NOTE: This sound design lecture was held at Montgomery County Community College in Blue Bell, PA on February 15, 2019. The topic was organizing the mix through the use of subgroups. Marc A. Gallo conducted the lecture. It was hosted by David Ivory, Director of Sound Recording and Music Technology at MCCC.
This lecture discusses the principles behind organizing a mix for film and video. Referencing the animation for the TARAC WIPPP commercial, Marc demonstrates how utilizing subgroups gives you greater control and a tighter sound. Digital Performer serves as the digital audio workstation.
The following sound design questions are addressed…
- When and why to separate tracks into subgroups
- How subgrouping for sound design is the same as mixing for music
- Why subgroups give you greater control and a tighter sound