36 blog posts found matching keyword search for: Audio Mixing in Gaithersburg
Sound Designing and Mixing Immersive Audio for MEGAN
As recently as a couple of years ago, it was generally thought that immersive formats such as Dolby Atmos can only be used on big studio productions. Now, this is not necessarily true. Here’s a story of how a short passion project grew into a full-blown Hollywood production and how using Avid Pro Tools native support for Dolby Atmos allowed us to push the boundaries on a proof of concept.
Published on Friday, February 15, 2019 10:00 AM
Mixing Immersive Ambient Sound for Madden NFL 2018
Will Morton, founder and director at Solid Audioworks, knows how much an immersive soundtrack can enhance a player’s experience. Morton is an award-winning senior sound designer and dialogue supervisor who formerly worked at Rockstar North, where he enhanced many high-profile video games, including the Grand Theft Auto series. He founded Solid Audioworks with partner Craig Conner in 2014, to provide audio production, sound design and dialogue for some of the most popular video games on the market today. These include detective action-adventure game L.A. Noire and western-themed adventure Red Dead Redemption. Most recently, Morton and Conner provided cinematic audio for Madden NFL 2018 from EA Sports™.
Published on Wednesday, July 11, 2018 10:00 AM
Lessons Learned: First Impressions for New Sound Mixers
I'd like to take a couple of minutes to run down a few tips for new location sound mixers. These are observations learned in over more than 30 years in both broadcast and location sound. These are not technical tips. Rather, they are lessons that I've received that made me a more professional, team oriented and in demand mixer.
Published on Monday, October 12, 2020 10:00 AM
Decibelle in San Francisco Creates Collapsible Mixing Studio for COVID & Animation Work
How are recording studios are functioning safely throughout the pandemic? San Francisco based recording studio Decibelle has been helping artists make sure they can continue to record their music in a covid-safe faculty. Built in Noe Valley in the mid 70’s and acquired by Pollen Music Group in 2006, Decibelle can be used for making and scoring music for streaming, broadcast, and theatrical productions.
Published on Thursday, March 18, 2021 10:00 AM
Q&A: Hall of Famer Frank Scheuring Talks the Art of Sound Mixing & Editing
A 2001 graduate of Full Sail University, Frank Scheuring has worked in sound for television and film for nearly 15 years. During that time he has been a part of over 1,300 programs for clients such as Discovery, the National Geographic Channel, FOX, TLC, PBS, G4TV, the Smithsonian Channel, and a slew of independent directors and producers. In addition to his long form work, he has worked on hundreds of commercials and marketing videos for clients such as the Washington Capitals, Washington Wizards, Pfizer, Ford, and many political candidates. In 2014 Frank stepped into the world of producing with a TV series pilot called "Speed Freaks: The Science of Speed" and in 2015 produced his first feature length documentary, "Blood and Steel: Cedar Crest Country Club".
Published on Wednesday, May 18, 2016 12:00 PM
How much audio is too much? The challenge of object-based audio
Audio has always played a major part in entertainment media. It has made the big screen in the cinema not only seem bigger but also enveloped the audience with music and sound effects to further wrap them up in the visual story. This approach has also been exploited by television - particularly for sports coverage and video games.
Published on Friday, May 28, 2021 10:00 AM
Antelope Audio Shines Bright on Rihanna's Diamonds World Tour
Rihanna’s Diamonds World Tour might be over, but Antelope Audio shines bright, bringing superior audio quality front and center. Learn what pieces of equipment are crucial for audio pros, along with audio tips/ trends that make Antelope Audio a “go-to” for production pros to the stars.
Published on Thursday, October 10, 2013 5:48 PM
K-Tek Hosts Open House for Location Audio Professionals
K-Tek, known throughout the professional audio industry for its rugged and lightweight microphone boom poles, accessories and audio equipment bags, hosted location audio professionals to an open house and seminar at K-Tek’s Vista, CA headquarters. Get an inside look...
Published on Monday, March 16, 2015 12:30 PM
Spotlight: Sports Broadcaster Mark Butler Uses Calrec Audio for Major Projects
In his sports broadcasting career, he has mixed every major sport and traveled all over the world doing it. He worked on the Fox NFL pregame show in Kabul Afghanistan, which he mixed on a Calrec Zeta. He has worked six Olympics (most for NBC), 17 Super Bowls, five World Series, two Stanley Cups, Cricket matches, NASCAR, Indy Car Racing, Goodwill Games in Russia, Great Outdoor Games, X Games, Golf’s U.S. Open, PGA Championships and 25 consecutive years of MLB and NFL games.
Published on Thursday, September 6, 2018 10:00 AM
Want a Great Sounding Film? Don't Skip These Key Details
If I had to pick one constant among independent film festival submissions it would be unintelligible dialogue. The cause of desperation of every director; the bane of every mixing engineer’s existence; the source of suffering of your friends and family, forced to go through a whole movie they don’t understand because the actors’ words simply can’t be heard. This and many other nuances of your film’s sound are the victims of a few often overlooked details, which in turn result in the delivery of a subpar soundtrack, driving your audio post team insane and wasting production money. Good news is these mistakes can very easily be prevented. You can start by tackling a few key issues often associated with your role.
Published on Tuesday, March 14, 2017 10:00 AM
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