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How can I as beginner learn Sound Design cheap?

I want to make a short animation video with some terrific 7.1 audio. Let that be my goal. Now where can I even begin to learn how to create small to big cinematic sounds, record good dialogue and how ...
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What is a good resource to learn dialogue mixing?

I am constantly making short films, and I want to improve my post-production audio, specifically dialogue mixing. I'm not sure if that's the correct term, so specifically, I want to learn how to ...
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Good tips/courses for using Adobe Audition to mix audio story in a 'film' style

I am wanting to mix down an audio story in Adobe Audition - but I want to use similar techniques as mixing for a stereo film. Can anyone recommend good Youtube video tutorials, online courses, etc, ...
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How do we mix down a feature film?

I am wondering, once I get the dialogue nailed throughout the film and do all the foley and sound scape, what is the procedure to mix this down and master? Do I need to work with smaller scene files (...
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Where should dialogue be hitting in dbfs?

I've heard/read lots of different things about where dialogue should be hitting in terms of dbfs for a feature film. (I am mixing 5.1 in a small studio, room calibrated to 79. I know film standard on ...
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Problem with LFE channel in mixing

I have question about 5.1 . Is this right that we shouldnt have any soundeffects on LFE channel and all the sound effects Need to be sent to that channel?(in protools)
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How can I make 3d sound

I Try To Made something like 3D sound I would like to know what to do. This Clip Is amazing Thanks for the help
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Mixing for Cinema in Home Studio

I am preping for a film mix in my small studio and just was calibrating the speakers but with my small monitors i can't reach the SPL required. SO i decided to reference with a DVD dialogue track at ...
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Will my film mixed in stereo 2.0 play in Dolby 5.1/ 7.0 theater?

My first short film was mixed as stereo, for quality and cost reasons. The first festival we have been accepted into states that sound must be Dolby 5.1 or 7.0. Will my film play in the theater in ...
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5.1 to Stereo, Making an AC3

FYI in case its applicable : I work in a 5.1 environment (Using pro tools 11 HD) that's acoustically treated (by professionals of course) and my system is calibrated. My room is smaller so I find I ...
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Best examples of transitioning between non-diegetic to diegetic

I'm putting together a talk on the basics of sound design for theatre and I wanted to grab a short clip demonstrating sound design transitioning from the non-diegetic realm into the conscious of the ...
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A Study Into The Differences of Real-Time Surround Recording And Post-Production Mixing Process In Surround Sound Formats

I am currently conducting my dissertation which involves development of a realistic surround sound mixing technique over conventional surround sound techniques. However my key research question is "...
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Mixing a Feature Film, Organization?

So I've got to mix a feature film alone in the timeframe of 6 days and I'm curious how you guys might go about doing this organizationally? For example, would you mix each element one at a time ...
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Mixing - headphone translation?

Hey guys, So I don't know if this should be a concern, but it drives me crazy personally. So you've mixed your film and everything sounds great. It's a low budget short intended for the festival ...
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Mixing surround sound via optical cable

I have to mix music and sfx for a short animation which will play in a cinema on a Dolby 5.1 system. I need to deliver all 6 channels as separate wav files so they can encode everything to a DCP. My ...
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When will films be mixed at 96K?

When do you think it will be standard to mix a film at 96K or possibly 192K and have it stay at that sample-rate? Will Feature Films ever make the jump to 96K rather than stay at 48K? Also, when you ...
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