Category Archives: Past Events and Meetings

Meeting Report: October 2018 Phil Georges Audio for Live TV Sport

Meeting Report – October 2018

Vice-Chairman Paolo Menolotto welcomed all to the meeting, and introduced Phil Georges to talk to us on his experiences and approach to audio mixing for major live television sporting events. Paolo outlined Phil’s pedigree in working with the major sporting codes and some of the biggest organizations in TV sport.

Phil started by outlining his start in the industry mixing live sound, and how he transitioned into television, ultimately into live sport. Continue reading “Meeting Report: October 2018 Phil Georges Audio for Live TV Sport” »

Meeting Report: August 2018 Commercial Radio Networking with SCASat

Meeting Report – August 2018

On Monday August 13th, following a short Section AGM, Dan Jackson Head of Audio Operations at the major commercial radio network Southern Cross Austereo, (SCA) gave the Melbourne Section a presentation on SCA’s groundbreaking national networking system, SCASat.

Dan Jackson describes SCASat at the August meeting – photo Rod Staples

 

 

 

 

 

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Meeting Report: June 2018 – Andy Stewart on Recording

Chairman Graeme Huon welcomed all to the meeting and introduced Andy Stewart, owner of The Mill studio in Gippsland to talk to us on his perspectives as a tracking, mixing and mastering engineer on the recording techniques, processes, and technologies over his more than 30 years in the business.

It was an evening sprinkled with anecdotes and opinions from his time in the studio, and as the editor of Audio Technology magazine for ten years, and more lately as a columnist for CX Magazine.

Andy Stewart talks recording to AES Melbourne

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Meeting Report: April 2018 Digital Audio Interfaces

Vice Chair Paolo Menolotto welcomed all to the meeting and before Steve Lincoln-Smith gave the main presentation on Digital Audio Interfaces, he introduced AES Member Alec Graham to give a brief introduction to the recent update to the ANSI/Infocomm Audio Coverage Uniformity (ACU) standard for the AV Industry. Continue reading “Meeting Report: April 2018 Digital Audio Interfaces” »

Meeting Report: Feb 2018 MCEC Tour

On Monday February 12th, eighteen members and guests of the AES Melbourne Section visited the Melbourne Convention Centre where Infrastructure and Equipment Manager Michael Walker gave us a tour of the complex.

Greeting us at the Convention Centre foyer, Michael gave us a short rundown of the history of the Centre, and an overview of the areas we would be visiting tonight.
We then moved on to the Master Control Room, where Michael gave us a run-through of the operation of this room in overseeing all technical operations.

Michael Walker describing the Master Control operation – photo Rod Staples

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