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***March Meeting Cancelled***



COVID-19 disruptions strike again.


The AES Melbourne Section meeting for Monday night with Alex Schloessler has unfortunately been cancelled because our speaker, Alex, has had to return urgently to his home base in the Philippines as their borders are about to be closed.


We apologize for the late notice, and for the disruption.
We will advise of future meetings, and other Section activities as they are developed.


Thanks for your understanding.

February Meeting Notice


The next meeting of the AES Melbourne Section will be on Monday 24th February.

It will be a presentation and tour at

Collarts Wellington St Facilities

The Australian College of the Arts Pty Ltd. (Collarts) is a pre-eminent provider of industry-based tertiary learning for audio and media production and related industries to both Degree and diploma – level qualifications.

As well as the main facility at Wellington Street in Collingwood, Collarts also has a separate design campus in Cromwell St Collingwood, another common campus in George St Fitzroy, and a performance and production campus in Brunswick St Fitzroy.

Head of Audio Production, Jason Torrens will introduce us to the various course streams of the Audio Engineering degree covering desired outcomes, industry liaison and the support tools used, then provide a guided tour of the facilities and equipment used from live sound, recording studios and post production. 

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October 2019 Meeting Report – Pro Tools Workflows

Exploring the Pro Tools Workflow Enhancements


Chairman Graeme Huon welcomed attendees and introduced our speaker Drew Parson, Audio Applications Specialist at AVID Australian & New Zealand. Graeme also introduced Leigh Spachic, General Manager of Innovative Music Australia, and thanked him for facilitating this presentation.

Drew reviewed a variety of new and sometimes overlooked Pro Tools features developed over the last four years to date with a focus on TV, post-production and music production workflows. In line with its policy of continuous Pro Tools updates, AVID developed many of these enhancements in direct response to customer feedback and evolving technical standards, practices and partner ecosystems.

Chairman Graeme Huon introduces Drew Parsons [photo: Rod Staples]
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October Meeting Notice: Pro Tools Workflows

Meeting Notice

The next meeting of the AES Melbourne Section will be held on Monday October 28th 2019 at 7:30pm at The SAE Institute – Lecture Theatre, 235 Normanby Rd South Melbourne (directions below).

Avid’s Drew Parsons will present on the topic:

Exploring the Pro Tools Workflow Enhancements

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Prelim Meeting Notice: October Meeting

The next meeting of the AES Melbourne Section is being planned for late October (target date is Mon Oct 28th).

It will be a Protools-flavoured presentation.

Sorry for the delay, and stay tuned for further information.