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Tips for Television Sound Design?

With close to 30 years of Sound Design experience in live theater, I would have thought doing sound for a television series would be quite easy. I'm surprised that it's actually a bit of a challenge. ...
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Television Mix…

Hey guys :) I'm very new to the mixing world, I've got my basics down with Pro Tools so I do know how it works... I was wondering if you guys could give me tips on mixing for TV. I need to know ...
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Sound design in A Game of Thrones (and TV Series)

I watch a lot of tv series and, sometimes, I focus on their sound design. I have to say that GoT have some great stuff! At the beginning I didn't liked the baby dragons voices, but in these latest ...
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Tips on field recording set up

Hey guys, I'm about to go on a Television shoot in the wild and I was wondering if you could give me tips or hints that could help me out with one of the set ups that I will be using The set up will ...
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Is there a quick way to find “zero audio” regions in an audio mix ?

Sometimes, when I work as a re-recording mixer for TV, my mix can have a small region (can be 1 frame), that has no sound at all. My colleagues, who make the final master for future broadcasting, then ...
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**URGENT** TV Broadcast, Mixing Levels, Commercials, Tech Specs

Hello There, I generally work in film. I have a broadcast gig in which I am cleaning dialog and mixing a 23 minute spot which is going to air shortly and I do not have a Technical Specification ...
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Suggestions for FX Libraries for Promos

Hey guys, Any suggestions for decent libraries of whooshes and transitions? Alot of the stuff we have in our library currently is very Sci Fi/a bit mental, I would love to snap up a kit of useable ...
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Leq (A) specifications

Hi guys, this is the first time i post on this forum, although i've been reading quite often in the last few months. I've got an issue on something i just came across. I'm editing dialogues (voices ...
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Stereo Dialogue inside a car for TV Serie, mixing issue…

Hi everybody, I´m just thinking about stereo dialogue mixing for tv, and I´d like to know yours opinions. The thing is that I´m working on the first chapter of a Tv Serie (with a stereo final mix) ...
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Television Postproduction schedules

Hi Everyone! I would like to know how many days are usually spend on a 45 minute chapter of an action television series??. I know it depends on producers and budgets but still... it would be ...
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Have you ever been a laugh man?

I toured a facility recently and saw a number of abbreviated side workstations connected to one man mixing suites with a mysterious red button cabled box. I asked my tour guide if it was the mixer ...
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What is the best TV to have in a foley stage?

Hi! I am building a new studio dedicated to sound design, and I was wondering how to choose a TV to have in the control room and in the foley room. I've seen some LG LCD TVs that have a very good ...
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Worldizing (background noise, TV on a film.)

I am totally clueless. We made ​​a film, which takes place in a waste bag, I mean, it gives the feeling of the picture. A total, where a guy lying on a bed about 3m away from the camera, surrounded by ...
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Where to find GOOD sounding TV Shows for BGs in movies

Long question in the title there.. ahem. I'm doing post on a film where a couple is sitting in a sofa watching television. I'd really like to not have to do an entire new program just for that ...
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The Walking Dead S2 mixes, what's wrong?

Can someone tell me who is mixing the 2nd season of The Walking Dead ? For what is this guy paid ? Awful ambiences going down during dialogue then up again with an awful pomping effect... What do ...
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loudness metering

Been asked at work to mix to a loudness reading aswell/rather than ppm. I think the UK are switching over to this it seems. Have any of you used these before? which do you recommend? is ...
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a de-esser request…

working on a live tv show where a 60 second show needs to be turned around in 25minutes. The client has come back and feels the female presenter is too essy? SSSSSy? sibilent? Due to the tight time, ...
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Looking for someone experienced in sound for Live Television

I might be called upon to help out on a few live TV show recording/mixing gigs. Do you have any experience in this area or know the specifics on things like types of microphones, recorders, signal ...
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Audio Workflow for Drama Production

Hi all I appreciate that every audio project is different, but I was wondering how audio is captured and what is the general audio workflow signal on bigger budget drama/tv productions? I have only ...
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TV Shows DVDs with Extras

This is a long stretch but I'm wondering if there are any dvds of TV shows with sound design/editing/mixing extras. Interviews or making of docus would be awesome, but even a commentary would be great ...
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tv series production [closed]

What are the microphones, cameras and mixers used in recording a television series?
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music libraries

What music libraries your are using? Can you advise some not very pricy ones with rock, ska, raggae, so modern music in good quality?
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Big fish effects feedback needed

I wrote music for one program called Big fish and add some fx but I'm not sure whether they help it or not. [vimeo]20887044[/vimeo] What do you think about? Any feedback is welcome.
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Using limiters in a broadcast mix

I haven't done any mixes for broadcast (T.V. ads) before but I'm in the position where I may be called upon to do so. I'm using the Waves L2 on my mix aux. Setting the ceiling at -10dB, and the ...
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Broadcast Level Requirement

Anyone know what the loudest level for a mix on broadcast (CBS) television is? Im doing a mix that may end up on there and Id rather not have it smashed by their compressors. :) I read the other ...
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Exported Region Groups or Sound Packs for TV Sound Designing?

I was sitting in on an ADR session for a television show at an ADR stage the other day and I was talking to the ADR mixer about how Sound Design is different for TV than it is for Movies. He told me ...
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Anyone done work for a music video before?

I'm curious, because I've never done any work for music videos. Specifically, I'm wondering if they use similar dialnorms to standard television programming. Is there anything that's majorly different ...
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Have you ever not made a deadline?

This is kind of a fun question and forgive me if it's not necessarily relevant to sound design: But, I'm going to ask it anyway! Have you ever missed or gone over the deadline for Television or ...
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How are you using your channels in 5.1 mixes for TV

I'm curious how other people are using their channels in creating mixes for television. We've just incorporated 5.1 encoding capabilities in both Dolby Digital and Dolby-E into our workflow in the ...
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What is the workflow for audio post for TV?

Hi I am a university student currently writing my dissertation on the audio post production process for television ( and specifically drama). I was just wondering if anyone answer any of the ...
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Mixing for Television

I just mixed a commercial for TV and saw it air against other commercials and is it just me or is all TV audio smashed to hell with an L2? I mean, come on... My mix was smooth and had dynamic range ...
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Futz to make a good newscast sound?

I just did a mix on a video that had a clip from a newscast from TV. We re-recorded the line (ADR). I used a lapel mic as that is what they probably used on set.. Do any of you have a preset or ...
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TV Broadcast Levels

I just mixed a documentary for TV broadcast and the clients told me that it should not peak higher than -6db and the reference tones should be at -12db. I did just that but then when they where ...
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Do you design sound for video games as well as film and television?

How much of an overlap is there between the two industries? Some games companies promote the fact that their sound designers worked in the film industry. If you work in both industries what are the ...