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Extraneous Effects 


"Extraneous Effect" is an additional audio effect (knock, step, gunshot, environmental ambience) present in program where it is not creatively intended and appears out of place within the context of the scene.


Extraneous effects impact the Content Quality of the asset. The member experience is negatively affected as extraneous effects may provide false story cues not creatively intend. Extraneous effects may also obscure the intended dialogue/ music within a scene.

Severity Structure:


Effect cannot be directly attributed to on-screen action but aligns with off-screen action based on the context of the scene.


Effect is present where it clearly should not be. Could change intent or give away plot-pertinent information before the creators intended.

How to Prevent:                          

Keep temp tracks completely separate from final tracks, and lock audio tracks that are not being worked on in order to avoid cross contaminating tracks. Review audio against picture to check for out of place or duplicated elements.


Extraneous effect must be removed and replaced with the intended audio.

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