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Oscar Bucco
Film Sound Mix sample?
on May 20, 2016 at 9:45:44 pm

Hello,

I am trying to create my film soundmix on a less than ideal home studio setup. I'm looking to get a reference movie or film soundmix file that I could place into Final Cut Pro and use to calibrate my monitor and compare to my soundtrack. I have tried to calibrate my setup using -20dB pink noise and SPL meter to set them to 75dB as recommended by many but I'd prefer to have a real world sample. An idea sample would have a -20dB reference tone in the head so I could make sure it is playing at proper level within the application.

Does anyone have a professional movie file or final soundmix film with a -20dB tone in front they could point me to?

Thanks in advance.
Oscar


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Ty Ford
Re: Film Sound Mix sample?
on May 21, 2016 at 5:18:59 pm

Hello Oscar and welcome to the Cow Audio Forum.

Do you have no audio software in which you can create a -20dB tone?

I have lots to do over the next few days, but Pro Tools or Audition will let you do that.

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Oscar Bucco
Re: Film Sound Mix sample?
on May 21, 2016 at 5:52:50 pm

Hi Ty,

Thanks for your reply. Yes, I can generate the tone. I think my post may have been confusing. I'm actually looking for a finished professional movie soundtrack with a -20dB tone in the header if such a thing exists. That way I could put the soundmix into my timeline and compare it to my own and also use it to calibrate my monitor settings. Thanks,
Oscar


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Peter Groom
Re: Film Sound Mix sample?
on May 25, 2016 at 11:59:54 am

Doubt youll find that.
The pink noise is rotated in sequence around the room by a panner calibration set up. not by putting it on a timeline.
also youll need an sound pressure level meter, not your ears
Peter

Post Production Dubbing Mixer


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