There are many audio room design jobs all geared at polishing the audio of the program and its final presentation. Good mixing is an important aspect of a good presentation. In fact the public is ready to listen to the presenter when the program pictures have a problem. However, they may not be ready to forgive the presenter in a case of a poor audio. This is why anyone operating an audio studio must hire specialists in various design jobs to oversee this. Some of the jobs available in this industry include:
This job requires that the holder of the position fine tunes the lines spoken by the actors and other speakers. They should fix bad pronunciation, stumbled words and any other defects of the speech.
Automated Dialogue Replacement
This is the process of rerecording lines originally recorded in unsalvageable situations. A good example is where an off- camera cement mixer filled the audio with noise that cannot be easily filtered out. In this case, the expert should be able filter out the noise.
Voiceover Recording Job
This is where one records narrations in such a way that he captures the qualities of the speaker’s voice.
It is one of the tactics that is used to enhance the original audio by adding some sound effects and filters. The person doing the job may add a door slam or a car crash at the background so as to replace any other sound that was considered unimpressive or difficult to record while in the field.
Foley Recording and Editing
This is the process of recording and editing that allows the sound to be synchronized to the picture. The job entails matching the footsteps on different surfaces, fight sounds, as well as handling different noise objects.
Music Editing Jobs
Music editing jobs entails using pre-recorded tracks and custom compound music. This audio must be edited and synchronized to particular events in the program. Thus, this job is handled by the music editor.
The job entails adjusting the levels, the surround (stereo), equalization, planning and dynamics of the program so as to keep the audience’s attention on dialogue, audio cues and other sound effects such as the music track and the ambience. All this should be blend seamlessly so as to harmonize whole set up. This job must be done by an expert who’s experienced in mixing.