November 17 – 18, 2021
Sessions from 11am – 4pm ET

Introducing the first in the AES Mastering Academy series. A new event format focused on training and development.

This two day live online event provides an introduction to the discipline with explorations on current and evolving mastering practices and technologies. The Academy includes a wide-range of industry professionals who will provide experience, knowledge, advice and guidance.
The following events in the series will dive deeper into each element, with tutorials and masterclasses.
The AES Mastering Academy provides a unique opportunity to partner and participate in this highly anticipated and focused event.
Following the streamcast days, the sessions, together with partner training and solution presentations will be available on-demand to registrants for up to 2 months. Content will then move to the AES LIVE: Videos site, free for all AES Members.

AES Mastering Academy 2021 Partners

iZotope

Key Gold Partner: iZotope

Key Partner: The Recording Academy P&E Wing

Mastering Academy Program Highlights

MASTERING Session 1
The mastering studio business and technology infrastructure

Topics include:
• Legal entities
• Marketing
• Scope of services and file delivery types
• Project Management
• Pricing
• Project archival

MASTERING Session 2
Core issues of the discipline

Topics include:
• Gear needed
• ‘Minimum acoustics’
• Mastering in headphones
• Deliverables for distribution

MASTERING Session 3
Essential topics in processing

Session deconstructed – anatomy of a master
This session will be dedicated to walking through the process of creating a master from initial assessment, establishing realistic aesthetic goals, incorporating references and preparing for final output

MASTERING Session 4
Advanced topics

• Mid/Side Sum Difference – a deep dive
• Loudness (or not) or Quietness – What do mixing engineers think when they hear mastering engineers talk about loudness?
• How to achieve good translation to varied playback systems
• How to practice – how to improve
• AI/ML in mastering

Registration Now Open!

The AES Mastering Academy takes place on November 17 & 18, 2021.
Please choose from one of the registration options below. Partner contact share is included with this event.
Participation instructions will be sent after registration.
Non-Member pass
$99.00$125
Non-Member/ Per year
Access to the AES Mastering Academy, November 17 - 18, 2021
Access to On-Demand recording for two weeks
AES Member Pass
$49.00$250
AES Members only rate/ Per year
Access to the AES Mastering Academy, November 17 - 18, 2021
Access to On-Demand recording for two months
AES Student Member Pass
$25.00$250
AES Student Members only rate/ Per year
Access to the AES Mastering Academy, November 17-18, 2021
Access to On-Demand recording for two months

Become An AES Mastering Academy 2021 event partner

Partners can benefit from brand alignment and promotions before and during the event. Some levels include exclusive session participation, attendee engagement and more.

Event Partner Packages

AES Mastering Academy Partner Info

Mastering Academy Series Partner Packages are now available – contact us for more information

Gold: $ 3,000 (limited to 2 only for program presentations)

What it includes:

· Be a key sponsor of our AES Mastering Academy which includes an opening video commercial at the beginning of the event and mention in the opening session. (30 seconds – 2 minutes long).
· Exclusive 30 minute Partner workshop/solution presentation (Live or pre-recorded – available after on-demand to registrants.
· Pre-recorded presentation uploaded and promoted on the website and via AES YouTube.
· 30 – 60 second video commercial to be inserted between sessions and on the Partners Page and AES YouTube.
· Logo as Gold Partner included on slide between selected Academy sessions.
· Your logo prominent on the AES Mastering Academy website (front page) and the Partners page.
· Company contact details with logo, and link to your website.
· 3 x banner adverts in the Connect email Newsletter to over 45,000 subscribers (728×90 pixels).
· 4 x access passes for the online Academy and on-demand sessions.

 

Silver: $ 2,000

What it includes:

· 30 – 60 second video commercial to be inserted between sessions and on the Partners Page and AES YouTube.
· 30 minute Silver Partner pre-recorded presentation available via the AES Mastering Academy website and AES YouTube.
· Logo as Silver Partner included on slide between selected Academy sessions.
· Your logo on the AES Mastering Academy website (front page) and the Partners page.
· Company contact details with logo, and link to your website.
· 2 x banner adverts in the Connect email Newsletter to over 45,000 subscribers (728×90 pixels).
· 2 x access passes for the online Academy and on-demand sessions.

 

Bronze: $ 1,000

What it includes:

· 30 second video commercial to be inserted between a session and on the Partners Page and AES YouTube.
· Logo as Bronze Partner included on slide between selected Academy sessions.
· Your logo on the AES Mastering Academy website and the Partners page.
· Company contact details with logo, and link to your website.
· 1 x access passes for the online Academy and on-demand sessions.

 

                           Contact Graham Kirk to be a Key Partner of this event: graham.kirk@aes.org

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