How to Become a Re-Recording Mixer

Re-recording Mixer Job Description

Re-recording, or dubbing mixers, are responsible for integrating all of the sound elements of a film or television production into a complete sound track, ensuring they are introduced at the correct times and volumes. These sound elements include dialogue, atmospheric sounds, background noise, special effects and the musical score.



Re-recording Mixer Job Duties

  • Use sound consoles to synchronize and equalize pre-recorded music, dialogue and sound effects
  • Read script to learn the sequence of speaking parts, music and sound effects
  • Operate console to control starting and stopping of projector and dubbing machine
  • Balance intensity and volume of music, dialogue, special effects and background noise
  • Ensure that sound is synchronized and equalized with action on film



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