Questions tagged [standard]

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How to tell if an audio track follows A440 standard?

I have a question about the A440 standard (A = 440 Hz) - does it really affect every single modern soundtrack? How can I tell if an audio track has been made using the A440 Standard / 440Hz (as ...
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Is there a standard name for embedded loop markers in WAV files?

Using any audio editor (I'm using Audition), how do I name loop markers to be recognized by samplers as loops? Can I name them anything (My Happy Loop Begins here / My Happy Loop Ends here), or is ...
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Actual Audio Standards in the Industry

Where can I find docs about audio standards in the industry (max DB, Sampling rates...). Best if they are classified by domain (TV, Cinema, Video games, music). Actual standards would be well ...
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What is the industry standard requirements for post production??

What is the industry standard requirements for post production?? International frame-rate standards; Europe, Asia, North America, South America & Japan Audio sample-rate and bit-depth in ...
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Resume Formats for Sound Editors/Designers

First of all, I really enjoy this site and wish everyone tons of luck in their current and future projects. My question is one regarding the structuring of resumes or CVs for sound editors. Is there ...
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What is the difference between dBFS and dBu?

What is the difference between dBFS and dBu for leveling when it comes to final mix and standards for cinematic release? I know that each country is different. In South Africa, the spec for ...
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7.1 going to be the new standard?

With Toy Story 3 coming out in 7.1, are we going to see a flood of movies coming out with this new format? Sort of like what Avatar did to movies coming out in 3D? Most of the big blockbusters are ...
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Usual half day rate?

I see gear rental places charge 75% of the day rate for half a day. And at restaurants, half a pasta dish is also around 75%. How about post-production or location recording? For some reason, I have ...
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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 ...