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Splits – Future Proof Audio – 28 Weeks of Post Audio Redux

Splits – Future Proof Audio – 28 Weeks of Post Audio Redux

Editor’s Note: “28 Weeks of Post Audio” originally ran over the course of 28 weeks starting in November of 2016. Given the renewed focus on the…

The ABCs of Sound Part II

The ABCs of Sound Part II

In our last post on sound design terminology, we looked at the lesser-known and sometimes amusing names for common sound effects. In this installment, we explore the names of…

Understanding Your Audio Deliverables

Understanding Your Audio Deliverables

The Los Angeles Post Production Group (LAPPG) is an organization for digital filmmakers with an interest in post-production and film finishing. Founded by our own Woody Woodhall, the group…

Audio Splits, Stems & Elemental Tracks

Audio Splits, Stems & Elemental Tracks

A post sound mixer’s main task is to create an awe inspiring mix that enhances and elevates the story being told.  But, post mixers’ responsibilities are…

Pro Tools 11 Hardware and Software Upgrade

Pro Tools 11 Hardware and Software Upgrade

There are many of us in Hollywood and beyond who depend on the dependability of Avid’s Pro Tools digital audio workstation.  Many of us have been using it…

Pre-Production Audio For Post Production Sound

Pre-Production Audio For Post Production Sound

Pre-production is a busy time for a filmmaker.  Meeting and hiring cast and crew, securing locations, making budgets, contracts and deals, writing final script tweaks and a thousand…

The CALM ACT (Commercial Advertisement Loudness Mitigation)

The CALM ACT (Commercial Advertisement Loudness Mitigation)

For many years home viewing television audiences have been frustrated by the loudness of the commercials.  No matter how loud or soft the prior program was, the commercials always…