AVID x Dolby Mixing Masterclass: NxT Gen Audio – From Stereo to Immersive on August 11, 2023 | Marketing Team The world of sound is evolving, and with it, the way we experience audio is taking a revolutionary leap. The AVID x Dolby Mixing Masterclass, held at the state-of-the-art NMK Experience Centre, was a monumental event that showcased the captivating realm of immersive audio. With over 80 excited attendees, the workshop proved to be a resounding success, offering hands-on experiences and interactive sessions that left participants inspired and awestruck.The workshop was inaugurated by none other than Sreejesh Nair, an Audio Application Specialist, Film Mixer, and TEDx Speaker of unparalleled expertise. Sreejesh's reputation as an award-winning leader, Product Expert, Trainer, Consultant, and Mix Engineer precedes him. His membership in the Bureau of Indian Standards for Cinema Audio underlines his commitment to quality in the industry. As a pioneer and one of the first Dolby Atmos Certified engineers globally, Nair holds an extensive understanding of best practices, technologies, loudness specifications, and file-based workflow solutions.The workshop commenced with an insightful exploration of Binaural Mix Fundamentals. Attendees delved into the intricacies of sound localization, discussed errors, and explored Front-Back and Top-Down distinctions, along with Pan Speed. This foundation paved the way for a deeper dive into immersive audio and codec concepts. The participants were treated to invaluable tips and tricks, drawing real-life parallels and ensuring a rich learning experience.The excitement reached new heights with the "Capture the Excitement" contest, where attendees could win prizes by sharing their workshop journey on social media. Creativity, relevance, quality, and social engagement were the criteria for selecting the winners, adding an engaging and interactive element to the event.The next segment took the participants into the heart of Dolby Atmos, guided by Edwin Wilson, a distinguished Content Engineer from Dolby Laboratories. Edwin masterfully explained the defining feature of Dolby Atmos – the deliverance of audio objects from their traditional channels. He likened each sound to a floating orb in space, emphasizing the limitless potential for movement and spatial orientation. This transformative technology empowers engineers and producers to reimagine audio like never before.The highlight of Edwin Wilson's presentation was the live demonstration of the Dolby Atmos Renderer software. Attendees were treated to a firsthand experience of how this powerful tool brings auditory visions to life, immersing them in the creation process of atmos/immersive audio.The pinnacle of the workshop arrived with an extraordinary showcase of immersive audio applications. Guests were treated to an audio feast within the NMK experience center, featuring audio tracks crafted by Sreejesh Nair for his latest cinematic projects. The Dolby Atmos Renderer came to life, demonstrating the intricacies of constructing immersive mixes. Through a step-by-step, engaging session, participants gained unprecedented insights into the complex process behind atmos/immersive audio.The AVID x Dolby Mixing Masterclass from Stereo to immersive audio at NMK Experience Centre was an unforgettable journey. Attendees left with minds buzzing, hearts inspired, and a new appreciation for the artistry that goes into crafting an audio experience that transcends boundaries. As the audio landscape evolves, events like these empower creators to venture into uncharted sonic realms, reshaping our perception of sound.