Post Production and Studio Sound
" What about dark rooms with no windows???...."
Pete has been working with non-linear sound editorial/mixing
systems since 1992, first as a beta site for the at that time new ProTools
multitrack sound system. This work produced the 1992 film "Ruby
in Paridise", among the first films with complete sound
editorial executed on a personal computer.
Mix to Picture -
The Mixing stage at Winterstone Productions is a 5.1 tuned
room with sync to picture projection playback. Based on the ProTools HD
non-linear recording system, up to 128 tracks are available on the stage,
with additional systems available for online locking - along with a variety
of plugin and outboard gear. Final mix/stems can be printed to hard drive
or to tape based media.
Sound Design/Editorial -
In additon to the mixing stage, several sound edit stations
are available for sound cutting. An isolation room with picture playback
for Voice Over, ADR and Foley recording is adjacent the Mix Theater. For
sweetening, there are a variety of effects and music libraries.
|Music Mixing/Mastering -
The Mixing Stage
can be configured for 5.1 or Stereo mixing, with tuned programmable room
equalization, (Film EQ x-curve and flat for music monitoring). Class A microphone
pre-amplifiers along with a stable of studio grade microphones from manufacturers
such as Neuman, AKG and Schoeps make for clean signal digitizing. A variety
of plug-in's are available for eq, effects and level matching, with analogue
inserts available for those special needs.
Mastering is the final
step in television or music projects that makes your final mixes stand out,
from eq matching to that final tweek of compression. This step keeps all
your mixes intact, while at the same time bringing your hard work "out