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Location Sound Recordist – Southeast

I’m Dave Bilodeau, a location sound recordist / production sound mixer providing services in the Southeast and beyond.  With experience in media production as well as a solid background in engineering, I enjoy helping clients bring their conceptions to life.  Within range of the following locations: Charleston, Columbia, Myrtle Beach, Greenville, Savannah, Charlotte, Raleigh, Augusta, Atlanta, Jacksonville.  Availability also exists for international projects.

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Boom Operation

Excellent listening skills

Ability to anticipate talent

Microphone placement and selection

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Sound Mixing

Good understanding of acoustics

Skilled operation of equipment

Ability to make room adjustments

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Utility

Can operate most audio, lighting, and grip equipment

Rough-in lighting and grip functions if needed

Initiative to help wherever it’s needed most

Demo Reel

Below is a sample of some of the projects that I’m proud to have been a part of.  I performed work on these productions primarily as a sound recordist, but have included some footage where I assisted as a lighting technician and grip.  When the situation is appropriate, I do whatever I can to help.

My Operating Principles

Gear and Equipment

  • Sound Devices 633 6-Input Compact Field Mixer and 10-Track Digital Recorder, 2 – Sandisk Extreme Pro 128 GB flash memory cards (1 CF, 1 SDXC)

  • Sennheiser MKH 50 and MKH 416 Microphones, DPA 6060 Lavalier Microphones

  • 4 – Sennheiser G4 EW 512P Wireless Sets for lavaliers, 2 – Sennheiser G3 EW 100 Wireless Sets for hops, 1 – Comtek MR-216 Transmitter with 2 PR-216 Receivers

  • 1 – Denecke TS-C Compact Time Code Slate (Color Clapper, EL Backlit), 2 – Denecke JB-1 Time Code Modules

  • 1 – Lithium PowerPack (173 watt-hour), 2 – Sound Devices XL-B3 battery packs (58 watt-hour), 1 – Sound Devices XL-WPH3 DC Power Supply.

  • ORCA OR-30 Audio Bag, ORCA OR-40 Harness, K-Tek K102CCR Graphite Boompole, Rycote Cyclone and Modular Windshield Kits, Sony MDR7506 Professional Large Diaphragm Headphones, Remote Audio Breakaway Cable Assembly, Matthews Medium Duty Stand with Auray Boompole Holder

Recording Quality Location Sound

Film, TV, and Commercials

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Please contact me for rates and availability.