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Old 6th March 2008
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Thanks for responding Bob. We are mixing this way now. The main thing in the surrounds is audience reaction. My concern is that a producer sitting with the rear surround (that's voiced for the editor who is 10 feet away) right by their head will be distracted by the audience ambience.

Tim


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Originally Posted by Bob Olhsson View Post
It's really the classic theatrical mix problem.

A classic solution is putting dialog and effects mono center, music and ambiance front L/R and then strictly limit the use of surrounds to effects that "work" even if the level is 6 dB. off.