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Nuendo® 5 Power!: The Comprehensive Guide by Ashley Shepherd

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17 Film Mixing

Film mixing is an entirely different process than stereo music mixing, primarily due to the use of surround sound, with six or more channels of audio in the final mix. But even beyond that fundamental difference, the process of creating audio and then mixing it all together is more complex, with music being only one component of the sonic landscape.

A single, mono audio track can be routed through one or more 5.1 group channels, FX channels, stem channels, and then a final mix channel, all while maintaining perspective among the six channels of the mix path. Beyond that, a two-channel version of the mix for stereo presentation is almost always needed in the final deliverables.

Even before the mix that will be heard by the end viewer ...

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