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Error Code:

Volume Flutter

Description:

"Volume Flutter" is rapid oscillation of volume in dialogue, music or effects. 

Impact:

Volume Flutter impacts the Technical quality of an asset. Customer experience will be negatively affected as plot-pertinent dialogue may be lost during volume flutters. Volume flutter could possibly be the creative intent. Any derivative of this mix will contain a volume flutter.

Severity Structure:

FYI

Volume fluctuates due to changes in distance of on-screen action, or contextual clues within a scene indicate that it is part of the intended mix elements.

Needs Review

Audio volume fluctuates rapidly in the middle of a scene, where on-screen action or dialogue is intended to be heard.

How to Prevent:                          

Review audio with the picture to check for contextual clues that indicate volume flutter matches the scene.

Use sound compression adjustments to create a seamless volume in the audio track.

Solution:

Redeliver affected audio track with volume at a consistent level, or in a level that is not rapidly varying and jarring to listen to.

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