AES The Audio Engineering Society, now in its sixth decade, is the only professional society devoted exclusively to audio technology. Its membership of leading engineers, scientists and other authorities has increased dramatically throughout the world, greatly boosting the society’s stature and that of its members in a truly symbiotic relationship.
THX THX Ltd. develops technologies and certification programs that help deliver the true vision of filmmakers, game developers and musicians, from their studios to audiences around the world. THX technologies and certification programs are implemented throughout the production chain—from the set and studio to movie theaters and playback devices. The result? Manufacturers produce better audio/visual products, and cinema owners and studio designers create world-class venues.
SMPTE The Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE), is the leading technical society for the motion imaging industry. SMPTE members are spread throughout 64 countries worldwide. As well, over 200 Sustaining (Corporate) Members belong to SMPTE, allowing networking and contacts to occur on a larger scale. Touching on every discipline, our members include engineers, technical directors, cameramen, editors, technicians, manufacturers, designers, educators, consultants and field users in networking, compression, encryption and more. SMPTE was founded in 1916 to advance theory and development in the motion imaging field. Today, SMPTE publishes ANSI-approved Standards, Recommended Practices, and Engineering Guidelines, along with the highly regarded SMPTE Journal and its peer-reviewed technical papers. SMPTE holds conferences and local Section meetings to bring people and ideas together, allowing for useful interaction and information exchange.
DOLBY Dolby Laboratories is the global leader in technologies that are essential elements in the best entertainment experiences. Founded in 1965 and best known for high-quality audio and surround sound, Dolby innovations enrich entertainment at the movies, at home, or on the go.
IRCAM Institut de Recherche et Coordination Acoustique/Music
ART OF FOLEY Since The 1930s, the work of the Foley Artist has been an important part of film and television soundtracks. Capturing every audible nuance of an actor’s movements, we toil to recreate reality and make it sound better! The Art of Foley is a short tutorial designed to educate and inspire those interested in the craft og film sound effects. Philip Rodrigues Singer M.P.S.E.
FILMSOUND Many users of FilmSound.org share with me a common goal which is the love for film sound in all it’s forms. The works displayed here are representations of what all of us – practitioners of sound design, students, academics, as well as film sound buffs – love and enjoy
AUDIOSONICA Welcome to Audiosonica, the website dedicated to Sound Engineering. Here you will first of all find the Audio Multimedia Course: a 21 chapter-long all-round view in one single hypertext that is easy to navigate thanks to the great number of cross-linked topics. The text is equipped with numerous schemes, images, sounds and summarizing tables. Every section offers the possibility to insert comments so as to stimulate discussion on the topics in question.