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Audio Production & Post Production Center



The Audio Production & Post Production Center is located on the 7th & 8th floors of the Ansin Building, 180 Tremont Street. We provide a wealth of world-class audio facilities, equipment and support for VMA and Journalism students - please read on for details of our studios. Recent updates feature new Mac Pro 2013s throughout our studios & suites.

If you have questions, you can reach the Audio Post Production Supervisor at x8864, Ansin 707I, or at the Audio Annex, Ansin 705B.

Audio Annex | Ansin 705B

The Annex is where students can checkout studios and suites, microphones kits and audio accessories (headphones, cables, mic stands, etc.), or to simply get help from the Assistant on duty.

Microphone kits include:

  • Neumann U87Ai Condenser
  • Neumann TLM 67 Large Diaphragm Condenser
  • Miktek CV4 Large Diaphragm Tube Condenser
  • AEA A840 Active Ribbon
  •  AKG C414 XLS Multipattern Condenser

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Audio Post A | Ansin 704

Emerson’s Premier 5.1 Audio Post Production facility is calibrated to meet THX/pm3 and SMPTE/ITU standards, and to mix at professional theater standard audio levels.

Includes:

  • Pro Tools HD 11 system with Apogee Symphony I/O
  • Avid ICON Control ES Control Surface console
  • 5.1 and 2.1 DSP monitoring
  • Industry standard plug-ins (Waves, iZotope)
  • Blu-ray Player
  • Video monitoring via Panasonic HD DLP projector and Multi-LED Displays
  • Full ADR capability
  • Whisper Room for voice/ADR recording
  • Neumann Microphones
  • API Mic Preamp and 500 series processors
  • Music production and Sound Design software package (Reason, Live, Max/Jitter)

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Audio Post B | Ansin 704A

An advanced 5.1 Film/Video/New Media Sound Design Post Production room that includes:

  • Pro Tools HD 11 system with Apogee Symphony I/O
  • 5.1 mixing with Genelec monitoring
  • Industry standard plug-ins (Waves, iZotope)
  • Sony PCM-R500 DAT
  • Novation MIDI controller
  • Music production and Sound Design software package (Reason, Live, Max/Jitter)

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Sound Studio A | Ansin 705

Emerson’s hybrid Analog & Digital multi-tracking and surround mixing facility. Includes:

  • Pro Tools HD 11 system
  • API 1608-32 Analog Console with Automation and DAW Control
  • 5.1 and 2.1 DSP monitoring
  • Antelope Orion 32
  • Industry standard plug-ins (Waves, iZotope)
  • Dual 50” computer monitors
  • Full HD Projector
  • Minimoog Voyager Performer Edition
  • Kurzweil 2600
  • OPPO BDP-103 Blu-ray Player
  • Novation MIDI controller
  • Music production and Sound Design software package (Reason, Live, Max/Jitter)
  • Capacity to record Voice, ADR, Musical Instruments, & Foley 

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Sound Studio B | Ansin 706

Studio B is specialized for advanced vocal-based studio production. Includes:

  • Pro Tools HD 11 System
  • Industry standard plug-ins (Waves, iZotope)
  • Mackie Onyx 32x8 analog console
  • Dangerous Music Monitor Control System
  • Analog Outboard gear
  • Novation MIDI controller
  • Music production and Sound Design software package (Reason, Live, Max/Jitter)

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Mix B | Ansin 806

Mix B is a high-end Mix finishing room and 5.1 Mix-to-Pix Surround Sound room. It includes:

  • Pro Tools HD 11 system
  • Industry standard plug-ins (Waves, iZotope)
  • Avid Artist Series Control Surfaces
  • Dangerous Music Monitor Control System
  • Antelope Orion 32
  • Neumann monitoring: K+H 0300Ds with KH 810 subwoofer
  • Avantone Mix Cubes
  • EAW Screening Room Monitors
  • Blu-ray / DVD Playback

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Audio Production Suites | Ansin 707A-H

A total of eight production suites (x4 Stereo & x4 Surround 5.1) that include:

  • Pro Tools HD 11 systems
  • Industry standard plug-ins (Waves, iZotope)
  • RME UFX Audio Interface
  • Electro Voice RE-27 Microphone
  • Novation MIDI Controller
  • Genelec Studio Monitors
  • Music production and Sound Design software package (Reason, Live, Max/Jitter)

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