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Table of Contents
                            Front cover
Title page
Copyright page
Table of contents
About the authors
Introduction to the third edition
First chapter
Part 1 Audio Basics
	1 The evolution of audio post production
		An overview
		A little history: the development of technology and techniques
		Where we are now: post production today
	2 Digital recording and processing
		The digital audio process
		Sampling rate and pulse code modulation
		Quantizing level
		Storing digital audio data
		Interconnecting between digital audio systems
	3 Synchronizing and controlling audio post production equipment
		SMPTE/EBU timecode
		Timecode and speed
		Identification and labelling
		Longitudinal timecode (LTC)
		Vertical interval timecode (VITC)
		Burnt-in timecode
		MIDI timecode (MTC)
		Controlling equipment through synchronization
		Synchronization modes
		The control of tape/film transports
	4 Audio transfers and file formats
		Linear transfers
		File transfers
		File conversion software
		Network systems
	5 Video, film and pictures
		Video compression
		Film recording
		Audio on video recorders
		Viewing pictures in audio post production
		Viewing images
		Comparing film and video
	6 Film in audio post production
		Film release
		Conforming film
		Film timecode
		Sound on sprocketed film
		Photographic film recording
		Recording analogue optical soundtracks
		Digital optical soundtracks
Part 2 The Post Production Process
	7 Post production workflows
	8 Recording audio for post production
		Types of microphone
		Mono and stereo recording
		Microphone position
		Using multiple microphones
		Production mixing
		Studio and field recorders
		Identing and logging takes
		Studio-based recording
		Field/location recording
	9 Editing picture and sound
		An overview
		Non-linear editing
		System configuration
		Video resolution
		The editing process
		Logging the rushes
		Digitizing sound and picture
		Syncing sound and picture
		Editing audio in the timeline
		Audio tools
		Outputting the audio edit
		Spotting the soundtrack
		Handing over to the sound editors
	10 The digital audio workstation
		An overview
		Digital audio editing
		System configuration
		Hard drives
		Drive configurations
		Working with picture
		System requirements and interconnectivity
		Audio editing tools
		Mixing tools
		Backing up
		Setting up a tracklaying workspace
		Choosing the right workstation for the job
	11 Preparing for the mix: editing production sound
		The conform
		Checking sync
		Starting the dialogue edit
		Boom or personal mic?
		Handling twin/multiple-track material
		Handling M/S recordings
		Techniques for improving audio edits
		Dialogue editing software
		ADR spotting
		ADR cue sheets
		ADR spotting software
		Attending the ADR session
		Editing ADR
		ADR fitting software
		Splitting the dialogues for the mix
		Crowd spotting
		Attending the crowd session
		Editing the crowd
	12 Preparing for the mix: sound effects editing
		Types of sound effect
		Planning the tracklay
		Sourcing sound effects
		Starting the edit
		Tracklaying for the surrounds
		Tracklaying for the subs
		Sound effects editing techniques
		Sound effects plug-ins
		Samplers and synthesizers
		Presenting the tracks for the mix
	13 Post sync recording
		Recording foley
		Recording ADR
		Crowd recording
		Voice-over recording
		Voice tracks for animation
		ISDN (Integrated Switched Digital Network)
	14 Preparing for the mix: music
		Types of music
		Music and copyright
		Planning the music
		Sourcing music
	15 Monitoring and the environment
		Monitoring loudspeakers
		Stereo and multichannel sound
		Acoustics and reverberation
		Background noise
		Workstation rooms
		The importance of listening levels
		Visual monitoring of recording levels
	16 Mixing and processing equipment
		The mixing console
		Types of mixing console
		Control of dynamics
		Computerization of mixing operations
	17 The mix
		Operation of the controller
		Console automation
		The virtual mix
		Cue sheets
		Mixing using DAWs
		Mixing in surround
		Compatible mixes for television
		Music and Effects mixes
		Delivery requirements
	18 The transmission and reproduction of audio post production material
		The cinema chain
		Digital television
		Television transmission
		Television chain – transmission
		Video on the web
		Domestic video formats

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