AES New York 2013
Technical Tour Details

Thursday, October 17, 2:30 pm — 5:30 pm

TT1 - Definition 6

Abstract:
Definition 6 is an award winning video and audio production house with facilities in New York City and Atlanta. Definition 6 is a unified marketing agency specializing in all aspects of production and client services. Clients include adidas, Aflac, Coca-Cola, Facebook, GM, General Electric, HBO, and Kia—to name just a few.

This tour is limited to 15 people.

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.

Price: $35 (members), $45 (nonmembers)

 
 

Friday, October 18, 10:15 am — 2:45 pm

TT2 - Kaufman Astoria Music & Sound/The Museum of The Moving Image

Abstract:
Kaufman Astoria Music and Sound is a major New York City "Large Room" recording studio located in the famed Kaufman Astoria Film Studios. While catering to music for film/tv, Broadway cast albums, jazz, rock, and more, KAS offers full ADR, voice over, and lock to picture services as well as fiber optic connectivity to two of the building's large sound stages. Originally built by Famous Players-Lasky, known as Paramount Pictures after 1927, as their East Coast production facility in 1920, these studio's were the site of hundreds of silent and early sound era film productions.

The Museum of the Moving Image advances the public understanding and appreciation of the art, history, technique, and technology of film, television, and digital media. Since its opening in 1988, Museum of the Moving Image has been recognized as a major, internationally-reputed institution and the only museum in the United States dedicated to exploring the art, history, and technology of the moving image.

This tour is limited to 20 people.

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.

Price: $35 (members), $45 (nonmembers)

 
 

Friday, October 18, 12:45 pm — 4:15 pm

TT3 - Book of Mormon Tour

Abstract:
This tour will feature a look at all the aspect's of what goes into presenting a Broadway show of this kind - audio production, stage and lighting production, theater prep, etc...

This event is limited to 30 people.

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.

Price: $35 (members), $45 (nonmembers)

 
 

Friday, October 18, 1:30 pm — 4:30 pm

TT4 - WNYC Facilities and "Soundcheck"

Abstract:
WNYC is a non-profit, public radio station located in New York City, comprised of WNYC AM and FM and WQXR. The stations are members of NPR and are known for their nationally syndicated news and culture programming and Internet radio broadcasts. WNYC reaches more than one million listeners each week and has the largest public radio audience in the United States. The station now occupies two and a half floors of a 12-story former printing building.

Soundcheck is a one-hour weekday talk show hosted by WNYC's John Schaefer and is about music and the arts. Soundcheck features interviews with musicians, critics, journalists, authors and it also features live musical performances in mix of genres, including indie rock, jazz, classical, and world music. The show also airs on XM Satellite Radio Channel 133. The tour will feature the Jerome L. Greene Performance Space. The Greene Space hosts live broadcasts and tapings of WNYC’s signature programs; concerts and festivals from WQXR, New York City’s sole 24-hour classical music station; and wide-ranging events such as the Battle of the Boroughs talent quest, The NEXT New York Conversation series, and A New Theater of Sound. A multimedia performance venue, The Greene Space is outfitted with cutting-edge digital audio and video production systems that allow it to live as vibrantly in the virtual arena as it does in its physical home. Each year, thousands of people experience the 125-seat venue and millions more download podcasts and stream audio and video of live events created in the space. A news ticker carves through The Greene Space and out to the windows on Varick Street, making breaking news available to passersby, including some 35 million en route to the Holland Tunnel annually.

This event is limited to 30 people.

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.

Price: $35 (members), $45 (nonmembers)

 
 

Friday, October 18, 3:45 pm — 6:15 pm

TT5 - Battery Studios

Abstract:
Battery Studios is Sony Music Entertainment’s New York City-based music production and mastering facility. Located in the former home of the legendary Record Plant Recording Studios, Battery is part of a century-long tradition of elite New York music production facilities and combines the old with the new by specializing in re-mastering, mastering and audio restoration and digitization.

This tour is limited to 35 people.

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.

Price: $35 (members), $45 (nonmembers)

 
 

Saturday, October 19, 2:30 pm — 5:30 pm

TT6 - Avery Fisher Hall at Lincoln Center

Abstract:
Avery Fisher Hall at Lincoln Center is the home of the New York Philharmonic. We will tour the hall, the stage, and the audio recording facilities.

This tour is limited to 30 people.

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.

Price: $35 (members), $45 (nonmembers)

 
 

Sunday, October 20, 9:00 am — 11:00 am

TT7 - Late Night with Jimmy Fallon

Abstract:
This tour takes you to the studios of "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon" show where you will tour the sound stage and all the production facilities.

There is a 20-person limit for this tour.

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.

Price: $35 (members), $45 (nonmembers)

 
 

Sunday, October 20, 10:00 am — 12:00 pm

TT8 - Late Night with Jimmy Fallon

Abstract:
This tour takes you to the studios of "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon" show where you will tour the sound stage and all the production facilities.

There is a 20-person limit for this tour.

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.

Price: $35 (members), $45 (nonmembers)

 
 


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