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Posted by on May 18, 2016 | 0 comments

Plugin Research and Development at iZotope: An Interview with Matthew Hines

Matthew Hines is an audio technologist specializing in post production and audio mastering by day, and a keyboardist by night. Hailing from England, where he cut his teeth editing MIDEM award-winning classical recordings, dialogue and audio restoration for Nimbus Records, he’s called USA home for the last eight years. Freelancing as a sound designer and dialogue editor for independent film soon led him to a role as Audio/Multi­media Producer and Product Manager with iZotope, working with a dedicated team over the last five years to deliver key innovations such the RX Post Production Suite and most recently, VocalSynth, which released today.

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Designing Sound: iZotope excels at creating both creative and utilitarian plugins. How does the makeup of the company influence the kinds of products you develop and how do you ensure consistency?

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Posted by on Sep 10, 2015 | 0 comments

News: iZotope and Aotg.com Present Ask a Sound Expert AMA 

Photo: Steve "Major" Giammaria. Article by Adriane Kuzminski.

Photo: Steve “Major” Giammaria

Today at 12:00PM PST, Steve “Major” Giammaria, Supervising Sound Editor/Re-Recording Mixer at Sound Lounge in NYC, will discuss the processes, tools and methods he uses for audio post production during an AMA (Ask Me Anything) on AOTG. This event is made possible by iZotope. For more information, visit the announcement, or join the AMA, which will be active very soon.

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Posted by on Jun 9, 2015 | 1 comment

Sweet Justice: Sweetman’s Sweet Spot

In the most recent blog post over at Sweet Justice, sound designer Chris Sweetman shares some of his decades of experience, and discusses the importance of experimentation and the use of organic sounds in modern sound design. He also discusses some of his experiences on major films, as well as his approach to tools like Izotope Iris. Head over to their blog to check it out now!

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Posted by on Mar 31, 2014 | 0 comments

The Hybrid Animal Sound Design Competition

The Hybrid Animal Sound Design Competition

No matter how deep your interest in animal husbandry may be, you’re probably never going to figure out what the spawn of a camel and a mollusk might sound like. Or will you? Interested sound designers still have a little more than a week left to enter the Hybrid Animal Sound Design Competition, where the creation from scratch of a brand new animal call could net a share of $6,000 worth of prizes from Pro Sound Effects, Avid, iZotope, Rode, and Ric Viers. The deadline for entries is Tuesday, April 8th. Check out the rules, restrictions, and other details over at the Pro Sound Effects Blog.

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