This series of articles serves as the starting point in understanding the role and construction of the soundtrack for film and video production. It covers the basic aesthetics of a Hollywood soundtrack, starting from its early history to its modern incarnation in the digital age. In addition, we present a general overview of an average audio post-production workflow.
Attention, did you notice that this article is not called "Stereo Sound Mixing for Film/Video." That is because just about everything that you record on the set will be monaural, even though the headphones, mixer, and recorder all use the term stereo.