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PC Audio Editing with Adobe Audition 2.0 by Roger Derry

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8

Post-production

8.1 Timing

This covers the period between the compilation of an item – often in a studio – and the final mastering of the finished item. In some cases, it will be difficult separately to distinguish this phase, but it is rare for it not to exist at all.

With a ‘live’ transmission, it is unusual for adjustments not to have to be made after a rehearsal. Only in live news and current affairs programmes do adjustments have to be made on-air. An overall studio producer/director will ask colleagues to cut arbitrary amounts of time out of items. Hellish though this can be, it usually works.

Typically, when all the sections of an item have been put together, whether in a studio or with your audio editor, the item will be too long, ...

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