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"Turning your project over to someone else can be scary but we am here to make you sound good and make this process as simple and comforting as possible."

Thank you so much for choosing us to handle audio post for your project. Turning your project over to someone else can be scary but we are here to make you sound good and make this process as simple and comforting as possible. 

In order for us to best serve you, we have specific requirements for the way you send us the files for audio. Adhering to this ensures that we can spend more time making your project sound amazing and get it back to you faster.




Before sending your files, can you or your editor positively answer yes to the following questions:


  1. Is the project picture locked?

  2. Is the audio metadata intact?

If you can answer yes to both, you are ready to prep you files for submission.  If not please feel free to contact Del at with any questions. 

The following are needed:

  1. Network/Streaming Platform Deliverables Spec Sheet (Audio Section only is fine)

  2. Embedded AAF with 2 second handles​​

  3. Video and Audio EDL

  4. Picture locked video file with BITC

  5. Audio Rushes (raw audio from the PSM)*

*If this is a quick turnaround project that will not include a full dialogue edit, this is not necessary.


The way these files are exported differs per NLE.  If the editor is unsure, here are guides for the common ones.

Premier Pro

AAF Export 


DaVinci Resolve

AAF Export 


  1. Open the Edit page and select the timeline you want to export an EDL from in the Timelines list.

  2. If you want to export a track other than Video 1, you can click the track name in the header of any video track in the Timeline to choose a specific track to export.

  3. Right-click the timeline in the Timelines list, and choose Export > EDL from the contextual menu.

  4. When the Save EDL dialog appears, type a name and choose a location for the exported EDL, then click Save.


The EDL is saved, and a dialog appears reminding you of the file path to which it was saved (click OK to dismiss it).

Avid Media Composer

AAF Export *


  1. Select the Sequence, go the Tools Menu and use the List Tool to generate an EDL.

  2. Put check marks next to the data you want included in the list, such as color effects, transitions, 3rd party transitions, and EQ effects.

  3. Preview the list, make changes to data choices as needed, and update before clicking Save List.

  4. Create an EDL Exports folder and Save the file.

*If the editors is using Media Composer | Ultimate or Media Composer | Enterprise 2022.12 and above they can bypass the AAF export and export a Pro Tools session!  This will be the best option since we work in Pro Tools.  Below are instructions how.

Avid Media Composer Pro Tools Export

  1. As you choose your export options from the File > Output to File menu, or right-click on the record window and select “Export,” you can choose options to embed within your Pro Tools session. You also have the option to add any of the markers from the Media Composer sequence to be added to the exported Pro Tools session.

  2. For Video Details, you can choose to link to, copy, consolidate, or mix down the video. Mixdowns will create an MXF or MOV file of your choosing as DNxHD, DNxHR, or ProRes media.

  3. For Audio Details, you can link to, copy, or consolidate the audio as well, but you can also choose to mix down the audio with all audio tracks or the first 2, 4, 8, or 16 tracks. Convert the sample rate and bit depth if you choose. Even convert non-WAV media to Broadcast Wave Files.

  4. You also have an option to embed Field Recorder bin metadata in the audio so that the metadata that’s imported from the ALE is embedded into the WAV file. It also ensures that any metadata that is corrected in the bin is written into the exported files and makes it into Pro Tools.

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