Rough Cut features conversations with documentary filmmakers and video journalists about their creative process—successes, failures, and what they’ve learned along the way.
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Emily Strong is a NYC-based documentary filmmaker and freelance location sound mixer. She's contributed to “Taylor Swift: Miss Americana,” The New York Times docu-series “The Weekly,” and is on DOC NYC's 40 under 40. Her newest project, “We Are the Brooklyn Saints,” debut on Netflix in January 2021. In this episode, Emily talks with Rough Cut host Jennie Butler about how she came up in the sound world, why sound is so important in documentaries, and how first-time doc filmmakers can achieve great sound.