Syncing in Film Score

  Syncing Music to Picture   When writing music for film, one goal is to sync dramatic events happening on screen with musical events in the score. There are many different methods for syncing music to picture. These include using sequencing software to...

Nanotube Speakers

  What are Cabron Nanotubes?   Carbon nanotubes (CNTs) are tubes that consist of carbon with diameters typically measured in nanometers. Additionally, carbon nanotubes often refer to single-wall carbon nanotubes (SWCNTs) with diameters in the range of a...

Spotting Session in Film

What is Spotting in Film?   Spotting is a creative process that the composer usually enters towards the end of filming, during the editing process. However, on some occasions, the composer is on hand during the entire film shoot. The composer is shown an...

Electrodynamic Speakers

  Electromagnetic Speakers History   Back in the early part of the 20th century, people were still exploring the basic knowledge of math and frequencies. While the electromagnet part of the speaker originates from the 1860s, it took 40 more years to develop...

Stem Mastering and Mixing

  What is Stem?   In audio production, a stem is a group of audio sources mixed together. A single stem might exist in mono, stereo, or in multiple tracks for surround sound. In sound mixing for film, the preparation of stems is a common strategy to...

Digital Speakers

What are Digital Speakers?   Digital speakers or Digital Sound Reconstruction (DSR) systems are a form of loudspeaker technology. You should not confuse them with modern digital formats and processing. This is because engineers still have not developed them as a...