To mixers, a good actor is a loud actor. Whenever we get together to discuss
our jobs we always talk about how good of a voice an actor has. Actors who have
done a lot of stage work tend to have learned the art of projecting their voice.
1. Don't refuse to wear a wireless mic when it is necessary.
2. Don't ask a boom operator to get out of their eye line. (Acting has been
done with the boom for decades. This is a dangerous precedent we have recently
3. Warn the sound department when you will do a much louder or quieter take
than was rehearsed.
4. Please project louder when asked. We only ask when we really need it.