Sound Mixer


The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Foundation Presents

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Leo Chaloukian

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Leo Chaloukian on sound mixing for animation
Leo Chaloukian on how sound mixing for animation differs from live action
01:09
Leo Chaloukian on his love of sound mixing
00:46

Carroll Pratt

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Carroll Pratt on the kind of equipment he used in sound mixing in the early years, and on the professionals he collaborated with
04:53
Carroll Pratt on the "laugh machine"
02:54
Carroll Pratt on the mechanics of the laugh track and how it worked
07:13
Carroll Pratt on tailoring a laugh track to a show, using M*A*S*H as an example
02:29
Carroll Pratt on recording audiences for laugh tracks in the early days, and on working with the audience to get reactions
05:33
Carroll Pratt on improving on the laugh track after leaving Charlie Douglas, and on starting his own company
01:44
Carroll Pratt on consulting with producers on shows he provided the laugh track for
02:18
Carroll Pratt on providing a laugh track for Hee Haw, on dealing with regional and ethnic audiences when creating a laugh track, and on creating a laugh track for American shows that have been dubbed into another language
06:14
Carroll Pratt on the challenge of providing laugh tracks for animated series
01:20
Carroll Pratt on the most important elements of sound design, and on his distaste for digital sound
03:37
Carroll Pratt on recording Automated Dialogue Replacement (ADR) at which Barbra Streisand is an expert, on what a re-recordist does, and on doing Foley
04:31
Carroll Pratt on providing sports sound effects
01:11
Carroll Pratt on dealing with the limitations of early television set speakers, and on modifying equipment once the technology improved
03:18
Carroll Pratt on providing audience reaction enhancement for live shows like The Emmy Awards
05:30
Carroll Pratt on advice to aspiring sound professionals
00:39
Carroll Pratt on how audience laughs have changed and evolved over the decades
05:16
Carroll Pratt on how audience reactions have evolved over the decades
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