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26th February Meeting Notice: Stephan Schutze on Game Audio Assets

The next meeting of the AES Melbourne Section will be an in-person event held on
Monday 26th February 2024 at 7:30pm at the Collarts Collingwood campus.

It will also be live-streamed on our YouTube channel https://www.youtube.com/AESMelbourneSection

Game Audio Designer Stephan Schutze will present on the topic of:

Game audio asset collection, production and management


One of the key aspects of game audio production that is seldom covered is how we deal with our assets. There are various approaches for the creation of sounds, but often the raw source material is not part of that conversation.

Stephan Schutze creating a sound with multiple microphones capturing the event
Stephan creates and captures a specific effect
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November 2023 Meeting Notice: Video Game Sound Design and Curriculum Development

We are going in-person yet again!

The next meeting of the AES Melbourne Section will be an in-person event to be held on Monday 13th November 2023 at 7:30pm at the Fairfield campus of the Melbourne Polytechnic (details below).

It will be live-streamed on our YouTube channel:
https://www.youtube.com/AESMelbourneSection

Game Sound Designer/Educator/Musician David Lauritsen will present on the topic of:

Video Game Sound Design and Curriculum Development:

Developing the Skills for a Growing Field

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August 2023 Meeting Notice: Film Production Sound Through the Years

We are back on Zoom for our August meeting

The next online meeting of the AES Melbourne Section will be held on
Monday 14th August 2023 at 7:30pm – via Zoom.

It will start with a brief Section Annual General Meeting – non-members and other visitors are welcome to sit in on this part of the meeting.

Then Academy Award winner Ben Osmo (Best Achievement in Sound Mixing 2015 – Mad Max: Fury Road) will present on the topic of:

Film Production Sound Through the Years

changes and added responsibilities.

When Ben started his long and illustrious career in film location sound in the 1970s, capturing location dialogue and effects required little more than a Nagra tape recorder and a shotgun mic on a boom-pole. With advances in technology, the kit a location sound mixer now has to deploy on set can fill a medium-sized van and cover not only multi-channel wireless dialogue/fx capture and recording, but also communications, playback, and monitoring for the entire crew.

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June 2023 Meeting Notice: Modern Classical Music Production

June 2023 Meeting Notice: Modern Classical Music Production

We are going in-person again – and also on-site!

The next meeting of the AES Melbourne Section will be an in-person event to be held on Monday 19th June 2023 at 7:30pm  at the ABC Southbank radio studios.

Alex Stinson, ABC Classical Music Producer, Recording Engineer, and Editor will present on the topic of:

Modern Classical Music Production

Techniques, challenges & workflow

After a brief tour of the ABC Radio studios, Alex will give us a presentation covering his work and career. Topics covered will include

Recording acoustic music from solo instruments to large orchestras
Microphone & mixing techniques
Logistics of running orchestral sessions & recording on location
Post-production techniques
Recording for immersive formats

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