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  • Post-Production Company ‘Final Cut’ Oozes Wow Factor With Pro Tools | S6

    Final Cut is one of the world’s leading creative editorial companies. We recently asked Patch Rowland, Senior Sound Designer and Head of Audio, what he thinks of their latest acquisition: a 24 fader Pro Tools | S6 M40.

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  • Palace of the Arts Budapest

    Palace of Arts Budapest is Equipped to Host Performances of Any Genre and Scale

    As the largest cultural and concert venue in Hungary, the Palace of Arts requires a massive technical infrastructure and smooth, efficient workflows. Inside the huge building we have four sound studios that all serve as multifunctional workspaces, from recording through editing to complete post mixing.

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  • Inside the Post Production and Film Score of German Hacker Thriller ‘Who Am I’

    Avid hosted a “Making of” event at the University of Television and Film Munich (HFF) on April 28 where the makers of the movie provided inspiring insights into their workflow.

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  • Master the Art of Post Mixing: Mixing Music for Post

    Mixing Music for Post

    In the final episode, we examine music mixing for film post production. Mixing both individual stems and then groups of stems together with VCA Masters is a good way to manage your music mix and also blend against the other elements like dialog and effects.

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  • Master the Art of Post Mixing

    Mixing Foley

    In Episode 5 of Master the Art of Post Mixing, we explore ways to blend and control foley on the individual level and then blend overall with hard effects and production sound.

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  • Master the Art of Post Mixing

    Mixing Sound Effects

    In Episode 4, discover the difference between Sound Design and Sound Effects/Hard Effects and how to mix them into place. Explore fast mix tips and techniques using S3, Preview Mode and Aux ‘Chains’ to Pre-Dub the effects tracks.

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  • Master the Art of Post Mixing: Mixing Backgrounds

    Mixing Backgrounds

    In Episode 3, find out how easy it is to mix backgrounds into place quickly with Capture and Write-To-Selected automation techniques.

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  • Master the Art of Post Mixing

    Mixing Dialog

    In Episode 2, we dive into the basics of mixing dialog including production, ADR and FUTZing. We also look at the concepts of best dealing with muting tracks and advanced automation features like Preview mode.

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  • ‘Sherlock’ Team Unlock the Secrets of Sound Editing at BVE 2015

    Acclaimed supervising sound editor Doug Sinclair and series re-recording mixer Howard Bargroff took to the stage at this year’s BVE to present a comprehensive look at the creation of an intense soundscape for award-winning finale of Sherlock series three: ‘His Last Vow.’

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  • Harbor Films New York Delivers the Soundtrack for the Netflix Original Series 'Marco Polo' with Pro Tools | S6

    Harbor Picture Company Delivers the Soundtrack for the Netflix Original Series ‘Marco Polo’ with Pro Tools | S6

    “Marco Polo” is an epic adventure that follows the early years of the famous explorer as he travels the exotic Silk Road to the great Kublai Khan’s court. I recently sat down with mixers Roberto Fernandez and David Patterson from Harbor Sound to learn how they mixed the first 10…

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  • Exploring the Sounds of ‘Dawn of the Planet of the Apes’ with Re-Recording Mixer Will Files

    In this interview, Will Files, sound supervisor and re-recording mixer, talks about his work on the ‘Dawn of the Planet of the Apes’ and covers some of the technical aspects of pre-dubbing in Pro Tools, his use of plug-ins and how he approached mixing for Dolby Atmos.

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  • MPG Awards: Andy Bradfield

    Mixing the Moulin Rouge and More with Andy Bradfield

    In the second of a series of Avid Blogs Music articles celebrating the nominees of this year’s Music Producer Guild Awards, legendary producer and mixer Andy Bradfield gives us an insight into the exciting projects he’s been a part of during his career.

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