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Sound Mastering

Final Audio Deliverables and Archive Assets

It is important that Mix Versions and Stem file names contain all relevant information within their file names. They must be easy to understand at a glance.  All 5.1 surround (6ch) elements must be delivered as discrete files.  For detailed instructions on preparing Dolby Atmos archive assets, please see Dolby Atmos Home Mix Archive Specs.

 

Item Naming Example
 Project Title  project_title  chefs_table
 Episode / Reel # / Longplay  s[season##]e[episode##] or  r[reel##] or lp[longplay]  s01e01, s01e02, s01e03 or r01,  r02, r03 or lp
 Version # or Date  v[##]   v05, v041319
 Asset Type (see legend below)  asset type  PM, ME, FXStem, FXPD, ADR
 Soundfield Type (if applicable)  soundfield type  Nearfield, Theatrical
 Mono, Stereo or 5.1  mono, 2ch or 6ch  mono, 2ch, 6ch
 Sample Rate  [##]k  48k
 Bit Depth  [##]b  24b
 Time Code Rate  time code rate without period  23976, 24, 25, 2997, 30
 Channel / Track Mapping  channel/track designation  .L, .R, .C, .LFE, .Ls, .Rs

 

 Asset Type  Abbreviation
 Master  PM, ME
 Audio Stem  FXStem, MXStem, DIAStem, FFFXStem
 Pre-Dubs  FXPD, MXPD, DIAPD...
 Optional Tracks  OPT, OPTA, OPTB, GRP
 Dialog Guide Track  GUIDE
 ADR Recordings  ADR

 

File Naming Examples 

Final Discrete Stereo Mix Example:

chefs_table_s02e02_v04_PM_Nearfield_2ch_48k_24b_23976.L.wav

chefs_table_s02e02_v04_PM_Nearfield_2ch_48k_24b_23976.R.wav

or

chefs_table_s02e02_v04_PM_Nearfield_2ch_48k_24b_23976.L.wav

chefs_table_s02e02_v04_PM_Nearfield_2ch_48k_24b_23976.R.wav

 

Discrete 5.1 Stem Unit Example:

chefs_table_s02e02_v03_FXSTEM_6ch_48k_24b_23976.L.wav

chefs_table_s02e02_v03_FXSTEM_6ch_48k_24b_23976.R.wav

chefs_table_s02e02_v03_FXSTEM_6ch_48k_24b_23976.C.wav

chefs_table_s02e02_v03_FXSTEM_6ch_48k_24b_23976.LFE.wav

chefs_table_s02e02_v03_FXSTEM_6ch_48k_24b_23976.Ls.wav

chefs_table_s02e02_v03_FXSTEM_6ch_48k_24b_23976.Rs.wav

 

Discrete 5.1 Pre-Dub Unit Example:

chefs_table_s02e02_v09_fxpd_6ch_48k_24b_23976.L.wav

chefs_table_s02e02_v09_fxpd_6ch_48k_24b_23976.R.wav

chefs_table_s02e02_v09_fxpd_6ch_48k_24b_23976.C.wav

chefs_table_s02e02_v09_fxpd_6ch_48k_24b_23976.LFE.wav

chefs_table_s02e02_v09_fxpd_6ch_48k_24b_23976.Ls.wav

chefs_table_s02e02_v09_fxpd_6ch_48k_24b_23976.Rs.wav

 

Discrete 5.1 Music & Effects Example:

peewee_lp_v02_ME_Nearfield_6ch_48k_24b_23976.L.wav

peewee_lp_v02_ME_Nearfield_6ch_48k_24b_23976.R.wav

peewee_lp_v02_ME_Nearfield_6ch_48k_24b_23976.C.wav

peewee_lp_v02_ME_Nearfield_6ch_48k_24b_23976.LFE.wav

peewee_lp_v02_ME_Nearfield_6ch_48k_24b_23976.Ls.wav

peewee_lp_v02_ME_Nearfield_6ch_48k_24b_23976.Rs.wav

 


ProTools sessions

Premix and stage mix sessions should be consolidated with all linked media. Frozen or rendered tracks are acceptable if the facility prefers. Please perform a "File >> Save Copy In..." and select Audio Files under "Items to Copy" to consolidate files:

 

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Example of a consolidated session:

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Change Log:

9/19/2019: Updated Asset Organization & Uploading to include the option of nesting (one-directory only) Sound Assets for delivery & Asset QC 

 

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