Advantages/disadvantages of on-site and in-studio video recording

On-Site Recording

Advantages Disadvantages
creates relaxed & familiar atmosphere Venue location may be too small/large (crowded/empty)
creates realistic moods and atmospheres that artificial light cannot duplicate. Lights florescent lights can affect film color. Natural light can be difficult to control
natural sound is unique; live audience feedback Audio uncontrolled background noise

In-Studio Recording

Advantages Disadvantages
there is enough space for production equipment & staff Venue may create uncomfortable atmosphere for talent
controlled lighting to specific moods or atmosphere Lights at times difficult to duplicate realistic mood/atmosphere
available sound proofing elements to eliminate noise. Records clear-crisp sound Audio sound is "unnatural"

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