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Sunday, October 6 9:00 am – 12:00 noon
: Michael Bishop, Head of Engineering, Telarc International
John Eargle, JME/JBL Professional
Frank Filipetti, Independent Engineer/Producer
Bob Ludwig, President/Owner, Gateway Mastering & DVD
George Massenburg,
President/Owner, GML, LLC
Elliott Scheiner, Independent Engineer/Producer
This tutorial workshop, hosted by leading industry professionals, will deal with various formats for mixing and mastering in surround. Topics such as comparisons of various loudspeaker configurations, mastering techniques for DVD-Audio and SACD, and new mixing techniques required for surround will be addressed. Audio and music examples will be played. This session will be of benefit to audio engineers of all backgrounds, including students.
Produced by the AES Education Committee

Join a stellar assembly of some of today’s top recording engineers working in surround for an in-depth workshop on recording, mixing and mastering for multi-channel surround. Samples of their surround work will be played and ample opportunity will be provided to discover the recording, mixing, and mastering techniques behind the productions.

Topics that may be covered include:

  • Mixing and mastering for DTS/Dolby Digital surround vs. discrete multichannel surround
  • Mixing for 5.1 vs. 6.0, 7.1, or 10.2
  • Multichannel mix recording formats in most common use and compatibility with mastering needs
  • Mixing and mastering monitor speaker setup/formats and compatibility with common home theater setups in the home
  • Essential tools for mixing and mastering in multichannel surround
  • Mix approaches and preferences: ambient surround vs. direct surround
  • Challenges of mastering for DVD-A
  • Challenges of mastering for SACD

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