Audio Connection Specifications
Ideally, we prepare our session at least 1 day before the session start time. This requires us to have access to picture, dialogue / music / fx tracks, scripts or cue sheets (Edicue tracks if possible), and schedule a line test.
Pro Tools Ultimate 2018.4
Source Connect :
Source-Connect Standard 3.8.2
Phone Patch :
A HD video feed of the talent can be provided via a Skype video call if requested ahead of the session.
Apple ProRes (Proxy preferred)
H264 in .mov file (not ideal)
24 bits 48kHz wavs preferred for dialogue, music and FX stems, otherwise, split track stereo wav audio embedded into picture, with dialogue panned hard left and combined music & FX panned hard right.
Available Microphones :
Boom : Sennheiser MKH 416 Lav : DPA 4060 Vocal : Neumann KLM 103
Rode NTG-3 Sanken SM7
Studio Contacts :
We have a dedicated FTP or a Wetransfer Plus account.
We can accept invitation links for Aspera (for downloads and uploads)
Session Setup with RTS :
Playback Engine Settings
Frame rates must match on both sides
Video locations are the same in the timeline
No pre/post roll
The “Se ReWire” plug-in is instantiated (aux track) in Pro Tools with any input or output (don’t have it say no input / ouput)
Sample rate is the same on both sides (or RTS will be disabled)
Session start time MUST be the same on both sides (ideally 00:00:00:00)
Delay Compensation must be off for RTS
No manual tempos or tempo mapping (see the Conductor icon in the expanded Transport window)
H/W buffer size should be set to 128
1 RTS processor
Lowest possible settings for DSP voices