Ask any professional video producer what is the hardest thing to get right in their productions, they will say it is achieving quality audio. It would seem that the audio would be secondary to the video images. However, great audio is essential to any video production, especially if transcription and Closed Captions are a must. This session will explore successful, tried-and-true audio tips and tricks for the novice and professional video producer. Audio recording, editing, and compression techniques found highly effective by top-level producers will be demonstrated. Participants will leave with a new approach to creating truly quality audio for their video productions.