6Preparing for Your Sound Mix

Now we turn to the post-production phase of your project (which in the business we know as “post”). Just as we emphasized the importance of planning to incorporate sound elements into your production plan, we will focus here on the value of planning ahead for your audio post sessions. The audio post-production process is critical; yet because it is usually one of the last elements of a production, it can get rushed. Complicating this further is the fact that we now work in a world of multi-platform distribution of content. Knowing how to approach the audio post-production process can save you much time and aggravation, leaving more time for the creative story design process. In this chapter we will discuss how ...

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