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post-synch Syllabification: post-synch
Pronunciation: /pōstˈsiNGk/

Definition of post-synch in English:


[with object]
Add a sound recording to (film or video footage) at a later time.
Example sentences
  • It was and remains cheaper to shoot without synch-sound in acoustically problematic locations (downtown streets and hotel rooms) and later post-synch all the dialogue.
  • It was shot silently with dialogue spoken in Italian by non-professionals (the men played themselves) with the intention of post-synching English dialogue.
  • Dateline fleshes out the political background with a concise post-synched commentary; this works well, and does not detract from some stunning documentary film-making.

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