The Rerecording StagePredubbing and the Final Mix

Publication year: 2012
Source: Practical Art of Motion Picture Sound, 2012, Pages 481-508

David Lewis, Yewdall

 Summary: Rerecording is the process in which separate elements of various audio cues are mixed together in a combined format, and set down for preservation in a form either by mechanical or electronic means for reproduction. In simpler terms, rerecording, otherwise referred to as mixing or dubbing, is where you bring carefully prepared tracks from sound editorial and music and weave them together into a lush, seamless soundtrack. The mixing console (or the board) is situated approximately two-thirds the distance from the screen to the back wall of the dub stage. The size and prowess of the mixing console also reflects…