Scrub, a division of HHB specialising in post production, has supplied a dual operator Avid S6 M40 console in Goldcrest Post Production’s new Dubbing Theatre 2 on Dean Street in Soho, London.
Noted for being the biggest dual operator S6 in Europe, the project marks a milestone in innovation for both Goldcrest and Scrub. Goldcrest are also building an even bigger Dolby ATMOS dubbing studio just below Theatre 2.
The modular platform of the S6 allows Goldcrest to configure the console in multiple set-ups to fit the workflow of each project. Studio Manager Robert Weatherall explains: “The fact that we are able to reconfigure the S6 modules in different arrangements is amazing because we are able to arrange the room in so many different ways; It can be a single man mix room or an extension of someone’s cutting room, or it can be set up as a two man theatrical mix theatre. These major configuration changes can be made in a few hours, whereas in the past it would have meant a lot of planning and additional equipment hire.”
Scrub also supplied and helped configure the S6 with Pro Tools HDX and Digital Audio Denmark (DAD) AX32 and DX32 interfaces. Robert explains that combination of the Pro Tools HDX and the DAD interfaces provide seemingly limitless I/O connectivity options: “The Pro Tools rigs with the DAD interfaces means we can literally route signals anywhere, with ease. We are no longer challenged by having to move huge stacks of 192s because the flexibility of the system means we have moved away from drives and huge interface rigs.
Scrub was integral to the project by providing presales workflow and integration consultation, onsite configuration and after-sales support, as Robert explains: “Scrub was extremely accommodating in their ideas and helped to make this huge project run smoothly. Their technical engineers helped configure the desk and their knowledge of Pro Tools S6 is so extensive that we can call with a question anytime and get an answer immediately. They were genuinely interested in the project from the outset and worked hard to help us realise our vision.”
Scrub Head of Sales Ben Scully comments: “Goldcrest are a very forward thinking company and it was great to work with them on a project of this scale. Our expertise and experience with the S6 was put to the test and we are all very happy with the result of Theatre 2.”
Customers are invited to view the full features of the S6 with a knowledgeable Avid specialist by contacting Scrub Sales on + 44 (0)20 7025 6020 or [email protected].
HHB Communications Limited:
Founded in 1976 and located in London, HHB Communications is a global leader in the supply of professional audio technology. Serving in the broadcast, recording and media production sectors, HHB’s unique expertise is also recognised by major manufacturers and innovators, many of which have appointed the company as exclusive distributors of their products. The specialist division, Scrub serves the needs of the television and film post production industry from premises in the heart of London’s Soho.