DEPARTMENT OF TELEVISION, RADIO & FILM PRODUCTION

Digital Audio Production & Post-Production Center

Room 704

Room 704
Room 704 is specialized for advanced film/video/new media post sound.
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Digital Audio Production & Post-Production Center is located on the 7th floor of the Ansin Building, 180 Tremont Street.
 



Room 704

Room 704 is Emerson’s most recently updated Film/Video/New Media Post-Production Center for Sound and includes:

  • Pro Tools HD 192 system
  • Advanced sound processing plug-ins
  • 5.1 mixing and monitoring
  • An ICON Control ES Control Surface console
  • DVD Audio & SACD playback
  • Video monitoring via Panasonic HD DLP projector and HD Plasma displays
  • A full array of multimedia applications
  • MIDI music production software/hardware including Reason, Live, Digital Performer, and Max/Jitter. This room is calibrated to meet THX/Pm3 standards and to mix at professional theater standard audio levels.

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Room 704A

Room 704A is an advanced Film/Video/New Media Post-Production Center and includes:

  • Pro Tools HD 192 system
  • Advanced sound processing plug-ins
  • 5.1 mixing and monitoring
  • A Yamaha digital mixing console
  • DVD Audio & SACD playback
  • A wide array of multimedia applications
  • MIDI music production software/hardware including Reason, Live, Digital Performer, and Max/Jitter

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Room 705

Room 705 is specialized for advanced studio multi-tracking/mixing 5.1, and includes:

  • Pro Tools HD 192 system with 16 input capability
  • Advanced outboard sound processors and plug-ins
  • A patch bay
  • A Mackie Onyx 32x8 analog console
  • MIDI music production hardware including a Kurzweil K2600

A spacious performance area is connected via audio snake to the control room. A Tascam DS-7.1 surround controller is the center of the 5.1 system, which includes Bass Management to control the Mackie HR-824s, HR-624’s, and the HS-120 sub.

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Room 706

Room 706 is specialized for advanced vocal-based studio production and includes:

  • Pro Tools HD system
  • Advanced sound processing plug-ins
  • A new Mackie Onyx 32x8 analog console
  • MIDI-based music production software including Reason, Live, and Max/Jitter

In addition, an isolation booth for vocals and voice-over is connected via audio cable snake to the control room.

The 5.1 systems from the other classrooms are also employed here. Note: Although specialized, the classroom studios are equipped for all facets of audio production and post-production. All rooms have DAT, CD, and compact cassette sources, and CD/DVD burners for data, audio, and video storage/production.

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Production Suites

Four production suites include:

  • Pro Tools Digi 002 systems
  • Apple Macintosh Computers
  • A full complement of sound processing plug-ins
  • Genelec 8030 studio monitors
  • DAT, CD, MiniDisc, and audio compact cassette sources
  • EV RE-27/ND microphones
  • Waves Platinum, Reason, Live, Compressor, etc.
  • Seamless integration with Avid and Final Cut Pro via DV Tool Kit, with DigiTranslator

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Additional Production Suites

Four more production suites include (in addition to the previous suites):

  • 5.1 system with Tascam Surround Controller
  • 5 Genelecs 1029A and 7050 Sub
  • Neyrinck Surround Plug-ins

Suite 704A is an HD 192 Mastering 5.1 Production Suite with the same hardware and software as the two classrooms.

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