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CLIP 12731

Creating a radio trail

Creating a radio trail

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Key Info
  • Creating a radio trail
  • Duration: 02:52
  • A voice-over is being recorded in a BBC radio studio. Station sound producer Ally Lang on crafting a radio trail featuring family members speaking to servicemen overseas. The typical tools needed to create trails and how to bring them together effectively. An explanation of how the impact of actuality can be changed by using different moods of music. Legal considerations of using actuality from members of the public. On screen footage of the sound editing process and how the finished trail sounds. This clip was first created on the BBC Academy College of Production website: Please note this clip is only available in Flash.
  • Subject:

    Media Studies


    Production and Evaluation

  • Keywords: trail, music, sound-effects, actuality, primary sources, script, voice-over, storytelling, sound editing software, dropping audio, sound producer, bbcacademy
Ideas for use in class
  • Plan and design a radio trail. Record or collate the various sound media elements to be used in the trail. Use audio editing software to create a trail.
Background details
  • Clip language : English
  • Aspect ratio : 16x9

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