ADR Standard Procedure
(All personnel performing ADR on DMA projects should follow this prescribed procedure in order to
ensure optimum quality of results and to maintain consistency across multiple sessions and projects.
Using the prescribed file naming conventions, settings, and equipment setup will facilitate our audio
engineers and producers being able to work seamlessly and efficiently on the same ADR project
Making Loops for ADR using
Power up the G4 in the Middle Room.
Power up the Mackie Mixer.
Power up both speakers.
On the Mackie Mixer
Bring up white
to 12 o’clock. Punch in the gray
Bring up the
Under the Control Room
Source section, punch in the gray
Button and adjust the white
Control Room Knob
to 10 o’clock.
and then open the
DMA 346 Spring 09
, and name it using the title of the project and type of project:
Create a new folder in the
Copy your QuickTime file (.mov) to the
Launch Pro Tools.
, then to
On the left side of the screen, navigate to
, then to
DMA 346 Spring_09
, and then to
In the New Session Window, name your Pro Tools Session using the title of the project plus ADR.
Choose the following Session Parameter
Make sure the
option stays at
With Pro Tools open, go to
, and then click on
Next, click on
and then your
Video Import Ops
“Import Audio from File”
is checked, then
With a “Choose a Folder
On the Edit Window
in the Track Column to the left, double click on the track name.
A dialog box
Rename this track
Next, rename your audio file in
by clicking on the right hand
, and then double click on the
Type in the same name as the track name,
and disk file”
is checked, and press
Now you must create the number of tracks you will need according to the number of actors to be
You will need two tracks for each actor.
In other words, one track for an actor’s LOOPS,
and then another track for the actor’s ADR.
Go to the
(and put in number of tracks you need)
, then choose
, and then hit