Surround Master ClassWelcome to Penteo Surround’s Master Class – a series of definitive interviews with award-winning sound designers, re-recording mixers, composers and DJs.  Our goal is to share best practices, key learnings, workflow innovations and other useful tips across the Penteo community!

Class #5: Oscar Winning Sound Designer Steve Pederson, Warner Bros.

“What’s important is how Penteo keeps the integrity of the 2-track file, isolates the center channel just right, generates the interesting and isolated surround channels, and keep the bass tight. Penteo is the up-mix plugin for me when I’m mixing.”
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Class #4: Ken Hahn, Co-Owner & Supervising Sound Editor, Sync Sound, New York

“Because of the historical nature of the “Live from the Met” recordings, it is imperative that we not alter the sound when up-mixing to 5.1 surround, and that’s why we use Penteo.”
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Class #3: Phil McGowan, Re-recording Mixer, Trevor Morris Studios

“I call Penteo ‘Dark Magic’, because it’s always surprising what Penteo delivers when you feed it stereo material. I’m always happy with the results that Penteo gives me.”
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Class #2: Steve Maslow, Re-recording Mixer, Warner Bros.

“For me, Penteo is a very useful tool. It really makes you look good – I wouldn’t do another film without it.”
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Class #1: Mike Minkler, Re-recording Mixer, Todd Soundelux

“Penteo really shines because with literally, a click of the switch, I can take their two-channel mixes and give them great sounding 5.1″
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Restoration Spotlight: Neil Young’s Human Highway (Director’s Cut)

World Premiere at Toronto International Film Festival
Neil Young’s 1982 Film Restores Lost Sound & Dialogue using Unique Audio Techniques
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