Warner Bros. Post Production Services has completed construction on two new, premier facilities: ADR 2 and Re-Recording Stage 12.
ADR 2 will be used primarily for automated dialogue replacement on television projects, while Stage 12 will serve the feature film community. “We are continually looking for new ways in which to better serve our clients and the post community, and one of those ways is to improve upon and expand our facilities,” said Kim Waugh, senior vice-president, Post Production Services, Warner Bros. Studio Facilities. “ADR 2 and Stage 12 not only increase the options our clients have when working with our team of postproduction sound talent, but because of them, we are able to accommodate and respond to changing workflows and schedules in our industry.” ADR 2 features a spacious talent green room adjacent to the recording environment. Stage 12 features a hybrid of traditional motion picture technology and workstation mixing using both AMS Neve DFC and Digidesign ICON control surfaces. The stage also features a unique console frame design, which allows the mixing desk to be reconfigured and the console control surfaces to be rearranged to accommodate unique needs or mixing preferences. It also includes a kitchen area, as well as a producer’s lounge and edit suites. ADR 2 and Stage 12 are the first of several new WBPPS facility upgrades. In spring 2009, the Studio will unveil its newest postproduction sound facility, which is currently under construction.