BBC Sounds Amazing online event taking place this week

From October 14-16, the BBC is hosting a free online event entitled Sound Amazing, celebrating some of the most exciting developments and innovations in audio.

A co-production between the BBC Academy and BBC Research & Development,. Sounds Amazing will be exploring advances in audio across multiple areas, from music streaming and object-based audio, to audio AI and sound in film, TV and gaming.

Running over three days, the event will be structured as follows:

Day One – October 14 – Audio industry leaders from film, TV, and gaming
Day Two – October 15 – Accessibility, Voice+AI, and COVID creativity
Day Three – October 16 – Commissioners, spatial audio, and podcasts

Each day will have a morning session (11:00-12:00) and an afternoon session (13:30-14:30), with a half-hour “techno bubble’ slot (12:15-12:45) in between. Presentations and panel discussions will be streamed live, with audience Q&A sessions. 

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Among those featuring on the sessions are sound editor Nina Hartstone, who won an Oscar for her work on the film Bohemian Rhapsody; sound recordist Chris Watson, who worked on TV series Chernobyl; and award-winning composer for games, Tess Tyler.

The talks will also be made available on-demand on the BBC Academy website after the event.

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