AES New York 2011
Technical Tour TT3

Friday, October 21, 9:00 am — 12:00 pm

TT3 - KAS Music & Sound

Abstract:
Built by George Zukor in 1921 as the Players Laskey, the Paramount Co. filled huge back lots in Queens before Hollywood was a glimmer. You’ve seen Kaufman Astoria Studios from Charlie Chaplin, Bill Cosby, and the Muppets. In this facility, Frank Capra during WWII, then Cukor-Huston-Zanuck produced 300 films a year as the Army’s Signal Corps Pictorial Center to about 1970. Of KAS M&S’s two studios, Studio A’s 2,400 sq. ft. room boasts two large shielded iso booths, and has direct tie lines from all six TV/movie soundstages ranging in size from 75 x 54 up to 158 x 114 and a monster 217 x 120.

Technical Tours are made available on a first come, first served basis to anyone with an All Access badge. Tickets can be purchased during normal registration hours at the convention center.

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