What is 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.



Typical 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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