync, creating a mix for camera, and a lot more. Having spent more than a decade of my life dedicated to recording great audio, I have the experience and a few tricks up my sleeve to insure your production goes smoothly!.
Sound Recording isn’t something I happened into, it’s something that I’m truly passionate and driven to do great work in. I love when my clients’ expectations are blown away by level of service I provide to productions. Let’s discuss the specific content and workflow of your production so we can lay out a plan for the sound requirments of your shoot!
Working as a Location Sound Mixer in Houston Texas
When working as a location sound recordist or production mixer in Houston, Dalas, Austin, or any other part of Texas, I must be considered an out of town hire. Therefore I will need to travel, lodging, & per diem covered. Contact me for a custom quote based on your production’s specific requirements!
Film Sound Equipment
Every video production has varied audio needs based on the content being captured and production workflow. I offer scalable multitrack recording packages customized to the needs of your shoot. Whether its a lightweight bag based sound package to cart based sound recording equipment ready for complex workflows with a full team that includes a Sound Recordist, Boom Operator, & Utility. Every equipment package is different based on the needs of the individual video production requirments.
- 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)