For both the amateur and the novice, Practical Art of Motion Picture Sound is a great resource to add to a film producer’s library. Weaving stories with practical insights, Yewdall gives both producers and sound engineers a glimpse into the world of motion picture sound. Yewdall also offers pages upon pages of insights for keeping a film audio budget low, making this book an especially important read for the micro-cinema filmmaker. As if that wasn’t enough, the DVD of sound effects included will save you hours of recording sound effects on your own time. If you want instruction, encouragement, and practical insights into motion picture sound, be sure to consider Practical Art of Motion Picture Sound.