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LAPPG February 11th: Stems, Splits & Audio Deliverables; Designing Your Production/Post Workspace

Everyone can benefit from this month’s LAPPG meeting, where Supervising Sound Editor, Sound Designer and Rerecording Mixer and LAPPG Co-Founder Woody Woodhall will talk about stems, splits and why they’re necessary. Also, Jeffrey Stansfield, President and CEO of Advantage Video Systems, will go through what it takes to create a creative workspace, from choice of office, hardware and more.
As always, the meeting starts at 7pm on February 11th. It’s $5 at the door, which gets you a giveaway ticket to win one the many awesome prizes LAPPG always has to give.
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Stems, Splits and Audio Deliverables & Considerations for Creating a Workspace for Post and Production

Wednesday, February 11th, 2015 @ 7pm

Stems, Splits & Audio Deliverables

Have you wondered what the terms splits or stems in regards to audio means? Have you heard about dipped and undipped splits? Do you know about an M & E or Mix Minus tracks and why they are imperative to your final project?

Supervising Sound Editor, Sound Designer and Rerecording Mixer (and Co-Founder of LAPPGWoody Woodhall will discuss this and other aspects of audio for distribution or broadcast. Splits are an essential component in audio deliverables and Woody will discuss what they are, why they are needed and how they can increase the value and longevity of the sound for your project.

Considerations When Designing Your Own Workspace From Production to Post

As workflows and equipment change so do our needs for a more efficient, connected and user-friendly space to work. Jeffrey Stansfield, President and CEO of Advantage Video Systems will deliver an overview of what goes into creating such a studio space. We’ll have a look at various facilities from a small home office to a large video production facility and a few in between and Jeffrey will discuss workflows, hardware as well as potential problems and the things you should consider before setting out to create or re-envision your work environment. He will also answer questions as well as showcase different hardware and software solutions.
Jeffrey Stansfield is the President and CEO of Advantage Video Systems, a leading technology provider to the broadcast, motion picture, television and motion graphics industries.

Stansfield launched AVS in 2001 and has steadily built its clientele by focusing on one customer at a time. His slogan, “How can we make your day perfect?” drives him and his team to empower clients with the latest information and technology solutions. His company’s work encompasses workflow consultation, design, installation and integration.
Jeffrey has served as a general board member, treasurer and secretary of SMPTE (Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers). He supports the Los Angeles Post Production Group and many other industry organizations including the Creative Pro User Group Network, the Digital Cinema Society, the Hollywood Post Alliance, the Society of Television Engineers and the National Association of Broadcasters. His more than 25 years of experience including the construction of broadcast facilities as well as technology services for production and post-production facilities, special effects businesses and motion graphics businesses.
As always there will be plenty of time to network, enjoy some coffee and participate in our great giveaway which includes thousands of dollars of amazing prizes from our generous partners!
$5.00 kindly requested at the door will include 1 giveaway ticket.

@Roth Hall
1714 21th Street
Santa Monica, CA 90404
***Street parking is available on 21st and also on Michigan east of 21st Street and in Crossroads’ 22nd Street parking lot (between Michigan and Pennsylvania.)

Written by Jake Fruia

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