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How can I as beginner learn Sound Design cheap?

The best advice I can give is to make a lot of mistakes. And learn from them. So, if you really are serious about this: start today. Select one animation, any animation already there, download it to ...
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Good tips/courses for using Adobe Audition to mix audio story in a 'film' style

Firstly, there is no set formula for this. You have to... a) train your ears b) use your ears. The only standard I would adhere to is to pick a loudness level and make sure your final mix conforms ...
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How do we mix down a feature film?

Like Pierre de Fermat comment in the margin in regards to his "last theorem", it may be difficult to do justice to a question such as this in the size of this text box... However, we'll try. To ...
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How do we mix down a feature film?

You would create stems Dialogue, Ambience, Foley, SFX for the entire length of the film
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Where should dialogue be hitting in dbfs?

I don't do a huge amount of theatrical mixing, but i have done a bunch of mixing for various media, so i'll try to help you out. -20 to -12 sounds good, that's what i usually aim for with my dialogue....
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Problem with LFE channel in mixing

Most (all?) use the LFE send on whatever panner they are using for ProTools. Either the built in panner, waves, spanner etc all have a LFE send that allows you to send the amount you want to the LFE. ...
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How can I make 3d sound

This is an example of binaural sound. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Binaural_recording You can record binaural sound using a dummy head and two microphones that simulate human ears, or you can ...
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Mixing for Cinema in Home Studio

It is very difficult to produce a proper theater mix in a small studio. It is also usually not a good idea to deliver one common mix for theater, home-theater and two loudspeakers flat screen. ...
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Will my film mixed in stereo 2.0 play in Dolby 5.1/ 7.0 theater?

Basically, what the festival is saying is that for play back that is using a high end professional cinema distribution, they need to use particular speaker configurations. For your film, they are ...
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Will my film mixed in stereo 2.0 play in Dolby 5.1/ 7.0 theater?

It will play but probably won't sound as good as if it was mixed in 5.1 or 7.1. Because it's only the 2 speakers the sound will "pull" to the side for people sitting far off center. Other issues ...
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Best examples of transitioning between non-diegetic to diegetic

I like to use the opening sequence of Atonement: a character typing on a typewriter becomes the rhythm for the titles. So the switch is sound design to music, as well as diegetic to non-diegetic.
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When will films be mixed at 96K?

I hear all of you on this one, especially the OP. I can also tell a difference... ...Here's the deal: I grew up nearly deaf (and inching towards deafness). Sound didn't matter until a surgery gave ...
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